Anda is slowly but surely becoming a respected eco-cultural tourism destination.
It’s a quiet town with beautiful beaches, countryside and mountains.
Anda is perfect either for a lazy holiday or for mixing active pursuits such as climbing, walking, mountain biking and of course, diving, snorkelling and swimming.
There is good value accommodation to suit all budgets – from homestays to luxury resorts.
The unspoilt and un-crowded white sandy beaches of Anda are very clean and have earned the reputation of “Paradise of the East” on Bohol.
The sand is pure white and very fine with clear, blue water. Anda’s waters and coral reef team with marine life.
Anda’s biggest asset though, is its people: Surely they must be the friendliest and most welcoming in the world.
No hassle for tourists and a near-zero crime rate add to the sense of well-being that foreign visitors feel here.
Anda’s is a great holiday destination for everyone (singles, couples, groups and families) except party people – it’s just too chilled out to keep them happy for more than a day or two!
Anda has a tropical climate which means about 30°C all year round with sporadic rains which help sustain the greenery of the land and the growth of vegetation.
Farming and fishing are the major means of livelihood: The principal products are rice, corn, coconuts, root crops, chicken and pork.
Tips on where to stay.
Its very difficult to recommend what’s right for you as everyone has different tastes.
However, many of our volunteers are on a low budget and have said the enjoyed:
Flipflop Homestays in Bohol who represent a number of homestay families in Anda. We can recommend Carmela and Abundio’s place from personal experience.
Little Miami Beach Resort
1Peace Resort for backpackers. A laid back, friendly traveler’s style, beach resort with a cheap dorm option which suits volunteers on a tight budget.
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