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Beach, Pool and Mountains. Perfect Tropical Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps up to 6, Huge Pool and Palapa

Great home on large tropical lot with all the modern amenities including Wireless Internet and Beautiful pool with in-pool bar stools and a large bohio surrounded by hammocks with a wet bar and refrigerator. Full bathroom at the pool, outdoor grill & 3 outdoor showers. Beach access is a short 8 minute walk down a tropical trail used by locals to gather oysters at low tide. Close to all the area has to offer including great restaurants, mountain adventures in El Valle and you can walk to the famous surf beaches of Rio Mar and Pal Mar from the property. A brand new 24 hour modern clinic recently opened in Coronado just a 10 minute drive away. There are several golf courses to choose from close by. Spend your days relaxing in the pool or lounging on the hammocks in the bohio. An often deserted beach is at your finger tips for dips in the warm Blue Ocean or long walks. Home is a 2BR/2BA that sleeps up to 6.

Trey Morrison
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018


Río Mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Beach, Pool and Mountains. Perfect Tropical Paradise
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

Good overall

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the house where we stayed for a month. We had all the amenities we needed and the house was in good working condition.

A few things to consider are the walk to the beach (a good 13/15 minutes, not 8 minutes with kids and if you want to bring food or drinks it becomes quite a walk!), the absolute need for a car (if you need to go to the grocery store, restaurant, beach, etc.), and the fact that there is construction right next door and it could be a bit loud at times.

The few times we had issues (internet and a/c) we got the help we needed either from Jenni or Erwin and we really appreciated it.

A few things could be updated in my opinion (bbq, kitchen fan, outdoor furniture/cushions with stains and what looked like mold on them) and mainly the pool! Yes the pool is big and beautiful, but the bottom of it is in pieces and both our kids got cut under their feet. This really needs to be addressed.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we needed!!!

  • 5 of 5

Not sure where to begin! We had the most awesome vacation in Panama City and our accommodations at Blanco Casa was a big part of our wonderful experience. The grounds around the house was absolutely beautiful. The pool and the openness of the layout of the grounds was very relaxing. The family who lives on the property (the caretakers) were very sweet and helpful not to mention friendly. They were there when we needed anything but then we didn't even know they were there when we didn't need anything!! The property managers Jenni and Tim we just wonderful! They provided us tips and recommendations of things to do and even connected us with a driver and a guide @yourguideinpanama who was awesome. Take Jenni and Tim's recommendations because they were spot-on!!

The house is just wonderful. It's nicely decorated and has all the amenities that you will need to cook meals if you choose to. We had no issue with drinking and using the water for cooking. We were pleasantly surprised that the ice maker in the fridge kept up with our needs!!! So no need to buy bags of ice if you stay in this home! The market to get provisions is very close to the casa so it's easy to get your provisions before you get settled into the home.

I would say the only drawback was the WiFi connection. The cable was a little difficult to maneuver through as well. We couldn't find any English speaking channels and this wouldn't have been a big deal but we were there during the Super Bowl and we had to watch it in Spanish and missed all of the commercials!! Honestly, this isn't a big deal because what's important is watching what was happening and that was just fine. The WiFi was a challenge; however, that was just a minor inconvienence because that's really not why you are there for the internet connection! So don't sweat it if you have a similar experience. I will say that the day we were leaving they had a company coming in to fix the WiFi situation so this may no longer be an issue.

All in all myself and my travel partners would highly recommend this home. Enjoy the sunsets up on the outside balcony of the upstairs room or have a cocktail around the pool. You can enjoy the early morning sunrise on the hammock on the porch off the dining room. I guarantee you will not be disappointed if you choose this home for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so glad you had a great time! It makes us happy when people are able to enjoy the house and property as much as we do. Sorry about the internet issues! They have now been fixed. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We hope you will return for another visit!
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coronado beach house

  • 3 of 5

My family of four enjoyed our stay here. We used it as a launching point to the beaches and the mountains.The house is clean and well equipped. The property manager is attentive and helpful. There is large , clean pool onsite and a beach down the road. There is construction in the area but inside of the property gates is tranquil.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada

A Slice of Paradise in Panama

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 months in this slice of paradise. The villa is very comfortable and feels like home. It has everything you need to have a comfortable time. The greatest part of this property are the caretakers Jenni and Tim. They live on the property and are a wealth of knowledge. They also operate a boat for tours or fishing...Coronado Fishing Club! The only improvement I would suggest is motorizing the 300 plus pound gate you have to open and close by human force each time you come or go. I would highly recommend this property :)

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Do you need to really relax and unplug from your fast-paced world? This is your place!

  • 5 of 5

It has been just shy of two weeks since we left Casas Blancas and I really want to go back tomorrow. The house had everything a family needs but the outdoor spaces are what really made the stay special. That pool with he swim up bar (the kids will get a kick out of being your bartender), the large palapa with a dining table, seating area and the 4-5 hammocks will call your name. The palapa also has a wet bar with electricity and a fridge. Poolside pina coladas anyone? Yes, please! You feel like you have your own little private slice of paradise because you do. We ventured out to the beach one day but decided the property was just so wonderful that we stayed there to soak up the sun on the second and third days. When you return from the beach, you can shower under one of the 3 outdoor showers so not to track the sand into the house.

There are two rental houses on the property so you are sharing the outdoor spaces. We loved becoming acquainted with the other family.

The house has a fully functional kitchen. No dishwasher but we had plenty of hands to lighten the work. There is a washer and dryer but being that they are on bottled gas, use the clothes line! The sun and wind are free. As described in the renters' packet, the power did go out for about 1 1/2 hours one morning. This is not a Casas Blancas thing but a Panama thing. Just roll with it - hammocks require no electricity. A full-sized fridge, 6-burner gas stove and several charcoal grills on the property for meals to be eaten al fresco under the palapa.

We did not really seek out places to go to dinner or nightlife of any kind. There are plenty of places to go out to eat but I don't think there is much night life in the area. Not much of a need for resort wear or even a hair dryer. Plan on living in your swimsuit, shorts, flip flops, a hat and sunglasses. The Wi-Fi works but is slower than what we have at home. You'll have connection but probably not be streaming any movies. This was not an issue for us but people with little kids may want to know.

We had to book on short notice so the regular caretakers were out of the country. We still had prompt email communication with them even though they were on their own vacation. The caretaker on site was a really terrific teenage kid named Alejandro. He has limited English and we have limited Spanish but he was very intuitive and brought us things we needed with out us even asking.

Go! Relax! Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything was wonderful at thisProperty

  • 5 of 5

This property was the last that we stayed at during our three week trip to Panama. We totally enjoyed the compound, our villa and the pool were wonderful. The managers, Tim and Jenni were wonderful also and they speak English. We had a great time with the other people staying there and had a potluck evening down at the Bohlio.

Prior to our arrival the owner, Trey forwarded tons of info and exact driving instruction from the airport. He also included restaurants with phone numbers and remarks regarding the food they serve and his favorites.

The price was definitely worth it and it was a real plus to have a washing machine and a dryer which I didn't use because I had a wonderful clothes line and lots of wind.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Vista Mar
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Rio Mar and Palmar
Car: recommended

The property is located about an hour from Panama City near the town of San Carlos. The house is conveniently located between the resort area of Coronado, El Valle and the resorty area around Falleron. Many of the areas best restaurants are close to the property and the beach is just an 8 minute walk from the house. Much time was spent researching the area to be sure the property was in the perfect location to enjoy all of the attractions on the pacific beaches of Panama.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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