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Panama Fred'S...a Bird Watchers Nest

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LOOKING IN FROM THE DECK, AN OPEN AND AIRY FLOOR PLAN LENDS TO THE TROPICAL FEEL

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Last updated: 03/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bocas del Toro house description

PANAMA FRED'S IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS DUE TO EXTENSIVE REMODELING..LOOK FOR OUR NEW LOOK IN THE FALL/WINTER 2015 SEASON..NEWLY REMODELED KITCHEN, BATHROOM,NEW BEDS, FURNISHINGS, LANDSCAPING, SUN DECK, FIRE PIT AMD MORE…..Panama Fred's is ideally located just a short ten minute cab ride from the airport and town($2/pp) . Set in a private enclave of seven homes the property has extensive landscaping with beautiful gardens and lush palms all maintained by the on site care taker.
Nestled up against 100 Acres of Reforestation Land, Panama Fred's is a Birders Perch. The Back deck is almost 20 feet above the ground so you are literally at a birds eye view with nature.
Awake to Rails combing the backyard for an early breakfast, listen to flocks of Red Lored Amazon Parrots flying overhead as you sip your morning tea or relax with a cocktail at Happy Hour as they say 'creek, creek, itch it' returning to their nests. At dusk the treetops are filled with Flycatchers circling up to catch a snack. Sit and watch a Woodpecker do his thing or try to spot the Oropendolas as they swing upside down on a branch. Set your tripod up right on the covered deck and you will always be ready for that perfect snapshot. With over 700 species of birds in Bocas it truly is a Bird Lovers Paradise.
A day trip to Swan's Cay, aka Bird Island, and you will delight in seeing baby Boobies, so white and fluffy, along with magnificent Frigette Birds, Pelicans and Terns. It is one of the only know places that the stunning Red-Billed Tropic Birds come to nest. On a calm day be sure to hop in for a snorkel. Some of the most beautiful tropical fish we have seen in Bocas have been at Swan's Cay.
For those who want a peek at wildlife the Howler Monkeys often come right to the trees in our yard. Most often you will hear them in the distance as they travel through the nearby trees. Best of all you will always enjoy a breeze on the large covered deck because it has two overhead fans.
The house has cathedral ceilings, an airy open floor plan and a big covered deck that lend to its tropical feel. It is beautifully appointed with local handmade furnishings and artwork. Native hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances in case you want to relax and cook in or heat up that Take-Out food you brought from town. A Weber gas grill is also located on the deck.
Panama Fred's is equipped with everything you'll need for a fabulous vacation. It is truly a world away from it all.
Easily able to comfortably accommodate two couples, each bedroom has an overhead fan and ample closet space. Although rarely needed the house also has air conditioning. All windows have screens.
A great spot for Family Reunions as the homes on either side are also available to rent, making it possible for groups of up to 12 to get together but also have some privacy. Ask about group rates.
Kick back and unwind at home or take a short cab ride to town and the opportunities are endless. Shop from the local craft merchants, pick up some fresh native vegetables and fruits, buy some local seafood, take a boat trip to see dolphins or birds, snorkel far away cays,rent a bike for a day or a week, try a kayak, rent a stand up paddle board, take a zip line tour or just enjoy the people watching at the park.
Dine out over the water or visit a 'locals' hangout. Every type of food awaits you and it is almost never a disappointment.
The beautiful Bluff Beach is just a short bike ride away. For those that do not want to bike, cabs can easily be called for service.
Our property manager, Denise, will meet you at the airport, take you for a quick grocery shop and then personally take you to your island retreat. She is also your on-island expert and can offer a variety of suggestions to help you make the most of your stay. She will also do the check out procedure with you, return your deposit and deliver you back to the airport.
Book early to avoid disappointment.
The perfect location for the perfect vacation...PANAMA FRED'S!

