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Isla Contadora Welcome Center

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Address: Contadora Island, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: (507) 6544 8962;
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First time visitors to Panama alike with it's residents, let Contadora...

First time visitors to Panama alike with it's residents, let Contadora Concierge plan the perfect custom designed experience for those seeking the ultimate escape. After many years of living in tourism destinations and time living here on the island, we know exactly how to arrange your time here on the island. Don't be caught by surprise and spend hours researching how to maximize your trip... that's what we're here for! Weather you are looking for a secluded getaway or a honeymoon filled with adventure, the Island of Contadora is the perfect choice! Our concierge services to include round trip transportation as well as transportation options during your time on the island, food and catering reservations, Hotel and B&B reservations, Vacation & Villa Rentals, Tour & Activities, Private Parties & Honeymoon Packages. Arriving to this welcoming, laid back island is a breeze and finding and enjoying your perfect stretch of sand won't be a problem!

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I want to leave a review of Contadora Island but I didn't visit the Welcome Center. I'll write anyway and see if it's published. After staying in Panama we escaped to this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon

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jacksonville, fl
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33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can buy ice cream , rent a golf cart and grab a map. Other than this they don't really know much. If you fly over on Air Panama, do not ask them about flights or where the office is. They had no idea there was an office even though they were 100 feet from it.

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Portland, Oregon
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to leave a review of Contadora Island but I didn't visit the Welcome Center. I'll write anyway and see if it's published. After staying in Panama we escaped to this fabulous - rustic island where everything is pretty much within walking distance and is just a wonderful getaway. No fancy restaurants but the restaurants there are so good.... More 

Thank kaemicha
New York City
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504 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Up the road, to your right from the main arrival/departure beach on Contadora is this hole in the wall. Run by an elderly expat and a young local woman, it’s a good place to stop for an ice coffee. There are beach chairs (not loungers) and umbrellas for rent here at $5/day/item. As Contadoran beaches have zero amenities you may... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Isla Contadora Welcome Center provides great information, tours, maps, and golf car rental for you to move around the island. It is an excellent way to get to know the island in the Pacific, over 22 miles away.

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lots of helpful information from folks who are passionate about Contadora. Negotiate a price for your quad, there are always deals to be had

Thank Irene V
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The hotel was great and food was delicious. The beach consisted of grey sand and the tide went out so far to get to the water, you walked in mud. Very hot weather. Would not go back. I love white sand beaches and turquoise water and not the place to find that. People are the greatest though and treat you... More 

Thank Laurie T
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Columbian Island is small, very quiet and lovely, the weather is windy and the people are kind... if you want to do sports water you have options as snorkel and diving from 20$ an hour. Overall, "Contadora" it's the perfect getaway for couples, about the accommodation I suggest Casa del Sol, Peter ( the owner ) he's honestly and... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The folks in the welcome center enjoy sharing their knowledge about the island and the area. Plus, you can make reservations for several excursions.

Thank Panama J
Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We took a whale-watching tour with Heidi from Contadora Island Tours/Whale Watching Panama and were very pleased with the results. Heidi was very informative about the area and the whales and in our smallish boat we found and followed a mama and baby humpback whale getting good photos, too. She served water, sodas and snacks during our 2-3 hour tour.... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I only visited here twice but they have homemade ice cream and great t-shirts. But next door at the Point Hotel, Anne Gorden (Owner of Whale Watching Panama) has an amazing little gift shop that has jewelry and items created by the local to the Panama area "Embera tribe". She also has amazing whale watching expeditions and her office is... More 

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