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Hotel Santa Catalina

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Hotel Santa Catalina is a 13 room boutique beachfront hotel located directly in front of the world class surf break in Santa Catalina, Veraguas Province of Panama. The hotels location is ideal for anyone coming to Santa Catalina to surf, dive, fish or just hang out at the beach or islands. Short walking distance from all the restaurants, bars, village center and other beaches. Coiba Island and Cebaco Island is within a short boat ride from the property for diving and snorkeling activities. Santa Catalina Island is just a 10 minute paddle on Kayak or Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP), which are both free to our guests. The hotel offers rooms with comfy high quality beds, 100% cotton bed linens, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with hot water, mini-refrigerator, cable TV, safe, and kitchenettes in the suite rooms. Our award winning ocean front "Pescao" seafood restaurant serves a hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner (not included in room rate), open every day of the week from 7 am to 10 pm.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Internet
Wheelchair access
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Getting there
Chitre Airport61 mi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our stay at Santa Catalina was nothing short of spectacular. The amenities were impressive: pool, restaurant, surf boards, bikes, accessibility to beach, etc. Also the rooms and shower are beautiful. Our favorite part was definitely the staff at HSC. Very friendly and accommodating, Pietro and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kaitlinandbrian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been there last thursday for 2 days. The hotel itself is the best of santa catalina. From the entrance you can feel nice and relaxed atmosphere. Pietro is very good host same as Michelle and the staff that works in restaurant. Very well...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank danilop992
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Gerente at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 6 days ago

Thank you a lot Danilo for your nice review! We are starting this season at the best and thanks to comment like this we will do our best! And yes, we suggest to all our guest a visit to the National Park of Coiba, stunning...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is absolutely beautiful, the moment I got there I knew I had to stay. The hotel is made up of many different rooms, looks more like a Villa than a hotel actually, in the front side there's even a playground for the kids...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MD_Sting
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Gerente at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind review! And thanks to come You got the right vibes from this beautiful We keep your suggestion to improve our service and implement new recipes in the Restaurant: Pescao. We work with passion and we really want to achive it! Hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at Hotel Santa Catalina on a week-long yoga/surf retreat, and everything about the experience was wonderful. The yoga instruction was fabulous (thanks Cydney!) and so amazing and inspiring to have an ocean view from my mat! The food was incredible and we had...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank sallyd743
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Gerente at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this wondeful review and the beutiful energy you brought here in Santa Catalina! Sergio, Vicky Pietro and all the staff of Hotel Santa Catalina

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a Surf & Yoga package with accommodations at this property. I can't describe how wonderful the entire experience was. The Surfing was perfect for all levels with gentle rolling waves in warm clean water to advanced big gnarly breaks at a nearby point. Yoga...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Robert M
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Gerente at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this long and great review, This message give us more enthusiasm to go better and better! Hotel Santa Catalina it's here waiting for you again! Hope to see you soon! Pietro and all staff from our Beautiful place!

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October 26, 2018|
Response from hotelsantacatalina | Property representative |
good morning a warm greeting and apologies for the delay and answer, and prsonamete uilize the kayaks to go to the island the average time to go is 30 minutes the return is a bit more difficult so you will find the current... More
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January 20, 2018|
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Response from hotelsantacatalina | Property representative |
Hi, I am sorry for the delay in response. For future reference, there is a shuttle between Santa Catalina and Panama City, just ask our hotel manager for details.
March 12, 2017|
Response from hotelsantacatalina | Property representative |
Hotel Santa Catalina Panama provides the service of contacting and reserving snorkeling trips to Coiba for its' guests, however, the hotel itself is not a tour operator. The hotel only recommends the best tour operators who... More
Room Tips
"The suites are very comfortable and I would highly recommend this option."
Jul 12, 2018
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"take the big room, you certainly will enjoy it."
Jul 1, 2018
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"There are Family rooms of different sizes to choose from"
Jun 27, 2018
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"Ask for a room closer to the pool or common area"
May 15, 2018
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$76 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PanamaVeraguas ProvinceSanta Catalina
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