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“The best boat to travel the San Blas Islands”
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
El Porvenir, San Blas Islands, Guna Yala Region

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Frank B
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“The best boat to travel the San Blas Islands”
Reviewed 30 January 2017 for a stay in September 2016

First of all, I must apologise Andrea for leaving such a late review.

We stayed for four nights, five days.

If you're thinking of visiting the San Blas Islands, look no further. The Micamale is an amazing boat. We had 7 people in total and we are all very comfortable. I was with my girlfriend and the bedroom is easily comfortable for two people. The boat (inside and outside) was always very clean. As we were getting on the boat, a live Pink Floyd album was playing - we were off to an amazing start.

Andrea is also the best captain anyone can ask for. Not only is he friendly and very welcoming, he is an amazing cook. Each meal was always amazing. If you have the chance to purchase lobsters from the local Kuna fisherman, don't think twice. It's cheap and delicious. The first night we had lobster and there was that much food we had to eventually had to say no to leftover lobster; when does that ever happen? Andrea also cook lobster pasta the next day and other countless meals during our journey.

Fabio, Andrea's brother, is also the best crew you can have on any boat. Fabio is just as welcoming and friendly as his brother. You can tell they came from an amazing family. He was always helping us whenever we he could. He was always willing to take us out on the dingy to a beach or to great snorkelling spots (they have heaps of gear). He's also a crack up - he's got so many good jokes.

These two brothers are the best company. We came onto the boat as guests but I feel we left as good friends. Sarah and I cannot thank you enough for making this jorueny the best experience on our trip. We have been travelling for 9 months through Central and South America and this has been the best part of our trip.

Don't think twice - book your trip on the Micamale.

Andrea e Fabio - Grazie mile!

PS, make sure you get Andrea to sing you a few songs on his guitar.

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Management Response
6 Mar 2017
My friends...many thanks for your beautiful words.
We hope to meet you again.
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Innes G
Manly, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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“The best 5 nights! ”
Reviewed 1 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We did the San Blas on the Micamale from Panama to Colombia. This was one of the best things I have done in Latin America. Captano Andrea and his brother Fabio made our trip from great to the best experience. They went above and beyond for us. We had so much laughs and lots of wine with them. The boat was in excellent condition and there was not one fault, they also took our safety seriously and I knew we could trust them doing the open water crossing safely. We enjoyed beautiful islands on the San blas and they have good friendships with the local Kunas, which was nice. Ate lots of lobster and we even caught a Marlin on the open water crossing. This is definitely a luxury version of the Panama to Colombia sails you can do, you will be fed well and sleep in comfort. I would highly recommend arranging to do it with the Micamale even just a charter through the San Blas. We walked in as guest on the boat and walked out as family. It was an experience we will never forget.

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Management Response
2 Oct 2016
...and what can i say more? Beautiful trip...beautiful people...and now...beautiful friends too. Thank you very much from Andrea and Fabio...Micamale Brothers...
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zully76
Asuncion, Paraguay
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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patty080
Treviso, Italy
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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YoyoPSN
Nueva Gorgona, Panama
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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Management Response
6 Mar 2017
Anche se sulla nostra barca passano tante persone ogni volta è un'avventura nuova. Con voi è stato un vero piacere lavorare. Dare il massimo la cosa piú naturale.
Grazie delle bellissime parole.
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1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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Management Response
12 Oct 2016
Un imenso plaser de ospitar "Princesa" y Michael...con personas asi nuertro trabajo no parece "trabajo"...vos esperamos de nuevo. Micamale vos estraña.
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