Hotel Valle del Rio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Valle del Rio Boquete
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... 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. ...
... a river canyon. Here you could jump off the top of the river canyon into the narrow river below. I was too scared to jump off and instead settled for the lower jump. Shaun, of course had no fear and jumped straight away. The river was super clear and very deep at points. Not being a weekend the canyon was very relaxing with very few people. A girl from the hostel, Fannie, hung out with us for the day which was nice. That evening we enjoyed another family meal and had some ...
... 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 ...
... are grown in this region but fields are also given over for strawberries. Thanks to the big green houses, strawberries are grown year round although the winter season's (Panamanians consider rainy season, European summer, their winter though it is warmer) are used for making 'products' as opposed to having a dollop of cream on them before serving. Some Colombians have recently invested in the fertile land for growing high grade roses that will be exported back to their homeland.