Hotel Valle del Rio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Valle del Rio Boquete
Travel Blogs from Boquete
... US ex-pat community and it's easy to understand why. The air is fresh, the hills are covered in dense cloud forest containing the beautiful, but illusive Quetzal bird and it is Panama's biggest coffee growing region. Our home away from home in Boquete was at the Pension Marisol, an old style hostel with large, utilitarian rooms, a giant dining room inhabited by a friendly lap dog and cheeky green parrot called Ricky and an ...
... They actually have flavor and aren't just soda water with a sprig of mint sitting on top. I got some excellent seafood soup (complete with shrimp heads and large chunks of octopus) and Brittany went the health-conscious route with a brownie and ice-cream. I'm smiling and shaking my head just thinking about it; the girl knows what she wants! By the time dinner was over we all agreed that we loved Bocas but were ready to move on and see something different. ...
... reply!!) There was Jose (not even kidding Aggie) who 'chatted me up' by asking where I was from and when I said England, he said, 'oh I've not been there, but I've been to Canada.' Yeah, very close (although it does put a spring in your step when someone chats you up). I've met someone from Melton Ross (about 10 miles from Grimsby). Someone who's coming to do work experience when I finally return to work (she wants to be a physio). And Anna from South Korea, who's taken 11 ...
... which went unpunished. Then, we went to have some friend corn thingies, which tasted great, and were very cheap.
What next, you may ask? They both started urinating in public, and the next thing I knew, I saw three guys in army outfits manoeuvring around us with weapons drawn. One even did silent forward rolls with what looked like a submachine gun in his hand. I said "Que pasa, signor", which means "what is the matter sir", addressing the guy ...
... mountain. After that, it was 1.5 hours to the second Ranger Station marking the end of the trail. The trail is beautifully scenic, follows the river and you are amongst the moss covered trees and under the thick canopy most of the time.
If you decide not to walk back to Boquete after completing the hike (though it should be quicker since it will be more downhill now), you have to walk from the National Park to the ...