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El Otro Lado

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Bahia de Portobelo, Portobelo Panama See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
Sep. 30Oct. 1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you jump in the boat to cross the bay, you know this won’t be a traditional boring hotel. A wonderful setting on the water, you feel you are miles from everywhere, tucked away on the jungle edges. The rooms were fabulous - an eclectic...More

Thank Londoncubana
Reviewed August 6, 2018

When arriving the compound you are immediately impacted by the order and greenery of the jungle, seldom this is found together. Once in the retreat (and I fully agree with that name) you continue to find a perfect balance between great service and personal space....More

Thank PTYAlexis1964
Reviewed April 27, 2018

A great place to relax and overcome jet lag. Most of the other guests were Panamanian, but we always felt more than welcome. A few staff members speak English, but when we had to rely on my very rusty Spanish, everyone was gracious and complimentary....More

Thank Marlys S
Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded June 6, 2018

Dear Marlys, Thank you very much for giving us a little of your valuable time sharing your experience in our property in this space. It makes us happy to know that they spent a good time and that they discovered a little of what Portobelo...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. We went there for a long weekend and enjoyed the calm, the views, spectacular walks in the jungle, the absolutely top notch food and service and most of all, the cabins and hotel rooms are unbelievably great. Make sure to book...More

Thank Christian V
Reviewed March 16, 2018

The location is amazing, far away from tourism and noise. House, restaurant, pool, gardens and common spaces are so well decorated, you can see that the owner is an artist ! - and you wish you could have some of these colourful objects at home...More

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El Otro Lado is a private retreat situated in an exceptional enclave of Portobelo Bay, mixing design, culture, nature and luxury in a unique manner in order to offer its guests authentic, exclusive and ...More custom-made experiences.Situated just over an hour from Panama City, and surrounded by the National Park of Portobelo, El Otro Lado is the perfect place to relax and disconnect while contemplating the exuberant vegetation. With views of the sea, its four exclusive houses of eclectic tropical design integrate simple details with traditional handicraft of the Atlantic Coast.A streak of truly unforgettable experiences, El Otro Lado will take you to a harmonious and dreamlike place which is equipped with all the comforts of modern life. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$532 - US$708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Otro Lado Hotel Portobelo
El Otro Lado Panama/Portobelo
Panama > Colon Province > Portobelo
Traveller (253)
Room & Suite (81)
Pool & Beach (46)
Dining (41)
Family and Play Areas (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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"I booked one of the more expensive rooms and when it started raining, loved hanging out in the sitting area..."
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"Seahouse was the perfect size for a couple with area for rest and relax."
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"we stayed at the main house, beautiful room ! - the separate houses must be amazing"
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"Cabains in front of the beach"
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