Keywords: peaceful, relaxing, birders paradise, open floor plan, fabulous view, great location,

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Property Type

  • House
  • 965 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    property has steps and winding walkways...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    outdoor dining for 4 on large covered deck with overhead fans...inside dining at counter for 2...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    all rooms also haver overhead fans and master has a/c...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    local calls only...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    check local publications for numbers...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything you need to cook a gourmet meal or just reheat your take out food...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    coffee maker, bean grinder, blender, toaster, food processor, hand mixer, immersion blender, rice cooker...moreless

  • Microwave:

    also counter top convection oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large Covered Deck with two overhead fans...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Oct 11 - Oct 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$700
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7 night min stay

$700 $2,000
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  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 03/18/2015
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Aeropuerto Bocas del Toro

Ziplining, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Birding, Beach Combing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Originally from Ma and NY, and most recently 15 years on St. John, USVI. There we owned and operated a charter daysail/snorkel business along with care taking a 3 house property and cleaning a high end villa. We are hands on owners and take pride in providing a level of service uncommon in many rental properties. Our hope is to bring that level of service and amenities to our property in Bocas del Toro.

Why the Owner Chose Bocas del Toro:
While searching for something outside the hurricane zone we were drawn to Bocas del Toro at others suggestions. After one trip we were hooked. We love the laid back atmosphere in Bocas. The people are friendly and great, they are from all over the world and give Bocas quite an international feel. Bocas is what we imagine St. John was like 30 years ago. Primitive in all the right ways.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Relaxing on the large cool covered deck, the location is private but close to everything. The beautiful gardens. The variety of birds, flocks of green parrots, woodpeckers, too many to name. Howler monkeys traveling back and forth in the 100 acres of reforestation land right behind us. The sounds of nature literally at your back door.


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Speaks: english

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  • LOOKING IN FROM THE DECK, AN OPEN AND AIRY FLOOR PLAN LENDS TO THE TROPICAL FEEL

    LOOKING IN FROM THE DECK, AN OPEN AND AIRY FLOOR PLAN LENDS TO THE TROPICAL FEEL

  • CASA#4 LOOKS OUT AT 100 ACRES OF REFORESTED LAND BIRDS AND MONKEYS FOR NEIGHBORS

    CASA#4 LOOKS OUT AT 100 ACRES OF REFORESTED LAND BIRDS AND MONKEYS FOR NEIGHBORS

  • A DELICATE HUMMINGBIRD ENJOYING THE HELICONIAS..THE GARDENS ARE A BIRD MAGNET

    A DELICATE HUMMINGBIRD ENJOYING THE HELICONIAS..THE GARDENS ARE A BIRD MAGNET

  • A PEEK INSIDE AT THE KITCHEN, LIVING ROOM AND A BIT OF THE DECK..

    A PEEK INSIDE AT THE KITCHEN, LIVING ROOM AND A BIT OF THE DECK..

