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    Popa Paradise Beach Resort

    Punta Laurel | Bocas del Toro, Isla Popa, Panama
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent78%
    • Very good12%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible3%
    1 week ago
    “Perfect holiday ”
    1 week ago
    “Amazing All Inclusive Resort! Vegan, gluten-free options! Should be on your bucket list!”
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    Fitness centre
    Free Internet
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 November 2014

    My husband and I have traveled across the world together, and we have never encountered such a terrible experience like our time at Popa Paradise. The food was terrible. It was not tasty, and it was not gourmet. Chicken was undercooked and pink, and shrimp...More

    Helpful?19  
    Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach Resort

    Dear Lindsay, I am so sorry to hear about your disappointing experience at Popa Paradise. I can't help but feel somewhat responsible as Vince proposed cancelling reservations until my arrival, but I told him that to cancel someone's honeymoon would also be very inconvenient for...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2014

    Good location and worth visiting. During our stay the facilities were upgraded. They seem to have suffered last year due to incapable local management. I seems the new management is bringing the hotel back to a good level. Location and opportunities are promising. Food is...More

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    Response from Ziggy F, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach Resort

    Hi Markus, Thank you for noticing all the hard work that everyone has been doing around the resort. We are happy to announce that for the first time since the lodge was built we have removed all our old waste (including the very cement mixer...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2014

    My wife and I recently stayed here for four nights. We had a great time and found the resort to be a very good value. The place ran very smoothly - any transition issues related to new management seem to be in the past. We...More

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    Response from ziggyFrancisco, Manager at Popa Paradise Beach Resort

    Hi Jeff, I am so glad to hear that you and Lisa enjoyed your stay and noticed all the hard work that has been happening at the resort. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to welcome you back again.

    Reviewed 19 October 2014

    My wife and I stayed here for three days after 3 days at Ted Frog Island and a 5 day visit of Panama City. We met both the new manager Ziggy as well as owners Rosie and Craig. Very friendly and helpful, constantly checking our...More

    Helpful?1  
    Response from vroes, Owner at Popa Paradise Beach Resort

    Thank you for visiting Popa Paradise, and for your supportive review. We are glad that you noticed our hard work around the resort, and even more so that our efforts were not a disruption to your vacation. Hope to see you again some time! Vince...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2014

    My wife and I travelled here to spend part of our honeymoon. The resort was going through a management transition and service was lacking. While the resort was very secluded, it was sometimes hard to get a drink (i.e. the beach bar was never open...More

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    Response from vroes, Owner at Popa Paradise Beach Resort

    Sir, I am really sorry to hear that your stay did not live up to your expectations. Your visit was during the last few days that a temporary acting General Manager was on site - unfortunately, he did not pass along your concerns or email...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$304 - US$440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
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    ships99
    I forgot to ask till what time the bar ,restaurant and the pool are open? Also if I want to eat at mid night , are there any alternative for eating after the restaurant close ? Cz I have some issues with my digesting system so I should eat very small quantities of food but all the time should eat these small quantities Are there any kind of nightlife(show,band,Dj)? I heard there was karaoke but not every day,right? Thank
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from Vincent R | Property representative |
    Hello again, The pool is always open, but if everybody has gone to their rooms, the lights are turned off at midnight. We do not have fixed hours for the bar... if there is interest we sometimes stay open very late. Your... More
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    ships99
    Hello sir , I would like to visit popa paradise next December maybe on 17th for a week , but I would like to ask 1)keen popa paradise transportation team pick me up from a hotel called tropical suites dock in bocas town ? 2) which room type have a separate sitting area ? I mean does the junior suite have and also the king room or the queen style? 3) how much to add for the top shelf alcohol package ? Thanks & best regards
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from Vincent R | Property representative |
    Hello, and thank you for your interest in Popa Paradise. In answer to your questions: 1. Pick up from Tropical Suites is not a problem. On the other hand, the dock we use is only a few steps away from Tropical Paradise, and... More
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    Gailieb
    Hi, what would you like to know about this accommodation? I tried emailing you thru your hotel website but regardless of what dates I entered, I wasn't able to push through. All I want to know is your prices on your website are they in US $$ ?
    23 February 2017|
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    Response from Vincent R | Property representative |
    Hi! Yes, our rates are in USD. Fun fact: Popa Paradise is Canadian owned - we live just north of Calgary. Call me (587-888-0267) for a great deal. Vince - owner
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