One of Bohol's best-kept secrets is here.
With its lush gardens and breathtaking sea views, entering the Donatela Hotel (formerly Tarsier Botanika) is like stepping into your very own 7.5-hectare playground.
Tucked in the tropical island of Panglao, this sprawling cliff-side sanctuary features only 12 luxurious villas, each one promising a magical retreat in paradise.
In Donatela, luxury is intricately entwined with nature and art. Both elements are seamlessly married into its verdant landscape. It's a treasure trove, filled with unique art pieces and rare artifacts collected from around the world by the owners!
Discover pockets of peace, wander through enchanting secret gardens, and find solitude and rest as you cocoon yourself in one of the resort's villas.
Did you know that co-owner Nicholas Moussempes is a renowned architect himself? His talent and art exude in the luxurious villas that are inspired by the traditional Ifugao Tribal House.
The villas boasts of its own private garden, terrace, living area, and a spacious en-suite bathroom and dressing room.
Our 3D/2N Garden Villa for 2 offer comes with breakfast, transfers, and shuttle service at 49% OFF!
Each villa is fitted with custom-made furnishings, ultra-plush beddings and thoughtful details that will beckon you to cocoon yourself throughout your stay.
Our 3D/2N Family Villa for 4 offer comes with breakfast, transfers, and shuttle service at 49% OFF!
While it’s tempting to stay in your own villa, the resort has plenty for you to discover. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool overlooking the tranquil gardens or book a pampering session at the The Spa Village.
Meet friendly animals at Donatela's in-house spacious animal sanctuary. It's a safe habitat where peacocks, parrots, monkeys, and other animals live.
Another rare you probably won't find anywhere else in Bohol are the purebred horses you'll encounter that include Thoroughbreds, American Quarters, and Lusitanos at the Equestrian Center. Horseback riding lessons are offered for beginners to advanced riders.
Fun fact: Co-owner Patricia Moussempes is an equestrian expert!
As far as dining goes, ask any of the locals in the area and they’ll tell you that the resort houses one of the most popular restaurants on the island, Paprika. Savor fine cuisine of Asian and European influences paired with fine wines from their cellar as you dine cliff-side with a breathtaking backdrop of the Bohol Sea.
Although the resort does not have a beachfront, its private and pristine cove very well makes up for it. Bask in the sun, swim, or snorkel in the Coral Garden marine sanctuary.
Chill by the sea with a signature concoction or two by The Vinoteka Cove Bar that they set up in the afternoons.
Donatela Hotel is a treasured gem that's waiting to be discovered. Let this enchanting paradise captivate you and experience the magic for yourself.
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