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“Cielito Sur B&B nestled in the cool mountains has lush grounds, comfy rooms and a great breakfast.” 5 of 5 stars
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Via Volcan - Cerro Punta | Nueva Suiza, Cerro Punta, Panama   |  
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Austin, TX
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“Cielito Sur B&B nestled in the cool mountains has lush grounds, comfy rooms and a great breakfast.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

Cielito Sur is a relaxing little B&B in the Volcan Mountains at 5,000 feet elevation. It's cool at night and comfortable during the day. The B&B has instant hot water,- a plus on a cold night, comfortable clean rooms decorated with artifacts from native indian tribes, small kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and sink. There is also a library with fire place and computer with internet access. The patio shared by the 4 rooms is relaxing with a view of flower gardens and many different kinds of birds. The breakfasts were delicious with coffee grown and roasted on the grounds. The proprietors, Glenn and Janet are very friendly and helpful with stories and tips about the area - they speak English and Spanish. We ate at nice restaurants, saw the orchid gardens and columbian artifcats and drove to Costa Rica to see the PN countryside. I went with 3 other girl friends & we all had a great time.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

We spent two nights at the Cielito Sur and loved it. Attentive service from the hosts made the stay very worthwhile. The room was ample and spotless, and the grounds are breathtaking. Hummingbirds everywhere! The common area consists of a very cozy living room with a fireplace and features all that one could ask for during down time from visiting the national parks: Internet, books, DVDs, games, etc. Access to the town of Cerro Punta is best by local bus: they cost 50 cents and pass by the B&B`s gate every fiteen minutes or so during the daytime. Good breakfast! One of the rare accomodations with a heater in the bathroom - Cerro Punta can be quite humid and cool.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 hotel reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

My husband and I spent three nights at Cielito Sur B and B and both felt it was the nicest B and B we have ever stayed in, anywhere. We had the Ngobe Suite, which is a large room with small kitchenette (sink, mini fridge, etc) and decorated with the clothing and artifacts of that indigeneous tribe. We looked at the other suite and two smaller (but still spacious) rooms, and all were lovely. The room was spotless, the bed wonderfully comfortable and the breakfasts outstanding!! What really tops this experience is the beautiful grounds....gardens, flowers, dozens of hummingbirds and other species at the feeders, and a feeling of peace and tranquility that was very special. It was so relaxing.
We found the Cerra Punta region also lovely and unique. The mountain air is a refreshing change from the more humid coast and we enjoyed exploring the area, doing some hiking and birding, trying the local (but not plentiful) restaurants then returning to the peaceful Cielito Sur. We highly recommend this property..

Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010

We agree with all the other reviewers who rate Cielto Sur 5 stars - it truly is the best B&B we've ever stayed at. We were there for 9 days and really loved everything about it. The room was beautifully decorated but more important, was wonderfully comfortable for a long stay. The patio and grounds were lovely and a serene place to relax and watch the birds. Janet and Glen were marvelous hosts and the breakfasts were wonderful. I would agree with the one reviewer who accurately said that it is in a remote location (which we personally loved) so a rental car was our ticket to wandering the area and seing the coffee and orchid farms, the Barriles archeological site, hiking in the national parks, birdwatching, and the lovely scenery. We were amazed that there were so many restaurants in nearby small towns - not typical in our experience for other remote places we've been. We hope to get there again!

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

We had a wonderful stay at Cielito Sur, our hosts Janet and Glen were great. The variety of hummingbirds is amazing. The surrounding grounds, from the coffee trees, gardens are free to roam and take just take in the ambience. Most relaxing. We spent 4 nights at Cielito Sur and loved every minute of it. We are looking forward to our next visit, when we return in 2011!

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

Lovely grounds, if you like orchids take a walk on the trail behind the B&B and you willl be amazed with the biodiversity. The place is clean and well cared for. They have great coffee too! If you are in the area you must stay there.

  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

This is our fourth stay at Cielito Sur and Janet and Glenn Lee just keep doing it better with each stay. Cielito Sur is in a perfect location of take advantage of some of Panama's best hiking. Janet's breakfast are tasty and Glenn's coffee really starts your day off on the right foot. Each of the B&B's four rooms is decorated in a different theme. The rooms are quite comfortable. The room we stayed in even had a small kitchenette for simple preparations. Janet and Glenn are also storehouses of knowledge about the western part of Panama and are more than willing to share their knowledge of the area.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Volcan - Cerro Punta | Nueva Suiza, Cerro Punta, Panama
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Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Cerro Punta
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Cerro Punta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A quiet, private, country estate inn surrounded by trees, gardens, fruit & coffee orchards, the estate is a natural bird sanctuary nestled in the rustic landscape of the Chiriqui highlands. It's conveniently located between the towns of Cerro Punta and Volcan, offering easy access to both the Volcan Baru National Park & La Amistad International Park. ... more   less 
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