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Certificate of Excellence
If you like nature and comfort, you'll enjoy your stay at Manglar Lodge. Located at El Palmar beach on the Pacific coast of the Republic of Panama, Manglar Lodge offers the visitor four cozy and clean rooms, WiFi, a lounge terrace and gardens where you can relax on the sun, read and watch birds and butterflies. Sometimes you can also see iguanas, squirrels and opossums. The high tides will bring you nice sunsets next to the mangrove and, depending on the river and swell conditions, you can also try surfing or bodyboarding.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Calle 1 Norte El Palmar, San Carlos 1017 Panama
Getting there
Contadora Airport48 km
Panama Pacifico Intl Airport63 km
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We loved our two nights at the Manglar. Lovely grounds, and just a few steps to the beach. The hosts are super friendly, speak English, and are very good cooks. They’re knowledgeable about the area and will give you advice about the tides and directions to nearby sights. There’s
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This place was next to another hotel that was on the water. The Manglar lodge is just behind it. So you can walk to the beach fairly quickly. We were also walking distance from the Panama surf school- which was great. Parking was free. This area has a lot of residences & we
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We stayed at Manglar Lodge for three nights. The place is relatively easy to find via Google Maps. Property is small and only has four rooms. Rooms are very basic and very worn out, but everything worked. Think one step above a hostel. There is no pool and the lodge is
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This is just a small hotel but has a great feel to it. The rooms were neat and clean. The air conditioning worked just fine. And the owners went out of their way to make us feel welcome. They both speak very good English, if that’s important to you. Yes there’s some things that
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This is my third time I stayed at Manglar Lodge. I usually come in December to take a little break from theNew York winter. The place is nicely run by their owners which were there most of the time helping us with all kind of info to move around. The room is nice as clean as
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view of one of our rooms with 2 full size beds
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View from the green areas
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one of our rooms with 1 king size bed
Do you have allow camping at the hotel?
we don't have a shuttle the easies way to get to our place is to take a taxi from the airport it cost $100 is a 125km ride from the tocumen airport
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It would be best to email the hotel manager. I did see a dog in the outside common areas but I do not believe they are allowed in the rooms.
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do they allow dogs?
Hello thanks for your question. Dogs are wellcome on the open areas of the restaurant not on the rooms
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"owners are great people and they will help you"
"All the rooms are great"
"great staff"
"the king size room is so nice!!"
"Great place, Nice people"
US$77 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PanamaPanama ProvinceSan Carlos
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