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Main Street 600 Meters From the Beach, Santa Catalina 60745 Panama See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

A friend and I traveled to Santa Catalina for 5 days and took a salsa dance class from an incredibly exuberant and amazing woman named Melissa. I have never salsa danced before, but Melissa broke it down into four basic steps. She was very patient...More

Thank cousinep
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 28 June 2018

HOORAY!!! We love Melissa and hope she will be back for more salsa next season. At the moment we are offering Ashtanga Yoga, Slow Flow Yoga and Dance Therapy in our beautiful treetop studio.

Reviewed 24 February 2018

We stayed in Gekko house for one night. It was very nicely made, everything with green lizards, perfect match with the surrounding forrest. All in the room was clean, and the space was OK for two people. The crew on the reception is nice, especially...More

Thank Michał R
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 28 June 2018

Thanks Michal for 4 stars! Service is a top priority to us so I am sorry if you found our local didn't meet your expectations. We do actually provide the fastest wifi service in town. A great reason to stay at La Buena Vida, plus...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I know I’m going to get feedback for this, but here goes. Stayed here for 3 nights and had a problem the second night with the smell in the bathroom. It was to be fixed, but unfortunately it leaked and the floor was wet when...More

Thank Tuffi
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 8 July 2018

Hi Tuffi! As you say, we, the owners we did try to make everything right for you. Readers can see the many other positive reviews here of the same two-story bird villa that you complain about. It's spacious with two terraces, hammocks, a/c, private bath,...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

La Buena Vida was a great place for us to call "home" while visiting Santa Catalina. We rented the Red House which was furnished comfortably and equipped with two en-suite bathrooms. Everything was quite functional and the air conditioning and hammocks on the porch were...More

Thank LisaCanada_Travels
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 28 June 2018

Yeah! Thanks Lisa! So glad to hear you were happy with the house at "Las Casitas" as well as the food and service at La Buena Vida. The yoga studio is our sanctuary, the view of the canopy and the surrounding hills is stunning.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I received a Swedish massage from Eva. The setting is amazing! You have to climb steps up the side of a mountain to reach the Bird’s Nest. It’s totally private and open air with a roof over your head. My massage was so relaxing. A...More

Thank RadicalBMXers
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 28 June 2018

Hooray! Yes, beautiful location and kindred soul, that Eva! Glad you enjoyed!

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INNOVATIVE - ARTISTIC- COMFORTABLE - WELLNESS -DISCONNECT - RELAX - RESET. La Buena Vida is located in the heart of Santa Catalina, Panama. Conveniently located near all super markets, restaurants, dive More shops, and just a short walk from beaches and surf breaks. All our private villas have hot water, A/C and a mini frige. Book our "Casa del Mar" or house at Las Casitas for a full kitchen. Our artistic garden cafe serves healthy breakfast and lunch from 6:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. We offer regular yoga classes to the public in our beautiful tree-top yoga studio. As well as custom massage treatments. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$53 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$53 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
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"The butterfly villa is great and could technically sleep 5!"
purpleviolinist
23 Sep 2017
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"Butterfly villa was great!"
619christians
08 Jul 2016
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"Rooms are all different themes and offer different options from basic to kitchenette style"
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03 Apr 2016
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