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Palmar Beach Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pahoa, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Wow! I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Palmar. Whether its raining or shining or switching in between there is always something to enjoy. The natural setting is just awesome. On the walk from the boat dock in the mangrove estuaries across the island to Palmar on the beach we saw caimen, monkeys, a small cute snake. At Palmar the plants...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

What a great place! Zen to the Max! Stayed 3 nights in the dorm, clean room, great matras with sounds of jungle all around. Lovely staff.free boat shuttle two Times a day. Food is great but a bit pricy. Wifi works great. Beach very beautiful. There is yoga in the morning and afternoon, great massages as well. I would recommend...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I was really excited about staying here and the setting is beautiful but the service lets it down a bit especially considering that it's not a cheap place. The dorm was big and spacious and the whole place was very clean considering you're basically in the jungle/on the beach with sand everywhere. The volunteer staff weren't very attentive, with the...

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PalmarBeachLodge, Owner at Palmar Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mimi, We appreciate the feedback. You are actually the third person to have commented on the lack of attentiveness from a specific group of work-exchange staff which we had working at the bar and restaurant during the holiday season. We hope that you did appreciate the attentiveness of our manager, Juan, and the rest of our local team. It's...

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Palmar is amazing. We stayed in one of the private tents, which was spacious, clean, and comfortable. The property is literally right on the ocean and is incredibly beautiful. The staff is extremely invested in your experience. Everyone worked to assure we had a great time, Pat and Patty were particularly incredible. The staff even invited us to tag along...

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Stonington, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We are not campers by intention but we threw caution to the wind and spent three days at Palmar, and we are glad we did. My wife I had a large "tent' with two queen beds it. Sleeping was fine given good mattress (if not a little hard), two electric fans, as well as huge tarp that covers the tent...

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Thank Buz S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Palmar offers everything you need to have an enjoyable and relaxing stay in Panama. It has beautiful, eco accommodations tucked away in the jungle, delicious, fresh food and drinks, daily activities and entertainments and perfectly located on the best beach in Bocas del Toro. The staff are laidback and awesome and really want you to have a good time during...

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Overall, I had a really good experience at Palmar, it was such a fun place to stay and beach to hang out at. Palmar offered nightly activities which was cool, but seemed like a couple of the nights they couldn't make up their minds of what they wanted to do! The activities kept switching! Which was fine by me because...

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Thank Lauryn S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I stayed in the dorm cabin at the back of the lodge area. It was pretty standard for a dorm room, bunk beds that sleep 8, big lockers for your stuff. The food was really good at the restaurant and the beach was beautiful. I would definitely suggest taking the 30 minute walk to Polo Beach. Polo was really cool,...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

As the weeks drift away from the time I spent at Palmar, I can't help but think back to the abundance of wonderful memories I had staying there: walking along the beach, incredible dinners of fish and coconut rice, talking to the lively and friendly staff, restorative and strengthening morning and afternoon yoga in a studio facing the beach and...

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed for four nights. I would not recommend 4 nights, that is too much. The beach is very nice (it rains quite a lot and there is absolutely nothing to do when it rains). We felt quite uncomfortable at times, because it seemed like you were in the way of the staff just having a good time. I think...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palmar Beach Lodge has eco-friendly, affordable beachfront accommodations that are one of a kind in Bocas del Toro. Spend your days on the beach and your nights falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle and ocean. Accommodations range from fully equipped bungalows to safari style tents and a cabin dorm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palmar Beach Lodge

Address: Red Frog Beach on Isla Bastimentos | Bocas Del Toro, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range: RM150 - RM673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palmar Beach Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All tents are far away enough from dining area/bar, so no problems there.”
jwb828, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get the tents obvs”
pauldrink2017, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The tents are great for a full jungle experience”
825darrelll, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are private tents that have two beds so if you're a group of 4, i highly suggest”
8lauryns, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sleep in tents on the beach”
sindres2017, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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