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Oceanfront Bluff Beach Retreat - Spectacular 65 Ft Swimming Pool

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The Beach House at Bluff Beach Retreat - Panama

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Last updated: 09/21/2013

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bocas del Toro house description

Welcome to Panama!
Our goal at Bluff Beach Retreat is to exceed your expectations and ensure that you have a wonderful holiday. We are one of Panama's highest rated Bed & Breakfast resorts on TripAdvisor - located on Bluff Beach -Isla Colon, the largest island of the Bocas Del Toro Archipelago on the Caribbean side of Panama. Imagine less than two hours after leaving Panama City you are sitting in the hot sun, on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - sipping a Mojito! Only 5 miles, or 20 minutes from the islands’ airport- we offer the perfect getaway to those looking for a more private vacation. Airlines offer many flights a day to the island and we will be there to pick you up.
Imagine getting up in the morning to the sounds of the ocean, parrots nesting nearby and seeing monkeys enjoying their breakfast. The smell of fresh-roasted locally grown organic coffee brewed in a French press wakes you. Breakfast consists of freshly squeezed orange juice or a Smoothie made from one of the papayas growing outside your window - eggs, lots of fresh fruit and fresh-baked breads!
The 4 acre property is located directly on Bluff Beach, with miles of secluded sandy beach. It is one of the few places in the world where giant Leather-Back Turtles nest! You can walk forever without seeing another person. Our property has many different varieties of trees – from limes, oranges, papaya, mangoes and bananas to beautiful palms. Wonderfully fragrant shrubs and flowers surround our homes. We have constructed a gorgeous, 4,500 square feet Beach House with four bedrooms and five bathrooms – capable of accommodating nine – plus, for larger groups, we have another Casita that can accommodate more people. Our new heavy-duty solar energy power with 48 solar panels allows us to run all the amenities that you might expect. The homes have been beautifully built with rich native woods, high efficiency Hunter fans, fully screened louvered windows, hotel quality mattresses, lots of hot water, fully equipped kitchens and so much space to relax and enjoy life. Attention to detail makes these homes a cut above the rest!
Our 65 foot lap pool & terrazza is a wonderful addition to the property.
There’s a lot to do. Enjoy walking miles of deep sandy beach, snorkeling, surfing, fishing, kayaking or use one of our bicycles. In addition, we offer horse-back riding with 17 horses, surfing lessons and guided jungle hikes through our 165 acre farm which is located nearby. We can also arrange excellent boat tours with one of our boat captains to the Bastimentos National Park, or a visit to a local Chocolate farm. How busy you want to be is up to you! If you just want to hide out and relax, the house offers wireless hi-speed satellite internet, a large library of books and DVD’s and almost any game under the sun, in addition to a fully-stocked bar. It does occasionally rain at Bluff - but you can enjoy the rain from our 1,200 square foot porch!
When you arrive at the airport, we will be there to greet you - take you grocery shopping should you prefer to cook some of your own meals, and then we are off to Bluff! The accommodation comes with a cell-phone capable of international calls (all out-going calls are your responsibility – incoming are free!). We have four full-time staff – maid service is offered 7 days per week – laundry is offered at a modest charge. There are many excellent restaurants in Bocas town and there are three new restaurants and beach bars located within a short five minute walk from the property. Included in your room is a great breakfast – served on the front porch of the Beach House.
Rates - Las Palmas Casita (2-4 people) - rates range from $145-$195 per night (Low Season) to $195-$250 per night (High Season). La Pina Casita (2 people) - rates range from $195-$275 per night (Low Season) to $250-$375 per night (High Season). The Beach House (5-9 people) - rates range from $395-$595 per night (Low Season) to $595-$795 per night (High Season). See our website bluffbeachretreat.com for a complete list of rates. Weekly rates are available. We offer groups a fully catered holiday as an option with your own private cook and helper. This is a totally stress-free way to enjoy the homes.
Email us your request and we will promptly get back to you. A 50% deposit is required – with the balance due 60 days prior to arrival. We accept Visa, M/C, or bank drafts.
Included in your stay:
- Transportation to Bluff Beach upon arrival
- Complimentary bicycles, boogie boards, masks & snorkels and jungle boots - use of a cell-phone
- A great breakfast!

Rare Giant Leatherback Sea Turtles are the largest living sea reptiles on our planet. They can be seen nesting on our beach from late March thru June. It is a wonderful experience to watch!


