El Otro Lado, private retreat Est. 2012

El Otro Lado - Private Retreat, Portobelo, Panama

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$525 avg. room rate
An authentic "away."
Treat your gorgeous globetrotters to a chic celebration at this perfect Panamanian paradise, infused with a sense of culture, tradition and local arts.
The Lowdown
Type
Art Gallery
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Boutique Hotel
Garden
Historic Building
Views
Bay
Canyon
Coastline
Forest
Garden
Historical Monument
Jungle
Lake
Rainforest
Style
Cultural
Eclectic
Elegant
Romantic
Zen
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Wedding Ceremony
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

El Otro Lado is a private retreat situated in an exceptional enclave of Portobelo Bay, mixing design, culture, nature and luxury in a unique manner in order to offer its guests authentic, exclusive and custom-made experiences.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

The client need to book 8 rooms in order to book the entire venue. A minimum stay of 2 night is applicable for weekends.

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
60
Buffet
N/A
Standing
60
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2012
Curfew
3 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
3 Suites 4 Cabins Maximun capacity of 20 guests.
Inside Scoop

Enjoy a “Maracuaya” passion fruit mojito while sharing histories from the past with your friends; stimulate your intellect with the wide selection of our library; try the taste of daily fresh fish or listen with nostalgia to a vibrant selection of music, specially elaborated for El Otro Lado by Radio Gladys Palmera

Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Situated just over an hour from Panama City, and surrounded by the National Park of Portobelo, El Otro Lado is the perfect place to relax and disconnect while contemplating the exuberant vegetation. With views of the sea, its four exclusive houses of eclectic tropical design integrate simple details with traditional handicraft of the Atlantic Coast
Design:
Eclectic tropical design Painting and sculpture created by artists from the Portobelo Workshop Indigenous handicraft made by Guna and Embera Indians European art, such as the sculptures by Juan de Mata Contemporary photography.
Standout Venue Features:
Spectacular situation in the tropical rainforest, near Portobelo Bay, inside the National Park Integrated landscape design in an unchanged space Swimming pool with infinite views Gazebo: Restaurant / Bar / Lounge Our food: International-Caribbean fusion Room Service Activities: Fishing, diving, walk through the mangroves, massages, etc. Virgin beaches just a few minutes’ boat trip away Local integration: Portobelo Bay Foundation, Rhythm School, Carpentry Workshops, Cong Arts Centre, Community-focused Hotelito Rayo Verde El Otro Lado Music Channel by Radio Gladys Palmera
Awards & Notables Cover of Conde Nast Traveller UK 2014 Traveller Choice winners
Celebration Locations
Espave Garden:
Historic garden with amazing views.
- View: Gardens
- Max Capacity: 60
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Outdoor - Gazebo:
With views of our infinity pool and Portobelo Bay.
- View: Portobelo Bay
- Max Capacity: 60
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Fusion Cuisine is a delicious mix with the ultimate purpose of satisfying the different palates uniting the local food culture with European, American and oriental traditions. The idea is to invite you to a journey through the textures and flavors of the different dishes. Professional gourmets reveal that the secret of the preparation lies in reaching a balance between colors, quantity and quality. The chefs at El Otro Lado, Juan Ríos and Mirna Chavarria, work on a daily basis with this formula.
Bars & Lounges:
The Gazebo is the heart of El Otro Lado, where anything can happen. Enjoy a “Maracuaya” passion fruit mojito while sharing histories from the past with your friends; stimulate your intellect with the wide selection of our library; try the taste of daily fresh fish or listen with nostalgia to a vibrant selection of music, specially elaborated for El Otro Lado by Radio Gladys Palmera. Restaurant, bar, lounge, game room, entertainment room.
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