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Hacienda del Mar

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A Private Island Resort on San Jose Island | Pearl Islands, Panama, Panama Province, Panama
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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We got there in an aprox. 30 minutes flight. I have to point out that everyone from Gerardo who took our reservation to Yelitza and the staff who received us in the island, made sure we felt comfortable and had an amazing time. The Toucan room was just perfect, clean with two double beds and a beautiful porch to enjoy... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We spent under a week on Isla San Jose, but it was very rejuvenating. We arrived on a small plane from the national airport near Albrook, in Panama city, after about 40 minutes of flight. We were met plane-side by the resort manager who promptly took us to the resort which was about 30 minutes away. The resort was nice,... More 

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German Michigander
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The cottages are rustic, and from my experience, poorly maintained. The beaches, diving, swimming are ok when the water is just right, many days the water was too murky to see more than a few feet under the water. The macaws and toucan are good to see as are many of the views, but it is very hard to enjoy... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

HDM is a very special place. The setting is spectacular: Rustic cottages perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific. The service is always with a smile, and guests are treated as if it's a home, not a hotel. You can take meals when you want, keep the bar open until the wee hours, walk on the rocks with no signs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

If you are looking for a secluded getaway from hustle and bustle, yet still be pampered and doted upon, then Hacienda Del Mar is the place for you. My wife, son (6 years) and I went for a weekend in November, 2015. The views are breathtaking. The service is genuine. The food is, well, above average. Recommended: paddle boards to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I have traveled to many destinations and as a diver am always looking for the unexplored - Isla San Jose is such a place - imagine finding this amazing resort on the island. The resort and island are reached by small plane - private charter is also very reasonable if split between 3 or 4 people. The location is fantastic... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Frozen food, no fresh fish or else, twice the prices of Panama city. Old furnitures: springs beds unlikely to provide rest. Mosquitoes everywhere at any time. Rooms are labelled "suites", but they are single rooms with no space to stretch. Beautiful site, friendly staff.

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Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

My wife and I needed a break from our hectic schedules. We flew to Isla San Jose from Panama City and enjoyed five spectacular days at the only hotel on this private island. We read by the pool, took walks, kayaked, took the four-wheeler tour, and watched (and heard) many macaws jockey for nesting space in the trees above us.... More 

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davenport, ia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

When we were asked into an Air Panama club room while waiting for the flight to Hacienda Del Mar, we knew we were in for an exclusive experience. Landing on the island's airstrip, I could imagine Hervé Villechaize yelling "da plane, da plane!" as we arrived. We arrived with another family and we were HDM's only guests for 2 of... More 

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Panama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Hacienda del mar is a "movie-like place".if you need to unwind, relax, enjoy the ocean, feel in peace with the world and the mankind this " The place". The food is good, I had spaghetti cooked "al dente", tender meat and fresh "pescado" every day. The service is a 5 star service, the personnel loves to pamper the guests and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda del Mar offers the most stylish adventure in the Pearl Islands of Panama. Our hotel's unique and spacious air conditioned accommodations blend island charm and modern comfort, all just steps from our majestic white sand beaches. The vacation resort consists of 17 cabanas, each with its own balcony, offering breathtaking panoramic views to the beach, the sea, and the triple canopy forest of the island. Activities include kayaking, snorkeling, ATV tours, Night Safari's, Incredible Inshore and Offshore Fishing......Or relax at the beach or poolside with your favorite drink while watching the Toucan's and Maccaws fly by freely...A Private Island Paradise. Call us!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda del Mar

Address: A Private Island Resort on San Jose Island | Pearl Islands, Panama, Panama Province, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Pearl Islands > San Jose Island
Price Range: $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Hacienda Del Mar Hotel San Jose Island
Hacienda Del Mar Panama/San Jose Island
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