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El Sitio Playa Venao

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 4.5 hours drive from Panama City. Location is perfect, right on the beach, outstanding beach for long walks even though some parts of the beach have small stones instead of sand. Food at the hotel was very tasty and fresh. Bar was kind of slow even though it was not crowded. Room was very nice with a balcony, only...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The El Sitio is a nice surprise on a beach where most are basic resorts. Located directly on the beach, its is a natural attraction for surfers and sea lovers asking for a better quality hotel. The rooms are very spacious and have a unique decoration, Generally recommended

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Yaounde, Cameroon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room for family of 4 was super clean, and faced the ocean, steps to the beach,pool and restaurant. Bathroom could have used a bit more ventilation, but was spacious, with a separate room for the kids' bunk beds. Lounge with outdoor couches playing Ibiza style lounge music was the perfect place for me to unwind while i watched the kids...

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Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This hotel is centrally located on the beach and provides great views of the surfers from the pool and restaurant. When we arrived the bar had a Dj playing VERY loud techno music that was loud enough to be heard in our room, all the way down the beach and in the other hotel restaurants nearby. Apparently, we weren't the...

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Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My boyfriend and I spent a week at El Sitio... we both loved it! We drove from Panama City which was definitely a trek but well worth it once we arrived! The location was perfect for us. He likes to surf, I like to relax. He was able to walk right out to the break and I could lounge and...

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State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Very rarely seen a place that can combine the casual laid-back style of the surfer world, fantastic lounge beats, and an amazing restaurant on the ocean. This place really has it all. We had a double room ( queen bed and then two separate bunk beds for the kids ) which despite being on the ground floor was fresh, clean...

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Chiriqui Province, Panama
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a great time last weekend, nice food and great location right at a quiet part of this well known beach. We had new towels (great to see that the management is listening to the reviews of their guests!)Thank you David and all staff!

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panama
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a simple yet very attractive beach hotel. Catering specially to surfers from December to May, if you go off season it is quiet and very relaxing. The food is very good, breakfasts are specially big. The rooms are also attractive, with rustic touches but very comfortable beds.

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Reviewed 19 April 2016

The Place where i want to come back again and again! I was exploring pacific coast and Lighthouse attracted my intention from the beginning. Such a rare place for Panama where you can enjoy not only amazing nature around but also human factor and strong service! This place are full of amazing open-mind people. I spent enough of time in...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We arrived at the beach and decided we were a bit hungry. The waitress was south african and was so lovely and friendly. Her customer service was of such a high standard. WE ordered our food and was blown away by the quality. Could be in any 5 star restaurant in any capital city....it really was sensational. We spent the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in style and comfort while you discover one of Panama’s hidden gems. Surrounded by rolling hills and tropical vegetation, El Sitio Hotel and Restaurant blend into the beautiful bay of Playa Venao. El Sitio is a place where you can choose your own way to unwind. Relax on your balcony in a hammock, have a drink or two at our beach bar, or try your skills on a surf board. You might just find yourself wanting to do all three. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Sitio Playa Venao

Address: Playa Venao | Playa Venao, Playa Venao, Pedasi 0749, Panama
Region: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi > Playa Venao
Price Range: $144 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sitio Playa Venao 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask for a room overlooking the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Shlo73, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford the second floor ocean view rooms - go for it - they are the only ones where you have a private deck with ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles nikkibK688BT, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only the ocean view rooms have outside chairs but the downstairs rooms really don't have a view as they are built into the hillside.”
 of 5 bubbles dancelessons, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for one of the 4 rooms at the right hand side”
 of 5 bubbles Lagache-Crabeels, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 2nd floor, facing the bay, with a terrace. Its well worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles wcurrie, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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