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Hotel Bocas del Mar

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful visit with our twin boys, beautiful secluded spot, the hotel amenities were excellent. we stayed in the family bungalow with a separate room with bunk beds for the kids. Our room was well appointed, a sink down into sleep comfortable king bed( biggest king bed i've ever seen), we had an endless supply of shampoos, soaps, and fresh towels...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your great review of your stay. We’re thrilled you enjoyed our special family accommodations: a king size bedroom with linked bunkbed room for younger children. (We also, for future information. have interconnecting room options for older families with two full size bedrooms and bathrooms connected in a suite format at the room lobby area.) Our philosophy...

Reviewed 5 June 2016

The hotel is situated away from the main village of Boca Chica, which keeps the facilities quiet and relaxing. The village can be reached easily by water taxi for $3 per person one-way. The service at Hotel Bocas Del Mar was the best I've ever had. They are extremely accommodating. We stayed there for a fishing trip and they had...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We really appreciate your 5 star review of your stay. Everyone is proud to receive your comments. Thank you. All the team does their best to ensure a guest’s visit is a memorable one and it was a real pleasure to take care of you on your fishing vacation and help you with your needs. Kind regards, The Hotel Bocas...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Unprecedented attention to visitors needs and preferences. The Management and employees seemed to be mind readers. Fantastic place to unwind and decompress. Can't wait to go back. Would love it if they took AMEX.

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Wow! We really appreciate your great feedback thanks. It was a complete pleasure to take care of you during your recent stay. Please come again soon. Note for future guests: we currently offer a wide variety of payment methods including Visa, MasterCard, bank transfers or US$ dollars cash. Best wishes The Hotel Bocas del Mar team

San Diego, California
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We enjoyed our third stay at Bocas del Mar. This time we had one of their new (to us) family suites; two bedrooms - King and single. Same elegance as previously experienced with two balconies and a nice second floor living room. Managers Peter and Charlie (sp) where terrific. Meals were excellent and dining staff combined efficiency with a great...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

It is always a great pleasure to welcome back returning guests and it was a real thrill to have you with us for a third time. Thank you for choosing our small corner of Paradise again for your vacation time and for sharing your experiences for the benefit of other TripAdvisor users. We’re glad you enjoyed your Premier Suite. All...

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel ! Wonderful service and activities. Very helpful staff as well.we enjoyed our time here and would recommend highly to others. Great food and cocktails . We especially love the hammock porch overlooking the water. Great spot for reading and relaxing in the shade!

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. We really appreciate it. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay so much and that you especially liked the hammock porch overlooking the water. We have had it for about 1 year now and guests enjoy that slow tropical unwinding experience as they watch the sailboats bobbing in the distance. Ideal for an hour...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and excellent service. Nice romantic getaway. The bungalows are very modern and the bed was very comfortable. Very quiet and relaxing. The pools were also very nice. I would definitely come back! Fishing in the area is great.

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

We’re delighted to receive your review and also for your recommendation of our hotel to others. We’re also glad that you enjoyed the fishing that is also on offer here to guests who are interested. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced angler, the ocean off Bocas del Mar is ideal. Kind regards, The Hotel Bocas del Mar team

Community of Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Bocas del Mar was a dream come true – super confortable beds, big rooms and wonderful views all round. We really enjoyed the swimming pools – one is lower by the restaurant and bar and one is a little bit higher with an infinity edge and very relaxing! We ate most of our meals there and all we’re good and...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

It’s awesome to receive your review and thank you for taking the time to reach out. We’re glad you enjoyed our guest rooms and our two infinity-edge bathing pools, which many guests say is one of their favorite features of the hotel. The trip to the islands is indeed a great adventure- please come again between mid-July and October when...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I loved everything about this place. The staff and management were all very friendly, happy, polite and correct, which is something you don't see often in Panama. Well done! We went to Boca Brava as well, but I can absolutely 100% recommend to stay in Boca Chica, in Bocas del Mar. This place is so much better than Cala Mia....

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Rowayton, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had a great time here! While the temperatures were forecasted to be HOT in Panama throughout our stay, I would definitely give future travelers the heads up that Boca Chica is VERY hot! Everyone we met at Bocas Del Mar was very surprised by the intensity of the heat, but it is something worth noting, particularly to elderly clients,...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re thrilled you had a good time. We’re pleased you enjoyed the tropical climate of the lowlands of Panama. Temperatures are generally in the mid 80s (28-32ºC) all year round during the day, although, as anywhere, there can sometimes be warmer or cooler periods. We aim for all our guests to have the best stay...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We decided to stop over here on our way from Panama City to Bocas del Toro. It is a beautiful property. It is quite isolated, but if you are looking for a few days' escape, or if you are into deep sea fishing or diving, then I highly recommend it. The rooms are spacious, with a seating area inside, and...

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HotelBocasdelMar, Manager at Hotel Bocas del Mar, responded to this review

Many thanks for your gracious review. We would have loved to have you to stay longer as well – maybe next time? We are only 20 minutes from the new, faster PanAmerican highway, and on the mainland (no boat needed). Many guests do choose to stop a few days on the way to/from Bocas del Toro or Boquete and sample...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bocas Del Mar, in Boca Chica, is a boutique hotel with modern, luxury features. In a privileged oceanside location on the mainland, it is perfectly positioned for a completely relaxing vacation. We were TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winners in 2016 for the Top Hotel for Service in Panama. Our focus is on quality customer service and attention to detail. We have 20 large contemporary-style guest bungalows that are set in tropical gardens right alongside the glistening blue water of the Gulf of Chiriqui. Open your drapes each morning and the Pacific Ocean is there to greet you! Choose from several room types; from our spacious king or queen bed bungalows through to the exceptional Premier Suite. There's a gourmet restaurant & bar on site and we have not one but TWO stunning infinity-style pools to bathe in. There is also a small beach, except at high tide, and we have our own dock to head to more local beaches via water taxi or excursion boat - we are opposite the beautiful islands of the Gulf of Chiriqui and have a full ocean and land trip program. Plus a massage studio (advance reservation required). Just 5 minutes by car or watertaxi from Boca Chica village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bocas del Mar

Address: | Gulf of Chiriqui, Boca Chica, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boca Chica
Price Range: $180 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bocas del Mar 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hotel Bocas Del Mar Panama/Boca Chica
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