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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful boutique hotel! The owner cared about each little detail and makes you feel like at home. The view is just amazing. We had the opportunity to try La Vista Restaurant and the food was great. A clean, breathtaking place with amazing vegetation and great service. I would love to visit it again :)

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Thank you for your time sharing your experience. We are all so happy here at Villa Caprichosa that you enjoyed your stay and we were able to create lasting memories. It is also wonderful that you could enjoy the most recent addition, our restaurant La Vista. It gives our guests one more reason to have a relaxed stay without worrying...

Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Just spent 3 nights at this absolutely lovely Villa tucked in the hills of Taboga island. My sisters and I loved the quiet villa surrounded by trees, flowering vines, and views to amaze you. We met Diane, Thomas. Miguel and others who all welcomed us and helped to make our visit so comfortable.. We enjoyed strolls through the paths up...

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. It was a delight to have welcomed you both at the Villa. We like your comment that a stay should be on ones "bucket list". Especially now, where we added a restaurant to Villa Caprichosa. "La Vista" offers daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please come again. Thank you again for your stay,...

Boquete, Panama
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Beautiful new building, the owner operator was very accommodating when we arrived early. Location was excellent with beach in front. Stairs could be a problem for older folks on upper levels so ask for a lower level suite. Will be returning again!

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is very rewarding for our entire team to hear that our guests go home with an new, lasting and satisfying experience. Thank you again for choosing our villa to spend some time off. Please come again. Diane & Thomas

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This beautiful hotel is out of this world. The beauty of the place is spectacular! Wonderful staff, owner on site. Choice of different rooms and suites so look at them online. When I was there the room came with breakfast. A clean, wonderful space with flowers dripping around the endless views.

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Dear Janice, it was a delight to have welcomed you at our Villa. We are glad our ambience and service could help to forget for a little bit your misfortune which happened before you arrived in Taboga. To read that the Villa-Team provided you with much needed support, care and care tickles us more than you can imagine and certainly...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed February 4, 2017

I spent 2 nights in this amazing hotel and I had such a special time! People from Villa Caprichosa go to get you at the pier. The room was SO clean and with this sweet smell =) Diana and Mary are amazing and they make you feel home! I just loved everything about this place and I would recommend it...

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Thank you again for taking the time to enjoy our beautiful Villa! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we will be able to accommodate you again in the future!! Thank you, Diane & Danielle

Charlottesville, VA
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful stay at Diane's villa. It's a 30 min ferry ride from Panama City and a five min walk up the hill from the beach. Amazing views from all of the rooms and the pool. Diane and her friend Tony made us a delicious meal of fresh fish. Very comfortable beds and showers. An...

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here at the Villa. We are in a great location and have the pleasure of showcasing these features!! We hope you are able to join us again for a future stay or dinner. Thank you, Diane & Danielle

Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Very special place! All the details transport you to a fine European setting. We were very well treated during our stay which was private enough, just as we wanted. Thomas is a great host, and Diane makes sure to meet her guests and make sure everything is working fine for them. Need to come back to enjoy the pool master...

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

We are so happy that you could celebrate your 4th wedding anniversary at the Villa. It was so very nice hosting you. And we are already looking forward to your next visit. Diane&Thomas

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay at Villa Caprichosa's two-bedroon suite "La Choza". Marie-Helen and Thomas were very accommodating and nice to us - went all the way to find us a place in the boat (ferry). We met Diane who was very nice and gave us a ride downtown. The Villa is very well decorated and had all you need...

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Dear Paola, Thank you so much that you, your husband, your mother and little doggy could enjoy some time away from the city. It was such a delight to have welcomed you here and, we are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay. Indeed, Taboga, just 30 minutes away from Panama City, is a unique place. Part of the...

Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe this magical place. Do not hesitate to book a room! We stayed in the Creme Suite it was absolutely stunning. The decor, the landscape, the attention to detail. Everything is a picture from a postcard. The owner Diane is gracious and has done a wonderful job designing the villa. Thomas and Tony are amazing and cooked us...

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Villa C, Manager at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

Dear Lattisha, we are thrilled to see that you and your husband loved our Villa. Its such a pleasure for the entire Villa-Team every time when our guests very much appreciate the ambience and setting. And of course our Cafe Capri adds to the relaxing stay. We wished you could have stayed longer but are hopeful you will be be...

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

I'll admit I am a sucker for boutique hotels, but this place was above and beyond my expectations. I hadn't been to Taboga in like 20 years and I am not a big fan of beaches or islands particularly, but it is always nice to revisit old places in order to be pleasantly surprised. My group arrived on a Friday...

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Villa C, Owner at Villa Caprichosa, responded to this review

I thank you so much for your lovely review and as the owner of Villa Caprichosa, you have expressed everything that I so hope my dear guests feel when staying in my Villa. I look forward to your return! You were fabulous guests! Best Regards Diane Burn (owner Villa Caprichosa

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A magical and peaceful retreat just 30 minutes from Panama City, Villa Caprichosa was created by internationally renowned designer Diane Burn, who has been featured numerous times in Architectural Digest magazine. The beautiful property is comprised of a total of 7 bedrooms, all of which have spectacular sea views and private terraces or balconies and are very private and comfortable. Truly the most luxurious way to experience Isla Taboga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Caprichosa

Address: Taboga, Panama, Isla Taboga PA08, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Isla Taboga
Price Range: $108 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Caprichosa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“If you want the pool choose the pool suite as the other rooms can't access it.”
JRWarburton, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have spectacular ocean view, chamber with balcony best value.”
michow7308, Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“The pool suite is the most beautiful but the basic room was equally clean and serviced and still a great view.”
kninimil, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
“Apart from size, they all substantially share the same positive features. They are independent studios or suites.”
EnricoP65, Jun 8, 2016 | Read review
“Each room is unique to your travelling needs they are all fabulous”
  • The most romantic suite I have ever visited - elegance
  • Another beautiful room with the finest linens - love the key rings too!
  • The view alone is worth a trip to the villa
  • A fantastic two bedroom option great for couples travelling together
  • The kitchen's in the suites are well equipped for a romantic stay
  • Seating area outside one of the multi-room suites
  • Comfortable and private seating areas
Acadia87, Apr 19, 2016 | Read review
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