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Caribbean Secluded Ocean Front BeachHouse for Rental in the Republic of Panama

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House 4 A/A Bedrooms with 10 Beds, 2 1/2 Baths all Ocean View (Sleeps 10)

“ La Pecera de Leti” in Villa Real at the Caribbean Ocean front is a secluded beach house: The tatched roof villa includes 4 bedrooms with two complete bathrooms and one outside shower that accomodates 10 people. The two floor bohio house includes in the first floor: Open Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room with a Cable T.V., Outsource to conect your Ipad music, an entertainment Table, a Bathroom and a Terrace surrounding the house at 6 meters from the beach. The second floor includes 4 Bedrooms,which has 4 beds and A/C and the other 3 Bedrooms have A/A and fans for your choice. It have another full bathroom in the second floor. It is a rustic house.

The house was built by the owners' family twenty three years ago with the support of the Afro Antilleans that live in the town nearby. At the house you feel being onboard a cruise ship.

We welcome up to 10 guests to the most beautiful and wild beach house built on 6 hectares of land from which more than half are preserved wild habitats welcoming monkeys and every imaginable bird species including toucans which are typical of the area. During March-April and September-October Seasons you seat to observe the thousand of birds emigrating from south to north and north to south.


Panama is world widely known as 'Bridge of the World, Heart of the Universe!' because of its excellent location. It is the only country in the world where you can actually drive from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean and vice versa in only an hour.

Palenque is a wild paradise located a the Caribbean driving 2 hours and 30 minutes from Panama City passing through the Portobello National Wild Park. There is a small town located 1.8 kilometers from the beach house where you can find the basic.

The peacefulness of Palenque offers you enjoyable sun bathing days, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, wildlife encounters, bird watching, reading, listening to music, among other activities. Enjoy and relax in any of the hammocks that are waiting for you to witness unbelievable sunrises and sunsets, sometimes enjoy the tropical rain and minutes after the sun shines again! Feel how is to sleep with the sound of waves.

Mid-August till December isconsidered the high season of our area, due to the south wins blowing the ocean becomes very calm. As you most know due to Panama geographical position there is no hurricanes here. You will be able to enjoy the warm, sunny and wild islands of Kuna Yala (San Blas) . There's a boat ramp and a 27 feet boat at our property available for rent for you to visit some of the San Blas sand islands. The Kunas are well knows for its natural way of living, running their own laws and the manufacturing of the famous 'molas”. You will also be able to rent it one day for a fishing experience near the area of Palenque. *The charge will be included in the contract. Reimburse will only be done if the boat for weather reasons can not go out to San Blas or fishing.

You can visit Colon Free Zone to buy the most amazing brands on inexpensive prices, at only one hour and a half drive away from Palenque.

Special Festivities

- The Black Christ Celebration: Every October 21st people from the coastal areas celebrate the famous and world widely known festivity of the Black Christ in which thousands of people walk miles offering sacrifices to this Christ thankful for the blessing they've received.

-The Annual Devils Encounters: During March or April the encounter of Devil’s in Portobello is celebrated by more than 300 people disguised as red and black devils who compete for prizes for best customs.

Arrival and Departure Days

You should leave Panama city at 9:00 A.M. on your departure day to Palenque. On the way, there should be a short stop at Portobello for you to enjoy Portobello’s Historical Ancient Ruins. You can take pictures and video images, as you wish. The lunch will be at a restaurant near Portobello. On the last day the trip back should be the latest al 3:00 P.M.

INTERCHANGE: I may be interested in interchange vacation with other properties located in Toscana, Italy, Sicilia, Irlanda.

LAND: There is availability to sell ocean front land.


More Details

Leticia Arias
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2016

About Leticia Arias

Leticia de Arias, I am a lawyer and a businesswoman. I have done many projects in my life specially during the five years I dedicated to the Social work in Panama thru the Presidential Palace of Panama. One of the most interesting that I will always remember was organizing Luciano Pavarotti performing in Panama. I had the opportunity to host Luciano during his stay in Panama City. My Husband Hernán is the president of APPES (Panamanian Association for Submarine Fishing), Secretary General of the Roberto Kelly Foundation (Base-Ball Star). His sport is Free Diving and played Base and Soft Ball as a hobby during all his life. Our son and oldest daughter attended Business School at American University in Washington DC and the youngest daughter attended Law at Columbia University in NYC.

Leticia Arias purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Leticia Arias chose Panama

Thirty Six years ago during a diving wild trip to the area, we felt in love with Palenque and stayed since 1978 when there was not a road to get there. By those times we went by boat from the town of Portobelo to Nombre de Dios and from there to Palenque until 1984 when we could make it thru the wildness in almost 12 hours of traveling. Today there is a nice road 2 1/2 hours from Panama city. We had the blessing of God to be able to buy this amazing piece of land that we decided to share with other people that loves nature and ocean.

What makes this cottage unique

The best of all: you will enjoy the 100% view to the Ocean from the house, a very secluded 'private beach' where you can even swim in the nights with the lighting we have instaled. You have to be wild and love the water, the ocean, the breeze, the caribbean rain, the sun and the quietness of the nights and stars... the smell of the plenty enjoy Palenque.


