Park Eden is a rustic guesthouse in the mountain town El Valle, a good base for exploring the forest paths and waterfalls of the picturesque region.
Park Eden is a charming family-run guest house in El Valle de Anton, where eight guest rooms are set in red-tiled cottages among luscious cloud forest foliage in the peaceful grounds. Ancient trees, ornamental fountains and bridges dot the lawns and attract a myriad of birds.
The cottages themselves are decorated in quaint, countryside style, some with wrought iron bedsteads or beamed ceilings, some with kitchenette, mezzanine or little balcony. Hammocks, bikes and barbecues are available to enhance the pleasure of your stay. A full breakfast is served in the conservatory or al fresco if the weather is nice.
There’s plenty to do in the area: the pleasant little town of El Valle is set in the vast crater of an extinct volcano, flowers and cloud-forest prosper in the fertile soils and there are loads of walks and waterfalls to visit.
What our clients say
Most Memorable Moment?: Too hard to choose one. Panama Canal Transit was a lifelong ambition.NA, London
We didn't realise the partial canal transit would be in such a big boat with loads of other tourists - not a problem, but would have been good for this to be pointed out in advance.NF, Tunbridge Wells
"Bocas del Toro was great fun and frivolous and a great journey there by boat."GS, Bushey
Most memorable experience: “Tranquillo bay was a cut above everything else. Staying on Waidup (near Isla Tigre) was also special.”MH, Chiswick
Each part of my trip had a special moment. I loved both the new and old parts of Panama city, but my highlight there was seeing sloths while walking up Cerro Ancon. In Bocas del Toro it was being the only person there on a stunning beach. The best moment though has to be staying at the Canopy Tower and experiencing the wildlife. I'll never forget the sound of the Howler monkeys.TF, Wakefield
Panama was far more interesting than what we thought it would be, particularly the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Bio Diversity Museum.CY, Heathfield
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