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Hotel El Otro Lado(5 stars)

Bahia de Portobelo, Colon View on map

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Our whole team would like to proudly welcome you to the El Otro Lado. Free for you Parking is located directly at the hotel for free. Late check-out is available for free, please ask reception staff. We have a menu well-suited to any taste with something for absolutely everyone in our restaurant. Where you will stay Our hotel rooms all have AC as well as a minibar, a desk, cable TV and coffee making equipment. Before going to sleep at night, you can flip through the satellite channels on your room's Television set. The clientele in the hotel will appreciate the provided safe. In all of the rooms a properly functioning phone can be found. All of our rooms feature a radio in them. For your convenience our hotel provides a microwave in each of its rooms. You will find a refrigerator in each of our hotel rooms. Bathrooms in the hotel feature a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer. After you've taken a relaxing shower in your hotel suite's bathroom, reach out and grab your own personal robe. You can then dry your hair with the hair-dryer provided. You can go fishing, on a boat tour or diving while visiting.
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Hotel description

Hotel description

  • What the hotel offers
    Panama's steamy rainforests, swampy mangroves and kaleidoscopic coral reefs are all within easy reach of El Otro Lado, a remote retreat on 110 hectares of land that prides itself on local integration. Guests are invited to sit back and take in these idyllic surroundings, while sipping a passion fruit mojito, and encouraged to discover more about the region's Afro-Panamanian heritage. Situated near Portobelo, and adjacent to centuries old fortifications that are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the surrounding jungle - which wraps itself around the hotel's four villas - buzzes with natural life. This thriving landscape provides the backdrop for endless hours of relaxation. But should the mood strike you to get active there are countless options, including fishing, rainforest tours, and snorkeling at one of the nearby beaches, transported by one of the hotel's four motor launches. With a tropical soundtrack curated by renowned broadcaster, Gladys Palmera, it's possible to gaze across an azure bay to Portobelo, a 400-year-old town built by Spanish colonialists. Closer by, sensory thrills come straight from El Otro Lado's interiors, which integrate Arte Povera with 20th century sculptures and contemporary black-and-white photography. The four villas draw inspiration from the natural colors that surround them - green from the jungle, blue from the sea, yellow from the sun and purple from the Portobelo spirit. Social activity centers on the Gazebo - the hotel's restaurant, bar and lounge - adorned with Carnival masks and white sofas splashed with brightly colored cushions. Here, Caribbean ingredients and colonial flavors are brought together nightly and guests can while away hours gazing over the infinity-edge pool, which appears to flow seamlessly into the pristine bay. Surround yourself with color and culture at El Otro Lado, a remote and jungle-wrapped outpost where historic colonial fortifications provide the backdrop to a rich diversity of traditions. Retreat to your private villa, sample Caribbean fusion cuisine or gaze into the dense forest with a cocktail in hand from the Gazebo.


Hotel amenities

  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Hotel safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Additional childrens' bed
  • TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Hair dryer


  • Restaurant

A choice of sports

  • Outdoor pool

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • All public and private areas are no smoking zones
  • Laundry service