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Bluff Beach Retreat

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Imagine to live in the middle of the rain forest, fall a sleep to the sound of the ocean and the animals of the forest – Amazing. We stayed at Bluff beach retreat for 5 nights and cannot say enough good things about this place. Rooms are very comfortable and clean, with a nice terrace in the front of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very friendly, quiet and familiar "hotel". Ron is an amazing host, take into account his recommendations because they will be for sure very useful! The property is awesome, right by the beach, with a nice pool and they serve the best breakfasts (included). Ron can also manage to get you any extras you might need. Also keep in mind that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We were at Bluff Beach Retreat 4 nights and loved it from begin till end. We stayed in the small house in the garden, which was well equipped and had a good ambiance. Breakfast was at the main 'house' and was good. It was nice to meet the other guests and owner Ron there every morning. The big swimming pool... More 

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Caliente, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The beach house and grounds were beautiful, very clean and well maintained. The staff were friendly, helpful and went out of their way to make our stay wonderful. The owner as very helpful in arranging our excursions and getting to and from the airport I would recommend the Beach house to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I just got back from a fantastic Panama Vacation! The 4 day stay at Bluff Beach Resort could not have been any more enjoyable! My girlfriend and I stayed 2 nights in the secluded Las Palmas Casita and 2 nights in the main beach house Las Olas master bedroom. If you prefer to be a little isolated away from the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

For our 50th wedding anniversary, our three children arranged for a week here. With our 6 grandchildren, (13 yo to 9 mos), the 13 of us filled the retreat. We're still talking about the food and the cooks and the beach and town. The 5' deep lap pool visible from the main building with the sea beyond became the center... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We had a wonderful visit to Bluff Beach retreat. We had a family visit - 3 generations, and everyone had a wonderful time. We rented all 4 rooms in the main house. They served breakfast and they were amazing meals. We were allowed to use the kitchen to make lunch and dinner since we had the whole house. Karen and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

There were some added costs(compulsory tips for the cleaning staff), breakfast is a fixed buffet at a fixed time. There is an excellent restaurant, the Hummingbird, closeby. The sea in the vicinity of the property is quite dangerous, there are riptide warnings. An hour's walk away on a dirt road through the jungle, there are some safer, beautiful bathing spots.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

At every turn, you see evidence of your hosts' mission. They have created a FIRST rate experience on all sides for their visitors, and more profoundly, they are deep curators of this land they've purchased but more importantly taken responsibility for. The flora, the horses, the sheep, the limes, the pool, and their staff...nothing is extraneous, and everything feels cared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at Bluff Beach Retreat during our trip to Panama. Our stay was perfect and just what we needed. We stayed in Boca Town for a couple nights but we much prefer Bluff Beach. Bluff Beach Retreat is about 20-25 minutes outside of town. There is a great restaurant next door or you can use... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bluff Beach Retreat. Our 4 acre property is located directly on Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, in the Bocas del Toro archipelago of Panama, Panama - with miles of secluded sandy beach for you to enjoy. It is a short walk from the steps of our three homes - the Beach House - Las Palmas Casita & La Pina Casita to spectacular Bluff Beach. Enjoy our spectacular 65 foot Oceanfront pool! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluff Beach Retreat

Address: Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $109 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluff Beach Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Bluff Beach Retreat Hotel Bocas Town
Bluff Beach Retreat Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
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