Overview of Hostel
Step out of Your Selina and it is yours, into the pacific water of Playa Venao, we are seriously only 4 meters from the high tide. Playa Venao is a legendary surf spot surrounded by breathtaking rolling hills and an unforgettable pacific sunset you can watch along a shoreline that extends for over 2
Playa Venao 1, Azuero district, Republic of Panama
Take the Pan-American Highway, from either direction. It doesn’t matter which way you’re heading you need to take the Divisa turnoff heading south towards Chitre. The turnoff is not well marked so keep your eyes open for the overpass going across the highway, this road will take you all the way to Venao. Continue on the main highway passing the towns of Chitre, Las Tablas, and Pedasi. Once you reach Pedasi you’re only about 30 minutes from us. Follow the main road of Pedasi, you will start to see signs for Playa Venao.
Buses from Panama City to Las Tablas depart regularly from the Albrook Bus Terminal (tel: 303-3030) throughout the day. From Las Tablas there is one direct bus to Playa Venao which leaves around 1pm. This bus leaves from the main square in Las Tablas.
There are three daily buses from Pedasí to Playa Venao (except Sundays). The local buses often leave both early and late so it is advisable to arrive at the stop in good time and have alternative plan (see By Taxi section below).
It is usually easy to find a taxi from Pedasí, Las Tablas or Chitre directly to Playa Venao. A fare from Pedasí to Playa Venao will be approximately $25 and a fare from Las Tablas to Playa Venao will be approximately $45. We can help arrange a taxi service from Panama City upon request and it costs around $200.
Flights to Chitre airport and take a taxi from there. The taxi fare should be around $50 dollars approximately..
Playa Venao 1 is on the beach, all of our rooms have ocean view The last ATM is in Pedasi. We recommend to buy groceries on the way down here, as there is not a big supermarket in the bay. The last larger supermarket is in Las Tablas.
Conditions & Policy
Cancellation policy: 72 h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. This action is not fraudulent. Bookings for weekends from Thursdays to Sundays and holidays would be charged 50% of your accommodation. Check in: 3 PM Check out: 11 AM 10% taxes not included and to be paid on arrival. No curfew. Children are welcome up to 5 years old for free in the same bed. Pets are accepted under extra cost of 10$ per pet for whole stay. Dorm rooms have age restriction of 18-45 years old. Late Check Out: 50% of the price Check out after 3PM :The guest will be charge the night 100% Rules of the House: *Smoking is not allowed inside any of the rooms. There is fine of 300$. *A/C in dormitories is turned on between 9 AM and 11 AM (Saturdays and Sundays until 1 PM) *Selina Hostels is not responsible for any belongings left in a dormitory. *Pets are welcome.There is a charge of 10$ per pet for the whole stay. *Key Deposit $ 3 for all type of rooms *Towel deposit is 5$ in dorms. Dorm rooms have age restriction of 18-45 years old. For reservations of more than 12 pax, special, group-exclusive policies may apply, different from single-reservation policies. According to seasonality and/or demand, a pre-payment of 50% to 100% of the total booking amount might be required. The hotel will try to contact the guest and if a reply with payment possibility is not received, the booking could be canceled.