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Bluff Beach Retreat

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

One of the best places we've ever stayed in. Do not know even where to start ... we were here to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had our own sandy beach (no one around for 1 mile). The house itself is fantastic with all amenities including Wi-Fi, but all solar/nature powered. Great way to start your day with a fantastic,...

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Garden Bay, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2014

If you want a holiday with miles of beautiful soft clean sand with very few (if any!) people on the beach and you enjoy "off the grid" living, this is the spot to go to on Bocas. It is not a swimmable Beach (due to the rip tide warnings) but they have a pool! We enjoyed watching the surfers, walking...

Thank phbbld
Kerrobert, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Wow....what a place to stay. We were a group of 15 (2 children 2+5 and grandmother 83) with every age group in between. If you want serenity and to experience cultrue without the distractions of the modern world then this is the place. Don't get us wrong...you have all the modern amenities you need here but in the middle of...

1Thank Brenda N
Reviewed 25 December 2013

What can I say about Bluff Beach retreat. I must say that this review is a bit overdue but my experience was so good I must write a review albeit late. This was the first stop of a 12 day Panama trip. We stayed for 6 nights in the private back room. We loved that it had a private kitchen...

Thank Porfiriopicante
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Friendly, clean, nice pool and comfortable with beautiful jungle landscaped grounds right off the beach. 2 fun beach bars within 5 min walk. Free - use of bikes, pick up from town, wi-fi and breakfast were great perks. Owner Ron and staff are very inviting and will make sure you have a good time.

1Thank teamlove
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 5 December 2013

My fiance and I decided to go to Panama for our honeymoon so we used Tripadvisor to help us decide where to go. We saw reviews of Beach Bluff Retreat and felt it was a good fit for what we wanted out of a honeymoon-sun, beach, quiet, and something different. It was everything we read and more. We had a...

Thank BecDSM
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 December 2013

My girlfriend and I were planning our first trip to Panama and stumbled across Bluffs beach on tripadvisor. Ron was an excellent host and really made our entire Bocas trip streamlined and relaxing. The Castas and the main "lodge/house" are both very nice--hot water, kitchen, fridge, etc. Wifi and a warm salt water pool that sits across from the ocean....

1Thank MattyV68
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Bluff beach retreat was all we had imagined and more. Karen and Steve were great hosts and we really enjoyed meeting them. They were extremely helpful. Steve even accompanied me to the police station in town to report a phone that was stolen during an earlier part of the trip and then organised a translator for me. The location is...

Thank NiamhFox
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2013

What a spectacular place to stay. We had the privacy of our own casita and the luxury of cooking our own meals if we were so inclined. But often we would venture out with our fellow travelers. Karen and Steve were so incredibly helpful and were able to help us book excursions and could always recommend a spectacular place to...

Thank Maha3766
portland, OR
Reviewed 25 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at Bluff Beach Retreat for 4 nights in September 2013. We stayed in the Casita, Las Palmas. Everything about the location, property, and hosts exceeded our expectations. It is a 20 minute car ride from Bocas town to the property so be prepared to either spend a lot of time at the retreat, get rides...

1Thank kb0t

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bluff Beach Retreat. Our 5 acre property is located directly on Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, in the Bocas del Toro archipelago of Panama, Panama - with miles of secluded sandy beach for you to enjoy. It is a short walk from the steps of our three homes - the Beach House - Las Palmas Casita & La Pina Casita to spectacular Bluff Beach. Enjoy our spectacular 65 foot Oceanfront pool! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluff Beach Retreat

Address: Bluff Beach Road, Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bluff Beach
Price Range: $163 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluff Beach Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Bluff Beach Retreat Hotel Bocas Town
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“We loved the Las Olas suite”
JanRotterdam, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the main house.”
JasonL359, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Up front is nice because of the view, but I love the little house in back.”
SarahLandicho, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just let Christine and Ron know your needs and they will help choose your room”
lindamathis, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“main house walk out to the pool”
Melongsob, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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