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Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We liked the small island. The view from the porch was great. We saw some dolphins but not from nearby. We liked our room. It was clean and with mosquito net. We didn't liked the chitras (sandflies). They are very tiny and everywhere and all...More

3  Thank RoseHolland
Response from EIB, Owner at Dolphin Bay HideawayResponded July 18, 2014

Hello Rose, Thank you for reviewing our lodge and am happy to hear that you enjoyed the island, your room, dinners and the dolphins. On the other hand i am sorry about your experience with the no-see-ums. We do actually warn our guests about them...More

Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had previously planned to stay 4 nights but after enjoying so much there we finally decided to extend our stay for a total of 8 nights. Erika and the rest of the staff are very nice people, taking care that everything is OK and...More

1  Thank Dominique G
Reviewed June 16, 2014

It is more than a place where you sleep, it is the whole experience. Away from it all, the hideaway allows you to observe, enjoy and learn more about nature. A very caring Erica is always there to make sure you will get the best...More

Thank M K
Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here a couple of weeks ago on a trip to Bocas. We chose Dolphin Bay Hideaway because of the rave reviews we read and were convinced that the bad reviews were simply a matter of personal taste (as I'm sure they were). However,...More

7  Thank MichelleAbbo
Response from EIB, Owner at Dolphin Bay HideawayResponded July 18, 2014

Hi Michelle, Thank you for your review and opinion. I am very sorry to hear that you were uncomfortable during your visit with us. We surely tried everything within our means to make your stay memorable including offering out captain as a baby sitter during...More

Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days in the middle of a 34 day journey to Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica. This stay was one of the highlights from my trip. It was so peaceful here and so beautiful. Erica and Jose were great hosts. We...More

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Outdoor pool
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$190 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$190 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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November 12, 2014|
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Response from DolphinBayHideaway | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello Isaac, The truth is that it is really hard to define exactly the weather for this part of the world. We are supposedly now in the rainy season, that is from November trough usually end of January and again from May... More
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"All the rooms have a great view!"
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"The Island Room offered great views and the Garden Room was equally as lovely."
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"If you dont need too much privacy take the room on the dock, otherwise our garden room was perfect and..."
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"Carribean room"
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