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Coconut Lodge
Ranked #2 of 2 Las Cumbres B&B and Inns
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We stayed with Mike and Nancy before and after a trip to Bocas del Toro. We couldn't have asked for better accommodations and hosts. The room, pool, meals, and dogs, hosts, and other guests were fantastic, and we will definitely be returning next time we're in Panama City.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

We stayed here March 2014 In the casita Bambu which was an excellent room. We had the pool and gardens outside our door and ate our meals upon the balcony terrace. We also saw some new birds- ant shrikes, tanagers, hummingbirds, and a gray hawk pair building a nest. We also saw hundreds of hawks a day migrating north while we were sitting by the pool. That was an awesome site. The B&B is quite a ways out of town so it is wise to have your own transportation or they can arrange for transportation. The owner has three dogs that are sometimes penned and sometimes amongst you. Nancy,the owner, is very accomadating.

Room Tip: We did not see the rooms but the casita was very nice.
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Coconut Lodge and it was fantastic; definitely exceeded our expectations! Our room was quant, clean and modern. Nancy and her staff, including the driver, were so accommodating, it made our stay pleasant and worry free. As a matter of fact, we left something at the lodge and Nancy herself drove it to us. The only drawback to this place is the location, but if you have a driver, it is easy to get around. Check it out, you won't regret it!!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

My husband and I stayed three nights at the Coconut Lodge and we wished we had more. The property is beautiful! The rooms were beautiful and clean. The pool was wonderful, and the staff and owner are great. We had dinner the first night and it was a delicious meal. I had some dietary restrictions and they were amazing and working around that for me. Due to early activities were were only able to have one breakfast - french toast - and it was AMAZING!!!! One of the best services was being provided a cell phone for when we went out in case we had any problems or needed to contact anyone at the lodge. It was one of those nice added services that shows you just how much the owner and staff care. I would recommend a stay to anyone here and am already planning to come back.

Room Tip: Every room is great!
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

This little gem is the perfect entree to a Panamanian adventure. Thirty minutes from the airport, situated in a residential area, the grounds are beautifully planted, perfectly private with a swimming pool and the attention to detail is outstanding. The owner, Nancy, couldn't have been more attentive, even waiting with us at 4:00 AM for the airport taxi, to make sure we were picked up! The meals were delicious, the staff very accommodating and we would stay here again. Give this one a try, you'll not be disappointed! Many thanks, Marcia and Brooks

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Loved staying at Coconut Lodge with my family. The owner Nancy is an amazing host and went way above and beyond to accomodate our whole family and organized our tours. The staff are all very friendly and the chef made us amazing meals daily. I would definetly stay here again and loved Panama. Till we meet again :) Rachelle

  • Stayed: March 2014
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

Coconut Lodge is a very peaceful & private oasis about 30 minutes from the airport. It's most definitely home away from home. Nancy was sure to send a nice, reliable driver to pick us up from the airport, wait for us as we went to the grocery store & deliver us safely to the lodge. She meets you as you arrive & gets you completely settled in. We stayed in the Casa Bambu & it was very comfortable for us & our 2 children. It is very tastefully decorated (by many people's standards I'd say), has a decent a/c and has nice artwork made by her daughter, who is an artist. Plenty of space & hot water. The photos on this site are very accurate..the lodge & its surroundings are beautiful, relaxing & the home is in a nice neighborhood. The property is completely fenced in & has security on site just in case (although it's a very safe, quiet neighborhood). Nancy is an extremely friendly hostess who will literally take care of every detail of your stay if you allow her to (at the lodge & for your daytime excursions). She works diligently to make sure her guests are completely comfortable & happy with their stay, their excursions, their guides & the services they receive. We jokingly called her "Mama Nancy" because she puts her guests above all else. :0) As far as being kid friendly: She welcomed our kids with open arms & even catered their breakfasts to them (portions & sometimes even what was served). We had 6 in our party & each of us were completely happy with our 7 day stay. We traveled all over Panama by car & our children kept telling us, "We want to go home", meaning Coconut Lodge! They loved playing in the beautiful pool, playing & snuggling with the 3 adorable small dogs, feeding the pet birds, searching for lizards (which Nancy happily helped with) & just being able to relax as kids do. There are rules, as in any place, but the atmosphere is overall very relaxed, even with kids. There weren't other children there during our stay but it is a nice family environment. There were some changes being made while we stayed, so we only enjoyed one dinner ($20/plate adults, $10/kids; dinner was super de-lish) but breakfasts by Nancy were phenomenal. She infuses her French background into them & they are really yummy & light. She is such a detail person that she will happily cater to your diet type as well. Everything is freshly bought & made daily. Breakfast is included in the cost of the room & it's well worth it.

FOR YOU TO KNOW:
- A taxi ride (one taxi) is $25 each way into Panama City. We had a group of 6, so we would have had to take 2 taxis or a larger vehicle. It would have cost us about $100 for 1 round trip ride into the city. You need to have a vehicle or take a taxi. Renting a car is worth it but the driving is absolutely insane & you HAVE TO HAVE good insurance coverage.
- There are a few good restaurants surrounding the lodge but again, you will need to have a vehicle or take a taxi to them.
- There is a small, local supermarket with some of the basic items within walking distance to the lodge but the best supermarket is within driving distance

Coconut Lodge is a fantastic place to stay, with or without young kids. The cost seems to be average for what we paid in different parts of Panama (unless at hostals) but you get such great service from Nancy & lots of good advice. If you're considering Coconut Lodge as a place to stay, you most certainly will not be disappointed!

Bianca W
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Room Tip: Casa Bambu has 2 queen beds & plenty of space for 4 (either 4 adults or 2 adults/2 children) - b...
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Address: Las Sauces, Las Cumbres, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City > Las Cumbres
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Las Cumbres
Price Range: £81 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We like to think of Coconut Lodge as a mini-resort without the crowds. With only four rooms, Coconut Lodge is an intimate and private Lodge designed to please and satisfy your every vacation need and want. Forget about work, stress, and an accelerated lifestyle. Enjoy the warm tropical breeze, laze in our pool while sipping a Pina Colada, challenge yourself to a game of tennis and enjoy life the way it is truly meant to be lived. ... more   less 
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