Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa is a heavenly and relaxing retreat situated on the beautiful and idyllic island of Panglao, at the southernmost tip of Bohol in the Philippines. As a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, it’s an exclusive boutique hotel that prides itself on thoughtful service and personalised experiences for guests. Sprawling across 39 acres, Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa combines a friendly community feel with a sense of relaxation and intimacy.
The hotel is situated only an hour’s flight from Manila, with direct access to pristine beaches, crystal-clear ocean and lush vegetation. The area is renowned for its thriving flora, including bougainvillea and bird of paradise. As for the fauna, guests may also spot a native tarsier, one of the world’s smallest primates, nestled in the greenery.
The resort has 24 thatched bamboo villas, individually designed in contemporary Filipino style. The refined design enhances the charm of the resort, featuring a neutral palette of cream and natural wooden furnishings.
Each spacious villa contains a king-size bed with luxurious linen, indoor and outdoor living areas, outdoor bathrooms and modern amenities. Villas also come with private swimming pools.
The Handuraw Spa offers traditional Filipino and Asian treatments, using centuries-old healing and pampering techniques to promote wellness. From rejuvenating full-body massages to deep-cleansing facials, it’s the perfect way to unwind.
There’s an excellent array of dining options at the resort. Executive chef Rexon Pacao showcases Filipino cuisine in the signature Lantawan Restaurant, which overlooks the infinity pool. Alternatively, guests may dine al fresco by the pool or private beachfront, or enjoy a barbecue and bonfire beneath the stars for an unforgettable meal.
During their stay, guests can immerse themselves in the natural playground surrounding the resort. Explore Bohol’s natural wonders, such as the famous Chocolate Hills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or scuba dive among the wildlife off Balicasag Island, which is widely renowned for its rich coral reefs.
Take a late afternoon cruise and watch the sun set over Panglao Bay, while enjoying canapes and sipping cocktails
Need to know
• Private beach
• Airport shuttle
• Butler service
• Wedding services
• Filipino massage
• Asian spa treatments
• Music therapy
• Touch therapy