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panama city, panama
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I stayed two nights for an anniversary weekend. The rooms are overlooking the water in most cases. The beach is just down the walkway, with several beaches only a kayak away, white sand and blue blue water. The food is amazing, try the champagne scallops...WOW!!! Beautiful parrots are flying around and a toucan named Lucas comes to visit and will... More 

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

perfect white sand beach, crystal clear water, dirt road runway, and hardly any other travelers. that's paradise! it felt like we had the island to ourselves! only caveat, the food was not quite as great as the prices suggest, and there is no stated laundry facility. But we would return in a heartbeat!!

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2 Thank Melissa Z
Manila, Philippines
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2015

I have no words to describe our experience, a place to never forget and to return as soon as we can. I recommend it for couples or families. We arrive from Marcos Gelabert Int. airport and 20 minutes after we were there, then the hotel pick us up and about 20 minutes ride to the hotel. All the cabins are... More 

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Montana
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55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2015

After having stayed at another resort on a nearby island, we found this to be head and shoulders above the competition. Accommodations had spectacular views, there's plenty to do, and the setting is spectacular. There are two things to be aware of - first, nothing here is done in a hurry. Dinner and food service is all laid back and... More 

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So Cal
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stayed on the island for only 3 nights and were completely satisfied overall. The short flight over was on a small plane and I had pleasant experience despite our luggage not being on the flight. Once we arrived, we took a 20 minute drive to the resort, passing a large crocodile in a creek on the way. Once at... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 20 October 2014

Within a very short plane trip from Panama City, you can totally disconnect from your daily routine in this gorgeous place. It is the only hotel in the island with breathtaking sceneries that will definitively make your stay an unforgettable one. The beach is also “kids friendly”, so all can enjoy. The hotel staff is very helpful and would make... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My husband and I stayed here for three nights in September. We debated between the Pearl Islands, San Blas or Bocos Del Toro for the "beachy" part of our trip and we were SO GLAD we chose here. First and foremost, booking here is made super easy as Marissa who handles reservations, also handles booking your flight to/from the island... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

A short prop plane trip from Panama City lands you in an unspoiled paradise of an Island. The nature, scenery and beaches are top notch. You are literally are the only ones on the island enjoying it. The sunny, relaxing vacation we hoped for was in every way catered for by the staff at the resort. Whether it be lounging... More 

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2 Thank Benjamin R
Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Amazing is a little word for our experience on Hacienda del Mar. We like to do internal tourism in Panama, and i never tought I would find such a place, but I did. The lobster its the best lobster Ive had since I can remember. The personel and customer service its amazing since once you arrive you feel right at... More 

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Toronto
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We were looking to experience a region of Panama which was more remote & showcased the ocean and beautiful beaches and escape from a busy life - HDM definitely fit the bill. We found it on Trip Advisor and after a lot of back and forth with Marissa, we decided that this was the place for us. She was very... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda del Mar offers the most stylish adventure in the Pearl Islands of Panama. Our hotel's unique and spacious air conditioned accommodations blend island charm and modern comfort, all just steps from our majestic white sand beaches. The vacation resort consists of 17 cabanas, each with its own balcony, offering breathtaking panoramic views to the beach, the sea, and the triple canopy forest of the island. Activities include kayaking, snorkeling, ATV tours, Night Safari's, Incredible Inshore and Offshore Fishing......Or relax at the beach or poolside with your favorite drink while watching the Toucan's and Maccaws fly by freely...A Private Island Paradise. Call us!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda del Mar

Address: A Private Island Resort on San Jose Island | Pearl Islands, Panama, Panama Province, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Pearl Islands > San Jose Island
Price Range: ₹ 22,501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hacienda del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Hacienda Del Mar Hotel San Jose Island
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“Room 14 is a bit further from the main lodge, but offers a great view of the ocean and was fairly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Sweagle97, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“As far as I could tell, all cabanas had amazing ocean-front balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles nathanb301, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you have a room overlooking the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesR71, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“VIP suite had an outstanding view”
 of 5 bubbles scott216, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book a room on the edge of the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles sunany1, 20 May 2015 | Read review
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