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Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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Eco Venao
Ranked #1 of 1 Playa Venao B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful property with easy (across the street) access to the beach. Easy walking distance to "downtown" Playa Venao. We spent 5 days here during a backpacking trip around Panama. One of the nicest things about Eco Venao is that they accommodate a VERY wide variety of travelers, from upscale (and pricey) lodges down to lowly tent campers - like us.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed several times at the Eco Lodge in Playa Venao. At the houses, and at the cabanas. In September we rented Casa Mango for a week... The house was a little bit on the expensive side, and it was not very clean when we arrived, but together with the Manager and owner we resolved it. A few people... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Eco Venao has a beautiful hillside property that extends down to the beachfront. With several trails accross the hillside they've done a nice job keeping everything natural and forested. There are a variety of accommodations available from tent sites to private rooms and vacation homes. We stayed in a private room at the top of the property with spectacular ocean... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and me we stayed here for one week in late September and it was awesome. The staff is friendly and very helpfull and rooms/bathrooms are very clean. There is a small restaurant onsite with simple but good food. There are no supermarkets close by, so bring your stuff if you want to cook yourself. The place is just... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Stayed here for three nights with my partner and his family (8 of us all together). We took advantage of their two cabanas and one of the larger houses. It's quite a hike from the restaurant up to where we were staying, but there is beautiful wildlife along the way including horses and these brilliant purple and orange crabs. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

had a wonderful stay in the dorm at EcoVenao, dorms are basic but you can also have a lux. cabin, loved this place, clean, close to a surfing beach and nature ...gonna be back as soon as I can, hopefully the wonderful Playa Venao is not developing too much in the next years.

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Everything about Eco Venao was amazing. The owner is kind and fair, the staff was fabulous, and the food was excellent. We spent so much time relaxing, eating, surfing, and watching the monkeys swing through the trees. The hostel was very clean. We spent two nights in a small, private room with bathrooms and showers nearby. The rest of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Eco venao is a great place to visit when you tour through Panama. With a car it is a long, but quite scenic route, however public transport-wise it is pretty difficult to access. The lodge is located close to the beach (only cross a small road) and posses multiple wooden cabins, ranging from luxurious to budget. A definite recommender is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at EcoVenao as always, great place to stay and enjoy the wonders of nature and hopefully waves in a relaxing environment. Splurged and stayed up the hill at La Casona - such a nice site. Good internet, good food, kind bilingual staff -- que mas quiere uno? Highly recommended -- this operation has been in action... More 

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Eco-Venao-Resort, General Manager at Eco Venao, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thank you for your review!! Your room tip is very useful for future guests: "Book something then figure out what space best fits your scene!", because there is always an option for every budget in our many different accommodations. Thanks also for mention our reforestation project, we are working a lot on that and we are really proud... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had a very nice time staying in the dorms at EcoVenao. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable, and there were no problems with bugs. EcoVenao is just a minute walk to the beach through land which they also own, and there are also some trails to walk on. The public-use kitchen could use some updating and cleaning,... More 

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Address: Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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Location: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi > Playa Venao
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Eco Venao Hotel Pedasi

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