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Hotel Playa Cambutal
Ranked #2 of 5 Cambutal B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 29 April 2010

We stayed at Hotel Playa while on a fishing trip with South Wind Charters. The fishing was great and included catching Tuna, Snapper, Rooster fish, a 50 inch Durato, and a 50 lb Wahoo.
Although we came for the fishing, our stay at Hotel Playa was certainly memorable. The open-air lobby and laid-back atmosphere were certainly relaxing.
The food was increadible. Fish was the entree most nights. If you go to Hotel Playa, you need to request the Mango Mousse and the Carrot Pudding. If you ask, Ana might give you the recipes.
The hotel rents boogie boards which we tried on a calm surf day.
Overal,l the hotel gets my highest rating.

  • Stayed: April 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 11 April 2010

Very relaxing, incredible experience and so much to do! Affordable nightly rate! Will be return as soon as possible!

Stayed: January 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 March 2010

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My month-long visit to Hotel Playa Cambutal in Cambutal, Panama, about a 5 hour drive from the beautiful Panama City, wasn't long enough. During my stay we relaxed on a quite desolate and private beach (all rooms have ocean-front balconies and are steps from the water), walked/hiked to bat caves and waterfalls, went fishing (for tuna, that the hotel later cooked up for us) and were surrounded by dolphins, sea turtles, and manta rays, experienced monkeys (howler and capuchins) in the wild jumping between trees outside the hotel, and much, much more than I had ever imagined to do in such a small, quaint town. The staff, food, hotel rooms and decor, beaches, surf, sunsets, food & drinks, and natural beauty of the area were all unforgettable to say the least. Can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 March 2010

What a delightful surprise. This hotel exceeded our expectation by a mile. It is new, attractive and well run. I am not a surfer but the beach break was perfect for boogieboards available at the hotel. The rooms and baths were so well finished it was like being in another world. If you go, plan to stay more than a night. There is lots to explore and do.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled with friends
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Thank pfidanque
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Reviewed 19 March 2010

Hotel Playa Cambutal is a beautiful boutique hotel located in the quiet surf town of Cambutal. Every room has an oceanside view which is amazing and each room has it's own personal balcony. It is very quiet and serene, perfect for private romantic trips. The bathroom was beautifully tiled with rocks and the eco-friendly lifestyle adds to it's charm. Everyone at the hotel is super helpful. I highly recommend getting the breakfast, as it adds to the relaxing atmosphere by getting to eat within view of the hotel's beach surf break. Lunch and dinner are also great, and they include lots of local fresh fare. There are tons of activities available at the hotel's front desk, including boogie and surf boards for the great surf spots up and down the coast. Horseback riding and Charter Fishing is also available upon advance notice. We also saw lots of nature including sea turtles right in front of the hotel and dolphins on the fishing trip. This hotel is great for couples and families. They also offer great wi-fi. Make reservations at this hidden gem and you will not be sorry. Thank you hotel playa cambutal! For more information you can find it on their website www.hotelplayacambutal.com

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 October 2017
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 June 2017
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  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Address: Calle Principal, Cambutal, Panama
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Region: Panama > Los Santos Province > Cambutal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Cambutal
Price Range: £81 - £129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Playa Cambutal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Playa Cambutal, a beachfront hotel, is surrounded by beautiful black sand beaches, uncrowded surf and world class fishing. The hotel combines relaxation, comfort and affordable luxury in an unspoiled tropical paradise. Come discover Cambutal! ... more   less 
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