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Our ocean front suites are the only rooms of their kind in Catalina. On The Reef is right in front of the Point. We are right at the end of the famous reef at the best possible location. 24 hour security at the gate and a guests only policy keeps our property very quiet and private. Lots of hammocks on private niches in a tropical setting gives further oceanfront privacy to our guest.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Calle al Estero Follow Signs After Coming Up to Hotel Area, Santa Catalina Panama
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Chitre Airport98 km
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I’ve been to On the Reef 3 times, and every time I go, I love it even more. It is the coziest and most relaxing place to stay. It has an amazing view, where you can see spectacular sunsets. In front of the hotel, there’s the “channel”, to go to The Point”, where surfers enjoy
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Response from ONTHEREEF, Owner at On The Reef
Responded 31 Oct 2013
Thank you Natalia...thats our trip...peace and quiet relaxation...we are right in front of the super wave machine and you know our Suites and Point Deck offers what no other place has in Catalina...oceanfront privacy, directly in front of the main surf brake... Hope you are well...come back soon... R.
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On The Reef is, simply put, the best hotel in Santa Catalina, two weeks ago I stayed there for an entire week (the second time I go) and what a pleasant surprise it was to find that the kitchen is now completely open, 24/7, for all the guests to use! Everyday I would cook
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This was my first time at Santa Catalina and it was an amazing experience thanks to On The Reef. The location is the best of all, right in front of a famous world class surfing break and minutes away from the main restaurants and shops in town. The rooms were clean and ready
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We were not sure where we were headed when we booked our trip to Santa Catalina, but we were not at all disappointed! On The Reef fulfilled and exceeded any expectations we had, the place has the best location in town, with views to the reef break and beyond. The rooms are
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Just spent five nights diving, and once again my stay at On the Reef made a big difference. No better place to stay. Ricardo and Ingunn are the best host I've ever met. They strive to make your stay pleasant, and go the extra mile to do It. And the stories...you just want to
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Sunset from Nalu
Swimsuit Illustrated (correct format of picture... hopefully), and a few more of the covered pat
Swimsuit Illustrated (correct format of picture... hopefully), and a few more of the covered pat
Swimsuit Illustrated (correct format of picture... hopefully), and a few more of the covered pat
Sunset View
"Ground floor front right."
"#2 up to 2 people, #1 from 2 to 4"
"Ask for the loft with a view of the break. You watch all the action while lying in bed, amazing."
"Ask for one with Hamacas!!!"
"All of the rooms are quiet. The best room is the biggest one. It has 2 beds on the first floor; a stone bathroom; and a room on the top floor; this room has the most amazing view, you wake up to a dream."
US$92 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
on the reef hotel santa catalina
PanamaVeraguas ProvinceSanta Catalina
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