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Dolphin Bay Hideaway

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Dolphin Bay | Bocatorito, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved hanging out at Dolphin Bay Hideaway.. The owners and staff are so amazing. Friendly, helpful, meals are awesome it's a home away from home feel. Lots of ideas for things to do ( swimming, kayaking, snorkelling , hiking or tours to many other cool locations in this group of island ) or you can hang in a hammock down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this hotel. It's the perfect place for a relaxing holidays, away from noise and crowded spots. We've spent five nights in July and it was simply perfect. Brian and Amy are wonderful hosts and all the staff there is friendly and professional. One of the highlights of the hotel are the great dinners they offer, good quality... More 

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Oviedo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 5 days in the hotel. I was with my partner, Luis, my daughter, Pilar and her husband Javier. We are Spanish and I recommend this hotel to everybody. We had a great time. Brian and Amy are very kind person and we enjoyed a lot with their knowledge and experiences. The food was delicious and the place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to be in Costa Rica for work with a weekend in between so headed down to a new spot for me in Bocas del Toro. A big part of any holiday is the people you meet and the experiences you have. Staying at the Dolphin Bay you feel like part of the family. Brian and Amy have taken... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Brian and Amy are amazing hosts and they'll offer you awesome service, fresh food (not like the fried food you'll find in most Panama City restaurants) and they'll always be willing to organize your day with cool and interesting activities (bat cave visit, zapatillas island, Red Frog beach, etc.). They also have a secret spot for snorkeling that is really... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Stayed with my wife and 14 year old son. We all had a great time. The owners and staff were friendly and attentive. The food was delicious. The location is off the grid. If you want to party stay on Bocas, but if you want a great vacation in the middle of nature with wonderful service pick Dolphin Bay Hideaway.

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Cerro Punta, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We own and operate a B&B in the mountains and this was our getaway to celebrate my wife's birthday. We want to congratulate new owners, Brian and Amy for a job well done! Brian & Amy are a friendly couple who do an excellent job at making you feel at home, helping you plan excursions and recommending great hidden local... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Just got home from an unforgettable vacation at Dolphin Bay. The lodge is perched on a hill overlooking a tropical garden with brilliantly colored flowers, songbirds, a pond dotted with lily pads, and sweeping views of Dolphin Bay. The bay itself is protected from the rough surf on the coast by the mangroves lining the shore, making the lodge an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We loved the place. Brian and his staff took good care of us, the room, central area and garden are lovely. The people make you feel like you stay at home. The food is even better than at home. This place is away from the busy Bocas town and gives you the opportunity to relax and do activities that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Spent a great vacation in Bocas del Toro at Dolphin Bay Hideaway. So glad we got out of Bocas town to this Island paradise. Food was fantastic, service top notch and the relaxation+adventure setting was perfect. Great value and I hope to be back someday with more friends!

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