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Playa Venao Resort is a tranquil beach-side property set on a crescent of surf-friendly sands on the remote southern coast of Panama's Azuero peninsula. 

It’s the location of this peaceful beachside property which is really stunning – at the end of the resort area half-way along the crescent of toffee-coloured sand, it has a wild aspect but is also close to the beach’s amenities – right next door to the best regarded restaurant, El Sitio.

The guest rooms, provided with all modern amenities, occupy individual cottages dotted around the tree-shaded property and linked with the public buildings by a network of paths. The well groomed gardens are most attractive and the easy beach access is conveniently right next door to the al fresco bar.  One of the highlights is a large free-form infinity pool overlooking the ocean, while there's also a small gym and games room. The bar and restaurant are open daily serving local and international cuisine.

 The beach is perfect for surfing but isn't recommended for swimming: the lovely pool makes up for that, especially for families; there's a kid's pool and Jacuzzi too. Visits to nature reserves, hiking, biking, and water sports including snorkelling and canoeing can be arranged.

What our clients say

97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.

One of my favourite hotels in the world

“Sol y Luna, Urubamba is now one of my favourite hotels in the whole world, it was amazing... I don't know who pulled what strings but we got an upgrade to a Deluxe Casita at the Sol y Luna which was just AMAZING, totally loved the hotel and the villa was simply stunning. Also the best food we had in Peru, really special."

TW, Hove

Tailor made holiday

Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.

Hannah Waterhouse
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant

Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

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Real Latin America Experts

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

  • JimAshworth
    Jim Ashworth - Travel Consultant

    Jim first caught the Latin American travel bug in 2001 when he decided at the last minute to join a friend travelling around Central America – he hasn't looked back since.

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