Where To Stay in Bocas del Toro 2024

Where to Stay Bocas del Toro 2024

Where to Stay in Bocas del Toro, Panama – The islands of Bocas del Toro boast quite a variety of accommodation options for all types of travelers. On this page you will find featured hotels, lodges, bed & breakfasts, resorts, hostels and even some apartments and homes available to be rented nightly, weekly or monthly.


Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel

A live aboard experience…on land! A SCUBA-inspired hotel built by divers, for divers – but not just for divers, there is so much more to do! This boutique hotel is set in the heart of Bocas Town, walking distance from the nightlife of the town center. Bocas Dive Center is their in-house dive center, Bocas del Toro’s largest and modern one of its kind. Try diving for free at their exclusive sunken ship dive spot, Mayday. Pier 19 restaurant and wine bar also on-site. Website: diversparadise.com | +507 6611-2760 / +507 757-9767 | email: info@diversparadise.com | IG:@diversparadiseboutiquehotel | Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Avenida Sur & Calle 4a (near the ferry dock) Google Maps

Lula’s Bed & Breakfast

Welcome to Your Home Away from Home!

Experience a charming and quiet atmosphere, walking distance from downtown Bocas Town. This historic home is open and airy – the perfect spot to relax after a day of exploring the area’s natural wonders.

From the moment you arrive, warm, natural woods, cool tiles and abundant plants welcome you to the islands. With a total of 6 rooms, and a maximum occupancy of 14 guests, you never feel crowded or cramped. Make your reservation here!

WhatsApp:+507 6389-9016
Website: www.lulabb.com
Located on Isla Colon, Avenida Norte & Calle 6a
On Google Maps

PirateArts Experience

A boutique family-run resort on Carenero Island. Immersed in nature, it is the perfect place to get inspired and create. A short walk away from desolate beaches, world-class surf breaks and the best of Bocas’ restaurant and bar scene. Room amenities include A/C, WiFi, private bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens, paddle boards, snorkel gear, kayaks, sun chairs and huge private outdoor space, jungle trails, and a 200 seat over-the-water event space that is perfect for corporate events, retreats, weddings, and your next family gathering!

WhatsApp for Bookings +507 6839-7345
@pirateartsbocas on Instagram
Carenero Island – Google Maps


Saigon Bay Bed & Breakfast

An authentic Caribbean style B & B built over the water in Saigon Bay. Fall asleep to the sound of the waves at night, enjoy stunning sunsets each evening on the deck with a glass of wine, or go out and explore Saigon Bay and the surrounding areas on the provided bikes and canoes. Three rooms, each with its own private bathroom and shower, and is equipped, air conditioning and high speed internet. Feel at home and let your experience be guided by longtime Bocas and super-hosts Angie and Nicolás. Ask about special extended stay packages; ideal for digital nomads and surfers. Book directly for the best rates guaranteed: saigonbaybnb.com  |+507 6354-0544 | info@saigonbaybnb.com | IG: @saigonbaybnb | Located on Isla Colon, Avenida G, El Final, Saigon Adentro Google Maps

Skully’s House

Stay ocean front and pool side at Skully’s House hotel-hostel. Just 10 minutes outside of town, Skully’s House is the perfect combination of private rooms, shared dorms and common kitchens and dining areas for all to share; your beach home away from home with swimming pool, restaurant, quad rental and many games and activities. #SexyPirateQuarters

Arrrr you ready to stay at an oceanfront Bocas del Toro hotel / hostel in paradise? Book direct for the best prices.

Important: no 24 hour reception (hours are from 8am to 8pm ONLY). Not located in Bocas Town; taxis from town will charge $3 per person. Guests are 16 years old or older (under 16 not allowed) and only cash payment is accepted.

Cel/WhatsApp: +507 6670-3350
Email: skullysbigcreek@gmail.com
Web: www.skullyshousebocas.com

Sol Bungalows

Panama’s #1 overwater bungalows! Affordable & luxurious accomodations with glass floors, thatched roofs, catamaran net hammocks, direct water access and snorkeling right in front. Breakfast included and restaurant open for dinner (with reservations). Beautiful views of Bocas Town and just a short boat ride away. Hosted by the super knowledgeable and passionate-about-Bocas couple, Drew and Tamara, your guides to an authentic Bocas experience (make sure to check their Bocas del Toro Blog for valuable information on maximizing your Bocas del Toro experience!) For bookings: solbungalowsbocas.com | IG: @solbungalowsbocas | +507-6807-0830 | email: info@solbungalowsbocas.com | Located on Isla Solarte

Aqua Lounge

aqua lounge bocas del toro panama

Hostel and events venue built over the water, with a huge sundeck, natural pools and two story dive deck; a classic spot for tanning, chilling out on the water and meeting amazing people. The accommodations range from private deluxe rooms to shared dorms, all with A/C, wi-fi, security and cleaning service. Restaurant on-site, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; and a full bar. Aqua Lounge is known for hosting to special events and fun weekly parties (Reggae Night Bocas, Filthy Friday and Domingo Paraiso). A one minute, $1 boat ride from Bocas Town. www.bocasaqualounge.com IG:@bocasaqualounge. Carenero Island

Bambuda Bocas Town


The perfect ocean-front hostel with the ideal mix of amenities, location, and legendary good vibes in the heart of Bocas; built with the idea that the social nature of a hostel shouldn’t mean having to sacrifice design and comfort. Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Avenida Norte, between Calle 5a & Calle 6a

Book here: http://bambudabocastown.com

Bambuda Lodge

Bambuda Lodge bocas del toro panama

The only hostel in Bocas del Toro with a waterfront location, massive fresh water pool and 150 ft waterslide from the bar to the ocean. Only 5 minutes from town, Bambuda Lodge offers the perfect blend of good vibrations and chilled out atmosphere. There is coral reef for snorkeling and acres of lush jungle for exploring. The on-site bar and restaurant will keep the cold drinks flowing while you relax by the pool. Spend time in one of the many interesting hang out spots where you can enjoy the amazing view and the delicious food with friends.

