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San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Apparently rated as one of the best eco-tourism locations in the world, this is definitely an experience different than others. The trip to get their was not necessarily easy, but the attention on site, and then the tour of the San Blas Islands makes for a trip of a lifetime. I would not recommend this trip if you have small...

Reviewed 9 April 2016

We spend a weekend in paradise.... So pretty. The food was included and delicious. You can bring drinks... Thank you Coral Lodge. They offer tours. We do Kayak. Bungalow inside the ocean., so nice hear the ocean at night.

1Thank Maruca7
East Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I honeymooned at Coral Lodge with my husband last year and don't have any complaints. At the time I was 10 weeks pregnant and really worried about food, water and options. We had booked our honeymoon prior to getting pregnant and I was really nervous once I was pregnant being in a foreign country and being isolated. I can't say...

2Thank HellaAceD
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I stayed at Coral Lodge last week and my wife and I enjoyed it very much. It was a perfect getaway to disconnect from all our daily stress. Everyone at the hotel was extremely kind and helpful. The food was delicious and service was perfection. The bungalow was fully equipped, great view, comfortable mattress and clean. I recommend this property...

2Thank Megustaviajar8000
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 28 February 2014

picture yourself in themiddle of nowhere, on Panama s caribbean coast, 45minutes away by  boat from any kind of civilization, and there you are in Coral Lodge. Luxury here has a different taste from what we are used to. It rather becomes synonym of unicity than modern comfort. Luxury is here is feeling the privilege of sleeping in one of...

11Thank chiarella c
Reviewed 19 February 2014

After a three hour bus ride from Panama City followed by a very rough 40 minute power boat journey we arrived at the Coral Lodge. First impressions were very good and we were welcomed by Dina and given a cold coconut drink. We were served lunch outside which was a very nice salad followed by fried fish and vegetables. Our...

10Thank andyandtrudie
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 February 2014

After a three hour drive from Panama City and about a 2 and half hour rough boat ride, it was a relief to arrive at this beautiful resort which is breathtaking. Under new management, the owners have big ideas for the resort, such a building a road to the resort and creating a travel destination town in addition to improving...

1Thank AMR173
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 January 2014

we loved the isolation of the place and the boat trip from and to coral lodge... we traveled in a very rough sea, but it was part of the adventure and our kids and us loved it! We also loved the idea of the over water bungalows. we also found the manager of the place (dina) as very helpful, warm...

3Thank yael_2014
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2014

The first thing you have to know is that once you get to the Lodge, you are in an isolated paradise which has many pluses but some disadvantages. Certain months of the year the ocean is very violent and makes the boat trip to Coral Lodge (after about a 3 hour van drive from Panama City) very rough going. We...

3Thank Margaret S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 December 2013

this resort is amazing. it took awhile for me to do this review but it definitely had to be done. my wife and i went here this past july for our honeymoon and were blown away from the second we touched down in panama. when i initially contacted the resort it was right before new management took over. the original...

5Thank Jordan A

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Lodge. A quintessential eco-adventure lodge set in a pristine natural habitat. An isolated totally sustainable lodge that offers a variety of nature related adventures and a place to get away from it all. You will enjoy a diversity of natural environments, our charming over the water bungalows, a friendly low key service and our proximity to San Blas archipelago with its beautiful unspoiled islands and cultural heritage of the Kuna Indians.Diving, Reef Fishing, Snorkeling, Hobie Cat Sailing, Trekking, Kayaking, Horseback riding and relax are the activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Lodge

Address: Escribano Bay, Santa Isabel, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Santa Isabel
Price Range: $239 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Coral Hotel Santa Isabel
Coral Resort Santa Isabel
Coral Lodge Panama/Santa Isabel
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“All of the rooms on on the water.”
WEOOZE, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bungalow in the water... just for couples”
Maruca7, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same with an outside deck with seating and steps into the sea”
andyandtrudie, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There are only a couple of bungalows, so make your reservations in advance.”
AMR173, 18 Feb 2014 | Read review
“All the current bungalows are over the water and there are only 7. Very intimate. It's a long walk along a dark boardwalk at night so those with mobility issues best not stay here.”
MargaretS351, 5 Jan 2014 | Read review
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