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Bluff Beach Retreat

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Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just got back from our fifth yoga retreat, miss it already. Their property is the perfect size for a small group, family or even a couple wanting to unplug. Located right in the jungle along the beach you are surrounded by an incredible variety of tall trees and flowers/plants and wildlife all lovingly supervised by their charming boxer Nina... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If quite relaxation in a tranquil spot is what you crave - Bluff Beach is for you. Beautiful, and would certainly go there again! The rooms are lovely and the destination is remote. The beach is soft sand and if it is too waves, there is a lovey pool.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The place is beautiful, set in the jungle well off the grid. The trip from town is 4.5 miles, 30 minutes on a difficult road being eaten by the sea. The accommodations are comfortable. No air conditioning, just excellent ventilation. We were a family of 14, ranging in age from 6 to 70. Everyone loved it. Steve and Karen did... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Unbelievably unique and pleasant experience in magical Bocas Del Toro. Ron owns the place but happened to be out of the country for the holidays, but Steve and Karen were there to take great care of us. We had a party of 7 and had the Beach House to ourselves. Steve and Karen were fantastic. They were very helpful from... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Bluff Beach Retreat really is a retreat. It's about 30 mins from Bocas town, and about half of the journey is on a very rough sandy road. We had initially booked to stay for 3 nights, but ended up extending our stay to 5 nights. We stayed in the 2 bedroom cottage behind the main house, it was perfect for... More 

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Thank Nina J
Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We spent a wonderful day on horseback with the horses and guides from Bluff Beach Retreat. The scenery was beautiful. We were able to visit and enjoy beautiful blue lagoons that we probably would have never had the opportunity to see if we had not made this trip. The horses were healthy, calm and well behaved. The guides were awesome.... More 

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Vacallo, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The best place to relax in Boca, but what really makes a difference is the lovely hosting couple: Karen and Steve will help you to organise your stay, provide you with all sort of information and just make sure you have everything you need; they certainly know how this job should be done! Thank you again!

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Thank SimoAndDavide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This is a lovely spot to stay. The owner Ron is a fantastic host The beach is beautiful although the waves made it unsafe to swim. There is a lovely large lap pool to use. Ron will make arrangements for you to tour or get to town or any other activiities you'd like to participate in. It is peaceful, quiet... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

It has been a week since my return and I am still smiling. This was one of the most magical vacations of my life and gave me time to destress, debrief and feel completely new. The property is amazing - off the grid and fantastically beautiful. Ron and Christine and their staff treat all of their guest like cherished family... More 

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Morton Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

There are not enough words to describe the most amazing people and the most amazing place. From the time we arrived to the time we left there was not a hiccup in any plans Christine and Ron (the owners) became like family within hours of our arrival Nicole (our private chef) paid attention to every food detail and never missed... More 

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