June 21, 2019

South Palms Resort in Panglao Island, Bohol Takes Pride in Its LUKAY Mission

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  • South Palms Resort in Panglao Island, Bohol offers a restorative power much like its very own ascension from a disastrous earthquake that struck Bohol and a destructive typhoon that followed it.

    South Palms Resort in Panglao is one of the go-to places of vacationers for its restorative features.

    Now, it stands as one of the favorite island resorts of Panglao’s visitors due to its calming breeze and the gentle swaying of numerous palm trees lined up at South Palms Resort.

    Hammocks hanging from palm trees are Instagrammable places for the resort’s guests.

    It is also said to house the longest beach in Panglao Island, which also paves the way for an unobstructed experience of a collection of non-motorized, eco-friendly water activities like kayaking and paddle boarding.

    South Palm Resort’s Infinity Pool, surround by nips chairs, overlooks the sea beyond.

    More than this, the people who make up South Palms also pride themselves in exhibiting Boholano hospitality by practicing their LUKAY mission.

    South Palms Resort took its name from the many palm trees lining up the resort.

    Lukay, which means palm leaf, stands for Lipay (happiness), Uno (teamwork), Kugi (hard work and perseverance), Amuma (to nourish), and Yayong (another form of teamwork or fellowship).

    South Palms Villas

    South Palms bring about a bevy of 90 rooms in total to accommodate its guests.

    Among these are 6 room types with the Deluxe Garden View (Php 12,000/night), Deluxe Pool View (Php 13,000), and Deluxe Beachfront (Php 13,000/night) offering either twin beds or a king size bed, as well as the luxury of a mini bar, a fully-furnished bathroom, and a view to die for.

    All deluxe rooms are comprised of either twin beds or a king-sized bed.

    South Palms also offers 1 bedroom suites and villas namely the Premium Beachfront (Php 19,000/night) and the Beach Villa (Php 21,000/night) which offers a large living room to go with your king size bed and your bathroom with complete toilet facilities and a bathtub.

    A living room gives off a feeling of being at home in South Palms.

    The Premium Beachfront and Beach Villa include one king bed and a living area for your extra comfort.

    A bathtub will complete your relaxing stay at South Palms.

    For families, the resort gives you 2 luxurious bedroom villas with 1 king size and 2 semi-double beds to go with a living room and private dining facilities.

    These villas are the South Palms Villa (Php 31,000/night) and the Panglao Villas (Php 41,000/night), with the latter having the chance to sample South Palms’ jacuzzi to boot.

    Going Green!

    South Palms Resort also exerts the bravest of efforts in making sure to be one with the environment by utilizing Bambikes instead of motorbikes and by having a farm-to-table restaurant called Oceanica, with its own aquarium filled with the freshest seafood on the island.

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    While in South Palms Resort, ride their Bambikes to savor the ocean breeze!

    Oceanica offers a variety of seafood fares for its guests.

    Oceanica even has its own aquarium for you to choose your seafood favorites!

    So for a restorative stay on the island, go to South Palms Resort in Panglao to experience their Boholano hospitality and zero waste lifestyle.

    How to get here:

    • By private car: From Panglao Island Circumferential Road, take the Southpalms Resort Panglao Road. You will see South Palms Resort on your left.
    • By public transport: From anywhere in Panglao Island, take the tricycle. A tricycle ride to South Palms will cost from Php 150 to Php 200, depending on your distance to the resort.


    Address: Brgy. Bolod, Panglao Island, Bohol
    Contact: 038-502-8288 / 0917-716-7609
    Check-in: 3 p.m. / Check out: 12 p.m.
    Website: www.southpalmsresort.com
    E-mail Address: info@southpalmsresort.com
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/SouthPalmsResortPanglao
    : @southpalmsresort

    A version of this appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese (Vol. 105) and English (Vol. 16) magazines.
    Written by Chin Sanigan

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