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The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort

Rio Hato, Panama

95 Excellent 776 Reviews
An active beach resort adjacent to the beach and a world-class golf course, perfect for couples or families.
The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort

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Excellent family hotel. Good for sightseeing and has a beach nearby. Beautiful beach. Great pool. Awesome vibe.

Discover a distinctive oasis at the Buenaventura Golf and Beach Resort, formerly the JW Marriott Panama. This premier luxury resort in Panama offers elegant accommodations and suites set amongst lush gardens and a lagoon with vistas of the Pacific Ocean. The resort located on a pristine stretch of beach, framed by graceful Spanish Colonial architecture, beautifully landscaped pools, an 18-hole Nicklaus Design golf course by Jack Nicklaus and the exquisite Corotu Spa. Located on the coast in Cocle, the resort is 80 minutes west of Panama City – one of Central America’s largest business centers – making it an ideal destination for incentive meetings and events.
Hotel Address:
  • The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort
  • 340 Calle 3ra Buenaventura
  • Bella Vista
  • Rio Hato,
  • Panama

Location Summary
Located on the coast in Cocle, the resort is 80 minutes west of Panama City.

Directions to Hotel
Tocumen International Airport - PTY Hotel direction: 74.6 mile(s) SW.

Driving directions: Exit the airport to the main road and follow signs to Corredor Sur. Continue on Corredor Sur until the end and take Balboa Avenue. Follow the sign to Avenida de los Martires and Puente de las Americas, which leads to a bridge. Go over the Bridge of the Americas to the Panamerican Highway (National Route 1.) Continue 113 km West as signs for Buenaventura will be displayed throughout the highway. You are nearing the resort when you reach the town of Rio Hato. The resort is located on the left-hand side. Continue 3km until the main gate.
Banquets & Meetings
Eight intelligently designed business meeting venues with full serive event staff.
Fine Dining On Site
Criollo Restaurant allows you to take in mesmerizing lagoon views while savoring locally sourced Panamanian cuisine.
Child Programs
Kids and teens clubs, designated kids pool and a golf academy for children.
Pets Allowed
Pool Outdoor
Five separate pools with beach access as well as a swim-up pool bar and separate chidrens pool.
Spa Facility
The signature spa features an array of custom spa treatments, including soothing massages, invigorating body scrubs and facials.
Tennis Courts On Site
2 outdoor courts.
El Faro Beach.
Buenaventura Golf Club by Nicklaus (On-site).
Coronado Shopping Center
Outdoor court.
Recommended Rooms
Four Bedroom villas offer extra space and a private plunge pool.

Guest Review Highlights

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Dining
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jet Skiing
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball