Santa Catalina Surf Hostel - Santa Catalina, Veraguas. Panama
We are in one of the best locations in Santa Catalina. This place is the most affordable, in front of the main break of surfing. One of the best views in Santa Catalina. Live the real surfing atmosphere, be part of the international surf tribe.
Located between two beaches: a beautiful long sandy beach, perfect to start surfing or relax and spend the day with the family at the beach. And the other one is the bay that hosts the most beautiful sunsets and the best wave of Central America.
Property isolated by the cliffs of the bay of La Punta. Very quiet and safe, fence around the property, good parking lot in the site. You have access to all hostel areas: TV and restaurant lounge, hostel kitchen and sun decks. Continental breakfast included. There’s always staff to attend you during day time. The wifi is slow. There’s surfing lessons available as well as surfboards for rent.
The hostel area, is out of the village locals area. It is the touristic area. The road is good to get there with any car or walking. The huge sandy beach is just 10 min away by foot. The point with waves is just one step away.
Beds: 14 Single(s)
The dormitory is upstairs, all rooms have view to the ocean. There is 4 separated rooms. Each room has a mezzanine. Rooms have fans although they are not so hot because of the sea breeze. There is toilet upstairs.
Amenities: TV and Kitchen
PRIVATE ROOM WITH TOILET
Beds: 2 Single(s), 1 Double(s)
Ocean front room, with one of the best views to the wave. Comfortable clean and safe. Located in a fenced property,with privacy and quiet neighbourhood. You have access to the restaurant and hostel kitchen, to the lounge with TV. Get a 7 dollar discount if you don’t use the air cond.
Amenities: A/C, WiFi, Shower
For an extra 3 usd you can have breakfast included, there´s a lounge in front of the restaurant where you can chill and appreciate the sunsets.
- Free resident car parking
- Free wifi access (slow because internet in Panama is not so good)
- 24 hour reception and room service
- TV lounge
- DVD player
- Tea & coffee making facilities
- Kitchen facility
- Horse back riding tours
- Boat trips to the island of Coiba
- Cetaceans watching
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Panama has tropical weather, with a rainy season that starts in April and goes until December max temperature of 31 degrees during day (25 degrees at night) and in the water 28 degrees, the wind blows off shore in the morning. The dry season goes from January until April without any rain, the wind blows off shore all day, the temperatures during day go until 34 degrees at noon and the water temperature is around 25 degrees.
Although we have a bar restaurant in the camp, there is a couple of bars and restaurants within walking distance. The grocery store in town is 1,5 km away.
From Albrook station in Panama City, you catch the bus going to Sona, Veraguas (they run 24 hours a day).
From Sona there is buses to Santa Catalina until 4pm.
We have a transfer service to the airport (car with a/c).
There is also transfers from the airport to the city that start from US$9.
PRICES & PACKAGES
US$15 per person/per night
DORMITORY WITH BREAKFAST
US$18 per person/per night
PRIVATE ROOM WITH TOILET
US$48 per person/per night
US$120 doc for 1 person
US$150 for 3 peop