As you all know, Philippines has a lot of tourist destinations that any foreigner (or even locals) can go to. Batayan Island is one of them! It is located in the Visayan Sea, west of the northern end of Cebu. You should definitely visit Bantayan Island if you really love beaches! It is one of the best places in the Philippines for snorkeling and diving because of their clear waters and white sand. We recommend that you rent a motorbike in Bantayan Island for you to enjoy exploring the island well.
When Rachel and I visited Bantayan Island, we found a lot of good places to stay at, from budget hotels to luxurious resorts. In this blog post, let’s talk about where to stay in Bantayan Island!
Where to Stay in Bantayan Island
Cheap Hotels in Bantayan Island
STEVRENA COTTAGES BACKPACKER ACCOMMODATION
It’s ideal for backpackers and travelers in a low budget. Close to the beach and with Wifi and prices are starting at P550 per night for a single room with 1 queen bed (for two people).
The location is great for the beach and nightlife. You can get a room: Double bed (good for 2 persons) – P600 / night.
BUDGET STUDIO DUPLEX APARTMENT
An amazing apartment in Bantayan Island downtonw with one of the best reviews in Agoda. The prices: One bedroom for two costs P700 per night
It’s located near Annika’s Resort and it has free Wifi. Prices are starting from: 2 Single Beds Room for – P1100 / night
Most of these hotels in Bantayan Island have free wifi, free parking, and are easily accessible to restaurants and bars. They also offer free cancellation just in case you change your mind. Although these are budget hotels, thy can provide you a comfortable stay at their hotels/inns.
Where to Stay in Bantayan Island
Luxury Resorts in Bantayan Island
R&D ISLAND LODGE
The location is great and 9 kilometers far from city center. Prices for a room: P2900 for two nights for a deluxe double room with bath and P4000 for two nights for a deluxe queen room with bath.
AMIHAN BEACH CABANAS
The best location in the beach and the prices are starting from: One night stay for 2 persons – P4420 for a Deluxe Bungalow with Sea View
We stayed at Santa Fe Cantina Resto, we slept in a cottage close to the beach with all the comfort that we needed, from hot water to air conditioning. The place was just a few meters from the beach. It was so nice to just hear the sound of the wind and the waves as we rested on our cottage. One night stay in a Double room with Balcony and Sea View costs P2600.
ANIKA ISLAND RESORT
In front of the beach is one the most popular resorts in Bantayan island: One Garden View Queen Room for two costs P3250 per night. One night accommodation in Sunrise View Triple Room costs P4450 for two and Ocean View Triple Room costs P5400 for a one-night stay for two.
LA PLAYA ESTRELLA BEACH RESORT
The location is great, very easy to get to Paradise beach and Ogtong cave. One night stay in a Deluxe room with Garden and Sea View costs P3600 for two people.
Since these hotels are luxurious and a bit expensive, your comfort will surely be prioritized by the staff and some of them even have free breakfast, free wifi, free parking, and access to other facilities. Other important thing is that they have views to the sea and/or gardens.
You can also try AirBnB in Bantayan Island. Click here to get a pretty sweet discount on your first booking with AirBnB!
Are you ready for your next trip in Bantayan Island? Make sure to check out our blog post about Malapascua Island in Cebu too! Please share this with your friends! Happy travels! 🙂