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We drove a long way from Panama City to Santa Catalina (the last couple of hours a beautiful road through jungle and quiet villages) and when we arrived at Rancho Estero and were shown our cabin, I was almost mesmerized by the view. The rancho...More
We had six people in our group ranging in age from 22 to 72. Everyone enjoyed the stay for 2 nights in March 2017. The view of the beach and the easy access to it were great as was the outdoor shower near the steps...More
I guided recently seven people on a trip in Panama. I read about Rancho Estero and wanted to give it a try. Even before my visit I was surprised by them being overdemanding with booking. I was in panamian mountains, one day before coming to...More
Thank Radek K
Response from Ranchoestero, Manager at Rancho EsteroResponded 25 March 2017
I am very sorry about your bad experience with us. I just want to clarify the situation a little bit.
We are a small hotel of only 6 cabins and half of them were already occupied. I think it is not unusual to...More
It was very easy to get to Santa Catalina from Panama city. There are several buses a day. Elli from Rancho sent me all the necassary information to get to this magical place. Its about 15-20min easy walk from "town" along the beach road to...More
We absolutely loved our stay at Rancho Estero. First of all the people who work there are phenomenal. Elli and Zigor are personable, friendly, helpful and sweet. They were always around and always made sure we felt comfortable. The location is right by the water,...More
Response from Ranchoestero | Property representative |
there is no shuttle from the airport, but there is a very good bus connection from Panama City to Santa Catalina. We are happy to help you find the best way to get to Rancho Estero. Just send us a message.
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"The grass roofed shack is the best location with the attached deck equipped with hammocks and lounge chairs."