The Canal and Central Panama Hotels


Sunset Cabins

At a Glance


  • great location
  • inexpensive
  • scuba diving and snorkeling


  • basic rooms
  • limited service

Sunset Cabins Review

This dive resort owned by Scuba Panama, the country's biggest dive company, has decent rooms in a lovely coastal setting at very low rates, making it a good option for budget travelers who can do without a lot of service. Accommodations range from dorm rooms to bungalows; the second-floor "single" rooms—small but colorful, with ocean views and narrow balconies—are comfortable enough, but spring for a cabaña (bungalow), which cost just $10 more, and offer much more space and privacy. Large trees shade the ample grounds, and there's a gazebo atop some boulders over the water. The resort has a full dive center and inexpensive trips like snorkeling to Isla Mogotes. The tiny, open-air restaurant serves breakfast and a limited menu, but there's better food down the road.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 6 km (3 mi) before Portobelo on left, Portobelo | Map It
  • Phone: 507/448–2147; 507/261–3841
  • Website:
  • Location: Portobelo

    Hotel Details

  • 6 rooms, 5 cabañas
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 08-12-2012

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