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Address: Up In The Hill from Isla Bastimentos Town | Old Bank, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6607-8962
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Beautiful & secluded cabin on the highest hill of Isla Bastimentos,...

Beautiful & secluded cabin on the highest hill of Isla Bastimentos, overlooking Pantai surf break. Fully equipped with kitchen, queen sized bed, bedsofa, living area, deck and hotwater shower. The cabin is solar powered, with a rain water catchment system.The cabin sits a short distance from Up in the Hill Coffee Shop on an organic chocolate and tropical fruit farm. A 15 minute walk, through beautiful tropical jungle, from the Caribbean town of Old Bank, and 20 minutes from the stunning Wizard Beach, an ideal place for surfing or sunning. The cabin is a perfect base for surf trips, hikes or ideal for a quiet retreat away from it all. Delicious breakfast or home-made pizzas, gnocchi, organic salads can be ordered from the Up in the Hill Coffee ShopStaying Up in the Hill is a truly unique experience where you can have luxury, healthy living, and adventure while being away from it all.

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Delicious, allergy friendly and well worth it!

I was on Isla Bastimentos for 2 weeks and loved every visit we took to Up in the Hill. Being gluten free and dairy free, the cafe was a dream come true - I thoroughly recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rebecca N
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Teddington, United Kingdom
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Teddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was on Isla Bastimentos for 2 weeks and loved every visit we took to Up in the Hill. Being gluten free and dairy free, the cafe was a dream come true - I thoroughly recommend the divine vegan cacao truffles and the coconut cacao milk (very refreshing after the little walk up there!). The organic cacao is grown on... More 

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Thank Rebecca N
New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

The hike up the hill is real – it takes about 20 minutes and in rainy season it's pretty muddy. Getting to the farm at last, we had breakfast here. The egg sandwich was by far the best of the egg dishes and the coffee was good enough. Sadly, we got attacked by jungle ants here. The owners were as... More 

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Thank Marc U
Goodyear, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Refreshing to find this hideaway up in the hill. The hike was not so bad, but vigorous. We continued down to Wizard beach on the other side. Did not take the tour but had a great breakfast and good coffee.

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Thank DaveandKimB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

We wanted a nice breakfast in a sweet setting and we got it! The eggs were cooked perfectly, & the owner kindly asked if I would like cheese, onion, & tomato in my eggs?! Well Thank you for asking, Dont mind if I do! & they let us substitute fresh fruit for toast with no extra charge. The banana cake... More 

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Thank YogaCookie
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The hike up the hill may be challenging to some, but it's worth it. Our guide (owner) was so knowledgable and took us around the property. You get to smell and taste plants. At the end you get to see how chocolate is made here and taste a lot of different foods. It's also sustainable and Eco which trust me,... More 

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Waterville, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

Delicious brownies, and iced coffee with coconut milk. Warm service, and the required removal of shoes immediately puts you in a comfortable, slow down and enjoy yourself mood. Especially after the vertical climb to get there, don't try it in flip flops after hard rains.... wait for a dry afternoon

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Thank Lisa W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Very cool mountain top cafe! The hike up was nice and not too strenuous! I enjoyed the lush scenery in the jungle and saw many red frogs along the way! The staff is friendly and offers a few breakfast and lunch options! The coffee is top notch and their brownies are yummy! Try anything chocolate! I ordered the Kombucha because... More 

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Smithville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

We are so happy we did the tour with Javier. We learned all about the chocolate making process, as well as all about the fruits and plants in the area. It was a very fun tour and much more then we could have hoped for. At the end, you get to taste delicious brownies, as well as the fruits you... More 

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Thank Jon C
Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Loved the brownies and the truffles. Came back again once I found out about the easy way up. About a 15 min walk from town.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

Like other reviews, this was a bit of a walk "up in the hill" but worth the delicious reward of freshly prepared food and coffee!

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