|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
VIEW & RENT ALTO CASA SERENA, THE PRIVATE 2-BEDROOM, SLEEPS 4, UPPER-FLOOR HOME AT: vrbo #700500
CONTACT OWNER TO RENT BOTH LEVELS: 4 BEDROOMS, 4 BATH, 2 KITCHENS, SLEEPS 8
Just a short, 15-minute walk from quaint and beautiful Boquete, Baja Casa Serena is a fully furnished & very private apartment located on the bottom floor of a new home situated just above the Quebrada Bajo Grande River that flows though Valle Escondido.
Valle Escondido is the premiere golf resort and spa in Panama. All amenities of the resort can be included for an additional $35 fee per person and feature a 9-hole golf course, tennis courts, sauna and steam room, a complete gym with a fitness and wellness center, an indoor pool, outdoor pools, and a spa. The guest membership cards are good for the length of your stay.
Baja Casa Serena has its own private entrance and is designed with large windows and French doors to bring in both the warm sunlight and breathtaking views of the valley. It has two bedrooms - each with their own private bath, a full kitchen, and a living/dining room with gorgeous wooden French doors that open onto a covered patio overlooking the golf course and the river.
Bedroom #1 has a queen-sized bed with a luxurious pillow top mattress. The large, wooden, built-in closet and drawers provide ample room for clothes and storage. It has its own private bath with a large, walk-in shower. The picture window overlooks the river and golf course.
Bedroom #2 has two, twin beds with pillow-top mattresses, custom-built closet and drawers. It also includes a private bath with walk-in shower. Its large picture window takes in the view of the mountains.
The kitchen is fully equipped and has everything you need to host a dinner party. All appliances are new and include a 6-burner stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher and laundry area.
The covered patio just off the living room has a patio table, chairs, and a barbecue. A smaller patio with a bistro table and chairs is just up the walk and overlooks the golf course and river.
All utilities are part of the rental and include HD cable TV along with high-speed, 15mbps wireless Internet connection.
We stayed in this beautiful location for two months and the rental unit was better than we had expected. The design of the unit has a quiet elegance and is comfortable. The unit was very well equipped and supplied with amenities that made it feel like a welcoming home. We used the kitchen and appreciated the supply of various spices and sauces that we found in the pantry to enhance our meal preparations. The location in the Valle Escondido community is peaceful, relaxing, and very safe, and we had access to the swimming pools, spa and gym.
Rodney, ( the owner) response to our original booking request was prompt, and comprehensive information was provided was provided, plus we were pleased to meet Rodney and Jan during our two month stay. Joy, the property manager, was welcoming and efficient in our check in and check out. We appreciated the recommendations for Daniel's taxi service from the David airport.
This unit is one of the best rentals that we have stayed in during the past 5 years of our travels and without any hesitation be pleased to come back again to this location plus would recommend it anyone seeking a " home-away-from-home "
We would like to thank Rodney, Jan and Joy for making our stay comfortable and pleasant. It will remain in our memories as a fantastic two months.
Bill and Irene
This place exceeded expectations! Well maintained & equipped. Great location.
Booking the apartment was a great experience from the contact with Rod to the apartment itself. Rod was very helpful and knowledgable.
The apartment was fully furnished including all of the toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, sunscreen). It was clean, very homey and comfortable. We spent most of our time outdoors. We did the majority of our cooking & bbqing here. Both worked great. There is also a coffee maker (coffee provided), a microwave and a blender.
You get the afternoon and evening sun which was really nice - there is only one neighbour beside you, so it is fairly private (unless the upstairs is rented) and quiet. There are lots of birds to watch.
The golf course is a bit tough - narrow fairways and lots of water. We brought a dozen balls each thinking we would be good, but found ourselves buying more and more. If you don't rent a golf cart you need to carry your clubs through the ampitheatre which wasn't a big deal for us but might be for someone with knee problems.
It was a 10-15 minute walk to the centre of Boquete and a $3.00 cab ride from just about anywhere to get back to the apartment.
We felt very safe here - the security staff were always friendly and were often driving around the property checking things out.
Would definitely recommend Baja Casa Serena!
We had a wonderful stay and everything, from meeting Joy, the rental rep, to the facilities, the amenities and the proximity to everything we wanted was perfect. Thank you!
This was a wonderful home to stay in while exploring the Boquete region. The views from the patio were fantastic, the bedrooms were spacious, clean and comfortable, and the location was quiet and serene. The 4 of us (2 couples) spent our time outside on the patio, so the small interior space mentioned in other reviews was not an issue for us. When we return, we will most likely rent the upper part of the house as well and bring more friends. The 9 hole golf course is short but beautiful, but be aware that they do not rent power carts so you will need a strong back to pull your clubs up and down the hills. If you do end up with a sore back, be sure to ask Joy for a massage. She will come to you and she will definitely work out those aches and pains. Wonderful! Our favourite restaurants were the Art Café for dinner - delicious French cuisine; and the Sugar and Spice for breakfast or lunch - great homemade breads including sourdough and gluten free. Loved it! Thanks Rod, Jan and Joy.
Location is everything, Cass Serena is right in the resort, you can see the pool from the house. It felt very safe to have my girls (14 &16) wander around the resort on their own. They loved the healthy smoothies from the organic restaurant on site. My husband was thrilled with the free golf. It is very quiet and peaceful. Town is about 5 blocks with fabulous restaurants- thank you 'Big Daddy's' and 'Sugar and Spice'. The villa was just the right size and had everything we needed for a family of 4. Word of advice, fly into David don't try and drive from Panama
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$79|
Reservations for 60 Days or less: Total must be paid at time of booking.
Monthly (longer than 60 days): 1st month due at time of booking. All subsequent payments due 60 days in advance.
Full refund of rental deposit with 60 day written notice prior to rental. 50% with 30 day written notice prior to rental. No refunds with less than 30 days prior notice. All refunds will be charged a $50 Processing fee. Please review the standard lease agreement template for additional terms and conditions.
Valle Escondido Guest Membership is not included. Guest Membership Cards are available for $35 per person and are valid for the length of your stay. (Long-term rentals require a renewal fee.) If you'd like Guest Membership Cards, please indicate how many during the booking process and if you'd like the fee included in your initial deposit payment. Guests also have the option of obtaining their guest membership cards directly though the resort which may be cheaper. However, they will still need our permission as the resort will not issue cards without it.
Property Damage Protection is required to reserve Alto Casa Serena. In addition to the Damage Protection, in certain cases and at their sole discretion, Owners may require an additional cash security deposit.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.