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Cerrito Tropical Eco Lodge

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Via Pizarro and Via Congresso, Isla Taboga 0832-2565 Panama
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#2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Isla Taboga
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Quiet Oceanview Hillside Eco Lodge Rooms plus Apartments. Ocean view from external balconies plus large tropical garden at the edge of Taboga village and ancient forest, 3 minute walk down to the shore and 10 minute walk from beach. Property backed by forest - great for bird watching. Offering the best of both worlds! ocean view from the exterior balconies (rooms have exterior shared balconies, one suite has ocean view from the living area). Relaxed Eco lodge, comfortable and clean air conditioned individual rooms, as well as apartments, all with TV & WIFI. Located on the laid back Pacific island of Taboga just 30 minutes from Panama by ferry. Restaurant by reservation offering delicious food by local chef, served by friendly local staff. Ideal quiet vacation spot to relax for 1 day to 1 month. Activities include: Beach, boat trips, fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, nature tours, walking tours and more. Visit us and truly relax with the Cerrito family. Cerrito Tropical Eco Lodge, Taboga Island, Panama.
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Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Boating
Canoeing
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wifi
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Diving
Hiking
Snorkelling
Water sport equipment rentals
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Patio
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Children's playground
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Kitchenware
Hair dryer
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Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch and 2 more
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bobk64 wrote a review Aug 2008
38 contributions11 helpful votes
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When visting Panama, don't miss going to Taboga and staying at the Cerrito Tropical! The island of Taboga is about 30 minutes by boat which leaves every day. Taboga is called the Island of the Flowers and lives up to its name. Throughout the small village you will a wide variety of tropical flowers. One of the gems of Taboga is El Cerrito Tropical - a wonderful small hotel where you can rest and enjoy the tropical surroundings. We had booked the apartment which has 2 bedrooms with a balcony looking out over the town onto the bay. When we arrived in the morning, the manager/chef met us at the dock and helped us with our luggage to the hotel. (I would recommend supporting the local taxi -a small pick up truck. The climb up to the hotel was murder on our legs.) Once we were
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Date of stay: July 2008
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pumilio wrote a review Jun 2008
Alken, Belgium4 contributions2 helpful votes
This time we wanted to visit Isla Taboga on our trip to Panama. In search for a good hotel on this island, I came on the website of Cerrito Tropical. Pictures and information looked good to me so I booked for 1 night. Finally we got there : and indead, it was great. 1 big mistake : I only booked for 1 night. Great rooms, great meals, great view (ships waiting to enter the Canal + Panama City), helpfull Aristides, .... We wanted to see the poison frogs (Dendrobates auratus) on this island and in fact we didn't have to search very far. They were jumping already behind the hotel. The only negative thing I can say is : I was hoping to see the owner there (who speaks English and who I had contact with on e-mail) but the hotel was run by Aristides and his wife (who don't speak
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Date of stay: April 2008
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Glidr wrote a review May 2008
Nanaimo, Canada479 contributions136 helpful votes
Don't believe the info easily retrievable that there are no restaurants on this island. There are a few, but fortunately we had most of our meals from the chef/manager of the Cerrito Tropical Hotel/B & B, Aristide. He is an excellent cook and much better than we found elsewhere on the island. The rooms are better than expected with tile floors & air conditioning. The top floor apts. which we booked had a view of a hundred or more ships across the ocean waiting to enter Panama Canal. Beautiful. The service was quite good and the price very reasonable. The problems were few. The shower on the top floor had no hot water. (The island has some water difficulties on the whole but the downstairs apts. did have hot showers. The grounds as elsewhere on this island don't exist
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Date of stay: April 2008
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Annie K wrote a review Nov 2007
Las Vegas, Nevada55 contributions21 helpful votes
I highly recommend this gorgeous Bed & Breakfast on Isla Taboga. Everything was perfect from the accommodations to the 5-star cuisine carefully prepared by resident Chef and Manager - Aristedes (and wife Valentina). Cynthia (owner) has created the perfect retreat away from the hustle of Panama City and I thoroughly enjoyed the relaxation during my week stay at Cerrito Tropical. Must go!
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Date of stay: November 2007
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Ileana0627 wrote a review Nov 2007
Panama1 contribution1 helpful vote
Visiting Cerrito Tropical at Taboga Island was a very unique experience. First the boat trip makes you feel like if you are slowly stripping form all your stress and helps you set a relax mood to arrive at Taboga Island, a folkloric place where everyone seems to live happily. Our arrival at Cerrito Tropical was not without despair - but once you climb the hill, you enter a unique ambiance where you feel like family spending a weekend at your cousins. The view is BREATH TAKING, accommodations offer all you need to enjoy your surrounding and the catering Chef Aristides, is incredible. He will cook fish, seafood, creole food... But indeed the best was the friendly attention you received form the owner Cynthia. She will satisfy your curiosity about the place with either history or
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Date of stay: November 2007
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PRICE RANGE
US$58 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PanamaPanama ProvinceIsla Taboga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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