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El Sitio Playa Venao

Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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Ranked #8 of 14 Pedasi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
mkvictoira Victoria, Canada
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no idea what we were coming to...we were just trying to find a remote beach at an out of the way destination...and this place was a dreamy and pleasant surprise. Gorgeous beach, chill vibe, stylish and hip environment with chill house music playing and djs under the stars on weekends, fantastic food and attentive, personable service and staff.... More

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find. Wonderful staff, clean large rooms with a hugh deck over looking the beautiful beach. The food was superb. Something different every night. Very relaxed and casual atmosphere. The owners Assaf and Liraz are always available and go out their way to make sure your well cared for. We had an early morning fishing trip scheduled and... More

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New York city
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We arrived without a reservation so we paid the highest price imaginable, however the room, overlooking the awesome beach was more than adequate, the check in staff was friendly, young and most likely local which is nice to see. If you are not a surfer, there is no reason to come here except maybe for a day trip. Since it... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

this is such a charming location. Assaf and Liraz created a simple attractive surfers place. others may come too because of the natural beauty, the ambience, and the great food. you can sit there for days watching the sea, the surfers, the birds and the beautiful people around you. a place to come back to.

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Winnetka, CA.
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was very nice. Rooms were big and clean, with a beautiful ocean and pool view. Owner was so friendly and always there, staff were very nice and helpful . Our kids had so much fun, horse back riding, waterfalls, surfing, pool and more. Excellent food!!!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I have stayed at El Sitio a few times, and it is always a great experience. Playa Venao is really the best surf break in the entire coast from Pedasi to Cambutal, and El Sitio is the best place to stay for the value and location. The rooms are very comfortable, clean, and have everything you need. The restaurant has... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

El sitio was great! The price was reasonable and the location of the hotel is prime! They have a surf store right there where you can rent surfboard and buy whatever you need. The food at the restaurant is pretty good only complaint I have is the caipirinha drink I ordered was gross. Besides that everything was awesome! I will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Found El Sitio after touring panama for 3 days and literally never left. Came back the next year and stayed at the hotel for 2 months!! Friendly staff, great vibe, and beautiful location on the perfect swim/surf beach. Lots to do around the area from horses to kiting to visiting the haunts of giant sea turtles. And of course the... More

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Longueuil, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Great little resort. The food is amazing and not too expensive, I wish I could have the whole menu every day. Staff could use a bit more experience, but they all are very friendly. Very clean and easy going with kids and surfers. The water can be very cold for Panama, bring something warm if you want to surf more... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

First, we had 3 different rooms for 2 night stay. First room did not have a safe. The second room the TV and Wi-Fi didn't work (They later told me they knew about the TV/Wi-Fi problems and they were supposed to tell me when I checked in but they didn't). The third room had "Chitras" AKA...sand fleas!! Worse yet the... More

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Unfortunately these kind of clients do exist... Upon leaving our hotel, he demanded "a free night or you get a terrible review", we gave a discount, for NO REASON (!) but felt he was looking for excuse to get an additional one, so we refused and indeed he kept his promise. We are not perfect only god is! - but,... More

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Additional Information about El Sitio Playa Venao

Also Known As:
El Sitio Playa Venao Panama/Pedasi
Address: Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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Location: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Pedasi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax in style and comfort while you discover one of Panama’s hidden gems. Surrounded by rolling hills and tropical vegetation, El Sitio Hotel and Restaurant blend into the beautiful bay of Playa Venao. El Sitio is a place where you can choose your own way to unwind. Relax on your balcony in a hammock, have a drink or two at our beach bar, or try your skills on a surf board. You might just find yourself wanting to do all three. ... more   less 
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