Resort at Isla Palenque: Gulf of Chiriqui
Set on one of the larger islands in the Gulf of Chiriqui, The Resort at Isla Palenque has just unveiled its take on colour-splashed luxury amid sparkling ocean, tropical forest, mangroves and lagoons. Spot (or hear) howler monkeys, armadillos, coati, racoons, hummingbirds, toucans and parrots, as well as dazzling marine life. Estate rooms are tucked between the trees, while tented suites will open in the summer.
The Resort at Isla Palenque, Isla Palenque, Gulf of Chiriqui (001 773 769 114; amble.com/IslaPalenque). Doubles from US$353 (£221), with breakfast.