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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
13 Jul 2016
“Great place to chill out and surf”
29 Aug 2015
“Rip off”
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Reviewed February 18, 2011

This surf camp is disgrace to surf camps. If you are beginner looking for some place to learn to surf then go anywhere else but here. While there are waves that break on a low tide, Riomar is location that's full of rocks. Not some...More

5  Thank Patrick T
Reviewed June 26, 2010

I day tripped at Rio Mar Surf Hostel on several occasions in the course of my Panama trip. I surfed the point with Alan one day (on Stand Up Paddleboards) and found Alan to be a friendly and knowledgeable host-guide. Although not a five star...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2009

This place has a really great set up! It's chilled out! Great to relax by the pool or in the hammock! The staff are awesome! They work really hard and aren't paid very well! So if you think they deserve it, leave them a tip!...More

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Response from vemb_28, Owner at Rio Mar Surf CampResponded February 3, 2011

If you where capable to understand my dedication to the Panama Canal, which I have had been doing professionally for the last 18 years, you might have tought different, read my reviews, articles on so many magazines and guestbook, then shoot.

Reviewed January 14, 2008

Excellent place, board rentals, lessons, new chef, good food,easy going atmosphere, good place to hangout...

1  Thank bruner
Reviewed October 7, 2006

I have been at this small but cozy hotel many times. Granted they could use a bit more cleanup. Now however they have a new staff that cleans, cooks and generally looks after the guest in a better fashion. The owner is somewhat rough, sometimes,...More

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US$5 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"We stayed in a private room that was clean and comfortable."
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"They have economy rooms for $35 which are terrible and rooms for $50 which looked a little better, but you..."
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"The cheap rooms can sleep three, the "large" rooms can sleep 4."
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"keep away - other surf camps close"
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