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The Resort at Isla Palenque

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We had an amazing time in this beautiful small resort. There were only ten of us there and the staff attention was very personal. Meals were expensive for Panama, but very tasty and the waiters were terrific. Breakfast was included in the room rate. We did a snorkelling excursion and the staff thought of everything. They took us to a...

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience! We spent 6 lovely days on this amazing island and practically had it to ourselves. We had originally booked a forest suite but upon arrival were upgraded to the Ocean Suite! What a lovely room complete with indoor and outdoor shower! The food was incredible and the staff were so attentive. It is obvious they truly...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this wonderful place in September 2016 and it was the most wonderful holiday we can imagine! The resort is so wonderful. It gives you the experience of living in the wild, right in the jungle and at the same time offers you the possibility to relax in luxurious appartments and enjoy a high class cuisine. We enjoyed...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort and staff were AMAZING! We stayed at the resort one week in December and wish we had booked longer. ALL staff made this the special resort that it was. Benny was truly a gift, as was Frances. They demonstrated how much they cared and always went above and beyond. When we had to get up early to go...

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Thank Tammy M
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We loved Isla Palenque! This hidden gem is a great getaway from the real world! Staff is exceptional. Food is delicious. Very clean and well-appointed property. During out stay we booked a 1/2 day trip where we were taken to a lovely island complete with a great picnic lunch, wine and beach chairs.Great sea shell collecting. Also enjoyed the rum...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My girlfriend and I spent a full week on Isla Palenque after a three month trip around latin America; we were looking for a (very) confortable hotel—away from those huge chained-brand hotels that are so easy to find in Panamá or elsewhere—where we could rest before going back home. Well, I have to say that we got far more than...

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1Thank Valedictorien
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Just got back from an amazing stay from this luxury eco-boutique resort. If you are looking to get away from it all come here. We were there during the green or rainy season but did not have to use our rain gear once during our five-day stay. Thought it was a perfect time to go plus with the added humpback...

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2Thank CCM123
Middleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 April 2016

With an island of 400 acres, a staff of about 10 people and a maximum number of 20 guests, you really feel like you have the island to yourself. With a selection of beaches to explore and enjoy, beautiful accommodations - we had the ocean estate rooms- and amazing meals, we had everything we could want. The staff wear many...

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1Thank Elizabeth W
Alamosa, Colorado
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Isla Palenque is a wonderful place to get away from it all. The beach is absolutely beautiful, remote, and deserted! The bar affords wonderful music, drinks, and friends staff. The lodge itself is spacious, refreshing, and geared toward the client - the pool is beautifully situated to look over the ocean, the restaurant is quiet and comfortable, and the rooms,...

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

This place was a real getaway from everything. This island is so peaceful as there were no other resorts on the island. It's designed beautifully with nature in mind. If you want a peaceful relaxing and beautiful vacation, this is a must must do. There are great day trips around the island, and boat tours to local towns and other...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A new sustainable private island resort on a pristine 400-acre jungle island in the Gulf of Chiriqui, Panama, featuring 16 luxury rooms nestled among forest trees with glimpses of the Pacific, two restaurants, a spa and over 20 custom tours and adventures on the island, in the Gulf and on the mainland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Resort at Isla Palenque

Address: Isla Palenque, Boca Chica, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boca Chica
Price Range: $398 - $1,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Resort at Isla Palenque 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
The Resort At Isla Palenque Panama/Boca Chica
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“Ocean rooms are really nice - go for it if it is available.”
 of 5 bubbles EuroHobbyChef, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were quite happy with our Jungle Room!”
 of 5 bubbles blytherob, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Estate rooms: close to the small swimming pool and the restaurant and have an ocean view Tented Suites: closer to the beach and its bar”
 of 5 bubbles Valedictorien, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were good, lots of trees blocking best view. You could hear ocean in all rooms but needed a/c to sleep well.”
 of 5 bubbles TIGGERALA, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The upper ocean estate room is the crown jewel worth the splurge!”
 of 5 bubbles davidgV3471FM, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
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