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Dolphin Bay Hideaway

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Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Dolphin Bay. It is a beautiful oasis in the jungle. Our spacious room was beautifully appointed with a view of the bay and a wonderful breeze through the open doors. The lodge has a fabulous porch with a spectacular view. We loved the food prepared for us. Their cook A.J. prepared meals that featured...

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Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice quiet resort located a 20 minute boat ride from Bocas Del Toro town. The grounds are a beautiful garden with lots of birds and frogs right on the grounds. The food was excellent and Brian was a very helpful host. We decided to do the Green Acres Chocolate Farm tour one afternoon while we stayed at Dolphin Bay. What...

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Thank stevewendyrt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite accommodations in all of Panama. We stayed in the garden room which is a bit more private and very quiet. You are surrounded by nature; and we saw dolphins multiple times. Brian and Amy are the owners - super friendly and knowledgeable about the area. They helped organize a trip to a nearby island for us,...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Great value - thanks so much for this acknowledgement! We know when comparing lodging prices online, we can appear higher, but Amy and I despise the marketing trick of charging extra for every amenity. Some places charge for all meals, all water, all water equipment, etc. We encourage everyone to look at what's included/what's not to determine best overall value....

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dolphin Bay Hideaway is one of those places that leaves such meaningful memories. My husband and I are always looking for new adventures and experiences in life and Dolphin Bay did not disappoint. The moment we stepped off the boat, we were speechless at the beauty. Wow! It was better than pictures could capture. Amy was there to greet us...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Based on your first sentence, we would like to reply that you are both the type of people that "leave such meaningful memories." Many thanks for this very gracious and comprehensive review. We are often told that pictures do not capture the essence and beauty of DBH, and we totally agree (although we keep trying to get those perfect shots)....

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in four different locations in Bocas Del Toro region and this was definitely our favorite. It is a twenty minute boat ride from Bocas Town into the secluded calm bay. Brian and Amy the owners were extremely welcoming and knowledgeable. The accommodations were great and the food and drinks were excellent. The property is very nice and lush....

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Many thanks Tony to the both of you for coming to stay with us and for this superb review of DBH. To be considered the best stay of your trip to Bocas is an awesome tribute to the team and the energy we spend to enable meaningful and memorable vacations. The guest dynamic of so many different countries/cultures was really...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a perfect place. And Brian is friendly and always there to give advise and guide you to nice places. The food was made with love. The conversations with other guests were interesting. We had a perfect time!

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks Leon for this beautifully expressed review. We want all of our guests to have an amazing and perfect stay. We know that you are a home owner in Panama and took the time to come visit us with the family so we really wanted you all to enjoy your time back in this beautiful country. We hope you enjoyed...

Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ended up here on a whim, and how fortuitous it was. Would return to DBH in a heartbeat. This property is a great fusion of island living with all the creature comforts you might expect along the way. But really, the thing that sells this place above all else is the amazing concierge service you have...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We would love to have you back in a heartbeat! Thank you for this tremendous review and for coming to stay at the Hideaway. Your mention of the comforts and food provided here is very kind as we do strive to generate a "first class" experience. It's not easy, but we keep trying! It was such a pleasure to have...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Stayed at Dolphin Bay Hideaway for 4 days. We had a group of 6 and it was exactly what we needed coming off of a long 2016. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind - the property is beautiful, the food is amazing, and Brian and Amy are wonderful hosts. It feels like staying at a friend's home more...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for this fabulous review and for coming to stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet everyone in your group and it was like having friends come stay rather than unknown travelers. Much of that spirit was generated by you all and we appreciate the effort to include the Hideaway team in your conversations, excursions and activities....

Reviewed 24 January 2017

I visited with a friend and Brian and Amy were incredibly friendly and welcoming. They were invested heavily in us having a good experience and shared with us a great amount of knowledge about the Bay and Bocas Del Toro in general. They made our adventures; to the local chocolate farm, red frog beach, kayaking in the bay, and snorkeling...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Briggs and thank you so much for this fantastic review. Firstly, thank you for coming to Panama on a service project and committing your talents and time helping others. Secondly, thanks for making the trip to Bocas and staying with us! Your energy was contagious for everyone and we had a blast with both you guys. Yes, your last...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 January 2017

After coming through the busy town of Bocas, it was amazing to get to this quiet get-a-way. Everything was so green and beautiful with hummingbirds and frogs everywhere. We happened to be there during the rainy season but despite some impressive downpours it was still a very relaxing place to stay with Amy and Brian. The huge deck gave a...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for this terrific review and thanks for staying with us. We did have some pretty heavy rain at times during your stay, so special kudos for making the most of the surroundings and the experience to get the most out of Bocas. You guys were awesome snorkelers and saw so many cool things - very impressive. We definitely...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Additional Information about Dolphin Bay Hideaway

Address: Avenida Sur | Dolphin Bay, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla San Cristobal
Price Range: RM837 - RM948 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Chose the garden room if you're a couple looking for more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles amberf448, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“sunrise room”
 of 5 bubbles 808annalenag, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy a beuatiful sunrise in the "Sunrise"! Just open the door and let the light flood in.”
 of 5 bubbles StefanieH730, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Bay" is very private, "Sunrise" is on a deck over the sea, Caribean is next to the kitchen has maybe the best view”
 of 5 bubbles delfina2263, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We loved the sunrise room right on the water.”
 of 5 bubbles luelwallace, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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