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Bluff Beach Retreat

Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
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Bluff Beach Retreat
Ranked #1 of 32 Isla Colon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ron, the guy who runs the place, greeted us the first day and set the tone. We were there during the low season and ended up having the lodge and pool to ourselves the first day. We had a huge delicious breakfast both mornings, borrowed bikes to ride to the beach and Bocas Town for dinner, and fell asleep to... More

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London
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Where to start? Firstly, Ron and Christine are THE BEST hosts! Easy going, interesting and fun and really helpful too. Secondly, the place, have you seen the photos? that's what it's like! We started everyday with a fantastic breakfast and coffee (love that coffee). There is so much or so little to do. Bikes to explore the jungle or town.... More

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Park City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place felt like it was right out of a dream. It was quiet (besides the ocean and birds and moneys right outside your door) and peaceful. I hope to return here with the rest of my family. The food is delicious! We rode their horses and had a great ride. The beach is private and pristine! I enjoyed meeting... More

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Seattle
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Ron has created a wonderful retreat, especially for a family of four. We rented Las Palmas Casita for 3 nights and could have stayed longer. The Casita is behind the main house and is more private. It has a wonderful front porch where you can sip your morning coffee listen to birds and monkeys (the Howlers live on the hill... More

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Newport Beach, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We booked at last minute and luckily they had 2 rooms for us. When we got off the water taxi to Boca del Toro and saw the town we were a little weary. Crowded and noisy. The owner of this gem had William pick us up and take us on a 20 minute crazy road drive (our rental car would... More

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rosedale bc
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We stayed at Bluff beach retreat for six days in early April 2014. I was looking for a different kind of place at Bocas Del Torro. Checking the Trip Advisor reviews it looked like this was the place. They are not wrong, my wife and I enjoyed our stay very much. We rented the large bedroom suite on the main... More

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Panama City, Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My best friend as me of I wanted to come and stay at the Bluff Beach. I had no idea it was so nice, and peaceful. I stayed for 4 days even though I was only support to be there one night. great weather and a great chance for me to unwind, and really relax. The staff are amazing, some... More

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North Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed every bit of our time at Bluff Beach Retreat. We stayed in las palmas casita and loved the quiet seclusion. Biking, hiking, and surfing were among some of the many options for activity. Ron was a huge help with all our travel needs.

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Marseille, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I spent a week at Bluff Beach Retreat with my husband and 2 children and some friends. Since we were a large group of 12 we had the whole place for us. The big house is very comfortable with big bedrooms and bathrooms. The four of us were in the smaller house in the back and it was just fine.... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We just returned to snowy Canada from an amazing week at the resort. The location is wonderful, Jungle in your back yard and the most beautiful beach imaginable in the front yard. Our morning alarm would be a family of monkeys having a conversation. Breakfast was excellent, fresh fruit grown on the property with a great cup of coffee. The... More

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Address: Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bluff Beach Retreat Hotel Bocas Town
Bluff Beach Retreat Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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Welcome to Bluff Beach Retreat. Our 4 acre property is located directly on Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, in the Bocas del Toro archipelago of Panama, Panama - with miles of secluded sandy beach for you to enjoy. It is a short walk from the steps of our three homes - the Beach House - Las Palmas & La Pina Casitas to spectacular Bluff Beach. Our new 65 foot Pool & Terraza is now completed. ... more   less 
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