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"This is an excellent resort in an excellent location. I will be staying at this resort each and every time I visit the beach in Panama. This was a gre ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 28 Jul 2015

Hotel Description

5-star beachfront resort near Playa Blanca

On the beach

You'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Playa Blanca and 6 miles (10 km) of Farallon Beach with a stay here. Parroquia Santiago Apóstol de Río Hato is within 6 miles (10 km) and Santa Clara Beach is within 9 miles (15 km).

18-hole golf course

This luxury resort features a private beach, a golf course, and a full-service spa. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Bring the family and enjoy the free kid's club, children's pool, and playground.

Free Internet, comfy beds

The 114 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as comfy beds. Other amenities include balconies, iPod docks, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Resort View, Two Kids Free

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premier Room, 2 Double Beds, Two Kids Free

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed Two Kids Free

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony, Pool View, Two Kids Free

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection

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2 out of 5

the are prone to double charge

I was able to catch a mistake from the would have resulted in double charging me for the entiretly of hotel room charge. Our friends were staying at the same time and they had the issue of double charging for breakfast They either have a very inept accounting system/staff or they love to double charge you

Posted by , from San Jose, California on Jul 17, 2017

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5 out of 5

Excellent hotel and experience.

Pros: The hotel was very clean and the grounds were kept very well. There were plenty of activities and on Saturday night they hosted a beach party and BBQ.
Cons: Faster poolside service would be nice. But all things move a little slower in Panama.
This is an excellent resort in an excellent location. I will be staying at this resort each and every time I visit the beach in Panama. This was a great choice.

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015

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About the The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection

Location 340 Calle 3ra Buenaventura, El Chiru, Cocle

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 18 March 2020 to 31 May 2020 (dates subject to change).

This property is closed from 18 March 2020 to 31 May 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Simply walk outside to smell the salt air and watch the ocean waves from the sand beach. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. Summer fun is a breeze at The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection, where you can play a round of golf at the golf course, cool off in one of the 12 outdoor swimming pools, and enjoy a treatment at the full-service spa. Free breakfast is available daily. There are 8 restaurants on site. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. This luxury resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and an outdoor tennis court. Free self parking and valet parking are available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star El Chiru resort.

  • 114 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 8 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 15080 sq ft of conference space
  • 1401 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar on the beach
  • Swim-up bar
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 12
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Panama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.) (146.2 km / 90.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking, self parking, and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection offers 114 accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels, first-run movies, and pay movies. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This El Chiru resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • First-run movies
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection has 8 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Tai Kai Sushi/Martini - This sushi bar specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open select days.

El Faro - This beach restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Tagua - This poolside restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. 12 outdoor swimming pools and 3 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

Corotu Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 100 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 100 per stay), plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 20 lbs)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 160 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Jw Marriott Panama Golf Beach
  • JW Marriott Panama Beach Resort
  • JW Marriott Panama Golf Beach Resort El Chiru
  • JW Marriott Panama Golf Beach El Chiru
  • Buenaventura Golf Beach Resort Panama Autograph Collection
  • Buenaventura Golf Beach Panama Autograph Collection El Chiru
  • Buenaventura Golf Beach Panama Autograph Collection
  • The Buenaventura Golf Beach Resort Panama Autograph Collection
  • JW Marriott Panama Golf Beach Resort

You should know

  • The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort Panama, Autograph Collection offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.