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Calle al Estero | Follow Signs After Coming Up to Hotel Area, Santa Catalina, Panama
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Pool & Beach (32)
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Had the pleasure of staying On The Reef recently and really enjoyed it. Catalina reminded me of Fernando de Noronha, Brasil which is full of Posadas, On the Reef is probably one of the best posadas in Santa Catalina. Accommodations are confortable, but far from...More

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 15 March 2015

In reading the other reviews, I found one highly critical of the lack of hospitality. The experience I and my girlfriend had was just the opposite. Ricardo and his charming wife could not have done more to look after us and make sure we enjoyed...More

Thank MalcolmH_10
Reviewed 13 December 2014

I spent a very beautiful, relaxing and peaceful weekend in this place. The view is perfect, the room (#2) is fine and clean, beach towels available, hot water when I needed. Ricardo, the owner is very friendly, full of suggestions and tips how to spend...More

Thank Gianpaolo F
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Visited in August 2014 and had an excellent trip. This is the closest spot to stay to surf the main break. The accommodation was very clean and all amenities worked with now problems, and I felt it was good value for money. The views are...More

Thank Jyoti_Choi
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Thanks Ricardito - we had an amazing trip. The place was in the best spot for access out to La Punta break with amazing views, a cool breeze and plenty of hammocks to relax in. The rooms are great with AC, cable, nice bathrooms and...More

Thank Peter A
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Beachfront
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$52 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Ground floor front right."
MalcolmH_10
2 million years ago
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"#2 up to 2 people, #1 from 2 to 4"
151gianpaolof
2 million years ago
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"Ask for the loft with a view of the break. You watch all the action while lying in bed, amazing."
Jyoti_Choi
2 million years ago
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"Ask for one with Hamacas!!!"
ElJoe13
2 million years ago
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