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Dolphin Bay Hideaway

Dolphin Bay | Bocatorito, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went last week with some friends and it was great. The food was awesome, excellent service and the rooms are beautiful. We enjoyed the time we spent there. Very relaxing place to go. The only thing you have to keep in mind is that it`s kind of far from the main island (about 35 min), so the tours to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beware if you do not sign-up to the eco-warrior lifestyle. We were lectured about water and electricity use within an hour of arriving. Despite having a wall of windows our room was very dark, even with the eco-lights on it was difficult to read a book at night. The garden room we were in was very small and not seen... More

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EIB, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, I am very sorry to hear that you have not enjoyed your stay with us. I wish you would of voiced your unhappiness during your stay so we could of attended your concerns better and or suggest an alternative for your lodging. In continuation I am addressing mainly to readers considering to stay at Dolphin Bay Hideaway and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed several days and was very impressed with the setting and friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Owners and workers were all so helpful and friendly and accomplished their tasks unobtrusively, although always available. The staff took extra time to explain about a food new to us, a custom, etc. we enjoyed the jungle walk and a snorkeling activity, as well as interaction... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to book at the last minute and as they accommodated another family of 4 at the last minute we were given the owners lovely cottage. Erica and Jose have a love for nature and their environment and their home and property shows it. The gardens are mature and well taken care of. Their home is large and... More

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Parksville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 4 nights at Dolphin Bay Hideaway and loved it! Erika and her staff were wonderful, very accommodating to all the quests needs. Not only are they great hosts they are wonderful travel guides and cooks! We thoroughly enjoyed our time here and have recommend to many people since our stay there.

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Immaculate,airy with large porch with hammocks, boats to see bay with and a snorkel tour to die for. Erica is a great multilingual hostess. Feels far away from the bustle of Bocas town yet they will take you there for a visit. Most relaxing place. Small boutique inn.

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Decorah, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed a full week at Dolphin Bay and would have loved to have made it longer. Our purpose in the Bocas area was to visit friends and not necessarily participate in the lodges activities. Our destination was more inconvenient for the lodge to accommodate and yet that's exactly what they did ! We were able... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in February 2014 and had an amazing time. Erika is a wonderful host and her place is a real paradise. We enjoyed all the food, generous glasses of wine ;) and the beautiful view. Very clean. Super friendly and accommodating staff. Lots of dolphins swimming around in the bay and phosphorescence... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great people who understand service. Erika is a great leader and listener. Well trained staff. Clean. Excellent food. Flexible, diverse range of day tours:snorkeling, chocolate farm, cave trip, and custom hikes to local forests to see endemic frogs, plus birds. Birders: the chocolate farm folks may allow you to hike there. Best birding place.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The Dolphin Bay Hideaway is a small gem in the Bocas del Toro region of Panama. It is a family run resort set on an island surrounded by mangrove and crystal clear, warm water. Activities include snorkeling, nature walks, tanning on the beaches, or just relaxing with a book, glass of wine, and watching the dolphins playing in the bay,... More

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Also Known As:
Dolphin Bay Hideaway Hotel Isla San Cristobal
Dolphin Bay Hideaway Hotel
Dolphin Bay Hideaway Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla San Cristobal
Address: Dolphin Bay | Bocatorito, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla San Cristobal
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Isla San Cristobal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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