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Dolphin Bay Hideaway

Avenida Sur | Dolphin Bay, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
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  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect Retreat with great food
After coming through the busy town of Bocas, it was amazing to... more
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

After coming through the busy town of Bocas, it was amazing to get to this quiet get-a-way. Everything was so green and beautiful with hummingbirds and frogs everywhere. We happened to be there during the rainy season but despite some impressive downpours it was still a very relaxing place to stay with Amy and Brian. The huge deck gave a...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Dolphin Bay for 3 nights/3 days in December 2016 with my partner. It's a beautiful place: the tranquil location on Dolphin Bay, the property with its hammocks/porch/garden, and the clean and tasteful rooms and common spaces. I appreciated the wide range of activities and day trips offered (I'd highly recommend the chocolate farm tour and Red Frog Beach)....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have only great memories from the days we stayed in Dolphin Bay Hideaway. The place is beautiful, the owners had take care of every single detail to make it amazing. The room decoration is beautiful, they put fresh purified water in the room daily, stainless steel water bottles with the hotel logo are available in case you want to...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We love hosting our neighbors from Costa Rica. Thanks for making the journey over to Panama and staying at the Hideaway and for this great review. As a short getaway from your busy jobs and children, we understand that you wanted to relax and enjoy Dolphin Bay's stunning tranquility. We are all happy you accomplished that and have great memories....

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend Dolphin Bay Hideaway to recharge in an eco-friendly locale. The small hotel is in gorgeous, natural setting. Amy and Brian and their staff are wonderful - we felt we made new friends staying at the Hideaway. Their impact on the immediate economy is clear; members nearby families are on staff but are as well trained as any...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We have to admit when we heard about the types of destinations your annual travel group chooses - Capetown and South Africa, Ko Samui and Thailand, Cartagena and Colombia, etc. and next year possibly Turkey - we really wanted to ensure that Dolphin Bay and Bocas/Panama made some lasting memories for you all. Thanks for choosing us and for following...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've travelled extensively, and find that every now and again it's possible to find something so special that it's incredibly difficult to move on. Dolphin Bay Hideaway is one of those places. Perched at the edge of San Cristobal, a 20 minute boat ride from Bocas town is this small piece of paradise. Despite there being a ton of activities...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We are so grateful that you chose DBH to be part of your yearlong journey around the world. We would have loved for you to stay longer, but we are excited for the beautiful places and wonderful people you will meet across many continents and countries. Thanks for this detailed and marvelous review. Your descriptions and details should assist many...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here on the recommendation of my daughter who had stayed earlier in the year, and I have to say we were not disappointed with our 3 day stay. It turned out to be the most amazing hideaway and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The food was fabulous, fresh and was the best food during...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

"Best food in and around Panama"! Thank you so much for coming to stay with us and for this very kind review. The entire team is so pleased you had a special time with us and we do indeed expect that you will come and visit again. We endeavor to have guests feel at home here and you made that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday back in October and it really was the most perfect getaway. Brian and Amy are incredibly attentive hosts who do everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We stayed in the sunrise room which is beautiful and offers incredible views, and Brian and Amy even arranged for us to have...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We so enjoyed hosting you and your boyfriend and are very appreciative of you selecting Dolphin Bay Hideaway for the special birthday occasion. Dolphin Bay is indeed a perfect location for celebrations, and the whole team endeavors to execute every detail possible for memorable moments in life. Thanks for the call out on the food as the culinary focus is...

Austria
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time at this place. The owners Brian and Amy are a very friendly couple who really make an effort to make your stay there as comfortable as possible. We had a great time kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, doing yoga on the patio and enjoying the delicious homemade food and cocktails. We stayed...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you Anna for this very impressive review. It was a pleasure having you and your boyfriend here and the whole team is thrilled you enjoyed DBH as much as you did. Thanks for sharing so much about your life in Austria and your incredible diving experiences. We wish you the very best as you continue your adventurous life journey...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I stayed at Dolphin Bay Hideaway and thoroughly enjoyed the experience! There are so many things to mention about our stay! First, Amy and Brian are amazing hosts. They are incredibly attentive to their guests wants/needs and will do whatever they can to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Truly first class treatment by them and their...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this detailed and exceptional review. You didn't mention it, but we will take the liberty of sharing that this was YOUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRIP! We were so delighted that you chose Bocas del Toro, Panama and Dolphin Bay Hideaway as your very first international destination and that we exceeded your expectations. The team is very...

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went there for a quick getaway from daily life in Panama and could not have landed in a better place :) From the first email, we were greeted in a friendly manner, and were welcomed to this amazing place. So cozy, and every detail was clearly looked after. It's in a very pretty bay, and knowing the area very...

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DolphinBayHideaway, Owner at Dolphin Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We definitely understand the amount of work you have as a small business owner, so we were thrilled to host you both and are so happy you enjoyed your valuable time away. Thank you for this superb and detailed review. With a short stay, you packed in a lot of activity and still seemed to get in some relaxation as...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Dolphin Bay Hideaway

Address: Avenida Sur | Dolphin Bay, Isla San Cristobal 888 888, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla San Cristobal
Price Range: £133 - £188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Dolphin Bay Hideaway Hotel Isla San Cristobal
Dolphin Bay Hideaway Panama/Isla San Cristobal, Bocas Del Toro
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“sunrise room”
 of 5 bubbles 808annalenag, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy a beuatiful sunrise in the "Sunrise"! Just open the door and let the light flood in.”
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“"Bay" is very private, "Sunrise" is on a deck over the sea, Caribean is next to the kitchen has maybe the best view”
 of 5 bubbles delfina2263, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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