$95 per night
$95 per night
Cerrito Tropical, Taboga, Panama

Cerrito Tropical

Taboga, Panama - Congresso Arriba, Hillside Location Above Old Hotel Chu

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  • Superior service
  • Delightfully clean
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Wonderful location, great view with breakfast ... Too bad my Spanish wasn’t better, everybody was very patient with me on a great holiday. The island is very small with a lot of day trippers.

Description - Bed and breakfast

ECO LODGE near forest, beach and nature refuge. RELAXING BEACH VACATION Hillside Eco Lodge, Rooms, Suites, Plunge Pool, Sun Terrace & Restaurant on quaint, historic Taboga Island, 30 minutes from Panama City. Natural, quiet hillside location, a walk from the beach, ocean and garden views, ships waiting for Panama Canal. Great food, friendly staff, clean rooms, tours. Located at the edge of a typical Panamanian beach village in a quiet corner of the community.

Perfect relaxing location, near the rain forest with oceanview just a 10 minute down hill walk to the main beach. A refreshing, quiet, easy, secure, retreat for a weekend, a week or a month. Restaurant by reservation. Tours: Hiking, birdwatching, fishing, boating, snorkeling, swimming, beach combing, exploring, all nearby. Or just kick back in the hammock and relax.

Beach / village 5 minutes walk. Calaloo Restaurant by the Beach also. Rooms with air conditioning, fans, private bathrooms, most with hot water. All ground floor room windows with tropical tree view. Ocean and garden views from suites, flat screen TV with local channels, shared and private balconies (suite). Cerrito chef at our restaurant serving delicious, fresh tropical food breakfast, lunch and dinner BY RESERVATION.

Private, comfortable 2 bedroom suite with a/c in bedrooms, large living area, smart TV, hammock, private balcony, hot water, and gorgeous ocean view of ships lining to enter the Panama Canal.

Fully equipped 1 bedroom apartments also available with Tropical Rainforest and side ocean view from their balcony.

Long term rates on request.

Great B&B rates.

Meal plans available.


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The space
  • Property type: Bed and breakfast
  • Guest rooms/units: 7
  • Year built: 2006
  • Renovated: 2018
  • Public classification: 4
Bed and breakfast accommodations

Lowest price available: $95

Canopy And Sea View 1 Br Suite 2 Persons Ocean View Palma 2 Br Suite Queen Mango Room Twin Mango Room
  • Check-in: 1:00pm
  • Check-out: 11:00am

Bed and breakfast amenities

Plunge Pool, sun terrace and lounge area with Ocean View. Large patio for guest use, as well as a tropical garden with roofed area and hammocks. Ocean and garden view balconies (shared or private depending on accommodation). All rooms have air-conditioning and fans.

Small English library.

Television in all rooms, and Spanish channels.

Airport pickup All inclusive plan BBQ area BBQs Babysitting Beach Birding Boat Trips Boat rental Breakfast Breakfast (extra charge) Breakfast included Childcare or babysitting Children Permitted Children permitted Continental Breakfast Included Dinner Dvds Fishing Trips Foozball Free Wifi Free luggage storage Gardens Gay friendly Group services Groups Hiking Historic Sites Historic site Internet Wireless (free) Internet wireless (free) Laundry Service Laundry/valet service Linen included Linens Included Luggage Carriers Luggage carriers Lunch Manicures Meal Plans on request Meal plans Meetings Movie rentals Multi-lingual staff Nature Preserve. No Smoking No curfew Parking (free) Party Organization Pedicures Pets allowed Pool (outdoor) Rainforest Religious Group Assistance Religious group assistance Restaurant on site Room service Safe deposit box on request Snorkel Trips Special Events Sports/activities Taxi Service Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance Tours Organized Tropical Garden WIFI (free) Wireless internet

Room amenities

Air conditioned rooms with custom built Queen or Twin beds. Wifi, Flat screen TV local channels, tropical colors. Bar Frig. Hot water. Fans. Private bathrooms.

