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Anton Valley, Largest Inhabited Volcano Crater In The World, 360* Mountain View

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

5 Bedroom, one with a sofa cama, 4 Bathroom, Sleeps a maximum 22

Indoor heated pool with clear glass roof and water cascade, billiard area, reading room, dinning room and two living rooms, three roofed terraces. One hectare of land with beautiful gardens, tropical fruit, vegetable and spice patches, 5 dogs. African and Australian Parakeets as well as Australian cocktails which bread in captivity. Chicken and quail in the property who provide a small amount of eggs for daily consumption.

Two bedrooms have two double beds with a bunk bed and inside bathroom inside. A third bedroom has one double bed and one bunk bed. The fourth bedroom has two double beds, both rooms share a bathroom. A fifth bedroom with sofa bed, is used as a music room too.

More Details

Luis A. Picard Ami or Arlene Lachman
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2017

About Luis A. Picard Ami or Arlene Lachman

USA/Canadian trained Panamanian plastic surgeon. married to an art dealer, six children. 5 dogs, four horses. Golfer, wine enthusiast.

Luis A. Picard Ami or Arlene Lachman purchased this house in 2003

Why Luis A. Picard Ami or Arlene Lachman chose Panama

One and a half hours (90 kilometers) from Panama City, and usually 10-12 degrees cooler than the city. Thirty minutes (28 kilometers ) from the beaches, Great place to relax enjoy nature, go horse back ridding, grow own vegetables, exercise. If you are up for it there are local companies who organize extreme sports expeditions like water rappelling, white water rafting, mountain biking or hiking, wall climbing, etc a block away from the property.

What makes this house unique

Magnificent mountain views and climate.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Anton Valley in Central & South America

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Three bedrooms have their own bathroom, two bedrooms share a bathroom and one bedroom has the full bathroom outside the room and right next to it. All bathrooms have hot water
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • One bedrooms has two double beds One bedroom has one double bed and one bunk bed Two Bedrooms have two double beds plus one bunk bed each (each has its own inside bathroom) The fifth room has a sofabed only (uses the pool full bathroom right next to it) All bedrooms have air conditioners
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
The maid-housekeeper is included, but please ask owner for terms and conditions. There are two gardeners working permanently keeping garden and pool clean.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Anton Valley, Largest Inhabited Volcano Crater In The World, 360* Mountain View
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

A really amazing and comfortable house perfect for all ages

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for my stay. It was 8 adults and 4 children (including a baby) and we were all very comfortable. Most of the rooms hve full bathrooms inside, it has different places and ambiances to eat. Al fresco in a terrace, inside looking at the backyard, at the backyard, in front of the pool etc. Breeze was lovely and we even cooked at the fireplace/bbq outside and also the grill indoors.

Also the backyard property was beautiful and it includes animals for the kids to watch and a lot of room to play and run.

All in all a truly amazing house and i would love to comeback soon. Excellent!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice families Welcome bck anytime Luis
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It's beautiful inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely place for our family reunion of 17 people! A wonderful home with every convenience. The yard is immaculate with flowers and gardens.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jaw-dropping, one-of-a-kind, amazing house

  • 5 of 5

This house is special. It comes with a ~500 sq meter common space that has a pool, grill, living room, and bar all in one room. It also has 3-4 lovely outdoor patios with tons of grass beyond, and 6 dogs that live outside in the yard! They know not to come inside, and are well trained.

Luis, the owner, was very helpful in helping us customize our experience. His maid, Anabel, was very helpful all weekend as well.

For a large group, this house couldn't be better!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible Place

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Luis' house. It was such a unique and beautiful home. It's the ideal place for a group of people. The entire property is gorgeous and we loved the dogs. The staff was incredibly kind and helped us with anything we needed. We hope we can go back and stay there again. It was so great!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rico para compartir en familia

  • 5 of 5

Esta propiedad localizada en El Valle de Antón es un Tesoro, no por lujo, sino por lo confortable y cálida. Tiene tantas áreas ricas para estar, no sólo es la piscina, es toda la casa, sus jardines, las terrazas. Fuimos un grupo pequeño (8 adultos), pero acomoda 18/20 personas y no te sentirás nunca apretado. Tiene personal que ayuda con las labores por un pequeño extra.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A magical vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have stayed in this magical house. It is the kind of place that inspires you to want to live in Panama. This house is located in a beautiful little town called El Valle, about a 2-hour drive from Panama City. The weather in El Valle is very different than the weather in Panama City as it is up in the mountains and located in a volcano so the breezes are very refreshing and cool. The breeze makes for a relaxed, sound sleep at night. One of coolest features of this house is that there is a swimming pool right in the living room. The pool is built like a lagoon or what you would imagine if you were floating around in a local, natural panamanian pool in the jungle. The pictures don't do it justice. The house is complete with all amenities and then some, like a pool table, Wi-Fi, tons of cable stations, many terraces where you can eat or relax, horses (yes, I said horses), gardens with tons of fruit trees, but most of all, it comes with Annabel. Annabel is the housekeeper who is very caring, gentle and completely happy to make your life at the estate as comfortable as possible. I cannot recommend this place enough. It is exactly what you would need for a wonderful vacation. The house is huge so bringing a large family to relax, bond, and vacation together would be just what the doctor ordered.

Try to include a weekend for your vacation, as there is a fun marketplace on Saturdays and Sundays. Also go to the Italian restaurant called L'Italiano...it's easy to find, as it has several green, white and red signs on the right side of the roadas you head into town. Authentic Italian food and really, really good.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Rio Hato, Cocle, Panama
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Pepe's Pub Los Mandarinos Hotel
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Coronado, Vista Mar, Decameron, Bijao
Nearest Motorway
28 Kilometres
Panamerican Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
El Italiano El Valle Main Road (# 71)
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Vista Mar, Coronado, Playa Blanca, Decameron,
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Anton Valley, Panama

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Maid service £40
Property Damage Protection £79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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