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Urbandale, Iowa
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

A small hotel owned and operated by a charming Kuna family. It is very basic, set back on a small private island surrounded by native communities. From the hotel we were able to visit picture perfect tropical islands, with white sand, palm trees, and crystal clear waters.

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Hampton, NH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2012

It was somewhat hard to get to and very rustic. The manager/owner was very nice. They brought us on great excursions during the day. If you are looking to buy molahs, a family member of the owner makes some really nice ones. We expected rustic, so we didn't care, but it is unfortunate that they cannot figure out a better... More 

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Destin, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2012

For what we paid we got the best I think, from the time we arrived to the time we left the staff were very helpfull and booked all our trips with no problem, the rooms are most rustic than the other lodge in san blas islands that we visited by flight. Is a very very rustic place and is very... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 January 2012

I had a nice stay at Ukuptupu from December 27th until December 30th, 2011. Anyone expecting 5-star hotels, pools and buffets should be spending their holiday elsewhere in Panama! The Kuna Yala islands are beautiful, mostly unspoiled, and inhabited by an indigenous population very proud of its culture. Mass tourism hasn't been developed there, there are no big resorts on... More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2010

I arrived the Hotel with couple of friends - I don't know if one can call this place a Hotel because definately it's not a place to sleep and stay -. We were showed the direction where we would be. The owner didn't care about us just left us at the shore and that's it. There are no room numbers... More 

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Address: Panama
Region: Panama > Guna Yala Region > San Blas Islands
Number of rooms: 17
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