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Cala Mia Island Resort

Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
This magical small boutique Island Resort resort is located in Panama on the tip of a pristine island that runs into the Pacific Ocean, flanked by untouched tropical palm-lined beaches. At a 15-minute boat-ride from Boca Chica, bordering on the unspoiled, for-you-to-discover Panama's Marine Park "Archipielago de Chiriqui", Cala Mia is the perfect jumping-off point to world renowned sport fishing grounds: Coiba's Hannibal Bank or Islas Las Secas; Islas Los Ladrones for scuba diving and for surfing: Moro Negrito and Isla Afuera! Luxury hotel Cala Mia consists of 11 beautiful Bungalows, or suites, each with its own thatched roof rancho and all within 10 meters from the ocean or the beach/bay-side. Furniture, materials and woodwork are home designed and handcrafted by local artisans blending aesthetics, art, quality and functionality into a new standard!.
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Enrique Malek Airport28 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Island resort. Very cool casitas with palapa porches and hanging swings. Friendly owner and staff and lots of things to do. Paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing and snorkeling. Food and drinks were great and reasonably priced. Great small infinity pool looking at...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank rllbol
Response from Cala_Mia_Resort, General Manager at Cala Mia Island ResortResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience!! We are looking forward for your next visit. Cala Mia Island Resort Team :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the combination at Cala Mia. From getting information on line and via email, to reservation, to the welcome... (under the rain!)… The staff was amazing....Annie (reservations), Queenie (the welcoming Queen), and Melvin (the multi tasking at both the bar and restaurant).. and of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Rudolph C
Response from Cala_Mia_Resort, General Manager at Cala Mia Island ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mr. Rudolph! Thank you so much for your kind words! We feel honored that you chose us to celebrate such an important occasion and hopefully you will be able to come visit us sometime soon! Kind regards, Cala Mia Island Resort Team :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband were looking for a place to get away from it all during a long weekend and we came across the Cala Mia Resort on Tripadvisor and were impressed by the rave reviews. We spent 3 nights and 4 days at the Cala Mia...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank nomad88888
Response from Cala_Mia_Resort, General Manager at Cala Mia Island ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your review, we are glad to know that our resort met your expectations and we hope you come back soon! Very nice of you to point out so many details which we actually put a lot of effort in...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I am hesitant to share..i so wanna keep this place a secret. Paradise..fantasy island...i could be shipwrecked here and not care. From the moment you book , the special touches come through, an email will be sent asking if you have special dietary needs or...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank WellHeeledAussie
Response from Cala_Mia_Resort, General Manager at Cala Mia Island ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hello!! Thank you so much for taking the time and expressing these kind words. We love hearing such amazing feedback from our guests, it's great to know that our effort of serving and accommodating to our guests needs creates such positive impact - this is...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

This autumn we visited Cala Mia for the second time. Last year we were stunned by the incredible beauty and excellent service. This vacation the focus was on fishing. David and his crew exceeded our expectations. Besides the beauty of this resort David treated us...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank Katharina v
Response from Cala_Mia_Resort, General Manager at Cala Mia Island ResortResponded 2 days ago

Katharina It is our pleasure to provide quality in everything we offer. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences with us! We are glad to have such amazing guests like you guys and we look forward to sharing with you...More

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6 December 2017|
Response from Cala_Mia_Resort | Property representative |
Hello, They do not have direct flights From SJO to David. You would have to connect in PTY and then fly to David. Hope this helps you out.
angela s
24 October 2017|
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Response from WearyTraveler321 | Reviewed this property |
The best airport, and realistically, the only airport is David. If you are coming from the states and you want to go direct to the resort, you can take Copa from Panama City to David. Or, if you are spending time in Panama... More
Jurgen P
28 August 2017|
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Response from Cala_Mia_Resort | Property representative |
Dear Jurgen, The snorkeling right now off of our beach is not that good as our beach is not know for snorkeling. One of our tours has snorkeling included which is at Isla secas. Our tour at isla secas has live reefs with... More
Room Tips
"Get a room on the Ocean side."
1 week ago
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"All bungalows -- some with one bedroom, some others with 2 BR -- ALL offer views to the sea/beach."
2 weeks ago
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"All rooms are individual private bungalows with seaviews.. The ones that look to the Pacific side are..."
05 Sep 2018
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"Pacific side rooms get more of the surf sounds, Rooms on the smaller bay get more wildlife sounds."
04 Sep 2018
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US$152 - US$468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Cala Mia Boutique Resort
PanamaChiriqui ProvinceIsla Boca Brava
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