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Oceanside Tropical Island Villa

30 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Contadora - Tropical Nirvana

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (6 Adults and 2 Children Max)

The Pearl Islands are a collection of 200 islands and atolls situated just 40 miles off the coast of Panama City. Our villa is located on the beautiful island of Contadora. Serviced twice a day by Panama's domestic airline, Air Panama, as well as daily ferry service from Panama City with Sea Las Perlas or Ferry Las Perlas, it is an tropical paradise. Incredible diving, snorkelling, fishing, whale watching and island exploration await visitors to this sleepy island haven. The same islands which have been the home to episodes of Survivor from countries all over the world, it is a true island experience off the beaten path.

Our villa is newly constructed and contains all the modern amenities. Situated atop a hill above Galeon Beach, it is just minutes from our villa to this incredible beach. Shopping, dining, markets and night life are also minutes from our front door. The people of Contadora are extremely friendly and within days you will feel like a local. The island is quiet and except for major holidays, you will feel like you have the island to yourselves.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Chris and Steve
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016
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About Chris and Steve

The two owners are business partners who love the country of Panama. They spend as much time as possible on the Island of Contadora with their families.

Chris and Steve purchased this villa in 2006

Why Chris and Steve chose Panama

Incredible island with an amazing array of activities and inherent beauty.

What makes this villa unique

Close to Panama City yet off the beaten path!!


based on 30 holidaymaker reviews

Oceanside Tropical Island Villa
average rating of 4.866667 based on 30 reviews
Phoenix, Az, USA

Great Condo on Contadora

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th stay in these condos and 2nd in this one. We had to upsize to this 3 br unit so our group could stay together. The owners were very easy to communicate with by phone, text and email. This unit is well maintained and equipped. All a/c's , tv and wi-fi internet worked great. It's located next to the pool so access to an outdoor shower for rinsing after a day in the ocean then cooling off in the pool is very convenient. We had a great experience here, will return and highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice, close to beach, very spacious!

  • 5 of 5

I had a great vacation! Super responsive owner/property manager. The location is fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Very Spacious, perfect location Villa

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the villa recently. There is enough room for everyone! The location is great as it is just above Geralds (now called perla real restuarant. Cris was great to work with. The pool was also refreshing after long days at the beaches. Also we did not have any problems with electricity, hot water, etc. All was great. We definitely will come again. Piero and other local staff know this villa well, and were very accomodating. We also did a fishing trip with snorkeling and beach relaxation with Pedro. He was great. His boat is slightly bigger than the pongas and was perfect for fishing. We came back and grilled our fish on the grill with the some sides. The lady from the welcome center also help us a bunch by delivering breakfast and taking us to beaches if we wanted to. We have been the the island several times, and never knew this service was available. Thank you Chris for letting us know this!! You were great at responding to our questions. Fast and Responsive. Please thank all your contacts on the island too.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whitefish MT

So Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say except my husband and I had a wonderful time on Contadora! We found the Villa super comfortable and relaxing. Having the kitchen was a real treat when we didn't feel like going out, but the Casa de Tortuga restaurant was excellent. The snorkeling and fishing were great too! We would highly recommend this place for anybody looking for an off the grid vacation with a little bit of adventure and a lot of romance. Way to go to the owners, this place is Awesome!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property and good communication.

  • 5 of 5

The property is totally as promised, and in good shape. Chris was very responsive during the process and easy to work with. The contacts on the island were a big help and easily accessible.

The island itself is great, though there is a bit of "roughing it" top deal with, so make sure you come ready to relax and go with the flow. The restaurants are very basic, and the groceries very expensive as everything has to be shipped to the island (e.g. Corn Flakes $8, Jar of Salsa $ 6).

We visited during somewhat of a drought, so major water conservations were in effect, but not terrible. You cannot drink the water in the unit, so bottled water becomes an expense, but easy to obtain.

Overall, I recommend the villa, and will return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super friendly owner and the staffs but not very clean

  • 3 of 5

The owner, Chris, is very responsive and attentive. He provided all information we needed for Isla Contadora. The staffs were friendly too and acted quickly to find out the problems when we finally got in touch with them. The upstairs toilet was broken because it literally drained all the water and left us an empty tank on day 1... It was unfortunately but we understood that happened in one household sometimes and the staffs worked efficiently to solve the problem.

However, the house wasn't clean. The dish holder was so dirty (when I touch it, my finger was covered by black stain) that I had to wash it first before putting all the freshly washed dishes in. I had to wash the cutlery, cups and plates before using because there were stains on them. When we left the shoes out, walked in and came out, out feet were dirty already.

Swimming pool was nice and well used.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
Contadora Airport
Nearest Barpub
Point Hotel
Nearest Ferry
Sea Las Perlas
Nearest Restaurant
Point Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Galeon Beach
Car: not necessary

During certain times of the year the Humpback Whales make their way through our islands. Local fisherman offer their Panga Boats for a unique opportunity to fish, explore islands, snorkel or spend the day alone on a deserted island for the ultimate getwaway!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in the Contadora, Panama

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 14 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
15 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2017
6 Jan 2017 - 11 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Carnival 2017
12 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring 2017
24 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

50% due at time of reservation, remaining balance of 50% due 30 days prior to rental date.
100% refund up to 30 days prior to rental.

Minimum of 2 nights stay except Christmas minimum 6 nights, New Years minimum 5 nights.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Contadora in Central & South America

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1852 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Master Bathroom Upstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom with attached Den
    Private Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Private Room
    Private Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Private Room
    Upstairs Den - Queen Futon.
  • Master Bedroom (King Bed) with private bathroom and attached Den (Queen Futon), Two separate Bedrooms each with a Queen Bed that share a complete bathroom with a shower.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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