El Otro Lado means the other side in Spanish. This beautiful retreat is not merely on the other side of Portobelo Bay, it is truly a world apart. El Otro Lado is the perfect place to relax and disconnect.
Just over an hour from Panama City, El Otro Lado emphansizes the Afro-Caribbean influence that one finds only on Panama's coast, and you'll enjoy those influences in the colorful houses (they're not rooms!), the hand-crafted furniture, and the artwork decorating it all. And you taste the Caribbean fusion influence in Gazebo Restaurant, in passion furit mojitos and savory seafood. Even the beautiful natural setting has splashes of color around the infinity pool and other public spaces.
Located in the heart of Boquete Panama, Boquete Garden Inn is nestled on the banks of the Palo Alto River. The beautiful grounds—complete with stunning flowers, secret gardens, soothing sounds of the river and brightly-coloured birds–make Boquete Garden Inn unique.
There are five cabañas with two guest rooms in each, creating a warm, intimate setting while also offering privacy.
The Balboa Inn is a small Bed & Breakfast at the foot of Panama City's main landmark, Ancon Hill (Cerro Ancón) in Balboa and around the corner of the Panama Canal Administration building.
Conveniently located between the downtown area and Amador Causeway, and only minutes away from the domestic airport and the Panama Cana,l you are away from the city noise yet have access to all its services.
One of Panama's finest eco travel destinations, located off the beaten path, is Posada del Cerro La Vieja. The natural beauty of the surroundings and impressive mountain backdrop is augmented by lush gardens of local flora. Rooms are scattered throughout the property. Off property, is the secluded Villa Taveda perched overlooking a waterfall.
The Posada's spa is strategically located under the shadow of Cerro la Vieja, offering spectacular views. We can attest to the first class treatments and facility.
Los Cuatro Tulipanes is a unique boutique “hotel”, actually consisting of several meticulously restored apartments. Los Cuatro Tulipanes is in an excellent location for guests seeking luxury within walking distance of everything in the Old Quarter of Casco Antigua (Casco Viejo). Casco Viejo is composed of 16th & 17th century architecture, and was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Burbayar is a family owned and operated lodge. Iñaki and Jessica wished to create a sustainable place in nature and to to share it with the world. The lodge is perched on a mountain summit within a tropical rain forest, inhabited by hundreds of species of birds, monkeys, coaties, tapirs, agoutis, deer, pumas, jaguars and many other spirits of the forest, as well as majestic trees, ferns, palms, orchids and heliconias.
Gamboa Rainforest Resort is a luxury destination resort located on the Panama Canal, in the heart of the lush Panamanian rainforest. The resort has been carefully designed to provide a variety of educational and adventure experiences.
The resort has created several exhibits to showcase the vast diversity of the rainforest. A perfect Family Vacation choice.
The Kimball and Viola families built Tranquilo Bay inside the rainforest overlooking the Caribbean and the beautiful Panamanian jungle. Their central location within the archipelago of Bocas del Toro permits exploration of some of the most biologically diverse areas within Central America. Bocas del Toro, Panama includes an archipelago of some 68 tropical islands which are excellent for beach combing, birding and exploring. Around the many reefs and lagoons you may fish, snorkel and surf. Great for Families
Birding at Tranquilo is amazing, and should not be overlooked.
Tucked away in a highland cloud forest, Los Quetzales Eco Lodge and Spa is ideal for those longing to retreat from hustle and bustle. This is the only eco-lodge in Panama or Costa Rica with overnight accommodations inside a national park.
Inside the primary rainforests of Volcan Baru National Park, adjacent to the Parque Internacional la Amistad, this 400 hectare preserve has been protected by the private efforts of its founders since 1970.
With only 11 bungalow/suites, Cala Mia is an eco-friendly romantic resort. The bar-restaurant offers stunning views of the surrounding islands and promises gorgeous sunsets followed by big night skies dotted with millions of stars. A private beach, the infinitive edge freshwater pool, and a small island, accessible by hanging-bridge, which houses a spa, and yoga exercise area allows you to be immersed in sunshine and the sea. Ideal for a honeymoon!
At Cala Mia you can escape the world and join into nature, where you will find and experience birds, monkeys, dolphins, turtles and much more.