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Dreams Playa Bonita Panama

Panama

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4 Nights with Air from $729 All-Inclusive
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Customer Rating 132 Reviews
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3.3
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3.2 out of 5
"Everything was perfect clean , friendly ,great food great atmosphere!!!" – ACN18CHAD
68 out of 144 (47%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.3
Service
 
3.2
Beaches & Pools
 
3.3
Dining Options
 
2.7
Room Comfort
 
3.7
3.2 out of 5
"Everything was perfect clean , friendly ,great food great atmosphere!!!" – ACN18CHAD
68 out of 144 (47%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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March 3, 2019
Very disappointing

Pool was never cleaned,had to complain to general manager to get room cleaned and towels for 3 days


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From: New York
Age: 55-64
Travel: 7+ trips/year

February 25, 2019
2019 Panama

What a great place for the family to visit. 39 to 45 min drive from the airport meet with a cold towel and glass of Champaign. the pools are amazing drinks are great and food is decent. there are 4 restaurants . the shows are small and short do don't miss them they are good. The number one thing about the resort is the 2hr jungle tour. It is free and went mon, wed, fri and it was great our tour guide was amazing and I will say it is a good hike.


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Overall Rating: 4
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From: Buffalo, NY
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

February 24, 2019
You can find better.

Panama itself has a lot to explore and is a pretty cool country. This resort is not. The food was absolutely terrible. After two days, we left the resort to go out to eat every day. Thankfully an Uber was only $6 into the city. The service was ok. Nice people but definitely did not overextend themselves to help out. Our room was very nice in terms of size and cleanliness. There was a leak coming from our sink everyday and the shower nozzle did not work well, but overall decent room. I was disappointed in what we got for the cost. A 6 day stay was a little over 3000 for two people. We paid the same for a few more days in Aruba and the resort there was impeccable (including quality of food and drinks and the beautiful beach). At this resort, you are in the Pacific Ocean side and so the water is not that crystal blue I long for on vacations. It was a shame taht we had to end up spending extra to go and eat as the food was so inedible here. Also, finding lounge chairs was liike an episode of game of thrones. We were up at 7 in he morning and were lucky if we found 2 chairs together in the shade. The night life ended around 10:30 in the resort and there’s barely any music or entertainment. So if u want complete quiet, this is ur spot. I hate to sound pessimistic, but of all the many resorts I have stayed in, this was by far my least favorite.


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From: Queens, ny
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

February 19, 2019
Nice vacation

Dreams Playa Bonita is nice resort. On the beach but beach is filled with rocks and broken cells. Entertainment team had 3 employees but still Vivian was doing excellent job. Food choices was not great but some food service employees are very helpful. Specialty restaurants are jokes. Not much choice es for Vegetarians. But overall we maid best of our stay. This resort needs lots of improvement in the food and restaurants.

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From: Philadelphia
Age: 55-64
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

307 guest rooms and suites throughout 11 towers with ocean views. Room amenities include bathtub and shower, luxury bath amenities, hair dryer, A/C, ceiling fans, mini-bar (re-stocked ever 2 days), CD/DVD players, alarm clock, in-room safe, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, concierge service and free Wi-Fi.

Room Details

Deluxe Partial Ocean View
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Deluxe Ocean View
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Preferred Deluxe Ocean View
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Preferred Junior Suite Ocean View
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Preferred Master Suite Ocean View
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What's to Love

As of June 2018 you can bring your furry friend along!

All-inclusive fun for the entire family. They are going to love you this epic vacation.

The golden Pacific Panama Beach, outdoor Jacuzzi, sleek infinity pool and exotic, jungle walkways.

The stress-busting yoga classes, kayaking and more.

No matter what land or water activity you choose, there's always the fitness center.

Hitting "reset" with all sorts of goodies like hydrotherapy combined with indigenous treatments.

Treatments like "State of Bliss" and the "C and Sea" facial (wrinkles-be-gone). You melting yet?

The perfect, temperate weather - never above 90 degrees. You in?

 

What We'd Change

The commute from the airport to the resort seems long, just because you're ready to get there already! But, the 45 minutes or so will fly by and when you arrive at the resort, expect a drink handed to you first thing.
 

Why You Should Go

You're minutes away from historic Panama Canal. (Visit the Wiki for a quick history update).

The Cathedral of Panama City is a must-see - it's burgeoning with old-world architecture and charm.

You can take scuba diving lessons, snorkel, rent wave runners and even water ski. Big, splashy fun.

You're just a hop away from the wonders of the Punta Bruja Nature Reserve.

There are wedding/honeymoon/anniversary packages that include wine/fresh fruit upon arrival, live music and more.

Golf is big in Panama and you'll find many courses nearby. Channel your inner Tiger.

Free shuttle into Panama City from the resort.

Panama's official currency is the US dollar, and you'll be vacationing on EST.

Available Amenities

  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Business Center ($)
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Kayaks
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Pool Bar
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Ping Pong
  • 7 Restaurants
  • 4 Bars/Lounges
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Yoga
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet
  • Watersports Center ($)
  • Fitness Center
  • Beach Towels
  • Tour and Island Information
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jogging Trail
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Banquet Facilities ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Dining
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Historical Site(s)
  • Shopping
  • Watersports Rentals

Map of Local Area

Panama has warm, friendly people, a dynamic business sector and an unusual variety of terrains. Panama is a safe country with a first-world infrastructure, a stable democracy, and inexpensive cosmopolitan living.

