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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

Calle Playa Estero & Calle Kenny, Playa Santa Catalina, District of Sona, Province V - Santa Catalina, Panama
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Nearest Wave
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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama is an 11 room Spanish to Colonial style boutique hotel on the point of Santa Catalina, with the paddle out channel at our doorstep, facing the world to class Santa Catalina point break.

The hotel offers 6 standard rooms with 4 single beds or 1 king and 2 singles. It has 4 suite rooms with kitchenettes with 3 single beds or 1 king and 1 single. It also has a family suite with kitchenette with 6 single beds or 2 kings and 2 singles. The hotel accommodates up to 42 guests. All rooms include air conditioning, private baths with hot water, blow drier, satellite TV, safety box, comfortable posture to pedic memory foam beds and high quality bed linens for a great nights sleep. The hotel offers 24 hour reception office, and kids play park.

The area is ideal for surfers of all skill levels as we have the point break out front for experienced surfers, and the Estero beach break just a 5 minute walk down the beach which is ideal for learning to surf.

The hotel has an on to site surf shop, with rentals and sales of surfboards and accessories. Free use of soft to boards, boogie boards, kayaks, and bicycles. Free Wi to Fi in our ocean front restaurant / bar and pool area.

Location

Santa Catalina, on the ocean front, directly in front of the paddle out channel with a direct view of the world to class Santa Catalina point break, which is the best surf point break in Panama and among the top surfing destinations in Central America.

The hotel is in the heart of Santa Catalina, nestled between the village and the Estero beach break, with various restaurants and cafes within very short walking distance. Estero beach, just a 5 minute walk from our hotel, offers several kilometers of sand bottom beach break ideal for beginner surfers or small children.

The boat transport to Coiba Island is just 2 minutes from our hotel. Santa Catalina is a 45 minute drive from the town of Sona, and 1.5 hour drive from the City of Santiago, in the Province of Veraguas.

Hotel Santa Catalina is also a short distance from Santa Catalina Island, and our guests often use our free kayaks or Stand to Up Paddle Boards to paddle over to the beautiful beaches on the island, just a 15 to 20 minute paddle.

For anyone seeking the best surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling or fishing in Panama, Santa Catalina is the place to go and Hotel Santa Catalina is the place to stay.

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Number of people: 42
24-Hour reception
Air Conditioning
Bath Towels
Beach Towels
Kitchenette
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Daily housekeeping
Dryer
Gift shop
Laundry
Massage
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Pets allowed
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Breakfast (additional)
Dinner (additional)
Hotel bar
Pool bar
Restaurant
Room service
Bicycle rental
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Mountain biking
Ping-pong
Skateboard hire
Snorkeling
SUP
Surf school
Yoga

Additional Fees:

All taxes are included in our room rates. Breakfast is NOT included. Free daily housekeeping. Free parking. Free Wi-Fi in our restaurant/bar/pool area. Free use of soft-boards, boogie boards, kayaks, and bicycles. Our restaurant / bar is closed on Tuesdays.

Extras:

Pets require a refundable deposit of US$50 (to cover any damage to room, bed linens, etc). Surfboard rentals and SUP rentals cost extra and price varies depending on the size and model, but they start at US$20 per day. Surf lessons are US$30 per session, and surf lesson packages are available for singles, couples and groups.
Standard Room 1
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 4

Standard rooms accommodate up to 4 guests. Air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, and mini to refrigerator included. The room has either 4 single beds, or 1 king and 2 singles (bunk bed). Private bathroom with hot water and blow dryer plus safety box. Comfortable posture to pedic memory foam bed mattresses, with high quality bed linens for a great nights sleep. Rooms include a front terrace with table, chairs and a hammock.

Suite Room 1
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 3

Suite rooms accommodate up to 3 guests. Air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, kitchenette and mini to refrigerator included. The room has either 3 single beds, or 1 king and 1 single. Private bathroom with hot water and blow dryer plus safety box. Comfortable posture to pedic memory foam bed mattresses, with high quality bed linens for a great nights sleep. Rooms include a front terrace with table, chairs and a hammock.

Family Suite
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 6

The Family Suite room accommodates up to 6 guests. Air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, kitchenette and mini to refrigerator included. The room has either 6 single beds, or 2 king and 2 single. Private bathroom with hot water and blow dryer plus safety box. Comfortable posture to pedic memory foam bed mattresses, with high quality bed linens for a great nights sleep. Inside table with 4 chairs, night tables, and closet. This room has ground level and a loft upstairs. Room includes a front terrace with table, chairs and a hammock.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We provide Airport Transfers from and to Panama City and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: USD$300
  • Price for more than 4: USD$350
  • - Nearest Airport: Panama City
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 350
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 5 hours
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Surf Lessons we offer:

Kids Surf Lessons

Classes are 1 hour each day.. The water is warm all year round so no need for a wetsuit, but we'll provide you with a rash vest for comfort and extra protection from the sun. We have a range of soft and hard boards, so you can feel confident you’ll you have the right board for your level.

Our instructors are very familiar with the breaks, so you can feel confident you are in safe hands.

Beginner Surf Lessons

Classes are 1 hour each day.. The water is warm all year round so no need for a wetsuit, but we'll provide you with a rash vest for comfort and extra protection from the sun. We have a range of soft and hard boards, so you can feel confident you’ll you have the right board for your level.

Whether you're here to learn to stand up for the first time, or start to perfect that bottom turn, our instr

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Classes are 1 hour each day.. The water is warm all year round so no need for a wetsuit, but we'll provide you with a rash vest for comfort and extra protection from the sun. We have a range of soft and hard boards, so you can feel confident you’ll you have the right board for your level.

Whether you're here to learn to stand up for the first time, or start to perfect that bottom turn, our instr


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PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due at check in.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • You can cancel anytime up to midday the day before and you will not be charged the balance.

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