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Bigfork, Montana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great upscale rustic resort right on Playa Venao. We arrived on the weekend and the place was rocking. DJ on the beach in a sweet spot with bean bag type lounging pillows and loud bass latin music which was perfect as the sunset. We were thinking all the action was a bit much by about 10:30PM but a couple more...

Thank robertyK3234YK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just left El Sitio after a 10 day stay. We had the most amazing, relaxing, fun family time (family of 5 – kids ages 5,12,13). First, the place is so beautiful and relaxing – all open to the gorgeous view of the ocean. There was a lot to do in the resort and in the close surrounding area. Second,...

1Thank Dana V
Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The restaurant is pretty overrated and very expensive (2 egg or bacon = $2 - $4), breakfast was good but dinner time we had the worst pizza ever. It was a great place, lovely! My wife and I chose a room called Oria. Great room, great bed, the infrastructure is VERY GOOD! But we had a few issues. We did...

Thank diopinzon
Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. Such a beautiful view right from our room. Easy access to the pool, restaurant and ocean. Big enough for all the amenities, but small enough to avoid crowds. I am afraid for all the development that is going on around it though. This amazing surfers cove won't...

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a funky, boutique hotel on Playa Venao. I guess because it's on the beach, food and drinks are expensive, especially for Panama, but there is a little mini super literally a minute away that has all the booze and snacks you would need. We had a oceanfront, which was nice BUT the pool is right in front as...

Thank KathyRMT
Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I can't say enough good things about our experience at El Sitio! A big thank you to one of the owner's, Asaf, who made our stay very special. The room, food and people were amazing, not to mention some fun nights at the bar and great days in the surf. We'll be back! Gracias!!!

Thank Sonz P
Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A 4.5 hours drive from Panama City. Location is perfect, right on the beach, outstanding beach for long walks even though some parts of the beach have small stones instead of sand. Food at the hotel was very tasty and fresh. Bar was kind of slow even though it was not crowded. Room was very nice with a balcony, only...

Thank ouzy868
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The El Sitio is a nice surprise on a beach where most are basic resorts. Located directly on the beach, its is a natural attraction for surfers and sea lovers asking for a better quality hotel. The rooms are very spacious and have a unique decoration, Generally recommended

1Thank Shlo73
Yaounde, Cameroon
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Room for family of 4 was super clean, and faced the ocean, steps to the beach,pool and restaurant. Bathroom could have used a bit more ventilation, but was spacious, with a separate room for the kids' bunk beds. Lounge with outdoor couches playing Ibiza style lounge music was the perfect place for me to unwind while i watched the kids...

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Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This hotel is centrally located on the beach and provides great views of the surfers from the pool and restaurant. When we arrived the bar had a Dj playing VERY loud techno music that was loud enough to be heard in our room, all the way down the beach and in the other hotel restaurants nearby. Apparently, we weren't the...

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in style and comfort while you discover one of Panama’s hidden gems. Surrounded by rolling hills and tropical vegetation, El Sitio Hotel and Restaurant blend into the beautiful bay of Playa Venao. El Sitio is a place where you can choose your own way to unwind. Relax on your balcony in a hammock, have a drink or two at our beach bar, or try your skills on a surf board. You might just find yourself wanting to do all three. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Sitio Playa Venao

Address: Playa Venao | Playa Venao, Playa Venao, Pedasi 0749, Panama
Region: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi > Playa Venao
Price Range: ₹ 7,087 - ₹ 11,633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sitio Playa Venao 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“2nd floor views are better and have bigger balconies”
 of 5 bubbles robertyK3234YK, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother with oceanfront. Quieter at the back, away from the pool”
 of 5 bubbles KathyRMT, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Shlo73, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford the second floor ocean view rooms - go for it - they are the only ones where you have a private deck with ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles nikkibK688BT, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only the ocean view rooms have outside chairs but the downstairs rooms really don't have a view as they are built into the hillside.”
 of 5 bubbles dancelessons, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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