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Via Catalina Farms, Santa Catalina 090501 Panama
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Certificate of Excellence


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Villa Coco is a beautiful boutique hotel, located in the small Panamanian fishing village of Santa Catalina, only footsteps away of the world known surf break “La Punta” and Unesco world heritage Coiba island. The carefully designed cabañas, cocooned in a paradise of lush greens and a myriad of colorful flowers, provide a space of tranquility and a sense of timelessness. Unwind in the hammocks and canvas chairs on your private terrace, dwell on reading your favorite book or sip on a cool drink from the bar. Restaurant “Ai Mamita” offers fresh seafood and other tasty delights. Catch some morning waves to start perfectly into a day full of bliss, relax at the magnificent infinity pool and zen out. Wake up, breathe in and feel good at Villa Coco.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Kids pool
Street parking
Free internet
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Bottled water
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German, Italian
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You will not be disappointed if you chose Villa Coco in Santa Catalina. The big property is very beautiful and a lot of maintenance is being made. All the bungalows are new, with modern and good infrastructure and a lot of privacy. People working there are very helpful and try to accommodate every wish you might have. Their knowledge of the localities are of big help if you are interested in exploring the surroundings. The food served in the restaurant Ai Mamita is of excellent quality with fresh and local ingredients. Try it out – pretty sure you will come back.
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Response from Villacocopanama, Owner at Villa Coco
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for this nice review!
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Our stay of 4 nights in Villa Coco was wonderful. The villa's are very nice and spacious and we absolutely loved the outdoor shower. Gives such a tropical feel to your vacation. The infinity pool is really stunning. Very well designed, loved the dark stones and the coloured lighting at night. You can even lounge there on a rainy day since the beds are under a wooden rooftop. We really liked the food in the restaurant too. Location of Villa Coco is excellent. Really tranquil but within 10 minutes walking you'll be in town if you want to eat somewhere else. I would have given this hotel 5 stars if the welcome and check out would have been a little better. Frankly we felt the check-in was not very welcoming. We just got handed out a form to fill out in total silence. Nothing was said. Just something simple like a friendly "Welcome to Villa Coco! How was your trip?" would have made a big difference. Also upon check out not much was said about "happy that your stayed with us" or "Did you enjoy your time with us?" I think these are basic service rules. It is nothing that ruins your vacation, but the first impression is very important and I think there is room for improvement with a more welcoming and sincerely interested attitude there.
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Response from Villacocopanama, Owner at Villa Coco
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review and the constructive critics, we work everyday on making every guest as happy as possible :) Best regards Olivia
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Villa Coco was the best hotel highlight of my trip to Panama. We went in Santa Catalina for surf lessons and snorkeling. We usually don't spend too much time at the hotel but the experience at Villa Coco was exceptional. We had a family room which was spacious and nicely decorated. It was very clean. I didn't expect to like to outside shower that much. The pool is great and the service from everyone was fabulous. The owners are present all the time and they are always ready to help and make sure you have a wonderful stay. I was sad to leave after 3 nights. The restaurant is also really great but I will write a review specifically for it.
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Response from Villacocopanama, Owner at Villa Coco
Responded Aug 28, 2019
Thank you so much for your nice words :)
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We stayed here for two days. We loved our own house, with nice terrace. Also the outside shower is very nice. You noticed that everything is a choicing with a lot of care. The owners are very friendly. The food is great. The houses are clean and you have you’re privacy. When you are visiting Danta Catalina, this is a perfect way to stay. And try the restaurant for diner!
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Response from Olivia A, Owner at Villa Coco
Responded Aug 8, 2019
Thank you so much ;)
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We, a family with two kids, 12 and 9, stayed at Villa Coco for 5 nights in one of their villas. This is a true hidden gem in Santa Catalina. The place is laid out over a fairly large are with separate excellent cabins. The cabins are a perfect blend of architecture, taste and function. Every little thing is thougt of to the smallest detail. We enjoyed swimming in the pool and the excellent coctails, batidos and batidas that was on the menu. This is the kind of place where the hipsters from the city come to spend a weekend, in the same time it is very relaxed and family friendly. We had a great time. The food is very high class, fine dining in shorts and sandals! We absolutely loved it and would come back anytime!
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Response from Olivia A, Owner at Villa Coco
Responded Jul 16, 2019
Dear Mattias Thank you for this very cool review :) Its just what we are and we are happy that our guests feel good at Villa Coco! We hope to see you soon best regards Olivia
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$99 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PanamaVeraguas ProvinceSanta Catalina
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Coco
Which popular attractions are close to Villa Coco?
Nearby attractions include Playa Arrimadero (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Villa Coco?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Villa Coco?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Villa Coco?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villa Coco?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pescao Restaurant, Jammin Hostel&Pizzeria, and El Encuentro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villa Coco?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Villa Coco have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villa Coco offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Villa Coco?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Italian.