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Popa Paradise Beach Resort

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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“swim up bar”(48 reviews)
“other guests”(27 reviews)
“the managers”(17 reviews)
Free Internet
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

The resort has obviously gone through some bad times in the past. The current management team are working hard to build up the reputation and doing a very good job. Ziggy,Brendan,Silas , Bernardino and the rest of the team went out of their way to...More

4  Thank kittenguy
Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach ResortResponded 16 January 2015

Thank you so much for acknowledging our hard work! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 11 January 2015

Described on the website as “barefoot luxury” - and they’re not kidding. We started our two weeks in Panama here so that we could immediately unwind and disconnect. Silas (the Popa Paradise bartender, answers man, and all-around good guy) was there at the airport to...More

2  Thank Mary-Loves-Paris
Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach ResortResponded 16 January 2015

It was such a pleasure for us to have you both here! Thank you for writing us such an insightful review. We appreciate all your feedback while we work hard on getting the resort back in top form. Regarding the satellite TV, lightning took out...More

Reviewed 6 January 2015

My wife and I spent three wonderful and relaxing days at Popo Paradise Resort over New Years. Rooms are very comfortable and have cross-ventilation for a constant light breeze. When we found a screen was missing on one of our windows, (we don't like to...More

1  Thank richard w
Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach ResortResponded 6 January 2015

Thank you for your thoughtful review and kind words. We are very excited at the prospect of looking into solar power for parts of the resort in the near future!

Reviewed 5 January 2015

We went to Popa on the 30th of december. The see was rough and the boat was inadequate. We arrived very wet and nobody was to give us a welcome or better an umbrella to arrive from the dock boat to the main building. We...More

12  Thank Albert K
Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach ResortResponded 6 January 2015

While the seas have been rough due to it being the rainy season our boats are more than adequate and are all equipped with rain jackets. When you did arrive at 8am we made a huge effort to get you in your room, checkin is...More

Reviewed 4 January 2015

I went to PPBR searching for the combination of enjoying the natural beauty of Bocas del Toro, but also being on an island with a nice enough beach so as to not have the need to travel each morning to get to another island (as...More

2  Thank Dario S
Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach ResortResponded 10 January 2015

Thank you so much for your detailed review. Your appreciation of your private dinner was and will always be such a heartwarming experience!

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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USD 140 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 140 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Vincent R | Property representative |
Hi! We do get quite a bit of rain, no doubt about that; however, October is one of the driest months, with below average rain days and inches. Apart from that, much of the rain here falls at night, so you can have a great... More
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Richard R
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Hi Richard. The All-Inclusive Fee ($75 pp/pn + 7% tax) includes all meals, snacks and beverages of all types, such as coffee, tea, water, soda, beer, wine and cocktails - in unlimited quantities. Most of our guests take this... More
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"The house on the point is worth it."
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"Rooms are spacious and well maintained"
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"The luxury suite was very comfortable for myself, my husband and our two adult daughters. The porch has..."
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"We did not see what the bungalows looked like."
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