ChARTs Resort Alona Bohol
ChARTs Resort Alona Bohol is a non-beachfront resort boasting of whitewashed Mexican-styled buildings set amidst a wide garden of green grass and coconut palm trees with flat stone steps leading to the rooms and the pool. The enclosed property exudes a cool and tranquil ambiance.
The resort offers standard and suite room accommodations equipped with all modern amenities for a comfortable and convenient stay. Furniture are generally made from local materials yet done in a mixture of Asian and International design. Rooms are clean and spacious, inside and out, with private balconies.
Aside from room service, the resort offers complete transfer services, tours and other activities. Owned and managed by Stefan and Sonja Schlenther, the resort aims to provide their guests with all the comforts and conveniences to make their stay remarkably unique and fulfilling. Guests can pay either in pesos, euros, or US dollars.
ChARTs Resort is located at Ester Lim Drive, Alona Beach, Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines.
Facilities and ServicesRoom Options
All standard rooms are fan-cooled and are located at the ground floor, equipped with queen-sized or twin beds with European measurements. Each room have approximately 22 square meters floor space plus an additional 10 square meters roofed terrace. It has a small fridge and a bathroom with walk-in hot and cold shower. The terraces are provided with bamboo chairs and table, and command a good view of the garden and the freshwater pool. Guests can request for an air-conditioner, TV, or an extra bed at an additional cost.
Both suites are located on the 1st floor and are ideal for moneyed patrons or a family of up to 4 persons. The unit is divided into a bedroom, a sitting area, and a large bathroom with bathtub and hot water. The bedroom is equipped with a king-sized bed of European measurement and yet spacious enough to accommodate a smaller bed suitable for kids up to 12 years old. The sitting area has a couch and can accommodate another bed.
Approximately having a 40 square meter floor space, the units also have an 8 square meter balcony and a huge roof terrace having an area of 40 square meters. The units are provided with bidets, air-conditioners, small fridges, hair dryers, and small safety boxes; and blessed with a good view of the garden and the pool. The roofed terraces have cozy chaise lounges, seats and table, and open-sided.
Where to Wine and Dine
ChARTs Resort Alona Bohol serves breakfast either at the individual terraces or at the garden near the pool. A native thatched gazebo is available provided with bamboo table and chairs. Orders have to be booked the evening before.
The resort is on the verge of setting-up an ART-Café where meals are served, especially vegetarian meals. Meanwhile, guests can partake of their meals at restaurants and bars located along Alona Beach.
Activities to Indulge In
The resort offers diving lessons in their own pool under professional supervision. Together with local dive bases, high-level diving is available for beginners as well as experience divers. The resort will help guests look for the best dive package among the dive bases at Alona Beach. Divers are guided to majestic dive spots, in front of Alona Beach and others found at the islands of Balicasag, Cabilao, and Apo after a short boot ride on an outrigger boat. Snorkeling trips are also available.
Guided excursions “off-the-beaten-track” on board an aircon-minibus are offered for a more thrilling and adventurous trip to the main island of Bohol and in the island itself. For diversification, guests will be guided to local handicraft markets to hunt best bargains for souvenirs and gift items. Tour rates include a tasty, vegetarian lunch-picnic at designated places.Yoga
An easy-to-learn and simple Yoga program is set up both for beginners and experienced alike of all ages, no matter what the sex. These breath control lessons will give positive results of well-being and healing (headache, muscle tension, backache, and more). Guests are advised to bring with them comfortable clothes like leggings, yoga pants, etc. Equipment will be provided. For those who have medical problems, it is best to get the advice first of their doctors before participating in any yoga activity.
Relaxing massages are also offered, especially the well-known Thai-Yoga massage, on demand and appointment.
Air-conditioner, cable TV, TV rack, native furniture, twin/queen-sized/king-sized beds, bedcovers, blankets, pillows, small fridge, dresser with mirror and stool, built-in cabinets and racks, toilet and bath, bathtub, hot and cold shower.
Airport/seaport transfers, air-conditioned/fan rooms, bamboo chairs & tables, breakfast, dives/diving lessons, native-thatched gazebo, power supply, swimming pool, thatched rooftop pavilion, room service, swimming pool, tours.
Want to go where you will be treated with all courtesy and love? Where your comfort is of utmost importance? Where accommodations are of international standards yet modestly priced?
Yes, one such place is available and right at Alona Beach . . . ChARTs Resort. Envisioned and built with love by the owners Stefan and Sonja Schlenther, the resort offers spacious and well-equipped room accommodations, facilities and services that will ensure a remarkable and fun-filled stay.
Their “pueblo-type” whitewashed buildings are unique and refreshing to look at; and the property is well-enclosed, giving one a sense of security and peace. Rooms are creatively decorated and furnished. Staying in one makes you really feel at home while being treated to a German-style breakfast. Delicious!
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