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7P47+2M Cerro Azul, Panama City 0812 Panama
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#13 of 154 Speciality lodging in Panama City
Kalu Yala is a new model for a modern sustainable town. Utilizing the brightest minds from our research institute, we’ve created an off-the-grid home for those dedicated to creating a better world... while having a damned good time doing so. Explore one of the world’s 25 Biological Hotspots on some of Panama’s most iconic hikes, swim in the country’s cleanest rivers and waterfalls, design your own experience by choosing custom workshops and activities, eat from our farm-to-table kitchen, ride in and out on off-road 4x4 trucks, party at an off-the-grid bar and stay at the coolest Panamanian jungle lodge: Selina Kalu Yala. All within 1.5 hours of Panama City. Our off-the-grid community is in the heart of a 7,000 mountain preserve full of hiking trails, natural swimming pools, and wilderness adventures. Enjoy 3 hour rainforest waterfall hikes, jungle survival classes, guided wildlife viewing, permaculture food education and more!
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Free parking
Yoga classes
Breakfast available
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Laundry service
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Walk-in shower
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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7P47+2M Cerro Azul, Panama City 0812 Panama
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Tocumen Intl Airport22 kmSee all flights
Paitilla Airport43 kmSee all flights
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Jose reyes wrote a review 18 Feb
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As a person who’s use to the life in the states, going to spend my time at Kalu Yala was a unique experience beyond my expectations. Me and my partner stayed there for three days and we had so much. We had everything we needed and the food was delicious. I also had the chance to sleep in a teepee for the first time and I loved it! The bed was so confortable and listening to the morning sound of the birds made me start my days full of joy. i also had the experience to go hiking at night with Zoe and we found and learned so much about the nocturnal life. I can not wait to go back! If you’re a person who enjoys spending time around nature, this is the place for you!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
g R wrote a review 7 Feb
Panama City, Panama3 contributions1 helpful vote
Great spot, very nice staff, a cool place to spend time with nature. The beds are comfortable, and the cabins well made. Food is very good (mostly vegeterian but if you ask they can cook meet and chicken.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
El Trip de Jenny - Jenny Ceballos wrote a review Nov 2020
Panama City, Panama108 contributions
As a tour guide and traveler, I always try to organized activities that reflects my personality and lifestyle. Kaly Yala is a place that go beyond my expectations. Together we planned a weekend experience for a group of 9 people and everything went simple perfect. We did a lot: Afternoon at La Playita, Yoga session at the sunset and morning hike to Jaguar Falls. Also, I can not forget to mention sleep like a baby in the comfy bed. The food is deliciuos...since everything there is farm to table and veggie based. I´m counting the days to plan another trip with them :=) Guys, keep going! the world needs more people like you!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Selina Management, Owner at Selina Kalu Yala
Responded 24 Nov 2020
Thank you so much for your feedback Jenny!! All your comments are really important for us. Our team is happy to know that you had a great time with us and we would like to have you back really soon!! Keep your amazing energy and see you next time!
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NH_2021 wrote a review Nov 2020
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Super fun and informative staff & owners, amazing hikes, healthy food, comfortable tents, fully functioning high speed wifi (if you need to connect), desks to work from. I would recomend the Jaguar Falls hike, ramons pool and checking out the nearby rivers for a swim. I will be back for a farm tour soon!
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Date of stay: October 2020
Tony wrote a review Nov 2020
La Chorrera, Panama5 contributions
I could not be happier to be there and enjoy the nature sights and how amazing is to hear how they built this auto sustainable community. People there are just so lovely and with so many good vibes. Zoe and Jimmy are just the best. First, you will get to the base Camp and they will pick you up to take you to the actual place. The ride itself is an adventure. Once you’re there they will set you up in your place and welcome you with a nice drink. The place is so relaxing and they also have trainings and workshops. The food and activities to do around are also worth trying. It was just quite something else, and I love everything about it.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Selina Management, Owner at Selina Kalu Yala
Responded 16 Nov 2020
Thank you Tony!!! We cannot explain how happy we are reading your comments! Come and visit us again. Have an amazing weekend.
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US$22 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Selina Kalu Yala
What are some of the property amenities at Selina Kalu Yala?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, laundry service, and breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Selina Kalu Yala?
Top room amenities include a mosquito net, a view of the mountains, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Selina Kalu Yala?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Selina Kalu Yala?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Selina Kalu Yala?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Selina Kalu Yala?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Selina Kalu Yala?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.