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Recent Panama reviews

  • Best spot in Casco Viejo!

    "My two friends and I came to Panama City for a weekend and this apartment in Casco Viejo was absolutely perfect. It was walking distance to all the local bars/clubs, but far enough that we didn't hear the partying all night after the return home. I read on some other hotel/hostel sites about how their place was the 'perfect location', but then after reading the reviews...saw many horrible comments about not being able to sleep at night because the bars were a stone distance away. Not this place! This place was just absolutely perfect. Two bedroom, one bath. Quiet all the time. The manager and the owner were extremely helpful and always responded within a few hours of a query. Suggest this place for anyone coming to Panama!"
    Guest: Giji Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 6, 2014
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  • Even better than expected!

    "I rated our stay 5 stars not because everything was "perfect" (what is?) but because it was better than expected and we were happy we ended up booking this house. We were worried we should stay closer to, or on, Isla Colon but, once we got oriented we realized it didn't really matter. All travel is by boat anyway so being in Salt Creek wasn't a big deal - just budget for the cost of gas for the boat. Sure the boat ride over was a little longer than expected (~35 min) but, we enjoyed it as it gave us our first look at the area. The beach is LITERALLY steps down from the house and it's idyllic: pretty, calm and warm. The Hobie Cat and kayaks were a true bonus and Gregorio's willingness to take us whenever/where ever ensured we never felt "stuck". It's also on the edge of the forest so, we went for a BIG hike to a bat cave with one of the villagers and got to really see/hear/smell a beautiful rainforest. I wouldn't pay any mind to that whiny review posted earlier either (they should never have gone to an eco-house in a national park if they were more concerned about air conditioning and bugs! In a RAINFOREST...go figure!) The power and hot water were reliable for us; open windows + ceiling fans provided all the breezes for cooling down we needed. Plenty of towels were provided and the kitchen was well-stocked with equipment. Sure, the stove-top coffee maker could use a replacement, but it worked just fine. We were happy we brought in a thorough supply of groceries though and you should assume you need to bring EVERYTHING in including lots of water. Got topped up with some goodies from the locals (mmm! fresh fish, coco bread + young coconuts!). Really sweet people, neither pushy nor greedy, just earthy and gentle and ask fair prices for their goods or services. The porch offered wonderful sunrise AND sunset views and we enjoyed going for big walks down the beach. Unfortunately, the visibility of the water wasn't great while we were there, but that's just nature. Regardless, you can just walk into water with a sandy bottom and then rinse off at the handy outdoor shower. We simply approached this house as a "tropical cottage": a nice, well laid out, comfortable rental that was just what we were looking for to get away from it all. BE WARNED! The no-see-ums were RUTHLESS from dusk until about 8 PM! Get coconut oil from locals IMMEDIATELY! Albert, thanks for lending your house and you are very lucky to have a loyal assistant like Gregorio. What a sweet man!"
    Guest: N A. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 6, 2014
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  • A (paradise) home away from home!

    "Myself and two friends were making our way across Panama. In the middle of our trip, we were treated with our stay at Bob and Ann's place here in Boca Chica. It was perfectly timed to give us a few relaxing nights in paradise. They have thought of everything to make it extremely accommodating for their guests. Also, I can say (and did when we arrived), the pictures truly don't do it justice. The views are breathtaking, the property is immaculate, and it truly lives up to the hype of a paradise retreat. Hope to come back again!"
    Guest: Jed Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 13, 2014
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  • Incredble Vacation Condo with Remarkable Views in an Ideal Location

