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​​Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines: Mad Monkey, a leading Southeast Asia-based hostel operator and provider of high-octane, sustainable travel experiences is set to open a brand-new hostel on the famous Panglao Island in Bohol, Philippines. This will be the fourth property to operate in the Philippines under the brand’s portfolio. 

The opening is set to happen less than two weeks before Christmas 2022. Mad Monkey Panglao is looking forward to welcoming old and new guests to its new location with the same Mad Monkey brand of hospitality and the nightly events it became famous for across the country and region. 

White sand beach of Balicasag Island in Panglao, Bohol
Balicasag Island in Panglao, Bohol. Photo courtesy of  Mad Monkey Hostels.

The island paradise of Panglao is popular for its white sand beaches and world-class diving sites. Guests will enjoy various activities such as diving, island hopping, and exploring Bohol’s natural wonders and attractions such as the Chocolate Hills and the sanctuary of the world’s smallest primate, the tarsier. 

Quad-bike adventure in Chocolate Hills, Bohol
Quad-bike adventure in Chocolate Hills, Bohol. Photo courtesy of Maan Samontanez, Mad Monkey Hostels.

Mad Monkey Panglao will offer various accommodation options, including an all-female dorm, standard dorms, and private rooms. The Fil-Hispanic-themed hostel pays homage to Bohol’s rich culture and features different social spaces such as a bar & restaurant, an outdoor pool area and garden, a coworking space, and the Xbox Kinect corner. The famous hostel brand is known for unparalleled experiences for young travelers and digital nomads through various activities, and Mad Monkey Panglao will be no exception. These enriching experiences allow one to experience the best of what the surfing capital has to offer, with an added touch of world-renowned Filipino hospitality and culture. Through these shared encounters, Mad Monkey guests are able to build and foster communities, friendships, and memories that last a lifetime.

Mad Monkey Hostel Panglao is set to open by December 15, 2022. For more information and bookings, visit our website at

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Mad Monkey is Southeast Asia’s leading hostel operator — born in Cambodia with more properties in Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, Laos, and the Philippines. We pride ourselves in creating meaningful and sustainable travel experiences for our guests, whilst promoting socially responsible tourism.