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Top 10 Hotels in San Carlos

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2 out of 5
Costazul Beach, San Carlos
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3.5/5Good! (4 reviews)
Descuidado y muy sencillo...

"No me gustó ni el lugar ni la playa ni las facilidades, rescato los juegos de mesa y la amabilidad del personal, pero cobran más caro de lo que ofrece la página y no dan lo que ofrecen..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2017

La Perla del Pacifico
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2 out of 5
Calle Principal, #53, San Carlos, Panama
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Sep 21 - Sep 22
3.4/5 (5 reviews)

"The area has no restaurants or stores within walking distance so we had to eat in the hotel. Tuna was over cooked and took an hour to be served. Don't visit on weekend. No curfew and fellow Panamanian guests up until 4 a.m. with loud music and talking."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Riomar Surf Camp
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1.5 out of 5
Calle Pelicano, Playa El Palmar, San Carlos
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Nice hostel, would go back

"The only issue with this place is the lack of cookware and facilities. There is one large electric skillet to cook in, a toaster, a microwave and possibly a bbq to use but we didn't get told anything about is, just saw others using it and that's all you have to cook with so if there are other people ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019

Panama Beach Lodge - Hostel - Adults Only
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2.5 out of 5
Via El Valle Km 7, Copecito, San Carlos, Panama Oeste
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Cabanas los Colibris
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3 out of 5
Calle 1ra, El Palmar, San Carlos
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
2.9/5 (59 reviews)
Not to good.

"The restaurant has a good food and excellent service; the room need a lot of improvement also people party late night make sleep hard."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2018

Bay View Hotel
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Image for Beach, Pool and Mountains. Perfect Tropical Paradise
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4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
Good overall

"We had a great time at the house where we stayed for a month. We had all the amenities we needed and the house was in good working condition. A few things to consider are the walk to the beach (a good 13/15 minutes, not 8 minutes with kids and if you want to bring food or drinks it becomes quite ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018

Beach, Pool and Mountains. Perfect Tropical Paradise
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Image for Family Beach House! Walk to Beach/surf. Costa Esmeralda, San Carlos
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Visiting San Carlos

Visitors to San Carlos are sure to enjoy the beaches and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's bars and gardens.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in San Carlos
  • The closest major airport is in Rio Hato (RIH-Scarlett Martinez Intl.), 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.), 44.8 mi (72.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Carlos

Places to visit in the larger region include Coronado Mall, Teta Beach, and Coronado Beach. Additionally, you'll find Valley of Square Trees and Santa Clara Beach in the area.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in San Carlos. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Manglar Lodge - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Bay View Hotel - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with in-room flat-screen TVs.

Dressing for San Carlos

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 91°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 91°F, while the average at night is 75°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 87°F with nighttime averages of 74°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 88°F and nighttime averages of 74°F
  • San Carlos gets about 2.56 inches of rain per year
  • Usually April and March are the hottest months with an average of 91°F, whereas November and January are often coldest, averaging 74°F

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