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El Sitio Playa Venao

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a simple yet very attractive beach hotel. Catering specially to surfers from December to May, if you go off season it is quiet and very relaxing. The food is very good, breakfasts are specially big. The rooms are also attractive, with rustic touches but very comfortable beds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The Place where i want to come back again and again! I was exploring pacific coast and Lighthouse attracted my intention from the beginning. Such a rare place for Panama where you can enjoy not only amazing nature around but also human factor and strong service! This place are full of amazing open-mind people. I spent enough of time in... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We arrived at the beach and decided we were a bit hungry. The waitress was south african and was so lovely and friendly. Her customer service was of such a high standard. WE ordered our food and was blown away by the quality. Could be in any 5 star restaurant in any capital city....it really was sensational. We spent the... More 

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229 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Having read the other comments and considering the lack of privacy in the bathrooms, travelling with my 82 year father, I booked a room and a suite. This suite was advertised as having a seating corner. There was just one uncomfortable chair, no more. Adressing this to the reception, they insisted this chair to be a seating corner, but as... More 

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1Assaf, General Manager at El Sitio Playa Venao, responded to this review

When things start on the wrong foot, most of the times later all seems to go wrong... We tried our best to rectify, with true intention to accommodate your father's condition... From your review, it seems we failed... Please accept our apologies 😔 We changed the description of this room at Booking.com to be more accurate, and prevent future wrong... More 

Bel Air, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

After a (very costly) pleasant night at the elegant Playa Venao, we went next door to El Sitio for a longer stay at this gorgeous beach. Andrea at the office was absolutely lovely and so helpful. We had the Casa Billabong, a second floor suite for five people, and since our kids are petite we made it work for six... More 

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Calgary,Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We were travelling Panama, and unfortunately only had a couple of days here - BUT they were amazing. The rooms are simple but lovely. We had a wonderful second floor room, facing the bay, with a large terrace with very comfortable furniture. There are only a few hotels on this stretch of gorgeous beach, so its very tranquil and quiet.... More 

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san francisco, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The hotel is situated on a gorgeous bay, miles long beach to walk on, with only 5 or 6 hotels along the whole of it. Our room was lovely - nice furnishings, AC, nice bath, patio balcony with hammock and couches that overlook the beach and pool. Restaurant had great drinks and good food too! Surf shop had OK boards... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

If you love a huge beach, sunshine, friendly people and a room that looks out upon the waves.... THIS is your hotel. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. There is a nice pool to chill at and watch the sun set over the ocean. It is so worth the drive. Calamari and ceviche was wonderful!

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Southwestern Colorado
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

The El Sitio is located on a surfing beach just outside Pedasi in Panama. What a fantastic property - from the appealing setting, lovely rooms, FANTASTIC staff from all over the world, spa treatments and the adventures they can hook you up with. The biggest, and most delightful surprise, is the gourmet dining offered in the hotel!!!! Some of the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Best kept secret in Panama! El Sitio can be found in a small surfing bay called Playa Venao. We dont surf but stumbled across this hotel. We decided to stay here for a few nights during our 2 week panamanian tour. It is absolutely amazing! Very quite and very few people around however the beach is incredible, the water is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in style and comfort while you discover one of Panama’s hidden gems. Surrounded by rolling hills and tropical vegetation, El Sitio Hotel and Restaurant blend into the beautiful bay of Playa Venao. El Sitio is a place where you can choose your own way to unwind. Relax on your balcony in a hammock, have a drink or two at our beach bar, or try your skills on a surf board. You might just find yourself wanting to do all three. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Sitio Playa Venao

Address: Playa Venao | Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
Location: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi
Price Range: $107 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sitio Playa Venao 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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