  • THE GUEST BEDROOM HAS A FULL SIZE BED, OVERHEAD FAN AND PLENTY OF CLOSET SPACE

    THE GUEST BEDROOM HAS A FULL SIZE BED, OVERHEAD FAN AND PLENTY OF CLOSET SPACE

  • A FULL BATH COMPLETE WITH SHOWER, TUB, SINK AND TOILET

    A FULL BATH COMPLETE WITH SHOWER, TUB, SINK AND TOILET

  • DRESSING TABLE AND PLENTY OF CLOSET AND DRESSER SPACE IN THE MASTER BEDROOM

    DRESSING TABLE AND PLENTY OF CLOSET AND DRESSER SPACE IN THE MASTER BEDROOM

  • PLENTY OF ROOM TO STRETCH OUT AND RELAX ON THE SECTIONAL COUCH

    PLENTY OF ROOM TO STRETCH OUT AND RELAX ON THE SECTIONAL COUCH

  • WATCH FLOCKS OF GREEN PARROTS FLY BY AND HEAR HOWLER MONKEYS IN THE DISTANCE

    WATCH FLOCKS OF GREEN PARROTS FLY BY AND HEAR HOWLER MONKEYS IN THE DISTANCE

  • BY DAY OR NIGHT THE BACK DECK IS A GREAT PLACE TO HANG OUT. WEBER Q GRILL AWAITS

    BY DAY OR NIGHT THE BACK DECK IS A GREAT PLACE TO HANG OUT. WEBER Q GRILL AWAITS

  • END A PERFECT DAY IN PARADISE....KICK BACK ON THE DECK ENJOY A STUNNING SUNSET

    END A PERFECT DAY IN PARADISE....KICK BACK ON THE DECK ENJOY A STUNNING SUNSET

  • STARFISH BEACH JUST A SHORT BUS RIDE DOWN THE ROAD GREAT PLACE TO SPEND THE DAY

    STARFISH BEACH JUST A SHORT BUS RIDE DOWN THE ROAD GREAT PLACE TO SPEND THE DAY

  • INCREDIBLE BIRDING, VOLCAN BARU MOUNTAIN VIEWS RIGHT FROM THE LARGE COVERED DECK

    INCREDIBLE BIRDING, VOLCAN BARU MOUNTAIN VIEWS RIGHT FROM THE LARGE COVERED DECK

  • THE ENTRANCE TO OUR PANAMA FRED'S..A FEW MORE STEPS TO PARADISE

    THE ENTRANCE TO OUR PANAMA FRED'S..A FEW MORE STEPS TO PARADISE

  • WELCOME TO OUR HOME...KICK OFF YOUR SHOES...RELAX...UNWIND BOCAS STYLE

    WELCOME TO OUR HOME...KICK OFF YOUR SHOES...RELAX...UNWIND BOCAS STYLE

  • the kitchen..new inverter refrigerator and all the appliances you need

    the kitchen..new inverter refrigerator and all the appliances you need

  • ALSO A DESK AND CHAIR SO YOU CAN CHECK THE INTERNET OR WRITE A FEW POSTCARDS

    ALSO A DESK AND CHAIR SO YOU CAN CHECK THE INTERNET OR WRITE A FEW POSTCARDS

  • THE MASTER BEDROOM HAS A QUEEN SIZE BED, A/C AND AN OVERHEAD FAN

    THE MASTER BEDROOM HAS A QUEEN SIZE BED, A/C AND AN OVERHEAD FAN

  • A HAND CARVED HEADBOARD AND PLENTY OF LOCAL ARTWORK IN THE MASTER BEDROOM

    A HAND CARVED HEADBOARD AND PLENTY OF LOCAL ARTWORK IN THE MASTER BEDROOM

  • OVERHEAD FANS AND A BIG COVERED DECK GUARANTEE PERFECT WEATHER YEAR ROUND

    OVERHEAD FANS AND A BIG COVERED DECK GUARANTEE PERFECT WEATHER YEAR ROUND

  • A STUNNING LINEATED WOODPECKER WORKS THE TREE RIGHT OFF THE DECK FOR ANTS

    A STUNNING LINEATED WOODPECKER WORKS THE TREE RIGHT OFF THE DECK FOR ANTS

  • TORCH GINGER IS BUT ONE OF MANY TROPICAL BEAUTIES ON THE PROPERTY

    TORCH GINGER IS BUT ONE OF MANY TROPICAL BEAUTIES ON THE PROPERTY

  • BEAUTIFUL BEACHES THAT ARE NEVER CROWDED ARE JUST A SHORT BIKE OR TAXI RIDE AWAY

    BEAUTIFUL BEACHES THAT ARE NEVER CROWDED ARE JUST A SHORT BIKE OR TAXI RIDE AWAY

  • TAKE A DAY TRIP TO SALT CREEK ON THE NEAR BY ISLAND OF BASTIMENTOS

    TAKE A DAY TRIP TO SALT CREEK ON THE NEAR BY ISLAND OF BASTIMENTOS

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  • Calendar last updated: 03/18/2015
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