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Buccaneer Resort

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Reviewed 23 February 2013

Probably the best place to stay in Bocas, especially if you value cleanliness which is lacking in the rest of Bocas del Toro. The main town is dirty and dilapidated so this will be a gem in the chaos as it's a peaceful escape. The rooms are all a few steps from the beach and there's a great restaurant with...

Thank jeannebpaul
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Stayed here for 1 night when traveling to Panama for a 2-week trip with a friend. We were supposed to stay 2 nights but decided to leave after the island lost power and we weren't comfortable. We stayed in a beautiful cabana overlooking the water with 2 bedrooms and a porch with a hammock but the mosquitos were annoying and...

1Thank shepador
Reviewed 24 January 2013

It's perfect if your looking to get away from "normal" life. The beach is good, the views are amazing, and the staff that i encountered were great and more than accommodating. (Elisabeth and Bram) I think people need to understand what you should be embracing about being off the radar. If your looking for a secluded island get away in...

Thank poolboy4life
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Weird, but I'm not sure who this horrible owner is that everyone is talking about - unless he's had a complete personality transformation. The man I met was perfectly lovely and accommodating. We weren't all that thrilled with our accommodation - specifically, we felt it was grossly over-priced. The "one-bedroom suite" in the bungalow is not a suite by anyone's...

Thank Jacki L
Reviewed 20 December 2012

The most relaxing part of my trip. If you want room service and fancy hotel rooms this isn't for you. But if you want a hammock on the porch that looks right down on the beach with food and drink a 50' barefoot walk away (at BiBi's) this is the place. The girls in the office are extremely helpful. They...

1Thank Jim3109
Driftwood, Texas
Reviewed 26 November 2012

I made reservations at this establishment based on the glowing reviews I found on Trip Advisor. I want to start with the good part and that is the management by Lisa. She was extremely helpful, gracious and accomodating. Her assistant Elizabeth who took over when Lisa was gone was equally gracious. Having said that, the room that I shared with...

3Thank skedoodler1
Dachau, Deutschland
Reviewed 18 November 2012

we spent our last three nights in panama in the buccaneer resort and it was totally worth it! the owners are more then friendly and helpful. thank you guys for everything ;) the location is beatiful and the huts have a great location directly at the beach and are nice and very clean. the service is great! we´ve also been...

Thank wulfcast
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We stayed in the 2 bedroom suite upstairs. The views and hammock made for an unforgettable stay. Buccaneer has a great location and a friendly, helpful staff. Suki and Zander where the hosts during our stay. Suki provided advice about what to do and see during our stay on the island. We loved Bibi's, the restaurant located next door. Catching...

Thank sandgypsies
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 July 2012 via mobile

Location of this resort is excellent. It is right next to an amazing restaurant, minutes walk from great beach, and has beautiful views. Staff is very friendly. Only complaint is that the restroom does smell like sewer.

Thank Alcira83
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 July 2012

The hotel is really cool with bungalows on the beach. Close to the main island but still far away enough that you feel like you're on a secluded tropical island. There is no place like it in Bocas. Staff are very friendly and helpful and were willing to accommodate us. Not the most efficient staff (slow check-in) but very nice...

Thank Bogota161

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small resort/hotel on Isla Carenero across from Bocas on Colon Island. Recently purchased, and being completely renovated. A white sandy beach on the south-east stretch of the island provides a great starting point for many local activities. A new Royal 2-bedroom suite has been added with a full kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buccaneer Resort

Address: Cayo Carenero, Carenero Island, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
Price Range: $94 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Buccaneer Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Buccaneer Hotel Carenero Island
Buccaneer Resort Panama/Carenero Island, Bocas Del Toro
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“Beach Bungalow upstairs is the best. Large, private, with deck. Main floor of bungalow nice but not as private.”
825lesliew, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows are great, but only have a small fan; no AC.”
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SimonK755, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The cabanas are more private, but the facilities of the beachfront bungalow seem slightly better”
TanenBel, 1 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Stay in a fully enclosed, screened in space. Take mosquito coils and slather yourself in bug repellent. They advertise the coils for a fee, but when I asked the young lady for one, she told me they didn't have any.”
Kimberely412, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
“we stayed in the individual cabanas”
Niconpl, 17 May 2013 | Read review
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