As the Bohol Island is famous w its Tarsier, everywhere u can find small souvenirs, thirts, magnets for fridges, key chains etc of this lovely animal ...
Besides that, Peanut Kisses r great, I strongly recommend to buy that just before to take the ferry back in Tagbilaran, sothat it does not get melt during long hours on ur trip back to Cebu Port ...
What to pay: Its about 50p - 200p each item, just dont forget to bargain a lot ... :)
Aproniana GiftShop - It is the largest souvenir shop here in BOHOL.......i asked my tourguide to bring me to a souvenir shop and he brought me here in Aproniana.......almost everything about Bohol products are here......from keychains...to bags...to Bohol shirts......to delicasies.....
Price....not that cheap.......but they have so many choices.......
Alturas - a small supermarket located at the commercial district of Tagbilaran....i bought the Tarsier slipper here for 89.00 php
I also saw souvenir shops near the LOboc River - expensive Bohol shirt here
and the Tarsier sanctuary - little items only.....
Hinagdangan Cave - You can find many stores here selling different Bohol souvenir items
What to buy: Bohol Shirt..... this should be less than 200 php
Peanut Finger...my favorite 1 pack less than 130 php
Tarsier slippers....less than 90 php
Hillcolate (love this)..less than 50 php
What to pay: Expect a modest Php 1,000 - 1,500 for the pasalubong
Though the name identifies the place as an apiary, it also serves as a hotel, resto, organic vegetable garden, handicraft and foodstuff manufacturer and store. But the place is really more like a farm so don't expect too much by way of amenities. They also make their own ice cream (and the cones for them, made from cassava) with flavors as unique as "malunggay", or moringa. It is also rather isolated given that the road is unpaved and likely to be very dark at night.
They also operate The Buzz Cafe that serve the same fare as in the farm, notably its ice cream. The cafe has 2 branches, one at the Island City Mall and the other at the Loboc River port (where one boards for the lunch cruise).
What to buy: Their store sells locally-made handicrafts and souvenirs woven from native materials as well as jams, pesto, sauces and sweet delicacies.
Buy your peanut kisses and shirts from this mall. The shirts are of good quality and they offer a lot of good items for sale. Get your deli meats for packed lunches from the supermarket, relatively cheap!
What to buy: Peanut kisses, danggit, baked polvoron.
What to pay: Php 1000 at the most - this includes shirts, food, possibly even seafood
Island City Mall (ICM) has a supermarket which has shelves specially for pasalubongs. Unless you're going to the Peanut kisses Factory, just buy you pasalubongs at the supermarket.
What to buy: Peanut Kisses and Choco-peanut Cookies
What to pay: Price would depend on size of packing, but I assure you, it's cheaper there than in tourist destinations.
Just outside Hinagdanan Cave, you'll find stalls for souvenir items. They have sarongs, t-shirts,tarsier keychains,tarsier magnets,cellphone bags,etc. of the same quality in other tourist destinations,but their prices are the cheapest. However, peanut kisses are best bought from the supermarket at ICM.
What to buy: Bohol souvenir tshirts, tarsier souvenir items like keychains,refrigerator magnets, cellphone pouches, and bracelets
What to pay: 5 pcs for P100 (keychains,magnet)
P90 for sando, P100+ for tshirts
Instead of buying souvenirs @ one stop shops establishments along the road, it would be better if you just purchase them @ stands near the tourist attractions. Some shops offer discounts when we went inside however, we bought some shirts @ the stores near the hinagdangan cave, they're a lot cheaper. as in cheaper.
What to buy:
* Souvenir T-shirt is cheaper in Hinagdanan Cave. You can get it as low as 99 pesos.
*Pasalubong delicacies- Kalamay (35 pesos each), Peanut Kisses (16packs for 115 pesos),
best to buy in Grocery Island City Mall or BQ Mall in Tagbilaran City.
* Tarsher keychains at 20pesos only in Hinagdanan Cave, most shops sell this at 3 for 100pesos
Visiting souveir shops is part of the tour we had of Bohol. Inside the shop, you can find plenty of native products & delicacies perfect for pasalubongs/gifts. Popular ones are peanut kisses & binagol in coconut shell. Plenty to choose from to bring back home.
What to buy: Native products as well as food delicacies.
What to pay: Less than a hundred for food items.
It's nothing so special, it's just that i realized that the cheapest Peanut Kisses is at the Groceries Section (not the Department Store Section) of the Island City Mall. If you're going to buy in bulk, i suggest you buy in the mall.
A difference of P3.00 per smallest pack is a big savings when you're buying in hundreds...
What to buy: Tarsier Key-chain souvenirs are soooo cute & are cheapest at the first stop of the Countryside Tour -- the Blood Compact Site. Others sell these items at 4 pcs. for P100, while at the Blood Compact Site they offer these at 5 pcs. for P100.
What to pay: P10/pk in Hinagdanan Shop
P8/pk in ICM Dept Store
P6.50/pk in ICM Groceries Store
For those who haven't have enough of malls in Manila, this is the newest mall in Tagbilaran. It has a department store, grocery, boutiques, amusement center, food court, etc.
What to buy: Peanut-based products are very popular in Bohol. Also, try the kalamay.
You can get wonderful souvenirs along Alona Beach, at the malls, and even when you go scuba diving near Balicasag Island (they will row and board your boat). When we compared the prices, all were very similar. The one on Balicasag is slightly more (a few pesos), but who cares, since they go to the trouble of rowing to you. I prefer helping out these very poor merchants instead of putting money in the pockets of rich department store owners.
We also found wonderful shops across from the Hanging Bridge as well as the Bohol Bee Farm. If you like purses, you have to go to Bohol Bee Farm. My wife and brother's girlfriend could not find any purses even close to the quality and style there. All the people who received them as gifts LOVED them.
Support the local merchants.
What to buy: Tarsier dolls, shells, pearls, and purses.
What to pay: One dollar to five dollars. (50 to 250 pesos)
Panglao Beach REsort has a souveneir shop just in the ground floor of their restaurant! You can find Bohol crafts and decors and they also have a divers things...
What to buy: Bohol Crafts and Divers things!
What to pay: $20-$25 is much better!