El Otro Lado is a luxury boutique hotel in the enviable location of Panama’s Portobelo National Park, a huge rain forest edged by the coral reefs of nearby Caribbean islands and just an hour away from Panama City. Completed in 2011 by architects, Eclectico, this tropical retreat offers its guests the ultimate in service and comfort.
Accommodation is offered in 4 individually designed villas, each one housing from 2 to 14 guests in an eclectic tropical design. Artifacts from the Caribbean, Africa and Europe have been used in the multi-cultural themes of the villas. The central Gazebo is a meeting place of colonial elegance and is a space for the guests to learn about the endless facilities and activities on offer for their entertainment and pleasure.
Every modern amenity has been made available to the visitors, from the infinity pool to satellite TV, Internet access to educational walkabouts in the forest. Caribbean fusion cuisine, breathtaking sea views and the opportunity of absolute relaxation make this the quintessential holiday experience.