Palenque Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Is a Garden shower to use when going out of the beach.
  • 2 complete Badrooms located one on the first floor and the second one upstair were the rooms are and 1 Outside Shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , Ocean View - with A/A - 4 regular twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Front Beach room - A/C and fans - Twin beds are small
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ocean View Room - A/C and Fan - 2 small Twin beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Front Beach A/C and Fan
  • Front Beach Bedroom with a double bed. Front Beach Bedroon with two small Twin beds. Ocean View Bedroom with two Twin Beds. Back Room with 4 Regular Twin Beds. A crib.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
'Hammocks', 'Two amazing private beaches surrounds the property', 'Cleaning service and a support at the kitchen is provided for a regular 10-15% Tip'. 10% in advance with the payments to the owner and the 5% reamaining is up to you before leaving the property.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Caribbean Secluded Ocean Front BeachHouse for Rental in the Republic of Panama
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Absolutely Ideal!

  • 5 of 5

We spent an incredibly wonderful long weekend here! My husband's friend from high school had been here before and planned a couple's trip so that we could all relax and enjoy private beach time with friends and family. Each of us went with our young sons (all basically 2 years old) and this location was perfect. The bay is calm, the breeze is so refreshing. Great for children as there is so much space -- for building sand castles, running around, kicking a beach ball, playing with hoses, etc. What was so great as well was that although we were 3 couples with young children, we never felt crowded -- we could either all hang out as a group or go off exploring separately. The kitchen is open and easy to manoeuvre -- it was an absolute delight to cook with the wood burning barbecue. The staff (Berna and Tomás) were so helpful! Will definitely go back! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing experience with the caribbean beach all for yourself! Kids will love it. Great for snorkling, walking on reefs, or just watching the view. A Paradise very close to Panama City. Support is great with a lovely couple who helps with the overall cleaning and services. Cant wait to get back!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome Guilherme. Hope you had nice sty the two times you have been in the property this year. It is a pleasure.
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Memorables vacaciones

  • 5 of 5

Estuvimos en esta cabaña por casi una semana y nos encantó el lugar. Nos tocó una época de mar de leva con mucho viento y olas (estuvimos a principios de enero), así que el mar no estaba tan calmado como en las fotos y sólo pudimos meternos al mar los últimos dos días. Sin embargo estuvimos felices, la casa está rodeada de mar y ofrece espacios muy agradables interiores y exteriores para pasar el día y disfrutar del bellísimo paisaje.

No tiene playas porque son acantilados y rocas, el acceso al mar es por escaleras como en una piscina y alrededor hay un pasto muy bien cuidado que rodea la casa donde pudimos dedicarnos a la contemplación, la lectura y el descanso, además en total privacidad!

La casa es rústica pero cómoda para dos y hasta tres familias (con niños pequeños o parejas solas). Cuenta con todo lo necesario para cocinar, juegos y entretenimiento y música. Los dos baños son compartidos para todos los cuartos. También estuvimos atendidos por una pareja muy atenta que nos ayudó a cocinar y estuvo pendiente de la limpieza.

En nuestro caso alquilamos carro en Panamá y aunque nos recomendaron 4X4, un automovil pequeño puede acceder sin ningún problema.

En conclusión totalmente recomendada! Además los propietarios son muy amables, de fácil contacto y están pendientes todo el tiempo de que todo esté perfectamente bien. Nosotros regresaríamos felices en nuestro próximo viaje a Panamá.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchisimas gracias por sus lindos comentarios Juanita, ojala puedan regresar en la termporada de calma entre Julio y Diciembre para que puedan gozar mucho mas del mar. Saludos.
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Queremos volver

  • 5 of 5

Quedamos fascinados, no salimos del mar, la atención de primera, sinceramente estamos planeando volver compartimos como nunca entre familiares y amigos. 1000 por ciento la recomiendo.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias Irma, estamos a la orden, fueron ustedes muy buenos clientes y estamos felices de que hayan disfrutado del area.
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Minnesota, USA


  • 5 of 5

There is a saying in Panama 'Mejor se daña', which means it could not possibly be better.

We (10 people including 4 kids) stayed at Leti's place in March of this year. From the very beginning everything was perfect - the view, the mist, the house, the natural beach pools and most of all, the couple that takes care of the house.

The house is beautiful, well arranged, and very relaxing. You can literally sit in a rocking chair watching the waves break right by the house, for hours. There is plenty to do - kayak, take walks, swim, etc etc etc. Only thing you need is time to relax.

I highly recommend this place. Leti was extremely helpful making us feel we had everything we needed. We want to come back soon !

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias Jaime, no habia visto este review, nos alegra muchisimo que la pasen bien en nuestra propiedad y esperamos que regresen pronto.
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Calgary Alberta, Canada


  • 5 of 5

I consider myself a permanent guest. I have come back many times. It is so beautiful. It is one of my favorite places I have ever been. The days are amazing soaking and playing in the crystal clear Caribbean water. The nights are amazing listening to nature and the sound of the surf. Its location is fantastic, so close to San Blas islands. The staff make your stay unforgettable and dealing with the owners is a treat.


  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael! You are always welcome.
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Rates & Availability

Palenque Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 15 2017 - Jan 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Payments should be done thru a deposit on the Landlord account. Once the rental is settled, Landlord will forward two forms to be fullfill with the information of the Tenant and its guests.
Additional service fee in advance for $70.00 a day, before you leave the property a 5% minimum tip to housekeeping will be appreciated.

Once you send the forms fullfilled you should pay a 25% of the complete payment for the Landlord to block the date. 50% of the complete payment should be done 60 days prior to the visit. The total amount should be cancelled 45 days prior to the visit arrival date. Deposits will not be returned if you cancel. If a cancellation is unavoidable Landlord will let you use the house in other time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
149.8 Kilometres
Tocumen International Airport
Car: necessary

'Smooking only allowed outside in the terraces of the property', ideal for children of course under parental guardianship', 'Laundry and Ironing: The service is not included but the housekeeper can do it for a gratuity' additional to the 5% Tip


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