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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 4 December 2013

My fiance and I decided to go to Panama for our honeymoon so we used Tripadvisor to help us decide where to go. We saw reviews of Beach Bluff Retreat and felt it was a good fit for what we wanted out of a honeymoon-sun, beach, quiet, and something different. It was everything we read and more. We had a...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 December 2013

My girlfriend and I were planning our first trip to Panama and stumbled across Bluffs beach on tripadvisor. Ron was an excellent host and really made our entire Bocas trip streamlined and relaxing. The Castas and the main "lodge/house" are both very nice--hot water, kitchen, fridge, etc. Wifi and a warm salt water pool that sits across from the ocean....

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Reviewed 22 November 2013

Bluff beach retreat was all we had imagined and more. Karen and Steve were great hosts and we really enjoyed meeting them. They were extremely helpful. Steve even accompanied me to the police station in town to report a phone that was stolen during an earlier part of the trip and then organised a translator for me. The location is...

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2013

What a spectacular place to stay. We had the privacy of our own casita and the luxury of cooking our own meals if we were so inclined. But often we would venture out with our fellow travelers. Karen and Steve were so incredibly helpful and were able to help us book excursions and could always recommend a spectacular place to...

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portland, OR
Reviewed 24 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at Bluff Beach Retreat for 4 nights in September 2013. We stayed in the Casita, Las Palmas. Everything about the location, property, and hosts exceeded our expectations. It is a 20 minute car ride from Bocas town to the property so be prepared to either spend a lot of time at the retreat, get rides...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We stayed at Bluff Beach Retreat in Aug. 2013. We rented the main house with our two sons. Our initial cab drive to the house the first night was in the dark and we were wondering where we would end up. It's a good 20 minute drive from the airport and eventually the paved road turns into a dirt/sand road....

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1Thank Nancy R
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 September 2013

If I could give 6 stars I would. Martin and Nicole cooked incredible food and helped us with anything we needed. Please visit their restaurant a short walk away while you are in Bocas as they are both amazing cooks. We could not have asked for more. It was about 15 of us in our group and we were all...

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Cheboygan, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We loved it here! The staff was great, the accommodations perfect, and the beach!!! Falling asleep to the sound of the waves every night was heaven. It is difficult to bet to but soooo worth the effort.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Bluff Beach Retreat is second to none in Bocas. I have stayed at Bluff Beach in the past and it always exceeds my expectations. You won't want to leave. This is a beautiful resort literally 20 yards away from the most stunning beach on the island. On most days, you will have the beach entirely to yourself, without a soul...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 August 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here in June 2013. We wish we had stayed longer. Ron is super nice and accommodating. He had answers for just about everything we wanted to know. He is also great with internet expediency. The place is lovely and is very eco-friendly! Right on the beach, you hear the ocean as you are falling asleep....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bluff Beach Retreat. Our 4 acre property is located directly on Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, in the Bocas del Toro archipelago of Panama, Panama - with miles of secluded sandy beach for you to enjoy. It is a short walk from the steps of our three homes - the Beach House - Las Palmas Casita & La Pina Casita to spectacular Bluff Beach. Enjoy our spectacular 65 foot Oceanfront pool! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluff Beach Retreat

Address: Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $204 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluff Beach Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Bluff Beach Retreat Hotel Bocas Town
Bluff Beach Retreat Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
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“Up front is nice because of the view, but I love the little house in back.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahLandicho, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just let Christine and Ron know your needs and they will help choose your room”
 of 5 bubbles lindamathis, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“main house walk out to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles Melongsob, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Poolside rooms allow you to enjoy the sound of the ocean. The casita is set back in the jungle and is more private.”
 of 5 bubbles Elisamarie232, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Awesome facilities and staff”
 of 5 bubbles Manitou_Chip, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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