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“Great Apartment come prepared”
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Playa Serena social area, bahia and the ocean beyond
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Playa Serena social area, bahia and the ocean beyond
The pool and the ocean beyond living room of the condo looking toward the patio
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Playa Serena social area, bahia and the ocean beyond
The pool and the ocean beyond
living room of the condo looking toward the patio
Living room furniture looking toward the kitchen
2nd bedroom with views of the countrside
3rd bedroom with side and back views of the countryside
Our beach at early morning looking toward Chame
3 Miles down the beach looking back toward Playa Serena
Our beach looking toward Coronado from the south building
The front of our east tower; 23 stories
Ocean and beach views from the patio
Views of the bay and the fish market area from our patio
BBQ Gas Grill With Gas Canisters Provided
Kitchen area looking toward the back
Large front load washer - dryer
Kitchen area and the hallway to the bedrooms
Kitchen area looking back toward the living room and the patio
Large prawn shrimp for a fraction of what we pay back home
Living room looking toward the TV and the hallway to the bedrooms
Playa Serena beach looking down from the south building
Playa Serena beach looking toward Coronado
Our patio looking toward the bay area and the mountains
Karen's 94YO mom cooling off in the pool at Playa Serena
A corner of the pool and the bahia in the social area
Social area, the pool and the ocean beyond
Shrimp boat at dawn looking down from Playa Serena
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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Nueva Gorgona, Panama Province

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Excellent - based on 19 reviews
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BruceFr
Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great Apartment come prepared”
Reviewed 14 August 2018 for a stay in August 2018

The apartment was AMAZING!! Completely as advertised!! Clean, comfortable, good amenities.

However come prepared to be your own entertainment and cooks. The only restaurants nearby are on the Pan American Hwy in strip malls. There is no local town with quaint restaurants and stores to visit. The stores are all in a mall up the highway. Same store you have at home.

The only night life is a small tiki bar on the beach.

It is a good 1.5 hours by car from the Tocumen Airport. Renting a car is a great idea. If you do rent the mini wifi hotspot from the car company. This was amazing. We could all connect our phones to it. Used it to find maps and directions. Search the internet.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Stay38116...
1 review
“Perfect Condo, just like home”
Reviewed 18 June 2018 for a stay in June 2018

This was a great stay, I felt like I was in my own home, I wouldn't change one thing, other than far from Panama city, this is the perfect condo

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Jun 2018
It is so nice to hear back from people that there stay is as much or more than they expected. We like the challenge of keeping the townhouse in great shape and it's always nice to hear that people have enjoyed that effort. Tom and Karen
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roberthat...
Port Clinton, Ohio
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Very, Very NICE!”
Reviewed 27 February 2018 for a stay in January 2018

I would highly recommend Tom and Karen's place. We stayed there for 2 weeks and wish it was longer. Very quiet area but yet close to many attractions. The people in the condo's were very nice and made us feel like we belonged.

The condo was well equipped and had all of the luxuries of home.

Highly recommended.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
28 Feb 2018
We're so happy you enjoyed the condo and your stay so much. We work hard to provide our guests with all of the same comforts that we enjoy when we're in Panama and we hope you will come back to visit again soon. Tom and Karen
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Sherrypm
Calgary, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect paradise”
Reviewed 20 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

This is just what you want when your coming down from Canada . It’s an absolutely beautiful place to be. The views were beautiful of the ocean and the Gorgona area.
The apartment was spacious and had all the amenities you need. It was clean and the furniture was in good shape. We found the bed very comfortable.
I highly recommend this apt to our friends and family.
The downside is you need a car to get groceries or take cabs. The cabs were reasonable at 5$ to Coranado.
The people here are friendly and have a family feeling. We would definitely come back.

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Management Response
1 Jan 2018
Thank you so much for your kind words Sherry. We do work very hard to be sure that our guests are as comfortable at our condo in Panama as we are in our home away from home. We hope you come back to visit again. Tom and Karen
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Karen H
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Our Amazing stay in Panama at Playa Serena Condo”
Reviewed 29 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Had a wonderful time and enjoyed the amazing views from the 19th floor of Playa Serena Condo over looking Gorgona beach. Tom and Karen Szewezyk are the wonderful owners of condo D on the 19th floor. They gave us plenty of suggestions and information about the condo along with the area. We enjoyed the local restaurants, La Ruina and Bahia Tiki bar were pretty much our favorites the staff and atmosphere were very relaxing. Our Big adventure for a day was an ATV Excursion with El Valle Mountain Tours to visit the jungle mountain waterfalls. We loved to see the locals and all the little shops, over all a fantastic experience and hope to return in the near future.

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