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Fenton, Michigan
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Our Panama vacation started off fantastic, Elena and crew met my daughter and I at the airport in Boca Del Toras and off to the water taxi we went.. Our casita was lovely, clean and neat. The next day Hurricane Otto rolled in. We weren't able to use the kayaks or stand up paddle boards that looked very inviting. No...

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PopaManagers, General Manager at Popa Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Laura for taking the time to write us a review, and also for appreciating the work and efforts of our employees. You definitely have been a bit unlucky with the weather. Hurricanes never make landfall in Panama, but this time it was several hundred kilometers from our shores, developing high winds, rain and rough seas that impacted our shores....

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The resort is fantastic, the beaches are great and private and the pool is great also. All is really included, From shakes by the pool to kayaks and movies for the room. The chefs are very good and open to make you what you like . The managers Helena and Daniele are soooo nice! All the staff is really nice...

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PopaManagers, General Manager at Popa Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hola Liat, Many thanks for your review and the kind words for the resort, the staff and ourselves - it is was a pleasure to have you here, and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. It was fun spending some quality time together, especially the dinner at Rosie's Bar on the beach... it is one of our...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I traveled to Panama for my 50th birthday. We spent 4 nights at Popa Paradise and we wish we would have spent all 10 nights there. What a beautiful place! Before our trip I emailed the hotel because I had a lot of questions. Every email was answered promptly and they provided all the information I needed....

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Hello, you wonderful people! First of all, thank you very much for choosing Popa Paradise as the place to celebrate Luke's fiftieth birthday. Secondly, thank you very much for sharing in a clear and precise way your experience at our resort - such descriptions are of great help to prospective guests, to understand how life takes place at Popa Paradise,...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Everything at Popa was fabulous. Our casita was beautiful, Cindy prepared delicious meals for us, and Bernard and Nico took great care of us. There were several options for things to do, truly an all-inclusive. Highly recommend Popa.

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Thank you so much for your positive feedback, and for choosing Popa Paradise for your vacation. And thanks especially for taking the extra time to post your photos - we really appreciate when our guests take a moment to show other TripAdvisor members our resort and amenities, exactly the way you experienced it. It was a pleasure for us to...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My friend and I went to Popa Paradise for a week to enjoy some time off and relax in a Caribbean atmosphere. When we arrived, we found out that - due to very low season - we were actually the only people at the resort! This turned out to be a very lucky coincidence, as this way we could enjoy...

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Dear Eva and Julia, It is a great pleasure to read your detailed review, that relates in detail your vacation at Popa Paradise. It's true, you're so lucky... the whole resort just for the two of you! It was also a very pleasant experience for us, to get to know you and share some moments together. We hope to one...

Reviewed 1 December 2016

My visit was cut short due to due to Hurricane Otto, and my friend was there a couple days without me. They took very good care of her until I arrived, and once I got there, it was wonderful. The casita was very comfortable, with a beautiful view, and they even brought in an extra bed. The staff was friendly...

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Hola Sheryl, It was a great pleasure to have you here with us. Many thanks for your review and for your kind words, despite your vacation being cut short by the storm. It was unfortunate that your flight to Bocas from San Jose was cancelled due to heavy rain. Panama was once again spared, apart from strong winds and rough...

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 30 November 2016

perfection is the only way to describe it. it has all the modern conveniences and comforts of a 5 star hotel with a castaway island ambience. The staff and management were attentive with out being intrusive. I wish I could have stayed longer.

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PopaManagers, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; having you here was a pleasure for all of us. I send greetings on behalf of all of the staff of Popa Paradise - we look forward to seeing you again, and hopefully, one day, to become neighbors. A big hug, Elena and Daniele

Reviewed 22 November 2016

My husband and I stayed here in October to celebrate our 10th anniversary and loved every second of our stay! We were so warmly welcomed upon arrival, and were surprised with a chilled bottle of champagne, hand written note of congratulations, and freshly picked tropical flowers decorating our room. The owner and staff made us feel so cared for, so...

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Vincent R, Owner at Popa Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience with the TA community. We are very pleased that you chose Popa Paradise for your anniversary, and that you appreciated the amenities that we offer to all of our anniversary and honeymoon couples. Also thanks for the feedback on the food - Cindia and Nesver joined the Popa family a few months ago, and...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We asked for a private ceremony to recommit our wedding vows. The owners/staff exceeded our expectations. We were welcomed by a private Casita decorated with flowers, chilled champagne & breathtaking views. Upon our arrival we viewed ceremony location alternatives around the resort. The pergola on the beach facing the water was perfect. The day of our anniversary, the staff created...

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Thank you so much for your detailed review, and for the tips for future guests. It was a pleasure to host your Renewal of Vows ceremony, and we are very happy that the weather cooperated and that you were happy with the arrangements. It was thoughtful of you to provide the script and music in advance - thank you! Yours...

Edmonds
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I came to Popa for the first 4 nights of our honeymoon. The only word we can think to describe this resort is perfect. This is a place were you can enjoy your vacation how ever you would like. There is the opportunity to be alone, private areas to sit on the beach and pool, or a...

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Thank you so much for choosing Popa for your honeymoon, and for your flattering review. It was a genuine pleasure to get to know the two of you, and we are all thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed it too - you are a fun couple to hang out with! We won't be forgetting the karaoke party at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Popa Paradise is the only Adults Only (18+) All-Inclusive hotel in Panama. Popa Paradise Beach Resort is located on a stunning island called Isla Popa in the Bocas del Toro archipelago, off the Panamanian coast in the Caribbean Sea. We are located about 30 minutes away from Bocas del Toro by boat. Stay with us for an unforgettable vacation where you can relax, snorkel in beautiful clear water and visit the amazing outer islands. Our chef creates a spectacular, tasty, unique and healthy menu and can cater to vegetarians and vegans, which is all included in our all inclusive rate. We have a large range of activities and excursions from diving, fishing, zip lines to the spectacular Zapatilla islands marine park or simply relax by our swimming pool and enjoy a Popa Paradise cocktail at our swim up bar, enjoy a massage in the spa or take a walk on one of our stunning beaches. Our new beach bar and restaurant "Rosie's" is great for cool drinks on the beach all day and at night beach BBQs, bonfires, and occasionally live music under the stars. Our dedicated team of professionals will take care of your every need and ensure you have a memorable stay at our boutique resort. We look forward to meeting you at Popa Paradise - barefoot luxury! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Popa Paradise Beach Resort

Address: Punta Laurel | Bocas del Toro, Isla Popa, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Popa
Price Range: ₹ 20,245 - ₹ 25,590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Popa Paradise Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“If you like to sleep with fresh air (although a bit warm), with the sound of waves crashing, book the oceanview casitas! So very relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles Shari_Photo, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Casita 6 was perfect, right in front of the beach, very private, gorgeous views plus surrounded by nature”
 of 5 bubbles SarahL260, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I'd recommend an ocean casita. Some have better paved walkways than others.”
  • Back deck.
  • 2nd bed on request. No netting.
  • Private deck behind the casita. Cannot walk directly down to the beach.
  • View from Casita #6.
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  • Private deck behind the casita above the beach.
 of 5 bubbles suzinyc, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pretty but basic. Can't leave the doors open because there are no screens. Be prepared - ALL paper products go in the trash bin - no flushing anything on the island. ”
 of 5 bubbles jnmma, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“"Luxury suite"! Huge nice balcony and great view”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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