Paradise!!! Beachfront Condo 11th Floor & S U V Truck Rental Option(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)
This condo rental can include the owners Suzuki Jimny 4 wheel drive SUV as part of the rental package for your vacation. There is an additional deposit that is fully refundable when the car is returned in good condition and the price to add the car is an additional $200/week and negotiable for longer stays.
While sitting on the balcony you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, sandy beach, pool and social area, neighboring Coronado Beach Resort, as well as the majestic mountains. Our spacious 1350 square foot apartment is fully furnished and has all the comforts of home including a HDTV, a DVD Player, a stereo system with IPOD holding dock, WiFi Internet, full cooking and laundry facilities, dining and living area and a balcony with a BBQ. The kitchen has granite counter tops, a breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances. Our two bedroom apartment has a king bed in the master bedroom with a large walk in closet with built in drawers and the adjoining ensuite has double sinks, granite counter and a large walk in shower. The second bedroom has a queen bed with bathroom across the hall which includes a large walk in shower.
Use the A/C and numerous ceiling fans when necessary but you can open the patio sliding glass doors, and windows for a continuous cool breeze from the mountains to refresh you.
There is over 54,000 square feet of social area including a beautiful pool, area to tan and visit, thatched roof gathering areas, an air conditioned fitness centre/gym located on the ground floor, and more than 230 feet of private palm treed beachfront with loungers and bohios.
During your stay, you will experience a tropical climate varying between 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit year round. Gorgona Beach is considered to be in the dry arc of Panama so the weather is always warm and a short lived rain shower during the rainy season is refreshing. The visibility of the islands, lushness of vegetation, and kaleidoscope of sky colors is greatly enhanced during the rainy season. Testimonials of Canadian and Americans who live here year round, state that this is the most pleasant time of year for them. Thus Panama has become the number one destination to travel to year round.
Playa Serena is a quiet get away, but if you want more action, activities in the area include kayaking, parasailing, swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, sailing, windsurfing, biking, hiking and deep-sea fishing. The Tourist attractions include the Panama National Parks, Islands, Mountains, Rainforest Reserves, Bird watching, Wildlife Refuges, World History, Jungle boat tours, Golf courses, Sightseeing Tour companies, shopping or visit a volcano at El Valle. The town of Coronado is just 3 km away with a variety of restaurants and shops with local prices. As well there is a Hospital (San Fernando Clinic), English speaking Church services, Synagogue, Banks and three-24-hour Super Markets with pharmacies.
Make Panama a top destination on your to do list!
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Member since: 2012
- On floor 11
- 1350 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Surf Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 7 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay
High Fall Season
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2017
7 night min stay
Christmas / New Years
Dec 23 - Jan 6, 2018
7 night min stay
High Season Spring
Jan 7 - Mar 31, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Electrical Cap .............................................................................................over $50 renter pays balance
Christmas and New Years weeks $1000 per week
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Walking, running or cycling on the beach. View the Chame River with it's continuous topograhical changes during low and high tides, which is within walking distance. There is a fish market within walking distance to purchase fresh caught fish, spiny lobster and large langostinos fresh out of the ocean.
Panama City and the Panama Canal is 1 hour away; El Valle is about 40 minutes away and has a market to go shopping, zoo, hiking, zipline, biking, horsebackriding, archeological hikes, restaurants, thermal springs; Other nearby activities are: jet skiing, boating, waterskiing, tennis, golf, restaurants; Surfing at the condo beach or other great surf spots nearby; Altos del Maria has a great walking/hiking trail that is a great mountain escape to see fresh water swimming area with a breath taking waterfall; There are many more places to see that we can provide to you when you get here.
Year Purchased: 2009
About: Being typical Canucks (Canadians), we had the pleasure of experiencing the southern climate during our numerous trips into the Caribbean Islands. Being in the Education profession we were only allowed to escape the cold winter weather by getting away during the March Break. We certainly got hooked with the warm climate, gorgeous scenery and diverse cultures. So we began to put our retirement dream into action. As we were both eligible to retire by 2010, we were determined to spend our winters in a warmer climate. After a trip into Costa Rica on one of our March Break get-a-ways, we fell in love with the perfect year round climate of 80+ degrees, warm breezes off of the ocean and diverse topography including mountains, beaches and rainforests. As we researched, we discovered Panama was identical and real estate prices were much lower. In 2006, we set out to work the dream of purchasing something in Panama. Reality happened on our fourth day of our week long stay. After viewing mountain, city and beach properties we bought into a pre-constructed gated residential condo known as Playa Serena ~ a beach home ‘Paradise’ right on the Pacific Ocean. We were able to spend two weeks over Christmas 2009 with two of our three children as we were still in the work force. Finally, we moved into our dream Panama home away from home in December 2010. God does work in mysterious ways, as we have been truly blessed! Playa Serena Residential Resort Project is a vacationer's paradise! It offers a beachfront experience with a resort environment and all of the necessary amenities are within a ten minute drive. One could also say that Playa Serena is a community where strangers can enter and become friends! Hopefully you will experience Panama too and fall in love with all it has to offer!
Why Panamá Oeste, Panama:
Before retiring we were travelling to the islands in search of a place to call home during the Canadian cold winter months. We wanted to own a condo in a beautiful location, that was on the ocean, offered consistent warm weather year round, had a stable economy and safe from natural disasters i.e. hurricanes and tornadoes. As well we wanted a place where we could go on new adventures, explore new areas, rest, socialize and meet new friends. We realized that this quest was a tall order but Panama fit the bill! Our search ended when we found the beach community on the Pacific Ocean, in the quaint village of Gorgona in Panama. Playa Serena is truly a vacationer’s paradise!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Staying at Playa Serena allows us to pause from our fast paced daily routine of activities back in Canada, rest, socialize and rejuvenate. We are consistently struck by the intensiity of a sunrise or sunset over the Pacific Ocean, the majesty of the mountains and the beauty of the lush flowers and vegetation. Playa Serena allows us to leave obligations and responsibilities and let things happen. We can go for undirected walks, explore new territory and be ready for the next adventure to turn up.
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This was taken from the balcony and is the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean.. WOW!
Pool & covered social area. Air-conditioned gym is the bldg in the background.
Air conditioned common area by the pool with bathrooms and the gym.
Fully equipped kitchen with granite and stainless with everything you need.
Balcony with a BBQ grill. Spectacular view of the ocean, beach and mountains.
Master suite with blackout blinds for sleeping in, but open for the ocean view!
2nd bedroom w/blackout blinds, queen size bed, closet, drawers and ocean view!
Visit Monkey Island and feed the monkeys
Sit under a bohio or palm tree to relax, read a book or have a cold beverage.
Pool and covered social area with walkway to the beach in background.
End your day by sitting on the beach watching the sunset.
Rental package option to include 4 wheel drive Suzuki Jimny SUV, inquire for $$.
Air conditioned gym with a common area with tables, chairs and bathrooms.
Living area with inside and outside dining ... spectacular ocean & mountain view
Full size side-by-side refrigerator, stove and cook top … everything you need!
View from the balcony of the ocean and the city of Coronado in the background.
Master bathroom with large shower, 2 sinks, lots of counter and storage space.
The fish market for fresh fish on Gorgona beach that is within walking distance.
Enjoy a day of fishing on Gatun Lake
Walk the beach to the Chame River to discover the mountains and unique seashells
Miles of beach for walking, running or just collecting shells.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, January 13, 2017
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