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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama is set on the beach front, 50 feet from the popular surfing spot of La Punta. This property is a 12 minute walk from Playa Estero, the sandy beach in Santa Catalina.

The Hotel Santa Catalina Panama also includes a back up power generator that provides full electric power.

Each air conditioned room at Hotel Santa Catalina Panama has garden views and a private bathroom with hot water and hair dryer. Rooms also have a flat screen cable TV, mini-fridge, security safe, table with chairs and a terrace with hammocks.

Free surfboards, kayaks, bicycles and skateboards are provided at the Hotel Santa Catalina. The hotel’s tour desk can also help you arrange activities including snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing trips.

Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá is just 0.6 mi from El Estero Beach, while the Coiba Island National Park is around a 1-hour boat ride away. You can drive to David City and airport in 3 hours, or to Panama City in around 5 hours.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá has been welcoming guests since Jul 23, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 bunk bed
2 twin beds
1 bunk bed
2 twin beds
2 king beds
6 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hii, I’m on my way to Santa Catalina and we are coming but need to know if you guys have internet in the rooms as we are working! If you do I book now
    good morning greetings Benito Serrano, if we have internet
    Answered on 5 June 2022
  • Hi Do you have transport to Sona at night time?
    Good morning for how many people
    Answered on 6 January 2023
  • Is there an option to buy breakfast at the hotel? What are dinner/lunch options at the hotel?
    The bar restaurant Pesca open 7:00 am for breakfast and close 10:00 pm open for lunch and dinner. Menu a la Cart.
    Answered on 22 September 2021
  • Do you have day passes
    por el momento no estamos ofreciendo pasadías
    Answered on 20 March 2022
  • Can you please tell me how many rooms are in the Family Room? Also How many AC units are in the family room and wear are they located? Thankyou, Marc
    Good morning greetings Benito Serrano, the family room is a two-story room with capacity for 6 people, it has an air conditioner
    Answered on 17 August 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Pescao
    • Cuisine
      Caribbean • Seafood
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5
Most popular amenities
Outdoor swimming pool
Free WiFi
Free parking
Airport shuttle
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Suit press
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá

  • The prices at Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 1:00 PM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá.

  • Room options at Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá has 1 restaurant:

    • Pescao

  • Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá is 2,950 feet from the center of Santa Catalina.

  • Hotel Santa Catalina Panamá offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Happy hour
    • Yoga classes
    • Bicycle rental
    • Horseback riding
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Full-body massage
    • Swimming pool