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P.O. Box 87-3425 | Zona 7, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Panama City, Panama
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is all-inclusive with 3 meals, dinner being the best with great seafood. Staff is really very good and attentive. Water is $2.50 for small bottle, wine $3.50 +, beer $2.50 (local only), (bring your own and have them put it in the cooler at the bar). Cold water showers only. Electricity from 6 to 10 PM only. Very modest... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

A perfect place to slow down and relax with a wonderful scenery as well! Very friendly, attentive and helpful staff! The tours, the Kuna people arranged, were great. We spent there a couple of days between 2013 and 2014. We had such an awesome time!

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I was only able to do one night --- primarily because I booked at the last minute and AirPanama flights were not available --- NOTE TO ANYONE PLANNING ON COMING HERE --- plan ahead!!! Arriving at the airport is an experience unto itself. You get off the plane and the Sapibenega representatives are right there on the landing strip to... More

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Miami, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I went to the Sapibenega Lodge end of August. I had four excellent days and I will go back with my kids next year. The service is excellent and food is spectacular. i was a little concerned because saw a lot of excellent reviews and one review said there was "little food". The food is abundant and great. Every day... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The hotel is situated on a sm,all island, there are few rooms and you really feel home when there. Rooms have no windows and small electricity/lights. We did not have many problems with bugs or other animals. Experience is fantastic, place wonderful. the food was very good and every day different. Every day they bring you to a different island... More

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Flower Mound, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I grew up in the former Canal Zone and spent a lot of time diving in the San Blas islands. Had not been there (SanBlas) in over 35+ years and decided to take my family to the San Blas Islands on their first vist to Panama. Based on recommendations from a cousin - I booked three nights on Sapibenega Kuna... More

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Malaga, Spain
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We had a fantastic stay for 3 days there. We were 8 persons and we were the only guests on this tiny island. We did the activities offered to us, including participating in some local dancing (without great success, I'm afraid). The charming cabins on stilts were very simple and basic, yet comfortable and including shower and wc. You sleep... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We spent an unforgettable time with the staff at Sapibenega. A magical place for those who wants to forget about everything and have the most relaxing time of your life, while getting to know this beautiful people.

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We had an amazing time staying with the staff at Sapibenega. We were treated to the most unbelievable experience the 3 days there; snorkeling, fishing, a village tour with local children showing us how to play some local games, a river excursion, a visit to the local cemetary with historical recount, and a visit to the resorts plantation. I feel... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Feel like robinson cruso in your lodge in the sea. Unstress listening to the waves, staring at the blue sea and white beaches with palmtrees and feel comfortable with the friendly and helpful Kuna staff. We enjoyed this small community very much. Twice à day à tour to nice beaches and snorkling spots, a boat trip on the rivet (spotted... More

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Address: P.O. Box 87-3425 | Zona 7, Panama
Location: Panama > Guna Yala Region > San Blas Islands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sapibenega The Kuna Hotel San Blas Islands

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Discover the soul of the Caribbean in a land where time is never ending.Listen to the tales of an ancient sprit inspired by waters so crystalclear,you can see the heart of the sea. More than 365 islands withwhite sands beaches will be waiting for you at Kuna Yala indigenous reserveand we, at SAPIBENEGA THE KUNA LODGE willbe glad to show you the magic of our culture. ... more   less 
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