Dreams Playa Bonita Panama

Km 7 Camino a Veracruz

507-211-8600

Hotel Description

Dreams Playa Bonita Panama: Amidst the Epic History, Make Some of Your Own

Imagine this scenario: you, nearly asleep, are listening to waves gently lap up on the beach (the only noise in the tranquil quiet), then you open your eyes to see turquoise waves, a brilliant azure sky and a lush mountainous landscape in the distance. Suddenly, you realize your drink is empty. You blink, then look up to see a beach waiter holding a brand, new refreshing, oh-so-necessary beverage. You accept, then settle back to resume your Epic Chill.



DINING

You can savor six delectable restaurants - four a la carte, a buffet and a cafe, all without limits, reservations, taxes or gratuities. Choose from exquisite Tuscan-Italian gourmet fare, French with a wine cellar (tres chic), seafood with steaks, surf 'n turf, market cafe and a grill. At one stellar restaurant, you can dine 24-hours a day. Check with the front desk to see where you can nosh day and night. Your taste buds are going to be very happy.

Market Cafe
Type: International
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11am; Lunch - daily, 1pm-4pm; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-11pm
Description: Buffet-style restaurant serving a variety of cuisines.
Dress code: Casual.

Barefoot Grill
Type: Grill
Hours: Daily, 7am-7pm
Description: Enjoy a variety of light lunch specialties with an ocean view each day.
Dress code: Casual

Oceana
Type: Mediterranean
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 8am-10:30am; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Description: Serving a la carte breakfast and a lunch menu with Mediterranean-style cuisine .
Dress code: Casual

Bordeaux
Type: French
Hours: Dinner - 6:30pm-10:30pm
Description: Savor the taste of French cuisine each evening at Bordeaux, serving delectable fare in a romantic, elegant setting. *Adults-only.
Dress code: Casual elegance

Coco Cafe
Type:
Cafe
Hours: 6am-9pm
Description: Enjoy premium coffee and snacks in a casual and relaxed atmosphere at the Coco Cafe.
Dress code: Casual

Portofino
Type: Mediterranean
Hours: Nights vary, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Description: Dine on Tuscan-Italian gourmet fare in an elegant atmosphere.
Dress code: Casual elegance.

Seaside Grill
Type: Grill
Hours: Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-11pm
Description: Located directly on the beach, Seaside Grill offers a variety of light snacks, full meals and a la carte Caribbean steaks during the evening.
Dress Code: Casual.

Gluten-free options are available at each restaurant.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

You can get your drink on at five bars and lounges - a hoppin' beach bar, a fun spot in the lobby, a sports mecca, a bar by two restaurants (Oceana and Seaside Grill), and a bar at the pool. If this is not enough, you can get in on the themed parties and entertainment they offer. Whether you want to party or mellow out, you can find it here.

Manatees
Pool and swim-up bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Barracuda
Daily, 11am-10:30pm

Rendezvous
Lobby bar. Daily, 11am-11pm.

Desires
Sports bar. Daily, 10pm-1am.



BEACH AND POOLS

The main attraction is Panama beach with the sublime, teal waters from the Pacific. But there's more: four gorgeous free-form pools. No matter where you dip or dive in, you'll be a happy beach citizen.



SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaks
  • Sailing
  • Water aerobics
  • Pool volleyball

Available for an additional charge

  • Scuba diving
  • Water skiing
  • Wave runners
  • Sport fishing

Land

  • Fitness center
  • Ping-pong
  • Beach volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Jogging trails


INTERNET

The resort's Unlimited Connectivity program offers complimentary Wi-Fi access and calls to the U.S. and Canada in all guestrooms and public areas. The app offers access to social media, free app-to-app calling, resort info, local info and discounts, and even weather without roaming charges.

SPA SERVICES

The world-class Dreams Spa by Pevonia includes treatment rooms, multi-functional indoor massage spa suites, spa suites for couples, and a full-service beauty salon. Daily, 9am-9pm.

Amenities and services include the following:

  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Hydrotherapy circuit
  • Facials
  • Haircuts and styling
  • Manicures and pedicures


WEDDING/HONEYMOON

Dreams Playa Bonita Panama offers a variety of wedding and honeymoon packages and services. Please contact the resort directly for more information.



CHILD CARE

The Explorer's Club for kids offers supervised activities for ages 3-12 years old. The Explorer's Club staff is certified in both CPR and First Aid. Parents can get a pager should they be needed for any reason. Daily, 9am-10pm.
  • Playground
  • Sand castle contests
  • Story telling and music
  • Treasure hunts
  • Arts and crafts
  • Indoor game room
  • Video games
  • Big screen movies on the beach
  • Weekly campouts


SMALL DOGS WELCOME

For a $65 fee at all Dreams Brand resorts, you can now bring your furry friend who is under 22lbs (10kg.) along for your beach vacation!

Included in the fee: dog bed, food and water bowls, dog toys, waste bags, dog towel and a "dog-in-room" door hanger to let those around you know your furry friend is in tow!

Additional dog amenities available for a fee.

Additional restrictions apply.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Dreams Playa Bonita Panama is located about 45 minutes from Tocumen International Airport (PTY).

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Minimum Stay
A 4-night minimum stay is required each year for travel Dec 26-31.

Shuttle Service to Panama City
A complimentary shuttle service is provided for guests of Dreams Playa Bonita from the resort to Panama City. See concierge for shuttle schedule.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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