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La Loma Jungle Lodge and Chocolate Farm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Henry and Margaret are wonderful hosts. We took a short ride away to this tranquil property for a chocolate farm tour that went from cacao tree to our lunch table. But the remarkable part of the trip was hearing Henry and Margarets 13 year adventure from California/UK as they have run the farm, lodge, chicken coops and butterfly project and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While writing this review, I know one thing for sure - it will never do La Loma justice. Any and all reservations I may have had about staying in a rancho with no walls and disconnecting from the World Wide Web, quickly disappeared on arrival. Our hosts, Henry, Margaret and their extended team strike the perfect balance between letting nature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We actually went in 2011 but I've only just got around to writing the review! This was definitely the most gratifying and exciting stay that we had during our 3 week tour of Central America. We had never been to a nature type lodge before and it was certainly a fun experience even though my gf was heavily pregnant at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

My friend and I went to La Loma lodge last week to do their tour on how to learn how to make chocolate. Allthough we didn't actually stay in the lodge, we really liked the chilled vibe there and the place is absolutely beautiful. The tour started off with learning about the history of the chocolate trade in Panama and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Wow, this place is AMAZING! It may seem pricey, but it's totally worth it. You are fed three delicious meals a day, and there are tours you can take (some free) that you can just arrange at dinner the night before. The best part was that everyone associated with La Loma Lodge was incredibly kind and helpful--a very strong community... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently travelled here with our three kids (13, 11, and 9) and had a fantastic experience. If you go, you have the option of two days or four. Unless you are in Bocas already, go for 4. It's a bit of work to get there. But it's well worth it (I'm a firm believer that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

My husband & I booked this thru the Red Frog Beach Resort. Boat picked us up for the quick trip to La Loma. We were greeted by the friendly caretakers and went on a guided tour of the cacao farm. Beautiful, tropical & thoroughly interesting tour/hike thru farm & jungle. We learned so many interesting things about the history of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were picked up from Bocas airport and walked (5minutes) to the boat. La Loma on Bastimentos is a 15-20 minute ride in between the islands. We arrived via a little pier hidden in the mangrove and walked on a wooden passageway into the jungle to the main lodge were delicious communal meals are served and where you can replenish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

While we stayed on a neighboring island, my husband and I took a trip to La Loma for a tour of the chocolate farm and for lunch during our honeymoon, and we were not disappointed! From the time we arrived to the time we left, all the staff and everyone at the lodge was incredibly welcoming and very friendly. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This tour was recommended by a friend and what a favor it was. We enjoyed the hike through the farm and afterward were served a wonderful lunch. Learned so much. Our host Steve and Karen were pleasant as could be. Saw a sloth and its baby just hanging out.

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience something a little different. La Loma is a working cacao farm that also accepts a small number of overnight guests.If you want to escape everyday life, relax in comfort in a hillside rancho overlooking a secluded bay, participate in tropical farm life or engage in a range of activities designed to bring you closer to the natural environment and local communities of this spectacular island, La Loma is for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Loma Jungle Lodge and Chocolate Farm

Address: Bahia Honda, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range: $248 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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La Loma Jungle Lodge And Chocolate Farm Hotel Isla Bastimentos
La Loma Jungle Lodge And Chocolate Farm Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro
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