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New York
Reviewed 3 July 2011

What can I say about this place except that I was able to spend three days in paradise at Yandup Lodge. My friend and I stayed here for three nights at one of the over water cabins. We would go to sleep and wake up to the sound of the waves. Spent plenty of time lounging in the hammocks, falling...

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Southampton, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2011

My girlfriend and I spent 6 nights on Yandup in June 2011. This is an amazing place that we will never forget. All the reviews below are true. We were treated as if we were family and felt as if we were. We stayed in an over ocean hut which was beautiful. The beds were comfortable, there is a ceiling...

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2Thank DrJay85
NY
Reviewed 14 May 2011

After reading other reviews we have decided to take the plunge and spent 2 nights on the island. the guest team headed by Lucio were more than courteous and gave us the feeling we were their only guests. If you are looking to break away from civilization, this is the place to visit. out teenager kids were all complaints prior...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 April 2011

We stayed at Yandup Lodge for 3 nights and it was, by far, the best part of our trip to Panama. The staff, location, food, accommodation, and experience were more we could have ever imagined. We stayed in one of the "over-the-water" huts and were very happy with our choice. We were there for 3 nights, which was the perfect...

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3Thank Justannah
Reviewed 7 April 2011

I'dont say this for many places, but this was really like how paradise should be! Very nice people working there, they wil do everything they in order to make your stay as good as possible. The place itself is as good as the service I just mentioned. I really recommend Yandup, but please don't do the same mistake as me,...

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2Thank Michaelb82
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 March 2011

I stayed one night at the Yandup Lodge in a cabana over the water. The cabana was very spacious and cool with lots of breezes from the ocean. The room was clean with hot showers, electricity and clean linens. The huge balcony had beautiful views of the ocean and the nearby islands. There was no TV or airconditioning, but these...

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4Thank vacaciones71
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 11 March 2011

What a perfect stay in paradise! The service was impeccable- the Kuna are very warm and generous people and this was directly reflected in the service at the lodge. The meals were wonderful and beautifully presented. Fresh fish, clams, lobster, and shrimp were served in a variety of fashions. The fruit was the best I've ever had! One must like...

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Silex
Reviewed 8 March 2011

Last week we spent 2 nights here and hated having to leave. The staff were so friendly and helpful, especially Louisio and Jocelyn. They picked us up at the airport in Playon Chico and took us by boat to the island. We had reserved one of the bungalows over the water, which turned out to be so comfortable and relaxing....

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2011

my only regret is that my wife and i only statyed for 2 nights. We are determined to go back to Panama next year and it will include a 4 or 5 night repeat of Yandup. being "prairie people" makes the location as exotic as you can get. The host grou[p was very accomodating and the Kuna people are wonderful....

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 1 February 2011

We spent five nights at Yandup (couple and twins of 6), including New Years' Eve. We have had the most wonderful and relaxing time, sharing with people from the community and enjoying the sea and the breeze (noisy at night!). Accomodation was good, clean and airy; food was honest, although portions are normally small. The hotel owners and staff, nice...

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Yandup Island Lodge is the perfect getaway in the Caribbean of the Kuna Indians, in the San Blas Archipelago. Perfect place to relax in a hammock, enjoy the sea breeze and the sound of the waves and birds. In this private island with coconut palms, surrounded by coral reefs and a small beach you will be treated as kings and queens in one of our six lovely and comfortable cabins in front of the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yandup Island Lodge

Address: Playon Chico | Kuna Yala, 0838, Panama
Region: Panama > Guna Yala Region > San Blas Islands
Price Range: $170 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Yandup Island Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Yandup Island Hotel San Blas Islands
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“lodge overwater are more silent..less noisy by the see than the other front water”
 of 5 bubbles barbiecu, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the shoreline are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the cabins over the water, the ones on stills. They are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would highly recommend you stay actually in one of the huts over the water. It adds to the experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Belzob, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Even after staying on the island I don´t regret not having booked the bungalows over the water.”
  • My bungalow
  • My porch
  • My room - I found it to be very luxurious
 of 5 bubbles OliverE77, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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