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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 20 January 2011

I recently spent 4 nights at Yundup with 3 other friends. The staff was very hospitable and helpful. Our bungalow over the water was clean & rustic.

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Reviewed 19 January 2011

Yandup Island Lodge review: First of all, the Island were great, as were the guides and kunas working there. Big Thanks to all of them. Lets begin with the transportation there. We flew from Panama City to Playon Chicho with Aeroperlas (take 45 minutes). They weigh the bags so make sure you keep within the allowed weight. The limit is...

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5Thank Maekee
Durham Nc
Reviewed 30 December 2010

Our stay at the Yandup Island lodge was so different to other holidays we have taken. It was relaxing, away from it all, no telephone,TV, or internet..The first couple of days of our stay were idyllic, beautiful and very enjoyable. Unfortunately, the weather changed, and it rained incessantly the last two days. Due to the bad weather, the small aircrafts...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 9 December 2010

We had a very relaxing stay in the lodge, we were unlucky with the weather and had mostly rain the few days we were there. The huts are basic but very comfortable with hammocks to relax in. The staff is very friendly and helpful! The food is also very good, even though its mainly seafood, they serve differend disher every...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 December 2010

If you are looking for a quiet place to go, this is the perfect one. No phone connection, no internet, complete relax. The Staff is great and very friendly. Perfect place for romantic holiday!

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Reviewed 4 October 2010

Yandup lodge seems to do everything right. Don't expect luxury in the traditional sense, but more than enough to make you feel comfortable, relaxed and very well catered for. The setting is beautifull and the cottages are basic and simple but very nice, especially the ones built over the water. Almost every morning canoes from the nearby villages drop by...

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2Thank Wickmann
Reviewed 31 August 2010

We LOVED our time on Yandup. The cabins are basic but very clean and spacious with a gorgeous wrap around deck. We loved what we called "dry snorkeling" - spotting and remarking on all the bright tropical fish we could see swimming around the coral in the clear, clear water just beyond the cabin as we enjoyed the view from...

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Quebec
Reviewed 22 August 2010

Beautiful tiny island, nice rooms with good privacy (lodges not too close from one another), and even if you don't have a lodge over the water with pilotis, the other lodges are very close to the water. Food quantity alright according to us but as written everywhere it is preferable to bring some snacks, especially for the small trips to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2010

In contrast to some who have posted here, we found the meals quite substantial and were hardly bothered by bugs - though of course we sprayed ourselves with Deet and one must not be complacent. We agree with all the good things which have been said, especially about the staff. Minor disappointments: for us the weather was cloudy and the...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 24 July 2010

We had a fantastic time at Yandup Island Lodge. It's run by a Kunah / Spanish Family. Leaving the Allbrook Airport to fly to Playon Chico, the children of the owners where there to greet us which was nice. They were friendly and asked if we had any questions. (TIP: this plane is really small so try to only bring...

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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 

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Address: Playon Chico | Kuna Yala, 0838, Panama
Region: Panama > Guna Yala Region > San Blas Islands
Price Range: $171 - $300 (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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“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
“Room on the ocean has the nicest sound of the water to go to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles xioma56, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
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