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Beachfront Property is Your Own Piece of Paradise in Panama

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Last updated: 11/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Punta Barco house description

The property is 9,900 square meters (around 2.25 acres) and features: a 'main house' with 2 bedrooms/bathrooms (one with a king-size bed and a sofa/single, the other with 2 queen-size beds and a sofa/single), a living room, kitchen, porch, patio, and dining table. The 'honeymoon suite' is separate, with a king-size bed, a beautiful half-open bathroom and private terrace. There's satellite TV in both houses as well as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot for 5 hookups. A rancho (straw hut) has two dining areas, 'open-air' and 'inside', as well as hammocks and couches with great views of the beach. The main patio has an unimpeded, 180-degree view of the ocean, with couches and chairs and a big umbrella for shade. A small house for the handyman/gardener is next to the entrance to the property.

The experience is one of beauty, peace, and tranquility. With no immediate neighbors, the place is private and secluded. At night you hear nothing but crickets and crashing waves, and when the sky is clear it fills up with stars. The houses and hut have a rustic feel with modern convenience.

There is no hot water in the premises. The water temperature is cool, never too cold for showering. When hot water is needed in the bathrooms, to shave or whatnot, it can be heated in the kitchen, either on the stove or the microwave.

Aside from the handyman/gardener, a cleaning lady/cook comes daily from 8 am to 3 pm. She makes breakfast and lunch, cleans the houses, makes the beds, etc. Neither of them speak English but simple Spanish will suffice. Both are hardworking and extremely nice and have experience with foreign guests.

The beach is a famous surfing destination, yet parts of it have no or small waves were kids and less experienced swimmers can enjoy the ocean. A small river disembogues right in front of the house, giving the place an added water experience.

Just 2 Km away on the Panamerican Highway is Coronado, which offers restaurants, supermarkets, shopping centers, drugstores, banks, a hospital and a 18-hole golf course. A 45-minute drive in the other direction is El Valle (the valley), where you can enjoy hiking, mountain climbing, water falls, horseback ridding, bird watching, bike ridding, canopy tours, hot springs, and a local market on the weekends.

Property Type

  • House
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Staff


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered:

            There are 2 dogs that live in the property. Harmless and friendly....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            In Main House...moreless

          • Honeymoon Suite: 1 king

            Separate from Main House...moreless

          • Guest Bedroom: 2 double, 1 twin/ single

            In Main House...moreless

          • All bedrooms have air-conditioners and fans

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Inside Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Guest Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Right outside Guest Bedroom...moreless

          • Honeymoon Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Inside Honeymoon Suite, 'half-open shower'...moreless


          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Churches
          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach:

            Punta Barco is great for surfers and beach-goers alike....moreless

          • Beachfront:

            On a hill overlooking beach...moreless

          • Near The Ocean:

            Literally steps away from the beach....moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            On a hill overlooking ocean...moreless

          • River:

            A small river flows into the ocean right in front of the house....moreless

          • Rural:

            The house offers privacy, tranquility, and a feeling of seclusion....moreless

          • Village:

            Coronado, with it's restaurants, golf resort, hospital and shopping centers, is just a 15-minute drive away. ...moreless

          • Waterfront:

            Beachfront property with a gorgeous, unimpeded 180-degree view of the ocean....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis


          • Dining:

            There are also two dining areas in the straw hut, one seats 6, the other 4....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            Only in the bedrooms...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Internet:

            Portable Wi-Fi hotspot handles 5 units...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided


          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Electric knife, beater, and blender...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            All kitchen ware, glasses, dinnerware etc. provided....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove


          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            We call it a rancho (straw hut) ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Included


              Write a review 5
              from 3 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              High Season
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $1,800 $6,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Not included

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              Last updated: 11/21/2014
              Check availability
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              22 Today
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              90 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Panama City, PTY
              7 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              at Coronado
              7 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              Coronado Golf & Beach Resort,
              5 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Panamerican Highway
              7 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              at Coronado
              Punta Barco
              Nearest Beach
              Punta Barco

              Car: Necessary

              You must have a car to get from the city to the house, and to go shopping or sightseeing in the nearby towns, beaches and attractions.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1981

              About the owner: My parents bought this land in 1980, when Panama was still mostly unknown to the outside world safe for the Canal. I grew up spending most weekends and vacations here and it will forever hold some of the best memories of my life...

              Why the Owner Chose Punta Barco:
              Even though Panama has experienced a boom in development and construction in the past few years, the area around this house, in particular the beachfront, has remained largely unchanged, with only family-owned houses facing the beach and river. Living in New York City, this is the place where I go to unplug and escape from it all...

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              A popular destination on the weekends for surfers and beach-goers alike, Punta Barco is mostly deserted on weekdays, making it pretty much your own private beach. At night, with no one around for miles, you can see the stars and listen to the crickets. In the morning you wake up to the sound of waves crashing and the smell of nothing but fresh air...

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              Speaks: english, french, spanish



              • Front lawn

                Front lawn

              • Front of the house

                Front of the house

              • Patio


              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Bedroom 1

                Bedroom 1

              • Bedroom 2

                Bedroom 2

              • Cottage and Rancho

                Cottage and Rancho

              • Rancho


              • Cottage


              • Cottage view

                Cottage view

              • Cottage Bathroom

                Cottage Bathroom

              • View from the side

                View from the side

              • Part of the view

                Part of the view

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Kitchen


              • Bathroom 1

                Bathroom 1

              • Bathroom 2

                Bathroom 2

              • Rancho


              • Rancho Patio

                Rancho Patio

              • Cottage Bedroom

                Cottage Bedroom

              • Cottage Bathroom

                Cottage Bathroom

              • Backyard


              • Sunset


              $300 - $400 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 11/21/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
              Dates are unavailable
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english, french, spanish
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              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/21/2014
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