Keywords: Luxury, Beach, Villa, Private, Pool, B&B, Adventure, Romantic, Honeymoon, horseback riding, surfing,

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 2-13

              Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                We can offer 3 meals a day with your own personal cook. Rates available upon request....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                0...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • We can accommodate between 2 and 13 people. Rates are per person. Special rates are available when renting the entire retreat. Please inquire....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library:

                    Each home has its own IPod docking system. Bring your own IPod....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    We have over 100 movies for your use....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Stereo

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Mobile Phone

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Our new 65 foot Lap pool will be complete in April 2011...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Balcony

                      Location & View

                          • Beachfront

                          Activities

                          • Restaurants
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Boating
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Shelling
                          • Shopping
                          • Kayaking
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Surfing
                          • Hiking
                          • Swimming
                          • Sailing
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Christmas & New Years
                          Dec 21 - Jan 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay
                          $225
                          High Season
                          Jan 6 - May 3, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $195
                          $1,295
                          Low Season
                          May 4 - Dec 18, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $145
                          $795
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $145
                          $795

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                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 10%

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                          Location

                          Leatherback Sea Turtles & Bird watching

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Christine & I have lived in Toronto all of our lives. After many years of running busy restaurants, we decided it was time for a change.

                          Why the Owner Chose Bocas del Toro:
                          We fell in love with Bluff Beach & Bocas del Toro at first sight. Bocas' unique Caribbean flavour, its' warm & friendly people and stunning Bluff Beach were irresistable.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The tranquility of our beautiful property and the daily adventures of Bocas del Toro are a wonderful tonic for our guests.


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                          Photos

                          • The Beach House at Bluff Beach Retreat - Panama

                            The Beach House at Bluff Beach Retreat - Panama

                          • Step out onto Bluff Beach. Watch out for the crowds!

                            Step out onto Bluff Beach. Watch out for the crowds!

                          • Relax on one of our hammocks.

                            Relax on one of our hammocks.

                          • Beach House Bathroom - Colombian marble with local rustic touches

                            Beach House Bathroom - Colombian marble with local rustic touches

                          • Your hammock is close by

                            Your hammock is close by

                          • Beautiful games table on the porch of the Beach House - overlooks Bluff Beach

                            Beautiful games table on the porch of the Beach House - overlooks Bluff Beach

                          • This cute Sloth let us get very close before he sped off

                            This cute Sloth let us get very close before he sped off

                          • Dine on the porch of Las Palmas casita

                            Dine on the porch of Las Palmas casita

                          • La Pina Casita - open concept interior

                            La Pina Casita - open concept interior

                          • Newest addition to our 165 acre farm - Caramelo & Junio - two of our 15 horses

                            Newest addition to our 165 acre farm - Caramelo & Junio - two of our 15 horses

                          • Chris & Rebecca at nearby Starfish Beach, Panama

                            Chris & Rebecca at nearby Starfish Beach, Panama

                          • Tortuga Suite in the Beach House - walk out to our new 65 foot Lap Pool

                            Tortuga Suite in the Beach House - walk out to our new 65 foot Lap Pool

                          • The spectacular view from the Beach House

                            The spectacular view from the Beach House

                          • The Beach House - Pool - Our lush grounds

                            The Beach House - Pool - Our lush grounds

                          • Porch of the Beach House - a great space to entertain - overlooks Bluff Beach

                            Porch of the Beach House - a great space to entertain - overlooks Bluff Beach

                          • Living Room Beach House - comfortable  & spacious

                            Living Room Beach House - comfortable & spacious

                          • Olas Master Suite in the Beach House

                            Olas Master Suite in the Beach House

                          • Allie & Chris snorkeling - crystal clear water - colorful coral - amazing!

                            Allie & Chris snorkeling - crystal clear water - colorful coral - amazing!

                          • These monkeys wanted to join us for breakfast one morning

                            These monkeys wanted to join us for breakfast one morning

                          • La Pina Casita - front porch

                            La Pina Casita - front porch

                          • La Pina Casita - open bar

                            La Pina Casita - open bar

                          • Relax on the porch of Las Palmas Casita. You may never want to leave!

                            Relax on the porch of Las Palmas Casita. You may never want to leave!

                          • Fresh limes from our farm. We serve freshly grown bananas, pineapples & limes.

                            Fresh limes from our farm. We serve freshly grown bananas, pineapples & limes.

                          • Cassius on the beach

                            Cassius on the beach

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                          $145 - $225 per night (USD)
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                          7 Bedroom / 7 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 13

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