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100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.

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Bocas Del Toro

Dive, snorkel and/or fish in the coral reefs found in this mangrove and pineapple-filled Caribbean archipelago. Located off Panama’s northern coast, this archipelago is popular with backpackers. Off the electrical grid – this helps keep it from being overdeveloped for now – it relies on solar power. Bocas del Toro is an hour’s flight away from Panama City.

Villa Paraiso Beach Resort

Isla Colón, Bocas Del Toro

Dive, snorkel and/or fish in the coral reefs found in this mangrove and pineapple-filled Caribbean archipelago. Located off Panama’s northern coast, this archipelago is popular with backpackers. Off the electrical grid – this helps keep it from being overdeveloped for now – it relies on solar power. Bocas del Toro is an hour’s flight away from Panama City.

T: +507 649-43042. 3 rooms. US$ 175-
www.villaparaiso.info

Punta Caracol

Isla Colón, Bocas Del Toro

Eco-luxurious thatched palm-roofed cabins built over water. 4 poster beds and solar heating.

T: +507 612-1088. 6 cabanas. US$ 215
www.puntacaracol.com

San Blas

This Caribbean archipelago of 365 islands is home to the Kuma Indians who fled here during the Spanish invasion. Property ownership is is restricted to the Kumas, ensuring the lodgings are authentic and locally sustainable.

Yandup Island Lodge

Yandup Island, Panama

Handmade over-the-water casitas. Fly in from Panama City to a small airstrip in Playon Chico; here friendly lodge staff meet and take you by dug-out canoe to their private island. Enjoy white sand beaches, snorkeling and fishing. Guides give you tours featuring the local Kuma community and culture.

T: +507 39 41 408. US$ 160- per person, includes all meals. 5 casitas.
www.yandupisland.com

Pearl Islands

Pearl-diving tribes flourished here in pre-Columbian times; later the islands were a hideout for pirates looting gold-laden Spanish settlements and ships. Located in the Gulf of Panama.The second largest island, San Jose, has 35 beaches and coves and is a 20 minute plane flight from Panama City.

Hacienda Del Mar

San Jose, Pearl Islands

Cabanas made out of Panamanian pine wood with ceiling fans, modern conveniences, and Pacific Ocean views are found at this romantic hotel.

T: +507 269-6634. 12 cabanas. US$ 330-
www.haciendadelmar.net

Casco Viejo, Panama City

Panama City’s old colonial quarter is reminiscent of the faded glory of Old Havana. The UNESCO World Heritage district includes art galleries, coffee houses, street musicians and restaurants.

Aemerican Trade Hotel

Plaza Herrera, Casco Viejo, Panama City

The 1917 neo-classical headquarters of the American Trade Developing Company was transformed into a stylish hotel by the Ace Hotel team in 2014.

T: +507 211-2000. 50 rooms. US$ 250-
www.americantradehotel.com

Las Clementinas

Calle 11 & Avenida B, Casco Viejo, Panama City

American hotel opened in 2010.

T: +507 228-1907. 6 suites, US$ 285-
www.lasclementinas.com

Hotel Deville

Calle 50 y Beatriz M. de Cabal, Panama City

Boutique hotel centrally located in the financial district.

T: +507 206-3100. US$ 105-
www.devillehotel.com.pa