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“Basic Hostel. Poor equipped and dirty kitchen”
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Eco Venao
Ranked #1 of 1 Playa Venao B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Hostel part of the Eco Venao which was pretty basic. Really easy room with no air con. Shared bathroom with no hot water and although daily cleaned it somehow seemed always a little filthy. The kitchen was really dirty and especially the fridges were disgusting. The kitchen equipment was really poor.
Now the positives: The Eco Venao is really nice located in the middle of the jungle so you really feel close to nature with all the monkeys in the trees and the fireflies at night. It’s really quiet and there is a nice waterfall trail starting right in the Eco Venao. The beach is more quiet than next to Selina and just a 3 minute walk away. Unfortunately the restaurant was still closed. So bring food because there is nowhere to buy it except for a highly overpriced mini market.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Eco Venao, what a great community resort.
all comes together , from communication with Esteban over the phone that helped us choosing the perfect accommodation in the resort for our needs, to the friendly staff who helped us to arrange : fishing, horseback riding with the most trustful panamanian man,
touring Permaculture , is a mind blowing experience, walking down in the jungle to the garden, and the chicken coop, fishing , surfing in Playa Venao, and off course the coffee roasters masters,John and Leo don't miss that!
and so much more: hammock on the terrace, the kitchen well equipped,the playa,the super refreshing popsicle on the beach.....
we had the most amazing time,can't wait to come back,,,,

Room Tip: they have all kind of accommodations , we stayed in a house with a kitchen that was great
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Gil A
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had a great experience with our little ones! Beautiful beach and hiking, friendly people. Gorgeous accommodations! Secluded area surrounded by jungle. Delicious food. We plan on going again and recommend it.

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Nadia L
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NicholasNC, Manager at Eco Venao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Eco Venao here in Trip Advisor. We are vert happy to hear that you were able to enjoy all the beautiful nature that Venao has to offer and that you liked the food and our accommodations! We take food seriously and we also put a lot of thought and effort into making them very comfortable following a low-impact design. We look forward into having you all again at Eco Venao!

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Our time at La Casona in Eco Venao was perfectly perfect. A wonderful place (and beach) for families; plenty to do for all ages. The house and its location was ideal for two families; two separate wings of bedrooms and and comfortable, large shared spaces (living room, dining room, and kitchen). While the kitchen had basic amenities, it could use a few more cups as there were only enough for 4 people, and perhaps some mixing bowls and more casual dishes for those traveling with families. This certainly didn't take away from our experience and we can't wait to return!

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

the houses are fantastic and priced ok if you are with a few people.
The setting is beautifull and all natural and there are trails for hikes
close to the beach with a nice restaurtant, surf bar and board rental at the beach

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
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Address: Carretera Principal | Playa Venao, Playa Venao, Pedasi 0000, Panama
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Region: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi > Playa Venao
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Venao
Price Range: RM77 - RM493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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