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Dreams Playa Bonita Panama

Camino a Veracruz, Km 7, Panama City Panama
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#59 of 125 hotels in Panama City
Visit the unique destination of Panama, where you can experience beaches, rainforest, mountains and city—all from Dreams Playa Bonita Panama. Located on Playa Bonita, the closest beach to Panama City and literally meaning "beautiful beach," Dreams Playa Bonita is perfect for special romantic getaways and memorable family vacations. Our 11 seaside towers offer 307 luxurious guest rooms and suites with jungle walkways and stunning views. Gourmet à la carte restaurants, bars and lounges are all included in our Unlimited-Luxury®—where all your vacation essentials are included. Nearby, guests can visit the Panama Canal, Panama City's colonial district, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site or the largest mall in the Americas. Everyone has their own idea of a Dream vacation, and it can all be found at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Kids club
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
24-hour security
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
VIP room facilities
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Cynthia C wrote a review Oct 23
22 contributions1 helpful vote
Leaving the resort today. We have been to many all inclusive resorts. STAFF: Every staff member here is amazing. They can't help you enough with everything you need. Shout out to Nefitali and Alfonso? Bartender at the preferred pool. PREFERRED CLUB: We had not purchased the preferred club ahead of time. Upon arrival as we were an adult couple we quickly found out the adults only pool was where we wanted to be and procured the preferred club. If you are a couple/adults you will want this just for the pool. Buy it ahead of time so you get the upgrades that go along with it. Next stay at a Dreams we will be getting this ahead of time. Also nice preferred lounge area. POOL: As with most resorts early bird gets the worm when securing your seats at the pool. Either pool is fine but again the service at the adults only/preferred pool is top notch. FOOD: Had better, had worse. This is our first all inclusive post covid so things are a bit different. Buffets are served by the staff. I found the fresh made things are best. Omelets are great! Some of the other items are questionable. The French toast was hard some days. Fruit, yogurt, toast all good. If you want bacon just ask. It's kept in the back. Portofino and Bordeaux very good. All restaurants you will need to use your phone to scan the QR code for the menu. Rooms: Sufficient. Air conditioning is great! Oceanview room was a super view. Again upgrading to preferred club should get you a better room. Beds very comfortable. Beaches: lovely to look at but not acceptable if you want to hang out on it all day. Not a resort issue just not your Caribbean beach. Bugs Take the use of repellent seriously. The no see ems can eat you like a Buffet. I got eaten while my husband did not. Finally. If you would like a tour guide please look up Jay Arias The man will treat you like family and his prices are very reasonable. We spent almost two days with him and if all local tour guides are a great as he is we'll never group tour again! Please PM me with any questions!
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
DEB252 wrote a review Oct 21
Westfield, Massachusetts38 contributions31 helpful votes
The resort has much to offer with pool, beach, activities, entertainment, and location. The restaurants were barely adequate since much of the food was overcooked or overbaked. They have potential if they can improve their kitchen procedures. The rooms were comfortable and had a nice balcony to for sitting out an enjoying the views. The location is great for visiting the Panama Canal, Gamboa Nature Reserve. Sloth Sanctuary, and other sites. The weather was okay given that we visited during the rainy season..
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
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Laurinvelasquez wrote a review Oct 19
Panama City, Panama1 contribution
We had a very relaxing stay at this hotel. The attention of all the staff was really excellent. The food was very good. More sports activities are needed and more frequently. The Barefoot Grill burgers are delicious !! just like the dinner we had at Portofino Rest
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
Chelsea T wrote a review Oct 11
7 contributions
The food was great, especially if you like seafood. If you are preferred, make sure to find Zanches, the bartender. Zanches took great care of us, he was so friendly and excited to see us every day. Thank you for making our tripe special!
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
P6661CIericap113 wrote a review Oct 9
Palo Alto, California1 contribution
Great staff, friendly, all restaurants have great service and delicious food. Rooms need to be updated and cleaned throughly. We paid extra for an Ocean View, the couch was dirty and stained. Remote and phone didn’t work properly. Lots of bugs inside and outside.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
$173 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dreams Playa Bonita Panama
Which popular attractions are close to Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Nearby attractions include Casco Viejo (5.0 miles), Dress Like Panama (4.9 miles), and Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) (4.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Conveniently located restaurants include Santa Rita Casco Viejo, Fonda Lo Que Hay, and Super Gourmet.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Dreams Playa Bonita Panama have airport transportation?
Yes, Dreams Playa Bonita Panama offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Dreams Playa Bonita Panama offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Dreams Playa Bonita Panama?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Capilla San Jose (9.8 miles) and Panamá Viejo (10.0 miles).
Does Dreams Playa Bonita Panama have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.