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Playa Venao Beach

| Carretera Nacional, Pedasi, Panama
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Great little horse shoe bay with all types of accomodations

This is a beautiful little horse shoe bay with everything from: 1. Selina - a fun and truly unique... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Jack V
Most beautiful beach in the world...

Just my opinion but it's my favorite beach, although you really have to want to go there as it's... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
mdfloyd322
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Denver, Colorado
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A beautiful horse-shoe shaped bay known for consistent waves, black sand beach, outdoor activities, comfortable accommodation, good food, and vibrant nightlife. One of the many beaches in Pedasi District (25 mins from Pedasi town), the beach has become a hot destination for locals and overseas tourists alike: surfers, couples, families, backpackers, and people of all ages looking for paradise
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“playa venao” (23 reviews)
“great surfing” (4 reviews)
“body surfing” (3 reviews)
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| Carretera Nacional, Pedasi, Panama
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is a beautiful little horse shoe bay with everything from: 1. Selina - a fun and truly unique hostel for digital nomads and young adults from all over the world 2. Playa Venao Resort - a higher end but reasonable resort with well done...More

Thank Jack V
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Just my opinion but it's my favorite beach, although you really have to want to go there as it's quite remote and the roads isn't all that smooth. There's a new resort there with a nice outdoor restaurant so you can eat an enjoy the...More

1  Thank mdfloyd322
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

High surf, perfect for surfing and boogie boarding. Lots of places to rent equipment, book lessons and grab a bite to eat.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Looks like a really large and nice beach. Road going there is terrible. Had drink there and found restaurant with great reviews was not open for lunch.

Thank mchali
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Venao is a great beach for surfing, relaxing and also partying: it depends on the time of the day and the tide :) Playa venao has many restaurants and bars, or you can bring your own stuff. The beach itself is not the prettiest beach...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful quiet beach. Good food good service. English understood. Would return. Lovely way to spend an afternoon. Watching the surfers, soaking up the atmosphere

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Lucky we hit this beach at low tide and with calm waters. Swimming was excellent and you just can’t beat the ocean in this area. The left side of the beach is the calmest. Lots of places to get out of the sun and/or eat.

1  Thank Stephani S
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Lots of waves, lots of fun. We enjoyed drinks along the beach while watching the children learn how to surf. Very pretty beach. Horse back riding along the beach, great place to run the dogs. Trees to rest under out of the sun. Lots of...More

Thank ahillacre
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Beautiful bay with great waves for surfing, boogie boards and body surfing. In December the water temp was 82 degrees (28C). There are half a dozen places to buy a meal and even more places to buy a drink. Good prices all around. The locals...More

Thank James J
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Nice picturesque hotel with large infinity pool. Great dark sand beach. Breakfast that is included into the room charge is shockingly bad, you get eggs with almost no additions, canned juice and very small portion of fruit. For $12 you can get much better breakfast...More

Thank gleb90210
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