Ocean Front Penthouse Apartment

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Calle Piedra Leona, Veracruz, Panama, Panama

The Space

Sit on our patio by the ocean and watch the sun sparkle on the water while the sea birds are diving and the shrimp boats go by to catch your dinner.

We are located about a 20 min drive over the canal on the Bridge of the Americas, along the coast and through the fishing village of Veracruz.

This is the place for you if you want the quiet of the country but don't want the long1+ hour drive into the city from Coronado or one of the other beach areas.
Price for a party of more than 2 people staying 7 nights or more is just $20 more per person/per night

Our apt is over 2000sq ft, 2 bdrms with attached baths, panoramic ocean views, laundry, full kitchen, pool on the ocean
Enjoy drinks by the pool or go to one of the open-air beach restaurants at sunset. Swim in the Pacific Ocean and enjoy the quiet country atmosphere just 15 min. form the canal and 30 from the middle of downtown Panama City, but away from the city noise

We're on the coast a few min. past the new Westin Resort Hotel and the Playa Bonita Resort. You know that they chose this location for a good reason; proximity to PC but away from the noise, and the beautiful ocean views.

The apt is on the top (3rd floor) or our house in Majagual, just through the little fishing village of Veracruz

Use this as your base if you want to explore farther down the coast and interior of the country but don't want to stay an hour from the city.
There are lots of TAXIS in Veracruz or we can arrange PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION AND TOURS if you prefer. We have lived here a long time so have great connections to arrange day trips, excursions to Indian villages, bird watching, canal trips, etc.

Guest Access

Guests have the 2000+ sq foot apartment and our spacious pool & patio area that is surrounded by a large yard of tropical vegetation, ending at the ocean

Interaction with Guests

We are often at home and are available to suggest restaurants, give directions, and interact as much or as little as the guests wish.

The Neighborhood

It's on the ocean, quiet, big yards with tropical flowers and cooling ocean breezes

Getting around

There are buses and many taxis in the area, or we can arrange private transportation

Other Things to Note

Contact us for the special price per night for parties of 3 or 4 staying 7 nights or more.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 3
Beds: 2
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $840 /week
Monthly Price: $2200 /month
Security Deposit: $400
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • We highly recommend the Ocean Front Penthouse Apartment. It is spacious, bright, clean and was equipped with everything we needed and had a beautiful ocean view. House cleaning was provided weekly, which kept it clean and welcoming. We really enjoyed the pool also.
    Marilyn and Jerry were excellent hosts! They were friendly and respectful of whether we wanted company or not (which we always looked forward to our chats with them!) We had rented a vehicle and Marilyn and Jerry were great at giving directions and tips on places to go. Not knowing how to speak Spanish, they were very helpful in telling us a few key phrases to use. It was our first time in Panama and having a quiet, relaxing place to stay, a home away from home, in between our trips in to the city and to other places was great. We were there for a month and wished it could have been longer! The weather was beautiful the whole time, and no mosquitos or bugs to bother us at all. We enjoyed meeting Marilyn and Jerry and hope to go back again sometime.

    January 2014
    Response from Marilyn:

    Thanks Danny and Sarah. You know that you are more than welcome back here any time!

  • Marilyn is a gracious hostess and succeeded in making us feel right at home.

    The apartment is very spacious, bright and well equipped.

    We had a lovely stay and were happy to enjoy the city and then retreat to our peaceful lodging, only 25 minutes away.

    December 2013
    Response from Marilyn:

    Thanks Nicole. It was great having you and your sons here. We would love to have any of you stay here again.

  • Great hosts. Great view. Great pool.
    If you want to experience some local Panama, - you get it here.

    September 2013
    Response from Marilyn:

    We have enjoyed having you and your family here

  • The penthouse apartment is beautiful and HUGE! There is a ton of space to spread out...the master even has a walk-in closet :) The view is gorgeous...not to shabby to wake up to everyday. We were able to take walks on the beach and lay by the pool. We were looking for a place to relax and read without dealing with expensive resorts. This was the perfect place. If you are looking for something off the beaten path, this is it!

    The location is good. It is only 15 minutes from the city. We rented a car to drive around the coast, which was helpful to us. It is also possible to catch a cab into the city from the location.

    Marilyn and Jerry were gracious hosts who we spent several hours chatting with about the US, Panama, and travel. They provide you with a cell phone that had 5 minutes of time (we were also able to add more, but it wasn't necessary for us). That was a great touch!

    Overall, a wonderful experience!

    August 2013
    Response from Marilyn:

    Thanks Lindsay, we really enjoyed having you and Derek stay with us and hope that you come down this way again some time.

  • Marilyn and Jerry are fantastic hosts. The apartment is spacious and very comfortable. I usually stay at the Westin down the road and will not do that again. If you are going to Panama - don't waste your money on overpriced resorts - even if you can afford it! This is the first time I did this and have nothing but good stuff to say. Feel free to contact me - I welcome this for additional input. Marilyn and Jerry have my contact info.

    May 2013
    Response from Marilyn:

    Thanks Mike, we enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again

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I'm an artist and was an interior designer before moving to Panama. We enjoy the quiet of living away from the city but we do like to go there often for social gatherings and of course for all the great restaurants we have there.
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