January 7, 2018 for 3 nights for 2 adults.
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Gamboa Rainforest Resort in Gamboa, Panama
In Panama's lush Soberania National Rainforest, surrounded by the beauty of unspoiled nature is the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Just 30 minutes from Panama City, this gorgeously appointed resort rests on the Chagres River and feels like a different world. The spacious and airy rooms, with woven wood furniture and plush white linens, provide a comfortable and luxurious stay deep in the forest. Wake up to the beautiful songs of tropical birds and enjoy the sun rising over the Chagres River from your private balcony. Or lounge on your balcony's hammock for a lusciously relaxing afternoon. At the Gamboa Rainforest Resort experiencing the wonder of the rainforest only enhances the luxuriousness of your stay.
After enjoying a hot cup of gourmet Panamanian coffee, take in the gorgeous views of the rainforest with a ride on the resort's Aerial Tram. For a relaxing morning take a stroll down the Chunga Chagres Trail and marvel in the forest as it warms to the day. Or to view some of the wonderfully curious forest residents island hop down the river on the Monkey Island Tour. If you prefer a more adventurous experience, take out a kayak for an exciting day rafting down the Chagres. For fishing enthusiasts, guided fishing trips are also available on the plentiful Gatun Lake. For a taste of Panama head to lunch at the Corotu Restaurant, offering a casual atmosphere and a Panamanian buffet. Or enjoy a refreshingly cold afternoon cocktail, and the relaxing pool, at La Cascada Pool Bar. For a fine dining experience, try head to Chagres River View restaurant, where the chef will serve his menu of the day, and an array of fine wines are available for pairing. After an afternoon in the rainforest, followed by a gourmet dinner in the evening, continue your night with the truly amazing Safari Night. On this tour you will walk through the gorgeous surroundings of the Gamboa Rainforest Resort and experience the wonder of the rainforest at night.
Location of Gamboa Rainforest Resort
Nearest Airport: PTY
Amenities for Gamboa Rainforest Resort
- General Information
- 269 Guest Rooms
- 3 Restaurants
- Pool Bar
- 2 Bars
- On-Site Amenities
- Spa on Property
- Spa Services
- Gift Shop
- Outdoor Pool
- In-Room Amenities
- Viewing Decks
- Nature Walks
- Bird Watching
- Meeting Rooms
- Business Center
- Conference Facilities
- National Park
- Nature Reserve
- Active & Adventure
Reviews for Gamboa Rainforest Resort
Gorgeous Gamboa Rainforest Resort 1 hour 15 from PTY airport. The resort has a charm of old growth trees, marble bathrooms, swinging hammocks, and friendly staff. Rooms have small fridges so you can stock up at a supermarket prior to your arrival! Breakfast comes with our room. Meals are expensive by my standards but then again we are in a rainforest. Having the extra snacks previously purchased helps defray the cost if youâ€™re budget minded. Got the room on Expedia for 132 USD per night (that includes taxes) for a family of 4. It was a 75 taxi ride. However, the resort will pick you up at the airport for 28 USD per person! Strong WiFi! Many tours can be booked from here as well as complimentary night and day hikes! Great for families and eco friendly tourists. Not for the person seeking night life in discos and bars!
judy4bb - Washington DC, District of Columbia
10 years ago Gamboa was clean friendly staff. There was nothing better than there Sunday Brunch. The hotel has gone way down hill. From the front desk,dinning service ,the nicest thing I can say is a housekeeper was the only nice person we ran into during our stay. It's a shame such a beautiful resort has turned into a dump. Go for a day trip for activities.
Ruth B - San Leandro, California, USA
Our four night stay was very positive. The grounds are beautiful as well as the pool area. The fitness center has a selection of machines but after the first morning using them we opted for outdoor walking away from the hotel entrance. The food at each meal was terrific. The room was spacious and very comfortable. Kudos to the hotel staff at every level. It was such an enjoyable experience in the rainforest!
debbyseler - San Jose, Costa Rica
Holy cow! $88 for 3 MEDIOCRE AT BEST buffet lunches and one of us got a discount for being an 11 year old child. Come on! And there are not many choices besides salad for lunch: beef stroganoff; chicken something (?); veggie soup; another soup I can't remember (sorry). Some of the plates were dirty; I went through 3 plates before I settled. One dessert was swarming with ants...come on! The beef dish was very salty although my son liked it, and the chicken was okay but was a flavor I did not recognize and I am a world traveler. It was the sort of thing that one shouldn't put on a buffet unless you offer many choices because with this type of dish either you love or hate it. You shouldn't be limited to that if you don't eat beef. And it wasn't nice that it had been sitting out for a bit. The piece I got from the top of the pile was okay but another was very tough. Breads were stale - my group tried 4 of the 5. I will admit that the salad ingredients were fresh and there were plenty of things of choose from. Really the salad would be the way to go. (Don't look too closely at the salad dressing bottles...they're sloppy and leaking.) I can't stand the idea of paying so much for a salad I construct myself when really I didn't want a salad to start with. Our server offered us 3 soda choices: cola, diet cola and a sprite/7 up (can't remember which). He said it was that or water. No beer or wine or cocktail and no juice? And the servers are almost non-existent here. Hard to get my water filled. But here's the main thing: there are no other options. Literally nothing. No menu, just the buffet. And nothing close by. So just grin and bear it and PAY. The ladies room was not very clean compared to other places I visited in Panama and I changed stalls because I couldn't lock my door. I kept thinking, how is this a resort other than the view? And I will say the view is gorgeous. At least there's that. I would just die if I were staying at this resort and had such limited food options. I was lucky - just came for day to see the monkeys and the lake.
adventurebugs - Franklin, Massachusetts
This place is DUMP!!! PanamĂˇ is Amazing. PanamĂˇ city is Amazing. When you come here stay in the city or in the old town. The resort is not what you want. Food options are next to nothing; the hotel has fallen apart, everything is dusty, the tours are overpriced, the food and the only option to eat is an on-site buffet overpriced @ $26 per person. Yikes, shouldn't have booked a room here for $150. Glad we stayed here for just a night, and nothing more. There are tons of amazing things to do in Panama, this is not one of them. Viva Panama!!!
travengineer - Minneapolis, Minnesota