La Planta Hotel - Bais City

La Planta Hotel

La Planta Hotel in Bais offers rooms for P1,500 to P1,800 per night and easy access to the Capiñahan Wharf for early morning departures to the Manjuyod White Sand Bar and Whale & dolphin watching in Bais. Your stay at the La Planta Hotel includes complimentary breakfast and will give you a chance to get a head start on your early morning trip off the coast.  

La Planta Hotel Rooms & Amenities

There is very little competition in the area in terms of places to stay.  It's really only this and the Bahia hotel that has with much simpler rooms.  The rooms at La Planta are standard for the area.  As long as you don't come with the expectation of a five-star resort you are going to have a good time.  

The hotel features a well maintained courtyard with many of the rooms include small balconies and outside area with table to enjoy the breezes that pass through this tropical garden. Take a swim in La Panta's large swimming pool or sit and relax and have a bite to eat in the courtyard or poolside served from the hotel's full service restaurant.

Bais Dolphin Watching

One of the biggest draws to the area is the dolphin and whale watching off the coast of Bais in the Tañon Strait.  Boat depart from the Capiñahan Wharf range between P3,000 to P6,000 and seat up to 20 people.  Individual seats can be purchased from La Planta, however, deal-seekers will be better off organizing their own group.  La Planta offers dolphin watching packages complete with pickup from the Dumaguete airport.  These all-inclusive, two-night, three-day packages come with breakfast, lunch, and dinner and cover the cost for your day-trip out to the sandbar and dolphin watching.  These bundles are P6,550 per person with discounts available for larger groups.

Directions from Dumaguete City to Bais

Bais City is 45 kilometers north of the city of Dumaguete.  Ceres has a number of departures that run through Bais with a trike from the plaza to La Planta only costing you 10 pesos. Another alternative is Jeepneys that run this route.  A jeepney ride from Dumaguete to Bais will only set you back P15 but be prepared for the close quarters and a bumpy ride.  Foreign tourists may be more comfortable on the bus or hiring a private van.  A private van will cost you around P1,000 or more each way.  La Planta hotel also has a shuttle that runs into town.  Be sure to make reservations for this service when booking.

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