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Panama Waterfront Hotels

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Hotel Riu Playa Blanca Slideshow
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#2 of 2 hotels in Rio Hato
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  • "We hired V.I.P. Travel to take us from the Hotel Intercontinental Playa Bonita to the Riu Hato. The driver was named Alfonso Lourde. He was very professional, his van was spotless, and he was a weal..."
  • "We just returned from our one week stay at the Riu Playa Blanca. Main hotel areas - always very clean, furniture is all grand new, spacious lobby, lobby bar, restaurants, entertainment area, publi..."
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Beach Break Surf Camp and Hotel Playa Venao Slideshow
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#1 of 1 hotels in Playa Venao
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  • "This is truly a "secret jewel" in Panama! Surfing is great for beginners and experienced riders as well. We are travelling with young children and the staff made us feel welcomed! Nathan was awesom..."
  • "My husband and I stayed at Beach Break for one night. It was a perfect spot on the beach. My husband was able to surf and had a blast. We really enjoyed the outdoor seating and hammock in front of ..."
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The Resort at Isla Palenque (Boca Chica) Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Service | Family
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#1 of 4 hotels in Boca Chica
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  • "This is my first review on Trip Advisor, and I signed up specifically because I think everyone deserves to know how truly wonderful Isla Palenque is. If you are looking for a luxury eco-resort experi..."
  • "The beauty of Isla Palenque is only surpassed by the excellence in service. The team has thought and acted in each detail; from the moment you arrive, to the planning of your days’ activities, to all..."
#4 of 8 hotels in Pedasi
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  • "As I live in the area, I always stop by around lunch time for a Burger or Ceviche... The food and friendly service is always excellent. The views of the beach and surf zone will compliment your meal. ..."
  • "The hotel is not in Pedasi, it is about 30 minutes drive south right at a beautiful beach, playa venao. No banks, not shops, no atm, no gas, only one expensive mini mini market and a few hotels and ho..."
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Hotel Bocas del Mar (Boca Chica) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Service | Romance | Small Hotels
#2 of 4 hotels in Boca Chica
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  • "After researching all of Panama to find the perfect place to celebrate our anniversary, we found it here! I can't imagine there is a prettier hotel anywhere in the country and the service was fantast..."
  • "Traveling through Bocas Chica, we stumbled upon this gorgeous hotel. Views over the bay to die for, fabulous pool, and our room was just lovely. The staff were really helpful, and amazing food and se..."
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The Westin Playa Bonita Panama Slideshow
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#30 of 111 hotels in Panama City
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  • "Westin Playa Bonita is a great new hotel close to Panama Canal with excellent pools and awesome view of the canal entrance. Good but pricy restaurant and the service was good. Rooms are new and vi..."
  • "We stayed 19 nights at this hotel. We have Starwood Platinum status which is very well recognized (suite Upgrade). At check in we were taken straight to the 19th floor to the Platinum lounge. The lo..."
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Nitro City Panama Action Sports Resort Slideshow
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#1 of 1 hotels in Punta Chame
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  • "I loved my stay at Nitro City.. I went with a friend and stayed a weekend.. When I travel the food is super important and a huge part of my experience.. I really loved how fun and creative the menu wa..."
  • "This a cool spot if you want to spent your Sunday in the sunny outdoors of Panama. They got a skate park and wake pool, if you feel the rush for those sports. My personal favorite, stand-up paddle thr..."
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Sheraton Bijao Beach Resort Slideshow
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#1 of 2 hotels in Santa Clara
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  • "The hotel is your average 3-star property......except..... except the food is delicious, especially for a buffet... except the service is acrually pretty good ..... except it has a waterslide... exce..."
  • "I am a Starwood SPG Platinum so I have very high expectations of Starwood properties like the Sheraton. Last year we stayed at the Westin Costa Rica all inclusive for three times the price. That pro..."
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Santa Catalina Inn (Santa Catalina)
#1 of 1 hotels in Santa Catalina
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  • "The Santa Catalina Inn is a great little place to stay if you are traveling to Santa Catalina. Please keep in mind that the rooms are very basic, but the beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean. ..."
  • "We stayed at the Santa Catalina Inn in early November, which seemed to be before the busy season started. There were four of us (two couples) and we stayed in one of the main level rooms. No AC in t..."
Manglar Lodge (San Carlos) 3.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Bargain
#1 of 2 hotels in San Carlos
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  • "My daughter and I arrived in the relaxed atmosphere of San Carlos on the third day of our stay in Panama. What a relief after driving in Panama City!!! We stayed at the Manglar Lodge for two nights...."
  • "We only stayed one night in the lodge to experience the Pacific after almost two weeks on the Caribbean side of Panama. Manglar Lodge is a stylish, indeed clean and well-kept Hotel. With only four roo..."
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El Otro Lado (Portobelo) Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Small Hotels | Romance | Luxury
#1 of 1 hotels in Portobelo
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  • "This property is probably the best kept secret in Panama. A truly 5 star experience next to the old ruins of Portobelo, where a magnificent bay divides civilization from total relaxation. The food..."
