Resorts & Retreats Awards 2022 Page 27 LUXlife 2022 Resorts & Retreats Awards The history at Tropic Star Lodge dates back to the 1930s, when fishing pioneers such as S. Kip Farrington and the Schmidt brothers visited the region in search of the famed Black Marlin. Thanks to its unique location, which sits in a major migratory corridor for Billfish, the lodge has become an incredibly popular spot for anglers and travellers alike. Surrounded by rolling hills, sky scraping trees, and an abundance of ocean, Tropic Star Lodge makes for a highly unique retreat. One visitor states, ‘Tropic Star is one of the most special places I have ever been to. The whole experience was incredible from start to finish. The fishing was excellent, the food was incredible, the accommodations were overthe-top awesome, and the service is really second to none. Tropic Star is absolutely a 5 Star Fishing Resort. I hope that I can return one day again!’ Indeed, the resort boasts luxurious accommodation, premium amenities, and, of course, instant access to one of the world’s most popular fishing destinations. Of particular note is that Tropic Star holds the most IGFA angling world records than any other resort on the planet. It is a place wrapped in nature – a place where you can choose to kick back and relax or delve into a new adventure. Henceforth, it supplies comfort and freedom tied up in the neat bow of opulence. Home to a Rainforest Spa, a Jungle Pool, and several accommodation options, Tropic Star Lodge guarantees that there will be something available to suit your needs. However, the quality doesn’t end there – it is also infused within the delectable meals served in its dining room. Globe trotters who have visited some of the most celebrated An angler’s paradise, Tropic Star Lodge maintains an impressive fishing background. Located in Panama, the lodge is centred at the heart of bountiful waters that are teeming with Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and more. Jun22376 Tropic Star Lodge Best Boutique Adventure Destination Provider - Panama culinary destinations in the world have cited the accommodation, which is 100 miles from the nearest road, as having some of the best food they have ever tasted. Comprised of fresh ingredients, each dish is packed with mouth-watering flavours, and are sure to leave guests craving more. Therefore, in order to maintain these standards, the team runs like clockwork. From the culinary team who wake up at 4:00 AM to bake and prepare fresh ingredients daily, to a supply barge that delivers provisions on a regular basis, Tropic Star Lodge goes to great lengths to ensure that every visitor receives an unbeatable experience. Client-centricity is at the heart of the lodge – it courses through its veins – and as a result, it has earned a first-class reputation in the angling world and beyond. In tandem with this, Tropic Star Lodge also focuses on conservation, understanding that it is essential to the preservation of sportfishing for future generations. Tropic Star, along with various leaders of Panama, have been responsible for establishing a 20-mile noncommercial fishing zone around the plentiful waters off Piñas Bay along with a Billfish decree that protects all Billfish from being killed commercially. Additionally, the lodge’s efforts have resulted in the government declaring that Roosterfish are all catch and release in Panama. Such elements have culminated in a retreat that cannot be compared to anything else. As such, it has earned the title of Best Boutique Adventure Destination Provider – Panama. Contact: Jesse-Lee Rowe Company: Tropic Star Lodge Web Address: