Bonista – The Budget-friendly Beach Resort


If you are looking for a budget-friendly resort, you may consider visiting Bonista Beach Resort. Known among the locals as Bon-Bon, this beach resort is located in Barangay Buenavista, Escalante City, Negros Occidental.

This place can be reached by driving towards the Northern part of Bacolod City, specifically a 110-kilometer distance away from Escalante.

By public transportation, PhP 145 pesos is reasonable at the regular rate, and even better for senior citizens and students since they also avail of discounts. Upon reaching Escalante City Terminal, a tricycle ride will be needed for another 30 minutes of travel to Bonista.

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There is an entrance to of PhP 25 which already entitles the guest to use the swimming pool. Kids 1-8 years old are free of charge. However, parents need to pay PhP 50 service fee for their kids to avail of the fresh water pool for kids and adults.



Restaurants and Karaoke

Large Pool, Kiddie Pool and Snack Bar

Beach Volleyball

Cabanas Cottage for day visitors

Fresh Water Shower on the Beach

Here is an estimate of spend that can be expected for commuters who seek an enjoyable day at a resort without having to spend so much:

P290 bus (roundtrip)

P100 tricycle (roundtrip)

P  25 entrance pool

P  50 swimming pool

P465 in Total, excluding food


For overnight package please contact:


Cellphone #: +639173609087

Landline #: +639 034 476 3019


Cellphone #:

09173609087 – globe

09306567997 – smart

Landline: 034 476 3019


Bonista Beach Resort
Brgy. Buenavista, Escalante City
Negros Occidental

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