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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Amy, Brian & Team are the perfect hosts at this beautiful and calm island with no cars and streets. The transfer is included, which takes about 30 minutes von Bocas town.


The rooms are comfy and very clean.
Wifi is working well. The local food was great!
The offered activities are affordable and combined with lots of fun. Don’t miss the snorkeling tour with Brian!

The stay was a blast and it‘s like being in paradise with dolphins next to you ( yes - we saw a lot of them).

We can recommend the one and only water villa. Waking up with a smile on your face.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Kati S
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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

We appreciate this very nice review and are so glad to have met you both. Your magnificent picture of the dolphin just off the Hideaway swim dock is also appreciated as the dolphins can be difficult to capture in the perfect photo. Loving this calm island with no cars and streets is typical for those looking for a restful escape from hectic everyday lives. We are so pleased you enjoyed the rooms, the food, Wifi and of course, having a blast at the outstanding snorkel spots. We will not soon forget your smiling face and hope to see you again down the road! Many safe and happy travels - Amy and Brian

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

What a beautiful Oasis. Not only are the grounds lush and private the space the hosts have created is a tropical getaway with all the comforts of a bigger resort. The food is amazing and the drinks cold. The boat ride there is full of magic and dolphins, if you are lucky! The hosts are lovely, informative and friendly

Stayed: November 2017
Thank Michael K
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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks Michael for this fantastic review of the Hideaway. We appreciate the compliments as the entire team works very hard to ensure guests feel that "tropical getaway" vibe. It is not an easy task to outperform bigger resorts, but we all try to accomplish that exactly. Extra special thanks from the kitchen team on the food review and yes, the dolphins are magical every time! Best wishes from all of us and until you return to Dolphin Bay, many safe and happy travels - Amy and Brian

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Dolphin Bay Hideaway is perfect. It is literally heaven on earth. From the breath taking scenery, to the perfect and serene bay where you can paddle-board just inches away from dolphins, the wonderful food, and delightful accommodations that Brian and Amy provide, there is nothing better in this world. I highly recommend staying here.

Room Tip: Carribean room
  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
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Thank Juliette P
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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

We are not sure we could ever have a better review! Thanks Juliette for this incredible feedback. As you travel extensively and have deep experience in Central America, these comments mean so much to the entire Hideaway family. We know you all work extremely hard to earn time off and it means a lot that for your holiday you found "nothing better in this world". Thanks for the recommendation and we do hope we see you again on your next trip down. Until then, many safe and happy travels - Amy and Brian

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 recently stayed at Dolphin Bay Hideaway with Brian and Amy, and we had the most incredible time. The kids slept in the loft (right above our room) and they firmly believed they had the best “digs” in the house!! Everything about Dolphin Bay was special. The gorgeous reef within minutes from the Hideaway, the stunning mangroves, majestic dolphins (and paddle boarding with them), the chocolate farm, “Spike” - the resident spectacled caiman crocodile, the tacos restaurant , Hermoine, 5 star meals (Amy is a genius!), great music, amazing conversations and company. Brian and Amy were absolutely incredible with our boys. Their thoughtfulness, kindness, and positivity made it a one of a kind experience for each and every one of us. We can’t wait to go back next year!!

Stayed: February 2018, travelled with family
Thank Webslinger67
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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

We really appreciate all of the kind words in this review. You have a terrific family and it was our pleasure to have you at the Hideaway and we do hope you come back next year. Thanks as well for all of the exquisite photos - you do have a true talent. The kitchen team is so happy you enjoyed the meals and would rate them as 5 stars! We work to create exactly the type of environment and vacation atmosphere you describe and enjoyed so much. Your feedback is great inspiration to the entire team here to keep at it every day. See you next year, and until then, many safe and happy travels - Amy and Brian

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

What a suprise to found a place like this: nicely tucked away in a hidden bay..

The decor,ambiance, hospitality , breakfasts and dinners was amazing ...the view from the porch was breathtaking....to be surrounded by such nature...wow!! How lucky to experienced that!!

But best of all : your warm genuine friendliness is what makes this place outstounding!!

Thank you Brian, Amy and the rest of the crew! You all create a nice, relaxed home away from home... till we meet again!!

NB: send our regards to our beloved Argentenian friends...

Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Lizel B
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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hola Lizel and many thanks for this superb review. What a blast we had as a group of people from all over the world enjoying the beauty of Dolphin Bay (and a few daiquiris). It is so easy providing friendliness with terrific and interesting people like you, and we really look forward to you moving to Bocas to enjoy this awesome place year round! We will see you soon! Until then, many safe and happy travels - Amy and Brian

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