I traveled to Yandup on 7/1 and 7/2 and stayed in a room over the water. The staff was very friendly and accommodating.
Upon arrival, our bags were brought to our room and breakfast was just about ready in the main dining area overlooking the water. What a beautiful view!
Our room was spacious and had nets over the bed which were helpful at night. They provide one floor fan a ceiling fan is in every room. Two hammocks are out on the wrap around porch overlooking the water. So beautiful and peaceful. Took a nap here on day 1 after breakfast.
All food was homemade, healthy, and well prepared. If you don't eat a lot of seafood or meat, be sure to tell them as they will accommodate your request. The Kuna Indian women who took care of us those two days were excellent! Be sure to tip throughtout! These people work very hard!
The trips were very informative and cultural. If you enjoy scuba diving, you will LOVE the islands they take you to. People in our group saw so many interesting marine life and coral reefs, some of the best they have ever seen. If you are not into scuba diving, you can choose to stay at the lodge and enjoy some quiet time on the island or take a walk along the beach while the others are snorkeling. I met and spoke with a Kuna Indian family on Iguana Island who loved their very simple life there. My favorite trip was to the Kuna indian village to see how this KUna village lives in this 21st century. SImply amazing! You have to experience it for yourself.
San Blas was by far my favorite part of my trip to Panama. I also visited Panama City, El Valle, and Gamboa Rainforest. I would love to return in a few years. I highly recommend it. A must do!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Yandup Island Lodge is the perfect getaway in the Caribbean of the Kuna Indians, in the San Blas Archipelago. Perfect place to relax in a hammock, enjoy the sea breeze and the sound of the waves and birds. In this private island with coconut palms, surrounded by coral reefs and a small beach you will be treated as kings and queens in one of our six lovely and comfortable cabins in front of the sea. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Yandup Island Hotel San Blas Islands