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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I love to travel but find myself returning back time after time. I've been in the Fall and Winter and both times I find myself in a perfect paradise. I love that I can walk on the beach and enjoy the solitude of being away from it all, I love the sunrises - amazingly different each day, I love that...

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Manitou Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ron, Steve and Karen went out of their way to help us have a great time In Bocas del Toro. The facilities are impeccably maintained, breakfasts were delicious and since they know most of the local tour operators they were able to line up awesome adventures (snorkeling, cave tours, etc) that were more personalized than the "cattle-car" tours that we...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend Bluff Beach Retreat to anyone looking for a quiet get-away in a clean and comfortable spot on the beach. It's about a 20-minute drive from town along a dirt road by the beach, so be aware in the rainy season or very high tide, it can potentially be a difficult trip. It costs about $15-20 to get...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay here but travelled up from Bocas town in the collectivo to take a 2 hour horse ride on the jungle trail next to bluff beach. Email communication with Karen to arrange 1 day before was excellent and as we were the only 2 on the ride we were able to request "muy rapido" :) Nice stop for...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Everything is neat at Bluff Beach Retreat. The rooms are basic but incredibly comfortable. The garden is beautiful and so is the building and the furniture. Staff is very kind and ready to help. They are easy going and lent us water bottles, scuba diving gear, towels and everything we needed. If you are looking for a relaxed family vacation...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

The location is amazing, you have access to a beautiful pool and ocean front! The owners are so accomadating and I highly recommend hiring their chef Nicole. They have a wonderful dog Nina which made the property feel like I was at home. They recommended trips to take and have an amazing farm tour and horseback riding !!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was my second visit to Bluff Beach Retreat and it was again an incredible experience that I would recommend to anyone looking to check out of reality and relax. Ron and Christine are wonderful hosts and make the entire experience easy from start to finish. The home is beautiful, the pool is always perfect, and the almost untouched beach...

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Stony Brook, New York
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had a short but wonderful stay here. Ron is the owner and is an excellent host to boot. This is a little far from Bocas town and you will need a taxi to get there - I will suggest getting a 4x4 taxi as the road to the retreat is not paved and is mostly sand covered. The property is...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

The perfect place to relax, rejuvenate, and stay. Bluff beach has a beautiful location, warm and home feeling environment with the help of the amazing Ron and Christine. The pool is beautiful and always refreshing, the beach might as well be called private as there are hardly any other people around during the week. Ron and Christine are incredibly welcoming...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place was terrific! 15minutes outside of Bocas. Very secluded beach, and a great home to stay in. Nice pool, quick walk to the beach. Ron was very responsive to any of our requests and helped coordinate everything to ensure everyone was able to do the activities they wanted to do. We opted for all inclusive breakfast, lunch, and dinner...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bluff Beach Retreat. Our 4 acre property is located directly on Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, in the Bocas del Toro archipelago of Panama, Panama - with miles of secluded sandy beach for you to enjoy. It is a short walk from the steps of our three homes - the Beach House - Las Palmas Casita & La Pina Casita to spectacular Bluff Beach. Enjoy our spectacular 65 foot Oceanfront pool! ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $211 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluff Beach Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The separate house is excellent and from the upper rooms you have a nicer view.”
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“Las Palmas Casita is more secluded.”
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