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Hacienda del Mar

A Private Island Resort on San Jose Island | Pearl Islands, Panama, Panama Province, Panama
Hacienda del Mar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The wildlife here is amazing. I was in awe of the birds. A toucan joined us for lunch. He flew right to our table and an iguana roamed around by the pool as I relaxed on a hammmock. Our junior suite was clean and air conditioned and had great views with a fabulous balcony. It felt very private. Some of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Private, beautiful and good food. Magnificent beach, all you could ask for and more. The facility although showing it's age a little is very well maintained. The only noise disruption came from the tropical birds as they fed. Truly a treat. The staff was helpful and any issues with language was patiently worked out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent and unforgettable experience on a private island of Panama. Beautiful bungalows with an amazing view. Very good restaurant. We have spent few days in this paradise with my husband, we were the only guests during this period. The private island only for us..... Unforgettable..... It is definitely the place to visit at least once in a life.... The... More 

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panama city, panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed two nights for an anniversary weekend. The rooms are overlooking the water in most cases. The beach is just down the walkway, with several beaches only a kayak away, white sand and blue blue water. The food is amazing, try the champagne scallops...WOW!!! Beautiful parrots are flying around and a toucan named Lucas comes to visit and will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perfect white sand beach, crystal clear water, dirt road runway, and hardly any other travelers. that's paradise! it felt like we had the island to ourselves! only caveat, the food was not quite as great as the prices suggest, and there is no stated laundry facility. But we would return in a heartbeat!!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have no words to describe our experience, a place to never forget and to return as soon as we can. I recommend it for couples or families. We arrive from Marcos Gelabert Int. airport and 20 minutes after we were there, then the hotel pick us up and about 20 minutes ride to the hotel. All the cabins are... More 

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

After having stayed at another resort on a nearby island, we found this to be head and shoulders above the competition. Accommodations had spectacular views, there's plenty to do, and the setting is spectacular. There are two things to be aware of - first, nothing here is done in a hurry. Dinner and food service is all laid back and... More 

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So Cal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed on the island for only 3 nights and were completely satisfied overall. The short flight over was on a small plane and I had pleasant experience despite our luggage not being on the flight. Once we arrived, we took a 20 minute drive to the resort, passing a large crocodile in a creek on the way. Once at... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Within a very short plane trip from Panama City, you can totally disconnect from your daily routine in this gorgeous place. It is the only hotel in the island with breathtaking sceneries that will definitively make your stay an unforgettable one. The beach is also “kids friendly”, so all can enjoy. The hotel staff is very helpful and would make... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for three nights in September. We debated between the Pearl Islands, San Blas or Bocos Del Toro for the "beachy" part of our trip and we were SO GLAD we chose here. First and foremost, booking here is made super easy as Marissa who handles reservations, also handles booking your flight to/from the island... More 

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