Book here! www.bambuda.com/lodge

Bocas Paradise Hotel

Bocas Paradise Hotel

Bocas Paradise Hotel & Restaurant is a neat, clean, and cozy colonial-style building that’s perched over the transparent waters of the Caribbean, right in the center of Bocas Town, Bocas del Toro. We offer 30 uniquely designed rooms, working spaces, a grab-n-go cafe, an ocean-front restaurant and bar, and some of the best views in Bocas. Our seating overlooks the water out on the terrace. We’re the first and only closed air-conditioned space with a panoramic view of the sea, so guests can sit back, relax and enjoy the cool air conditioning while gazing out at the stunning ocean view.

Book here: www.bocasparadisehotel.com

Gran Hotel Bahia

Gran Hotel Bahia 2022

Bocas del Toro’s first modern hotel was created in 1968 after renovations were made on a historic building that was constructed in the early 1900’s and originally housed the main offices of the United Fruit Company. This centrally located gem of a historical hotel is equipped with 18 rooms, each with A/C, cable TV,  and a private bathroom with hot shower. Book directly: +507 6477-2328 reservas@ghbahia.com. www.ghbahia.com Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 3ra & Avenida A

La Casa Corazón

La Casa Corazón

The Hotel La Casa Corazón is located on Isla Colon, in the town of Bocas del Toro. The Casa Corazón is built on the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Built with 12 different types of local wood, the hotel reflects the typical Caribbean architecture, which celebrates the many local cultures. Nestled in the center of the town of Bocas, it offers one of the best panoramic views of the neighboring islands. Hot water, A/C and TV with streaming sites in every room. A comfortable centrally located spot, close to all the nightlife of  Bocas Town.  www.lacasacorzon.com Book directly for best rates: +507 6458-3566 (WhatsApp)

Hotel Bocas Town

hotel bocas town view from outside drone shot where to stay in bocas del toro

On the water, in the downtown of the main island of Colon. Private rooms with ocean and town views, flat screen TV and A/C. The full service bar & restaurant Tiki Bar Eckl’s is on site and quite waterfront “the happy hour spot.” www.hotelbocastown.com Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 1a, next to the police station.

Palma Royale Hotel & Suites

Palma Royale bocas del toro panama

Palma Royale Hotel & Suites is one of the top luxury hotels in Bocas del Toro located on Main Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon. Walking distance from restaurants and bars, we are within 15 meters from the Sea with beautiful gardens and water views from all rooms and suites. Our elegant Hotel features travertine marble, bamboo floors and is decorated with warm colors with a specialty supermarket and deli located next door to the hotel. Book directly for the best prices! www.palmaroyale.com
Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 3ra, near the ferry dock.

Palmar Beach Lodge

Palmar Beach Lodge Bocas del Toro Panama

Located at the edge of the rain forest and directly on the famous Red Frog Beach. The broad range of accommodations and activities attract many different people who all contribute to the unique and social atmosphere. www.palmarbocas.com Red Frog Beach, Bastimentos Island

Sand Dollar Beach Bed and Breakfast

Sand Dollar Beach Bed and Breakfast

Start your day at Sand Dollar Beach B&B with a delicious breakfast before your adventure begins. The non-smoking rooms with ocean and jungle views have private baths and rates start at $123 per night, including breakfast. Located on Isla Colon, with an uncrowded beach right in front, perfect for swimming and just a $1 cab ride or 10-minute bike ride from the Bocas Town center. Activities like horseback riding, boat tours, diving, and more can be arranged. The climate is mild with cooling sea breezes, and although most rooms have A/C, it isn’t usually necessary.

Book on their website for the best available rates: https://sanddollarbeachbb.com

U.S. cell: 831-421-1324
Local Bocas telephone: (507) 757-9671
WhatsApp/cell: +507 6521-0324

The Firefly

The Firefly

Do you enjoy traveling to rustic, off the beaten path types of places in a beautiful, natural setting, yet you want to return to a super comfy memory foam mattress, a hot shower and a room where attention has been paid to the details? The Firefly might just be for you. A laid back eco-b&b immersed in the charming authentic Carribean village. Experience the local culture and discover the nature of Bocas del Toro, while being short boat rides away from the bustling nightlife of Bocas Town, world famous surf breaks and Bocas’ most stunning beaches. Oh and the restaurant is fabulous! www.thefireflybocasdeltoro.com Located on Bastimentos Island, Old Bank 

Tropical Suites

Tropical Suires Bocas del Toro Panama

The Tropical Suites Hotel provides guests with well-appointed accommodations, each offering a unique view of either the town, our garden, or the ocean. On-site amenities allow guests to relax and unwind throughout their stay, and our dedicated staff work with each guest to help them plan tours, recommend restaurants, and more! Our central location allows guests to enjoy easy access to some of the area’s best attractions. Now home to the newly opened Merén Restaurant & Pool Club, complete with ocean front fresh water pool and swim up bar!

Book here: www.bocastropical.com