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Bluff Beach Retreat

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Stacy L
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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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great location if you want to be out of Bocas village, still easy to access the village. Steve and Karen were very friendly and helpful. Clean and spacious rooms and pool area was very nice as well. I really enjoyed staying here!

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome, outstanding decoration, the retreat itself is very clean and well maintained. A bit from bocas town but if u wanna beat the crowd, it s the perfect place. We also enjoyed sharing the breakfast in the morning with fellow guests

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Thank fabiang601
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I stayed at Bluff Beach with 2 of my friends whilst backpacking around Panama. We chose Bluff Beach because we wanted a relaxing beach getaway towards the end of our travels. This is exactly what we got! The surrounding gardens and pool are beautiful and the perfect place to relax. Bluff beach is several steps away. The spot is very...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 5 September 2016

When travelling with my teenage daughter in Central America we chose Bluff Beach to stay for a week to relax and forget about the rest of the world - which we did. We had an amazing time in our little separate house from which we could watch animals, the sea and have some privacy. Ron gave super advice for some...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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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 

Additional Information about Bluff Beach Retreat

Address: Playa Bluff, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Price Range: $189 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluff Beach Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“you are in the jungle so all the rooms have howler monkeys by them!”
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“The separate house is excellent and from the upper rooms you have a nicer view.”
 of 5 bubbles sylviabinger1, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Las Palmas Casita is more secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles williamwX9011QZ, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No wifi in the small cabin. AC not needed in April: All are corner rooms with windows on both sides, overhead fans.”
 of 5 bubbles cyrushay, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the main house which was spacious and had a great view of the ocean on the second floor.”
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