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Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Punta Caracol, Isla Colon, Panama
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Ranked #6 of 24 Hotels in Isla Colon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014
Herve G Treon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Treon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Spent several days in this quaint little hotel on the water. The pros: service was excellent, from the owner Pilar to all the staff in the restaurant! Office and boat captains, Jorge, Luis, Lionel, Ismael, Stefanie, Norberto and "McGyver". The cleaning staff even washed my daughter's muddy shoes without beung asked. The office manager, Stefanie, helped us with our return... More

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This was our THIRD, 3rd, stay at Punta Caracol. And each time we extend our stay. We are totally absorbed in the beauty of the setting and the ambience of the Casitas on stilts in the water. The Casitas are designed to enjoy the splendor of the natural setting that surrounds them by the water on all sides. The owners... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My stay in the "punta caracol acqua lodge" hotel was terrible. The hotel seems wonderful by the photos posted on the internet but actually it's not that good. The water is not crystalline and you can't find any coral or big fish, only some little ones. There isn't electricity in the room so there's no way to charge the phone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This place is truly amazing! There is nothing bad to say about this place. It is everything you would want in a get away. The staff were great! Helpful, kind, friendly and not in a superficial way. The food was excellent, three course meal every night and breakfast in the morning. I cannot say more about the location, a truly... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in April. It was a huge splurge but we had a great time there. It's beautiful. Just imagine waking up to calm blue Caribbean waters and jumping in for a quick swim before full cooked breakfast, then chilling out on the recliners watching fish jumping out of the ocean! Service was... More

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West Linn, Oregon
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We definitely splurged by booking here but we after 17 years of marriage we decided to live it up. I'm so glad we did! The accommodations were fantastic to the point that we had to remind ourselves it was real. A lot has been said about the tranquility of the hotel, and it's truly special, but we were most impressed... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Punta Caracol for 6nights in lead up to Christmas 2013. Overall we really enjoyed ourselves and we felt VERY relaxed leaving. If I were to break it down, below are our pro's and con's: Pro's: The staff are very friendly and accomodating, we got on best with Mario a young guy who had just... More

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Morpeth, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Dont get me wrong if this place were cheaper, I'd be giving it 5. It's an amazing peaceful location, the rooms are gorgeous, particularly the bedroom upstairs. The problem was the price. At $450 per night I would have expected much better. For dinner on Christmas day I had lukewarm lasagne as I didn't fancy the seafood option. This place... More

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Panama City, Panama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I have been here 2 times and both were so amazing.. The food was delicious and plenty.. I am pretty sure I gained 5 pounds both weekends.. The staff is nice and helpful, the rooms are cozy and comfortable. A truly romantic place.

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Redmond, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Nice location and very peaceful. Food is great and nice staff. Interiors can be better. bug bites are nasty. Snorkeling is easy since you can just get out of the room to do it though you don't see tons of fishes as the coral reef's dead mostly.

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Address: Punta Caracol, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Punta Caracol Acqua Hotel Isla Colon
Punta Caracol Acqua Resort
Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon

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