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Eco Aqua Over-the-Water Villa Located in Dolphin Bay, Bocas Del Toro, Panama

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Last updated: 08/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Casa del Mar is an eco aqua villa built over the Caribbean sea in Dolphin Bay, on Isla Cristobal in the archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama.
The villa is situated along a mile long coral reef approx. 20 minutes by boat from Bocas town/airport and only 30 miles from the Costa Rica border.
Our goal is to offer guests an intimate experience with nature where you can relax in comfort while at the same time minimizing the impact on the environment.
Casa del Mar was construction in 2012 of local natural building materials offered by the rich resources of the region. The result is a close to nature ambiance. From you're private 44 foot terrace, you will be able to observe impressive sunsets interrupted only by frolicking dolphins.
Feel immersed in the sounds of nature while lounging on the terrace sipping a drink, watching exotic birds in the palm thatched jungle tree house or soaking in the terrazoo bathtub while gazing towards the jungle after snorkelling in the calm protected waters in front of the villa.
Learn how to coexist with the most advanced earth friendly renewable energy systems. Solar panels provide electricity to the house, filtered rain water that supplies pristine water and an advanced engineered waste system.
You can rent the villa and be entirely independent or you can rent it with optional extras such as a cook, masseuse, boat captain and housekeeper.
The Villa is situated on 3 lush acres of private jungle with a palm thatched tree house to watch birds and wildlife (including the resident 3 toed sloth) or take a snooze in the hammock. You will have access to miles of trails by lagoons, on top of mountains and secret look outs.
The villa has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The bedrooms all have queen beds. The living room & dining room has a 23 foot soaring cathedral ceiling along with a glass floor in part of the living room to view sea life while you sip you're coffee in the morning.
The villa features a 44ft almendro hardwood deck with inviting hammocks and lounge chairs as well as an hot outdoor shower. A gentile caribbean breeze acts as the perfect climate control however there are eight ceiling fans throughout the villa and outdoor covered decking. In addition, there are free standing fans in each bedroom.
The open plan kitchen features granite countertop, stainless steel appliances and custom cabinetry. There is unlimited free use of 2 touring stand-up paddle boards, 2 boogie boards, 1 double kayak, 2 single kayaks (1 small, 1 medium) 2 locally made wooden dugout canoes and a large assortment of snorkelling gear at the villa for you're use. There are plenty of beach towels and a selection of inflatable floaties all available for guests to use.
Don't miss the opportunity to paddleboard or Kayak out into the Bay at first light and be amongst the dolphin during there morning feed. A truly magical experience.
You will have access to a 22 foot Caribepro fishing boat (including captain) ideal for a couple who want to go fishing or a 22 foot locally made Panga (including captain) with roof and bench seating ideal for bigger groups (comfortably seating 8) who want to go exploring or customize there own tours (additional charges apply) Customize tours could include: Zapatilla Islands, Starfish Beach, Red Frog Beach, Hiking, Bat Caves, Chocolate Farm, Zip Lining, Horse Back Riding, Scuba Diving, Sport Fishing, Salt Creek Indian Community tour to name just a few.
Upon arrival, our host will be waiting for you at the airport to take you shopping for provisions, then to the dock where you will enjoy a short boat ride across the bay to Casa del Mar. Upon arrival you will be welcomed and given a tour of the property and amenities. Additional trips to town for provisions can be arrangement (additional charges apply) The house has free wireless internet and cell service with a local network provider.
Please note: Casa del Mar may not be appropriate for small children or children that do not know how to swim. There is not a railing around the deck and the upstairs hallway and stair railing is stainless steel cable with a 8 inch spacing. For additional information, pricing and photos, feel free to visit our website at


Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the house or on any of the outside decks...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for small children or children that cannot swim....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • 2 bedrooms upstairs, both with queen beds, built in closets, window reading nook and french doors to indoor balcony. Third bedroom is downstairs which has french doors to outside side deck. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs shared full bathroom features terrazzo tub and full walk-in shower. Downstairs bathroom featuring tiled walk-in shower. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Portable DVD player with selection of DVD/s...moreless

  • Games:

    Some basic board games and outdoor games (bat n ball) ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD Stereo player with selection of relaxation CD's as well as IPod docking station ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Caves
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Over the Caribbean Ocean ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Indoor and Outdoor Dining Room table and chairs ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    wireless internet at the villa...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Open plan with section of glass floor to view sea life ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    use of cell phone for local calls ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    There are a large selection of bath and beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Perculator and hand coffee grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Included ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen features Granite counter top, custom locally made cabinets and top of the line stainless steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Top of the line stainless steel microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Top of the line stainless steel propane oven ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic Cooking Appliances Included as well as Blender, hand crank juicer, hand crank ice cream maker ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Top of the line stainless steel. Eco friendly, low energy consumption...moreless

  • Stove:

    Top of the line stainless steel propane stove ...moreless


  • Boat:

    22 foot caribepro fishing boat and 22 foot Panga with roof and bench seating available with boat captain at additional cost...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Extensive Decking, upper covered and lower uncovered for swimming, sunbathing and boat dock ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    1 double, 1 medium single, 1 small single kayak and 2 hand made wooden dug out canoes on site. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    3 acres of lush jungle gardens with thatched jungle tree house...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane Grill ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Large selection of snorkeling gear, 2 standup paddle boards and kayaks to accommodate 4 people ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $429 Nightly

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  • Taxes Not included


We require 50% deposit upon booking with the balance due 30 days before Checkin. Cancellation Policy is full refund up to 30 days before Checkin.

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 08/07/2015
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boca del Toro
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary


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