  • "We have traveled to dozens of destinations throughout the Caribbean and Central America but El Otro Lado is truly one of a kind. The accommodations, service and food are first rate but the amazing thi..."
#2 of 8 hotels in Pedasi
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#77 of 111 hotels in Panama City
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  • "With a doubt that something will go wrong we decided to book a 5-star bunker in Mexico after a week stay on Taborcillo. "Unfortunately,"- I should state! The access from Europe A little tip: take a..."
  • "A bit if history first: John Wayne used to own this island many years ago. The island served as his getaway, but it is now owned by an Austrian gentleman who has created a "John Wayne" world in the ..."
Hacienda del Mar (San Jose Island)
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#1 of 1 hotels in San Jose Island
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  • "My husband and I immensely enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Our cabin was rustic, no TV, no telephone, no WiFi in the room (only around the pool and restaurant area), yet very intelligently and genero..."
  • "One of the BEST trips of my life! You can do as much or as little as you like on this 13,000 acre private island! Hacienda del Mar is an oasis in the Pacific Ocean just a short 20 minute flight from..."
Villa Romantica (Contadora Island)
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#2 of 2 hotels in Contadora Island
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  • "We didn't stay at the hotel although we wish we had! The location on the beach with the fantastic views is ideal. It also has a restaurant so no need to travel to another part of the island which we..."
  • "Stayed here August 2012. Hotel is right on the beach. Beach is possibly the nicest beach on the island as well. The owner & staff were very friendly and helpfull- they picked us up and dropped us o..."
#5 of 8 hotels in Pedasi
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  • "My wife and I have stayed at Villa Camila a few times and are always so impressed with the unique style and beautiful tropicalized spanish-colonial / morrocan architecture of the place. Every time we ..."
  • "My wife Heather and I enjoyed a two night stay at Villa Camilla and were wonderfully pleased with our entire experience. Villa Camilla is a diamond is the the rough coastal region of Pedasi, Panama. T..."
Hotel Hibiscusgarden (Lagartero) Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Bargain
#1 of 1 hotels in Lagartero
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  • "We stayed at Hibiscus garden 2 nights and could easily have stayed longer even though we don't surf. Simon, the manager, was absolutely charming and spent lots of time socialising with us and making..."
  • "You take a left at a small sign off the highway,travel a short ways down a dirt road crossing over a couple of cattle guards and you are there. Right away you are greeted with friendly smiles and an o..."
Vereda Tropical Hotel (Isla Taboga)
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#1 of 1 hotels in Isla Taboga
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  • "This quaint sidewalk hotel sits on a hill, as many buildings on Taboga do. It is a short walk from the pier, but there are several stairs to climb. The restaurant serves good food and drink; the small..."
  • "the room was sparse, but the view of the sea was unbeatable. the bathroom was miniscule, and the water turned on only upon request, but it was clean. the food was fantastic. the beaches were des..."
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The Point (Contadora Island) 3.0 of 5
#1 of 2 hotels in Contadora Island
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  • "Fantastic island paradise. Great views, beach, food, etc. Very quiet and serene. Great escape from the city. But take the plane. The boat ride was a little too far to get to this remote paradise...."
  • "I think the right way to describe my feelings about this place is: it is a shame that the owners doesn't invest more money (or love) in this hidden gem of the Panamanian Pacific side! They have a priv..."
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Hotel Olas (Bocas Town) 3.0 of 5
#6 of 14 hotels in Bocas Town
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  • "*Nicely laid out hotel. Relaxing on one of the decks or in one of the hammocks as the sun is setting with hummingbirds buzzing around you is a pretty nice experience. *Ben, the manager, is a very f..."
  • "This place was great. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were nice cheap and well maintained. A welcomed change to many of the hotels I had stayed at. We visited many others hotels ..."
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#7 of 12 hotels in David
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  • "Las Olas Beach Resort was a slice of heaven!! The staff goes out of their way to make you feel comfortable, important, and satisfied!! They have wonderful amenities and we had a view of the ocean ri..."
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Las Olas and would definitely recommend the resort. If your looking for a peaceful, relaxing place to spend some time away from it all this is the place to go. The st..."
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Boutique Hotel Cala Mia (Boca Chica) 3.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Small Hotels
#3 of 4 hotels in Boca Chica
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  • "If you want to unwind, decompress, and get away from the speed of daily living, there is no better place than Hotel Cala Mia. You are picked up on the docks of Boca Chica and transported by boat to t..."
  • "Cute little boutique hotel on the Pacific side of Panama. The hotel consists of individual little huts scattered either on the sea front or overlooking a little bay. We had a sea facing view which was..."
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Bocas Ridge Hotel (Bocas Town) 3.0 of 5
#5 of 14 hotels in Bocas Town
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  • "Located between Changuinola and Almirante, this hotel has breathtaking views and wonderful cuisine. It is near the Changuinola reservoir and surrounding Ngabe communities - ideal if you aim to do some..."
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#8 of 8 hotels in Pedasi
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