okay just a quick review, back home after 2 weeks in decameron and would not return.Had higher expectations but went with an open mind.
- no free wifi anywhere ($16.00 us per 24hrs of wifi)not so bad to get away from the bs though
-$ have to pay for safe (think i payed $45 for 2 wks?) $
-No fridge in room! no cans of beer,pop :( (charge for fridge if u request)
-if u bring cdn cash you will get .65 u.s back at the reception. ( bring credit card or debit, or even trav cheques)
-long way from panama city 2-2.5 hrs
-beach is very murky, sand is nice in some spots but streaky black in others.
-woodys close by but unless your a backpacker( which ive done heaps of) you will not be impressed as it is a dive,another newer woodys being built and will be open soon but doesn't look appealing and my personal opinion i dont travel all that way to meet other canadians.
-too many quebecois and people from toronto....nuff said
-hot hot hot in dec,jan but in the evenings dont expect it to cool down much it was 30c at 2am
-panamanian people were amazingly friendly in the city
-many columbians at the resort, no probs nice people in general
-interesting history and sightseeing around panama city.
-not many americans as panama has taken over the canal zone etc.
-beautiful property with amazing trees etc.
-difficult to find people who speak fluent english,why a pro? well learn some of the language and stop expecting the country you visit to learn yours.
ideal way to see panama? rent a taxi driver for the day, cheap and air con is a must
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- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Royal Decameron Golf, Beach Resort & Villas Panama is an all inclusive hotel located about 2 kilometers of white sandy beach in Farallon, Panama. The hotel is located on the Pacific coast, close to many tourist attractions. Also, the city of Panama and the Tocumen International Airport (PTY) are located 120 miles away. The Royal Decameron in Panama hotel offers 852 guestrooms in low-rise buildings and 370 rooms Villas. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, closet, safe (local charge), direct dial telephone (with deposit cash at the reception) and a private bathroom with shower and hair dryer. Also have a minibar as part of the all inclusive plan and the villas are located on the golf course. Royal Decameron Golf, Beach Resort & Villas Panama offers eight pools for adults three wading pools, three hot tubs, a casino, a golf course with 18 holes and a full spa. This beach hotel also offers a variety of organized activities on land and water for the whole family, and two convention centers for business travelers. The Royal Decameron Golf, Beach Resort has 11 bars, a nightclub and 10 restaurants ranging from traditional to the more exotic. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
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