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On The Reef

Calle al Estero | Follow Signs After Coming Up to Hotel Area, Santa Catalina, Panama
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel, not really a entree you expect, closed rusty gate. The keeper of the territory was there to meet us. But he didn’t really know who we were and he didn’t speak English at all. We also expected something else so...More

Thank Marty K
Response from Ricardopty, Owner at On The ReefResponded 3 October 2017

A fine room, clean and a stuning view! Thats who we are. Thanks! The Bungalow has the private pool and private kitchen. On The Reef is a private compound with a half acre of land directly in front of the Point. All the other places...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The setting is on a private point/bluff, and could easily have been the backdrop of a Swimsuit Illustrated photo shoot. The views are just gorgeous. The gatekeeper (Noel) has been there for years (we've been coming for 4 or 5 years), and the two homes...More

Thank Dan D
Response from Ricardopty, Owner at On The ReefResponded 9 August 2017

UPDATE August 2017 - Ill take this oportunity to clarify again to travelers that you have to READ the descriptions in Booking or our main page. This review is very accurate. Thanks. There are some other reviews, particularily in Spanish from people that clearly did...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

If your idea of a vacation home is a Trump Tower, then you don't belong On The Reef, but then you don't belong in Santa Catalina, period. If you are the Santa Catalina type, the kind to appreciate this rugged, unspoilt by over-development, true fisherfolk...More

Thank antolCanada
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

'Home away from home' would definitely describe my experience with this hotel (as I've visited a few times over the past year). The rooms are clean and the beds are extremely comfortable and cozy. The kitchen has all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay....More

Thank Risseeuw_natasha89
Response from Ricardopty, Owner at On The ReefResponded 11 November 2016

Aloha! Thanks! Travelers! Special offer...stay 3 nights get the 4th night free...stay 5 nights and get 20% off your entire stay... check our new oceanfront bungalow...private pool, two levels, big a/c, satelite TV....all our US style suites have big a/c, satelite tv and hot water...24/7...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Planned a company retreat to Santa Catalina and stayed in this hotel. It was awesome, we had a blast. The hotel sits on a cliff overlooking Santa Catalina's Point and it is only a minute away from the center of town where there are convenience...More

Thank Ivan B
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • US$ 80 - US$ 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Ground floor front right."
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"#2 up to 2 people, #1 from 2 to 4"
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"Ask for the loft with a view of the break. You watch all the action while lying in bed, amazing."
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