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The Wonders of the Philippines

Best time to travel
Nov – May
Ideal length
9 nights
Perfect for
Couples

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Cebu City and home from Caticlan.
  • All private transfers, shared ferry transfers and domestic flights.
  • 9 nights’ accommodation in Cebu, Bohol and Borocay.
  • Privately guided tours of Cebu City and Bohol’s natural wonders including the Chocolate Hills and Loboc River.
  • Borocay Island hopping adventure with private snorkelling experiences and beachside relaxation.
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Introduction

Let us take you on a wonderfully tailored escape to the Philippines. We’ve created a suggested itinerary ideal for those who want to go off-grid or simply relive the wonders of Southeast Asia’s archipelago nation. On a journey that’s a little off the beaten track, embark on guided excursions and stay in luxury hideaways in Cebu, Bohol and Borocay. From the famed Chocolate Hills of Bohol to the pristine beaches of Borocay, endless highlights await.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Cebu City, on Cebu Island's eastern coast.
Your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury beachfront resort where you’ll spend three nights. Relax on the pristine shores or enjoy watersports like snorkelling and jet skiing.
Get to know Cebu City on a privately guided tour.
The country’s oldest city and the first capital of the Philippines, it is home to many Filipino-Spanish heritage buildings, which you will explore with your guide. We’ll also take you to a renowned eatery to taste Cebu’s famed lechon.
Cebu City
Transfer by ferry to the famed Chocolate Hills of Bohol.
Spend three nights in a secluded hilltop resort overlooking the Bohol Sea. Enhance your experience with scenic yoga classes, stand up paddle boarding and afternoons spent on the sandy shores of the resort’s secluded cove.
Bohol Beach
Prepare for an unforgettable day exploring the tropical landscape.
With your expert local guide, embark on an entertaining cruise on the Loboc River, wander through the Bilar Manmade Mahogany Forest, witness native primates in Tarsier Sanctuary and of course, explore the spectacular Chocolate Hills.
Bohol
Arrive on the island of Borocay by ferry and short flight.
We’ve arranged a three night stay in a luxury beach resort. Set in an incredible location, prepare for scenic dining experiences and unlimited relaxation on the sandy shores and by the pool.
Borocay
Spend the day exploring surrounding beaches by boat.
Anchor at some of the best snorkelling spots to admire tropical fish and relax on some of the best beaches around the island. Other activities to enjoy throughout your stay include kayaking, scuba diving and kite surfing.
Borocay
Transfer to Caticlan Airport for a short flight to the international airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa Cebu

Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa Cebu

Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort is set along a pristine stretch of beach on Mactan Island. The tropical estate features manicured gardens which house two outdoor pools and lead towards the shores. There is also a luxury spa as well as a fully-equipped fitness centre, tennis court and kids’ club. An outstanding array of water sports activities are on offer at the resort. Just some of the options include snorkelling, scuba diving, catamaran sailing, wind surfing and jet skiing. With such a pristine beach on your doorstep, afternoons can also be spent unwinding on the sandy shores.

Amorita Resort

Amorita Resort

Set on a clifftop overlooking the Bohol Sea lies the boutique all-suite property of Amorita. The luxury resort is decorated in a clean, contemporary style, with emphasis on the beautiful outdoor spaces. Tropical gardens are home to a spacious outdoor pool and a path leads down towards the sandy shores of the secluded cove. Complete your experience at Amorita by partaking in a variety of outdoor activities including complimentary morning yoga, stand up paddle boarding and expeditions to The Chocolate Hills.

Shangri-La's Boracay Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa

Surrounded by incredible beauty, the Shangri-La’s luxury hotel is set on the jungle hillside overlooking the hidden bay and ocean. Its spectacular location is best appreciated on land and sea excursions. Activities include kayaking, deep sea diving and sunset cruises. For an afternoon of relaxation, unwind on one of two secluded beaches, indulge in pampering treatments at Chi, The Spa or lounge by one of the country’s largest swimming pools. In the evening, admire incredible views from the clifftop seafood restaurant or the Mediterranean restaurant set among the treetops.

What people are saying

“I’ve been a customer of OROKO for the last 12 months and have booked family holidays, ski trips and short breaks. The whole experience is brilliant; you explain the type of holiday that you are hoping to have, without specifying necessarily where and the team will present you a series of ideas and options, all costed out. It takes away all the stress of planning a trip. On top of this, you receive a full itinerary, and all activities can be sourced in advance. I’m a big fan.”

Emmet & family – Abu Dhabi, Jan 2018 | Dubai, Apr 2018 | Tenerife, Dec 2018 | Skiing, Megève, Feb 2019

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