Large-mouth BassMaster Suite
Coffee Plantation Lake House
Coffee Plantation Lake House
6 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
2.5 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
2.5 baths
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Nestled in a forest and lake area within Janson Coffee Farm. Wake up to the song of birds and the tranquility of a natural forest. This is an exclusive country style lake casita completely surrounded nature & beauty. This is indeed a magical place!

The space

This beautiful exclusive property located in the highlands of Chiriqui, Panama has an eternal springtime. It is nestled in a forest and lake area within Janson Coffee Farm. It has 2 bedroom suits and a bedroom loft, 2.5 bathrooms, a full kitchen, dining and living room area, terrace. This is a country style casita, surrounded by nature completely, only 1.5 kilometers from the town of Volcan, Chiriqui. Wake up to the song of birds and the tranquility of a natural forest. This property is know for a sought after for bird watching. Swim, kayak, fish in the lakes, hike, or horseback ride, these are just a few of the activities available, or just relax in a beautiful environment. This Casita is $150 a night for 2 and $50 extra per person. Suggest a 4WD car to get around easily or at least a car with clearance. This is indeed a magical place. Please note children under 12 years old are not allowed (No Exceptions!).

Guest access

The casita shares the property with the main house. The casita is tucked back in the corner of the property and is very private. When visiting guests have access to the spa on property, 2 kayaks, and the dock on the lakes. Guest can access the entirety of Janson Coffee Farm and enjoy both lakes and all hiking trails.

Interaction with guests

Emily Janson with Lagunas Adventures on Janson Coffee Farm is the property manager and will be there to help with any needs. Also Lagunas Adventures provides many wonderful activities there on the farm.

Other things to note

Come visit Janson Coffee Farm for adventures in the Chiriqui Highlands. Shadowed by Volcan Baru, the highest peak in Panama, Lagunas Adventures provides recreational activities on our agro-tourism farm. We invite you to hike or kayak the highest wetland and lake system in Panama, tour our coffee estate, go for a horseback or bike ride, or share in one of our many other activities. Choose to recreate independently or enjoy a guided tour. Janson Coffee Farm is an inspirational destination in nature.
Choose Your Adventure!!

Hair dryer
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Extra people $72 NZD / night after 2 guests
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Common spaces
2 single beds

House Rules
Check in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM

No children under 12 years old (No Exceptions!) and no pets please.
No inappropriate behavior or excessive partying tolerated.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s), cat(s), and other pet(s) live in the house


2 nights minimum stay

11 Reviews

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Ronald User Profile
January 2017
Beautiful house set back from one of the lovely lakes on the Janson Coffee Plantation just outside of Volcan. Secluded (though next to the owner's house), peaceful, with miles of walks available through the plantation, not to mention the ability to learn about coffee cultivation and processing. Best to bring in your own food and stay there. Emily, who manages the property, is a delight, and very helpful with any information one might need.

Deborah User Profile
January 2017
We loved our stay here. The house is absolutely gorgeous with beautiful hard woods everywhere. Nice kitchen, comfy bed and couches. Lots of windows to view the beautiful landscaping. Definitely recommend a car with clearance to get here. We rented a cheap s.u.v. that definitely did not have enough. We scraped the bottom several times. They let us use the kayaks to paddle around the lakes and we hiked on their trails. We were greated at the main office, where Emily met us to escort us out to the casita. She left a bottle of wine for us and two bags of Janson Family Coffee. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. The real jewel of this location is Emily! She knows her customer service! We requested a tour and tasting with her. She was able to answer so many of our questions, always wanting to make sure we had everything we needed - food, sodas, water, whatever. The tour was incredible and took us through to see all the equipment in action (they were harvesting while we were there). Next we went to see the nursery. She told us all about the family history. We left with a lot of respect for the Janson family! The final part was the coffee tasting. We tasted the regular Janson Family Coffee, the washed Geisha Coffee, the natural Geisha coffee and the tea they make from the coffee skins. WOW! We've never tasted any coffee so incredible. Thanks for a great experience! -- oh yeah, Emily had also put together a very informative book with information about the rental and the area.

Camille User Profile
January 2017
Everything about this location is perfect. From early morning coffees enjoyed on the dock at the lake with views of the volcano, to hiking around the coffee plantation-you couldn't ask for a better location or hosts. Take advantage of the tours offered. We took a coffee tour followed by a tasting and it was superb! A definite recommend.

