Our ocean view bright and spacious 1-bedroom apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooking Caribbean Sea, feature open floor plan living and dining room, a separate bedroom with a queen-size bed, and bath with walk-in shower. Sofa in the living room can fold out to the single bed for an adult. Apartment includes an attractive furniture package, separate air conditioners in the living room and in the bedroom, and a private balcony (with patio chairs and table). It’s perfect for a small family or traveling couples. You can enjoy the beautiful natural environment of the lush rainforest, view of the mountains, and Caribbean coastline without sacrificing the comforts of home.
Our modern kitchen with granite countertops has a chef-style gas stove, fridge, and microwave. Also, there’re a toaster, blender, coffee pot, pots, pans, glasses, utensils, etc. There's also a washer/dryer and a dishwasher.
Hi-speed Wi-Fi, 40” flat screen TV (with HDMI cable) , and a DVD playerare also available.
Recently opened Bala Beach Resort is offering nice swimming pool just outside the buildings, beautiful sandy beaches with kayak’s rental, modern fitness center, and cozy restaurant facing the beach. For outdoor enthusiasts there’re many activities nearby: Zafarics Zoo, Panama Outdoor Adventures (canopy zip-line tours, horseback riding, and river tubing). Scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts can find several companies offering such services in Portobelo, just 22 km from Maria Chiquita (as well as Portobelo National Park and several restaurants).
Bala Beach Resort is secured-entrance community with 24-hrs security, situated on the outskirts of small fishing village named Maria Chiquita (1- 1 1/2 hour drive from Panama City, mainly on the new Panama City – Colon Expressway). There’re couple of small stores, where you can buy groceries and manufactured goods. For better selection you can go to the nearest (14 kms from Maria Chiquita) town of Sabanitas with supermarkets like “El Rey” and “Super 99”. There’re also several vegetables and fruits stands in Sabanitas. Bus ride to Sabanitas costs 45 cents. 30 kms from Maria Chiquita there’s provincial capital – city of Colon with several shopping plazas. From Colon you can go on a weeklong cruise with Pullmantur and visit Cartagena (Colombia), Curacao, Caracas (Venezuela), and Aruba.
Rent for high season (from October to March) is $1400 USD per month or $650 USD per week.
Rent for low season (from April to September) is $1200 per month or $600 USD per week.
For long term rent (2 and more months) rate would be better.