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The Canal and Central Panama Hotels

Royal Decameron Beach Resort, Golf and Casino


  • Great beach and grounds
  • Lots of activities
  • Competitive rates


  • Droves of guests
  • Inconsistent service and food

Updated 10/02/2012

Fodor's Review

Panama's largest, and one of its most attractive, beach resort offers good deals outside of the peak season, but also the food and service problems typical of all-inclusive resorts. Its 852 rooms are in 50 four-story buildings scattered along 2 km of beach, amidst luxuriant grounds. They are bright and colorful, with large bathrooms and balconies, or terraces. Few have ocean views, so it's worth paying extra for one. The resort has an 18-hole golf course, nine pools, eight restaurants, 10 bars, a dance club, casino, game room, spa, gym, and legions of beach chairs. Meal options range from massive buffets to restaurants specializing in seafood, Japanese, Thai, or Italian cusine, but don't expect memorable meals. Free activities range from kayaking and tennis to volleyball, but golf, fishing, snorkeling and other tours are extra.

Hotel Information


155 west of Panama City on CA 1, Playa Blanca, Panama


507-993–2255; 507-294–1900-Panama City sales office

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 852 rooms
  • Rate includes All-inclusive

Updated 10/02/2012

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