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Dolphin Bay Hideaway

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Dolphin Bay | Bocatorito, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
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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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WallaWalla, WA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time hiking, snorkeling and birdwatching at this wonderful natural setting. On the hike we saw Toucans, parrots among other birds along with sloths and the tiny red & blue poison dart frogs. We also enjoyed canoeing along the mangrove shore and paddling out into Dolphin Bay on a paddle board to visit with the dolphins who... More 

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is hard to put into words how wonderful this place was. My wife and I stayed there in early March 2015 and everything about it was fabulous. The grounds are beautiful, the area is quiet, and you can see dolphins on some days just looking out from the porch. It doesn't get much better than that. There is even... More 

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Zentralschweiz
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a six day stay in January, we liked the Dolphim Bay Hideaway so much, that we came back for another 4 days in March. It was like coming home! Erika and Brian are not only the kindest of host, they always find enough time for their guests and the ressources to organize the perfect activity for the day, be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally getting around to writing this review, one year later on my vacation, lol. My husband and I stayed here last year for about 4 nights. It was very relaxing and comfortable. We were there during a serious drought ( I really hope you have more rain this year) so the showering was minimal, but it made for an authentic... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dolphin Bay Hideaway was even better than we expected. After a long day of journeying to Bocas, it was a welcome relief to lay our bags down in a beautiful room atop a dock that sat right over the ocean. The place Erika and Jose have built on Isla Cristobal is truly unique. The lodge is gorgeous and is built... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to have been welcomed into their home for a special private lunch! Erika made some free time for us while their guests were out on excursions. They welcomed our group of 12 yogis on retreat from Bluff Beach Retreat into their home for a special lunch. They had our meal prepared in advance. We were greeted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked two nights in advance and added a third because we enjoyed ourselves so much. The bay is so beautiful and secluded. Our Cabana was a few steps from the ocean so we watched the sun set in the evening from our veranda, so magical. Our room was spotless and our linens were fresh and clean, towels for beach... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three days at this phantastic place. Erika & family, Brian and all the others were great hosts. Service is excellent. We had a lot of fun with other guests, sharing breakfast and dinner and jointly participating in the different tours. All the tours we did - morning hike, cocoa farm, Red Frog Beach and Bat Cave - are... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights in February and had a very memorable stay with well flavoured food using fresh local ingredients. One night in true family style we had different fishes on our plates reflecting the catch that day. The lemon tea freshly made from lemongrass in the garden was just sensational. We enjoy some comforts but the genuine eco... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights with outstanding customer service from Erika, Brian and the 4 Jose's! Yes there are 4 guys named Jose. (but they all have nick names) . This place is really special and eco friendly. Solar energy and natural rain water collection fits in perfect with the setting. The hotel is very upfront about what to... More 

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