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El Otro Lado

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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 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.
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Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
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Laundry Service
Concierge
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Minibar
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Hidden Gems
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Full view
Getting there
Achutupo Airport7 km
Playon Chico Airport7 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot share enough good words about this wonderful little gem in Panama's Caribbean. I have visited the property several times, and it always delivered. This is a family hotel with a social cause. And now, the new generation recently got involved and things have...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank cocobolo2018
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This gem is a hidden property located in Portobelo. Surrounded by nature, this facility has abundant service personnel to satisfy the most demanding guest. The food was delicious, the activities (Hiking, boating, and exploring the mangroves) were delightful , the Congo night show was very...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank RogerGCarrillo
Reviewed August 19, 2018

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

Date of stay: January 2018
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

Date of stay: August 2018
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

Date of stay: April 2018
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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

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"We got an upgrade to Sprit House... a two bedroom villa next to the water."
cocobolo2018
3 weeks ago
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"I booked one of the more expensive rooms and when it started raining, loved hanging out in the sitting..."
Londoncubana
Aug. 19, 2018
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"Seahouse was the perfect size for a couple with area for rest and relax."
PTYAlexis1964
Aug. 6, 2018
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"we stayed at the main house, beautiful room ! - the separate houses must be amazing"
Discover_by_travelli
Mar. 16, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$478 - US$814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el otro lado hotel portobelo
LOCATION
PanamaColon ProvincePortobelo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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