Key selling points: The high ceilings in this top-floor accommodation lend an airy feel, while the balcony offers Pacific Ocean vistas and views of the resort’s lake.
The bathroom also comes with an ocean view through large glass windows, plus a whirlpool and glass-enclosed shower.
Standout service: One couple enjoyed chef Jose Rodriguez’s Baked Alaska dessert, so before their departure, the chef prepared a surprise Baked Alaska breakfast for them.
Style: Cozy luxury, by Alberto Vallarino with Darlene PierPoint from Design World Studio, 2009
Special amenities: Frette linens, Sealy Posturepedic mattress, 42-inch LG LCD flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, aromatherapy bath amenities, daily tropical fruit, chocolate turndown amenity
Square footage: 1,320
Number of bedrooms in suite: One
Number of bathrooms: One and one half-bath
Number of rooms and suites in hotel: 118
Who’s slept here: High-profile politicians
Nightly rate: From $579
Location: 340 Third Street, Buenaventura Beach Community, Rio Hato, Cocle, Panama