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Calle al Estero | Follow Signs After Coming Up to Hotel Area, Santa Catalina, Panama
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  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the villa. The view is unbeatable, but the house looked tired and in need of maintenance. There wasn’t any electricity when we arrived and perhaps because of that the pool was half empty. Although it is overlooking the reef, there did not...More

Thank Daan d
Response from Ricardopty, Manager at On The ReefResponded 25 January 2018

We have the only private oceanfront homes in Catalina. We have a full acre of oceanfront within a gated compound. There are a ton of pics in our web page and in other services that shows you what the place looks like. We take care...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

Owner of this hotel (house) is super helpful and nice! I asked him a lot of questions via email a lot of times and he replied all of them and also very fast. He was also announced and transparent regarding every thing. We (family of...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel, not really a entree you expect, closed rusty gate. The keeper of the territory was there to meet us. But he didn’t really know who we were and he didn’t speak English at all. We also expected something else so...More

Thank Marty K
Response from Ricardopty, Owner at On The ReefResponded 3 October 2017

A fine room, clean and a stuning view! Thats who we are. Thanks! The Bungalow has the private pool and private kitchen. On The Reef is a private compound with a half acre of land directly in front of the Point. All the other places...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The setting is on a private point/bluff, and could easily have been the backdrop of a Swimsuit Illustrated photo shoot. The views are just gorgeous. The gatekeeper (Noel) has been there for years (we've been coming for 4 or 5 years), and the two homes...More

Thank Dan D
Response from Ricardopty, Owner at On The ReefResponded 9 August 2017

UPDATE August 2017 - Ill take this oportunity to clarify again to travelers that you have to READ the descriptions in Booking or our main page. This review is very accurate. Thanks. There are some other reviews, particularily in Spanish from people that clearly did...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

If your idea of a vacation home is a Trump Tower, then you don't belong On The Reef, but then you don't belong in Santa Catalina, period. If you are the Santa Catalina type, the kind to appreciate this rugged, unspoilt by over-development, true fisherfolk...More

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Beachfront
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$89 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$89 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Ground floor front right."
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"#2 up to 2 people, #1 from 2 to 4"
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"Ask for the loft with a view of the break. You watch all the action while lying in bed, amazing."
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"Ask for one with Hamacas!!!"
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