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Sansara Surf & Yoga Resort

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Located in Cambutal, a small village where the jungle meets the sea in Los Santos, Panama, Sansara Surf & Yoga Resort specializes in world-class yoga retreats, salty surf sessions and tailored, experiential adventure. Designed and built with intention, the holistic beachfront resort features a small collection of private, oceanfront suites and garden cabanas, fostering a community-oriented, retreat environment. An open-air yoga shala provides a foundation for daily yoga practice led by elite staff and visiting teachers, as well as pre-ocean introductory surf lessons from the resort’s experienced surf instructors. Buddha Bar, a wholesome restaurant and bar, offers daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, utilizing local fish, farm-raised poultry, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and homemade bread. Abundant with adventure, nature and fun, Sansara also features a saltwater pool, an onsite spa and complimentary bicycles, SUP boards and kayaks.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Spa
Public Wifi
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Outdoor pool
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Chitre Airport50 mi
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All reviews panama city surf yoga magical place top notch attention to detail amazing staff every meal owners and staff life changing remote location an unforgettable experience well worth the trip delicious food can't wait to go back sun salutations slice of heaven far exceeded my expectations
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place had every detail covered...staff that were professional and attentive, yet had the warmth of a good friend. Impeccable attention to all details...beautifully designed spaces, delicious and healthy food, second-to-none surf program, beautiful bed linens, a different feature cocktail every day, great morning coffee,...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from SansaraTribe, Front Office Manager at Sansara Surf & Yoga ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, it means a lot. We are so glad you experienced so magic of Sansara, we truly take pride in making your time here the best experience, in every aspects. Thanks again for taking time to treat yourself,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Sansara on a yoga retreat. The resort is about 6 hours from Panama City, but well worth the trip. The entire experience was so incredible. The view is breathtaking and right on the beach. The Yoga Shala overlooks the ocean, and is...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from SansaraTribe, Front Office Manager at Sansara Surf & Yoga ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you sharing these beautiful words... We are so glad you discovered the beauty of the ocean in a new light thanks to our awesome surf program. We do take pride in our unique holistic approach to surfing, and our instructors make it a priority...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sansara is a great place to visit. The staff, accommodations, food were top notch. The attention to details with the rooms, yoga area, restaurant and beach front were very eco friendly and welcoming. The simplistic style was amazing.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from SansaraTribe, Manager at Sansara Surf & Yoga ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - We appreciate the kind words and are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Sansara! We hope to see you again soon in sunny Cambutal. In kindness, The Sansara Tribe

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything here was amazing. I truly have zero complaints. The staff, the food, the surfing and the yoga, the view, the location, my room. It was all better than anything I could have imagined. I was mesmerized every single day. I plan to return again...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from SansaraTribe, Manager at Sansara Surf & Yoga ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your Sansara experience! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words can't quite express how much we loved holding our Yoga Teacher Training at Sansara. We were there for about 3 weeks, and by the end, I felt as if I was a part of Janelle + Mike's family. From the cleaning staff to the...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from SansaraTribe, Front Office Manager at Sansara Surf & Yoga ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you SO much for your kind words. We are beyond grateful to have had the chance to share this magical moment with you. Most of all, we are so happy you took that time for yourself and were able to enjoy the Sansara experience...More

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justlandinit
November 19, 2018|
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Response from SansaraTribe | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for reaching out. I know of many people that have made the drive, not necessarily to come to Sansara but Central America in general. The experience can vary depending on your level of adventure. My only... More
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July 17, 2016|
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Yes. Our anahata suite has a great outdoor shower surrounded by banana trees!! Hope to see you soon!
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m0mwilltravel
June 26, 2016|
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Response from MVerhaagen | Reviewed this property |
Dear reader, Our son and daughter are 11 and 12. We got individual lessons and especially Kevin was great with the kids while we got adult lessons. It first slowly learning on white waves and afterwards to green waves. The... More
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Room Tips
"We stayed in the La Marea cabana I love how it had the perfect view of the ocean with quick access to the..."
676kiaras
4 weeks ago
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"We stayed in the Apana room which was absolutely stunning!"
ShoJoFif
Sep 19, 2018
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"Not much to the lodging... which is what encourages you to get out and experience Cambutal. "
samwatts2018
Aug 8, 2018
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"Gorgeous salt water pool, full bar, no TV in rooms (not that you need it)"
branena1
Apr 23, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$223 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PanamaLos Santos ProvinceCambutal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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