Ken User Profile
December 2016
The lake house is a great secluded house with lots of amenities. There are so many things available for use. This is a fantastic place for an extended stay 5-10 days or more. The coffee farm is fantastic. All the hosts are friendly and go out of their way to insure the comfort of all guests. A lot to see on the farm....Plan for lots of time to relax on the lake and your own patio. Town of Volcan is only about a 10 minute drive We are already planning our return trip to this lake house
Carl User Profile
Response from Carl:
Hey There Ken, Thanks so much for the positive feed back and we are of course honored by your thoughts of returning. I sent you a text not sure if you were still in Panama. Calle also tried to email you via the airbnb email & No Go. Would you mind giving me your email so Calle can contact you about the ear piece he gave you. He had some info to pass (URL HIDDEN) Thanks So Much!!! Have a Super Holiday Season. We will look forward to seeing you again in the New Year! Saludos, Emily "LAGUNAS ADVENTURES(URL HIDDEN) Janson Coffee Farm Las Lagunas Cafetales Baru, Volcan, Chiriqui, Panama (EMAIL HIDDEN) la(URL HIDDEN) ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (Spanish) ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (English) Order Coffee : j(URL HIDDEN)
December 2016

Steven User Profile
April 2016
It was a privilege to stay at the Lake House adjacent to the Janson Coffee Farm founder's house on their secluded private lake in the native Chiriqui Highlands forest. Every comfort in total serenity in the very heart of nature's garden. Lake view, gardens, spa, kayaking, swimming; everything you could want with hosts that are like instant family. Emily, our hostess, was so informative and helpful with our questions about the accommodations and the surrounding area. I have stayed in commercial hotels in the area on past trips when traveling with business associates; never again. I will stay at the Lake House and can't wait to return with my family. We will be back(URL HIDDEN)

John User Profile
December 2015
The Casita is amazing, such a beautiful spot, very relaxing and having the lake right in front of you is incredible - woke up every morning and went for a swim. It feels very secluded and private and being able to walk in the surrounding coffee plantations and around the lakes is lovely. Can't say enough to recommend Emily, Lief and everyone at the Janson Coffee farm, they made us feel so welcome. We knew from the beginning we would be in for a great stay as Emily was quick to communicate, let us know what activities we could enjoy during the stay and gave us all the details on how to get there. When we arrived both Emily and Leif gave us a warm welcome and Emily ran through everything we needed to know about staying on the farm, providing maps to show us local walks. What made it really special was that the Casita had been decorated beautifully for Christmas, including a christmas tree and lots of fairy lights, plus wine, coffee and fresh home made cookies! We enjoyed a great morning fishing with Leif and hearing all about the family and farm history, even if our fishing skills weren't up to much. Then that afternoon we learnt a huge amount about coffee on the Geisha tour with Emily - would highly recommend it. All in all, we had a great stay, loved the location and the hosts made it a really special trip - we will definitely be back to explore more of the area and stay again. Thanks Emily, Leif and team!

Keith And Kelera User Profile
February 2015
What a pleasant surprise. This place exceeded all expectations. The casita is set back from the main house amidst a beautiful tropical garden setting with excellent views of the lake. It is a central location for viewing the Volcan area and is connected to Bouquete by a first-class sealed road, about one hour travelling time. Be advised that the Volcan area has cool temperatures all year round and you will need some warm clothing for the evenings. The casita is very well set up. It can accommodate up to 6 people. The kitchen is well equipped if you want to cook your own meals. There are good restaurants in Volcan town, about 3kms away. You can relax on the verandah which has a couple of hammocks and a table and chairs. Good bush walking and bird watching trails in the immediate area. The personal touch by the host of fresh fruit, a lovely bottle of wine, beers, bread, milk and good coffee were an added bonus. Don Calle was an excellent host and invited us to a delightful lunch on his expansive verandah. Access to the casita is by an all weather but rough road and low clearance vehicles are not recommended but does not require 4-wheel drive. Highly recommended.

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Carl User Profile

We live on Janson Coffee Farm within a wild life preserve on one of two of the highest lakes in Panama. Here in the Chiriqui Highlands we have an eternal springtime with idyllic surroundings.
A little slice of heaven!

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