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Hotel El Sitio

Hotel in Pedasi, Panama

Aerial View of Playa Venao
Aerial View of Playa VenaoOur PoolFront suite BalconeyBillabong ISA 2011Billabong ISA 2011Aerial View of El Sitio HotelSimple eleganceBig and well shaped beach breaksEnjoy a glass of wine and watch the surfWaves lined up and peeling into the bayOffshore winds grooming the waves

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About this property

Relax in style and comfort while you discover one of Panama's hidden gems. Surrounded by rolling hills and tropical vegetation, El Sitio Hotel and Restaurant blend into the beautiful bay of Playa Venao. We have 14 rooms with Tempur-Pedic style mattresses, A/C, hot water, TV, Pool, an on site restaurant with international menu and a surf shop including surfboard rental and lessons.

Our hotel is directly in front of the wave. Playa Venao is arguably the best beach breaks in Panama, hosting over 11 national and international surf contest per year. In June 2011 Playa Venao hosted the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games championship with over 250 surfers from 27 countries attendance, needless to say El Sitio Hotel was their hotel of choice.

While for some people surfing is the main attraction of Playa Venao, there are plenty of other things to enjoy both on the beach itself and in the surrounding area including Fishing, yoga, horse backing riding, diving, hiking, and more.


  • Pool
  • Board Rentals Nearby
  • Beginner Surf Lessons
  • Yoga
  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Washer/Dryer
  • A/C
  • Wireless Internet
  • Television


  • Diving
  • Hiking


Period Cost
Per Night $90
Per Week $540
Per Month Call for Info


This property is located near Playa Venao. Playa Venao is arguably the best beach break in Panama. The wave breaks left and right with the best tide being medium to high tide. You can surf year round in Playa Venao, there is almost always something to ride . The drier months, (November to May), bring offshore winds grooming the waves perfectly.

Surf Type

  • Beach break
  • Right
  • Left
  • Short board
  • Longboard
  • SUP
  • Beginner/Learn to Surf
  • Warm water

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Property Images

Aerial View of Playa Venao

Our Pool

Front suite Balconey

Billabong ISA 2011

Billabong ISA 2011

Aerial View of El Sitio Hotel

"Almendro" Suite

"El Sol" Suite

Simple elegance

Big and well shaped beach breaks

Enjoy a glass of wine and watch the surf

Waves lined up and peeling into the bay

Offshore winds grooming the waves

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