    "We stayed at the condo for a week at the end of May 2014 and could not have asked for a better condo or location to base our trip from in Panama. The condo itself is immaculate, extremely comfortable and well-equipped as a 'home-base' with top-end appliances, laundry, peaceful surroundings, and remarkable views of the beaches (bring binoculars for watching the surf at surrounding points) and the town of Gorgona. The larger facility is very clean, secure and beautiful, with a great gym with a/c, a spa, games rooms, a children's area and lovely and well-kept pools overlooking the ocean (one lounger, one lap, one for kids). There was a cantina on-site on the weekends, but the new restaurant in the second tower was to open soon; it is one of very few restaurants in the larger area that is located overlooking the ocean (I cannot wait to go back once that is open - it promises to be a gem!). We felt very secure there - personally and with our rental car parked in the garage - and never had cause to worry about a thing. It was our first time in Panama and Jim's pointers and advice were second to none. From recommending the best restaurants, grocery stores, surf points and day-trips to helping us get out of a pinch when the surf board rental shop was unexpectedly closed on the day of our departure, we could not have asked for a more insightful, honest and helpful manager/host. The town of Gorgona is charming and offers a few unique (and tasty!) restaurants within walking distance of the condo. We bought groceries in Coronado and were a bit surprised by the vast selection of goods after having spent time in other Central American countries. Few locations offer such serenity and opportunity as this does; day trips to the Canal, the Caribbean (two oceans in one day!), Panama City, up to hike in the charming town of El Valle and into the jungle to see monkeys are all easily accessible without having to plan for overnights away from this condo. It was ideal. We highly recommend staying here for at least a week and longer if you want to explore more. We spent a lot of time finding surf spots around the area (with Jim's guidance to get to the good ones) and were amazed at how diverse and inspiring the different areas are all within a short drive from the condo-base. And for those down-times, sitting on the condo's 20th floor patio above the crash of the waves, watching the birds fly and the black and white sands move with the water is unbeatable! Thanks!"
    Guest: Shauna Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 16, 2014
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Panama Travel Tips

Getting to Panama Vacation Rentals

The Tocumen International Airport in Panama City is located not far from the city center. Because of the rapid expansion of the city in recent decades, roads and traffic can be particularly chaotic and you need to allow for additional time to get to and from the airport. Panama City Airport hosts most major North American, South American and European Airlines. There are regular daily scheduled flights that link Panama City with other major cities in the United States and neighboring countries. If you are traveling to a region outside of Panama City such as Bocas Del Toro, you will need to get a domestic connection from the Marcos A. Gelabert Regional Airport. This is the airport that hosts most regional flights to the rest of Panama. In Panama, the best way to get around is by taxi. Car rental is not recommended unless you are traveling in more remote areas.

Panama Travel Attractions

The Panama Canal is a major engineering feat and one of the country’s biggest attractions. You can visit the Miaflores Visitors Center and join a guided tour explaining the history, construction and modern-day operations of the canal. Then while enjoying lunch or a cup of coffee at the restaurant, you can watch the locks operating and see the ships passing through. Half-day and full-day cruises on the canal will take you through a number of locks.

Panama City has a number of interesting landmarks and museums. Most are open throughout the year and provide interesting and unique insights into Panama’s history and culture. Unfortunately, not all museums have both English and Spanish transcriptions on their exhibits so it is sometimes useful to have a Spanish-speaking guide with you. The Old City is known as the Panama-Viejo. This is original site of the first settlement in Panama. The city was once a base for Spanish conquests but was destroyed by fire in 1671 when it came under attack of the famous English pirate Henry Morgan. The historical heart of Panama City is the Casco-Viejo. Here, you can see some colonial architectural masterpieces. Browse the shops and enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the street cafés.

The Bocas Del Toro Archipelago is a group of islands that is a marine paradise. Home to the first nature reserve in Panama, the islands offer a quiet retreat where you can forget all about corporate city life for a while. There are excellent diving and snorkeling on the islands. Many have great beach breaks and are popular surfing spots. Birdwatching is a favorite pastime and you can spend many leisurely hours on the beachfront.

Stylish Comforts at Panama Beach Houses

If you want a truly relaxing vacation then rent one of the beach houses in Panama. Enjoy a quiet rural ambience and have a vacation where you can put your feet up and do whatever you please. Stroll down to the local restaurant for lunch and enjoy a home-cooked seafood meal. In the evening, you can enjoy sundowners on the deck as the sun sets behind you. The homes are either cozy cottages or more spacious homes depending on your rental requirements. Living areas are comfortable and rooms are tastefully furnished.

Seasons to Visit Bocas Del Toro Vacation Rentals in Panama

The dry season in Panama occurs between February and April and again between September and October. This coincides with the more popular tourist season. In general, Panama experiences a year-round warm tropical climate with average annual temperatures around 82 degrees Fahrenheit.

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