A/C climate control Balconies Clock radio Coffee/tea maker Cribs available Ensuite Free Luggage storage Hairdryer Internet access Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes Maid service daily Microwave Mountain view rooms Non-smoking rooms Ocean view rooms Private bathroom Refrigerator Rollaway beds available Safe box on request Showers without bath Television Toiletries WIFI Wake-up calls free WIFI late check out or early check in on request (may be an additional charge) playpen on request room service on request special meals on request vegetarian menu on request


Breezy, quiet, hillside location on the edge of the village with a lovely view of ships lining to enter the Panama Canal. Backed by tropical forest - great for birdwatching, 5 minutes from the closest beach. Shady roofed-ranchito with hammocks in the tropical garden. Restaurant services on request.

Points of interest
  • 2nd oldest church in Western Hemishpere - 10 min walk
  • Spanish Cross Hike - 1 hours walk
  • Beaches - 5 and 10 minutes walk
  • Snorkeling, 10 min. walk
  • 3 Crosses Hike - base 10 minutes
  • Pier fishing, 10 minutes walk
  • Site of former Pacific Steamship company - 15 minutes walk
  • Beachcombing, 5 minutes walk
  • Isla Morro - 15 minutes walk
  • Gauguin's Residence, 5 minutes walk
  • Spanish Cross Hike - base 20 minutes walk
  • Fransisco Pizarro's Residence, 5 minutes walk
  • Relaxing in the hammock - 30 seconds
  • Kayaking & Paddle Boats - 10 min walk

Food and drink
Eating in house
Restaurant Cerrito
Restaurant services by reservation at Cerrito Tropical, dinner, lunch, breakfast, menus and more on request
Eating out
Food By Aristedes, Cerrito´s Personal Chef
Full menu on site at Cerrito Tropical, by reservation, Aristedes the chef
Calaloo Beach Restaurant
Cerrito's sister RESTAURANT ON THE BEACH. Local fresh fish, seafood, grilled burgers, and more in an artistic, tropical atmosphere. Open daily except Tuesday, weekend evenings and also open evenings by request/reservation.
Pizza Cerrito
Pizza onsite at Cerrito until 7 pm

Price details

$95 - 230 per night

Restaurant services; depending on type of rate and season a 10% Panama room tax may be applicable.

Taxes: 10.00%
Prices shown here are without tax. Tax will be added to your final payment.

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaVisa ElectronMasterCardPayPal

Available discounts

Seasonal discounts, student discount, airline discount, travel agency discount, long term discount, weekday pensioner discounts, airline discount

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

DEPOSIT: Reservations are confirmed with a deposit, in advance at booking time. Room rate and deposit is non refundable. VISA and MASTERCARD credit cards accepted on site and online, also we accept YAPPY. There is one cash machine on Taboga.

CANCELLATION: Minimum of 6 weeks cancellation notice is required in order to receive a refund of your deposit. When we can re-rent your room we will refund less the $35 processing fee, and are not responsible for cancellations or delays due to weather or transportation problems or other problems. Guests are responsible for all nights booked. No shows for any reason will be charged the full amount.

TAXES & BALANCE OWING AT CHECK IN: Taxes of 10% government tax on the total room charges may be applicable depending on type of rate. Balance payable on arrival.

SERVICE CHARGE: We charge no service charge so the staff is not paid an additional service or cleaning tip from Cerrito Tropical, when you receive good service please tip our staff 10% or what you feel is appropriate.

Location - Bed and breakfast

Congresso Arriba, Hillside Location Above Old Hotel Chu
Provincia de Panamá
Panama  2565

Latitude: 8.79203, Longitude: 79.55402

How to get there

From Panama City, Panama, take a taxi to Amador Causeway for the ferry. Check times on our website. Ferry is 30 MIN TO 1 HR. If you have a reservation we will meet you at the pier on Taboga on request. Or, ask for "Pelo" or "Secundo" the truck-taxi drivers and they will bring you to us $1. 50 pp. 5 minutes in taxi, 15 minute easy walk.

Ferry or private boat; airport pick up available through a driver we use for an extra charge.

Nearest airport: Allbrook & Tocumen, Panama City 3 miles & 15 miles approx