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Why Quinale Beach is special ?
Quinale Beach is owned by the local government unit (LGU). Anda's Quinale Beach is a long stretch of white sand with clear waters and a sandy bed (no rocks nor seaweeds). The sand is perhaps the finest you could find in the country, rivaling that of the famous Boracay and Malcapuya Island in Coron.
You can’t miss Quinale Beach. It’s there, a stone’s throw from the municipal hall. It can be seen just across the wide open space infront of the heritage church and with its stands of magtalisay trees, its white sandy shore is just perfect that you can hardly resist to dip at its warm waters.
What to explore at Quinale Beach?
The main public beach stretches to about a couple of kilometers. The more secluded part of the beach is located a further two kilometers to the west. A statue of a World War II soldier serves as a landmark, a reminder of the American landing in this town during the war days.
Quinale Beach has a lone bar (Quinale Beach Bar 0908 992 3309) with affordable food (snacks mostly) and drinks. Adjacent to the bar is Anda's tourist center. Under the hut (free!) or under the tree or under the sun's rays, visitors can set up a tent or a picnic blanket or tables and chairs. Go barefoot across kilometric fine white sands: billions of finely ground corals caressed by the nursing tides, and washed into the lazy slopes of Quinale Beach. Or simply take a nourishing dip, frolic in the aquamarine sea and let the gently lapping water calm your nerves.
How to get to Quinale Beach?
ANDA is approximately 100 kms from the city of Tagbilaran, Bohol.
By Private Car – estimated travel time of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
By Public Transport– Bus & V-Hire (Terminals are located at Dao Terminal, Tagbilaran City as the service center of Bohol.
Buses travel daily from Tagbilaran to Anda – Php100.00 (estimated 3hours of travel)
Van travel daily from Tagbilaran to Anda – Php130.00 (estimated 1 hour and 45 minutes of travel time.)
OPTION: You may take a bus or van via Guindulman, Bohol (P130.00) and from the town of Guindulman, take a tricycle or hired motorcycle to Anda (Php 50.00 for Regular Fare and Php100.00 for Special Fare).
- The finest sand in Bohol
- A great place to read up on your favorite book
- A long stretch of white sands
- One of the most beautiful public beaches
- Very clean, nice place to camping
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Quinale Beach is a public beach maintained by the Local Government Unit of Anda Bohol. It is located at the back of the municipal hall and only a few minutes walk from the town plaza and church. It has a long stretch of white sands so fine it could definitely hold its own against the more popular beaches of Panglao and Boracay. What I liked most is the laid-back atmosphere as only a few tourists visit Anda. There are no huts and cottages but natural shade is provided by Mantalisay trees. You can pitch a tent near the beach or stay in some of the resorts along the west end of the beach. There is a beach bar serving affordable food and drinks and there are open showers, changing rooms and comfort rooms all free to use. There is also a tourist information center nearby. Definitely one of the most beautiful public beaches I've ever been to.