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Ocean Front Custom Home Vacation Rental

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Shorebreak. Back of casa, walking path to ocean directly in front.

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Last updated: 06/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bastimentos house description

Eco-Friendly Custom Waterfront House for Rent. Step off the deck and place your feet directly into the warm Caribbean. Only 5 small steps from the ocean water this custom home is located on the Island of Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Amazing views! The entire front of the house is rotating glass doors allowing you to scope out the surf breaks while enjoying your meals. Rainwater collection, hot water, open floor plan, Sleeps 6 adults and children are welcome, (1 queen bed, 1 double futon, 2 single, and 2 inflatable queen beds available), Large Natural Stone Bathroom with dual shower heads. Caretaker on site for all inquires.

Check out a video of the property at http://youtu.be/OLt3v4LCMiQ

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

                  • Children Welcome

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                    Custom hand made platform bed. Amazing pillow top mattress. ...moreless

                  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single

                    Pillow top single mattress & 2 inflatable queen beds ...moreless

                  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 double

                    We also have multiple hammocks hanging indoors! ...moreless

                  • Open floor plan for family style living. There are no interior walls with the exception of the bathroom. We do have four large handmade folding Japanese style blinds for privacy barriers. ...moreless

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                    Stone bathroom with two shower heads. ...moreless

                  • Eco-friendly rain water collection home. City water is available for dry spells. Please bring your own toiletries. A small start up bath kit is provided along with clean bath and beach towels. ...moreless

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Dining:

                    4 at the table 4 at the bar 2 on the front porch + many more using the living space! We love to host family style dinners with our local friends. Everyone brings an ingredient and we cook! ...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Watch the ocean waves as you cook and enjoy breakfast! ...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    gas stove with overhead vent...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Microwave
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  Amenities

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Living Room

                  Other Amenities

                      • Phone and Internet are provided in Panama on prepaid cards. Time expires so I can not set them up for you. We have however provided a detailed description of how to charge the USB internet sticks and phone. We have 2 USB ports for internet access. A starter one week internet card and $5 phone card are provided to start you off. If you need more, guests must purchase their own prepaid minutes at the Farmacy on Bocas Island. Guest must also provide their own computers with USB ports to utilize access. ...moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Toys:

                        A Stand Up Paddle Board Two Surf Boards Two Guitars...moreless

                      • Books:

                        Feel free to add to the collection! ...moreless

                      • Games:

                        scrabble monopoly puzzles cards...moreless

                      • Stereo

                      Communications

                      • Telephone:

                        We have an international cell phone for guest use. Guests are responsible for placing their own prepaid minutes on the phone. We do provide a $5 phone card and a $5 internet card to start you off! ...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        We have Internet access at the house via 2 USB sticks! You must bring your own computer/s with a USB port to use it. Rates are $5 per week per stick. Internet cafes and Hot Spots available too....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        whole house wrap around deck with a bonus lower ocean side lounge deck. 2 patio chairs and a breakfast table on top deck. Double hammock with stand on the lower deck to lounge. ...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        1/4 acre lot with a huge mango tree, almond trees, water apple trees growing and red ginger and pineapple plants growing in the garden. ...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Stand up Paddle board for use Two surf boards for use...moreless

                      • Balcony

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                      • Beach View:

                        I love to watch the locals surf right out front in high season. When the ocean is calm, grab the SUP and paddle out or jump in and snorkel! 7 major surf breaks are visible right from our front porch...moreless

                      • Oceanfront:

                        House is located on the Atlantic Ocean right at the mouth of the Bocas Del Toro Region. Wonderful breezes pass through this home with amazing sounds of the waves crashing right out front!...moreless

                      • Village:

                        Bastimentos town is a walking island. Paths and sidewalks lead you to amazing resturants, bars and pristine beaches. With Water Taxi's awaiting your island hopping adventures and tours! ...moreless

                      • Beachfront:

                        'Locals Beach' is located right out front your door! It is a rocky beach with wonderful snorkeling, surfing and free diving right along the reef. ...moreless

                      • Ocean View:

                        View of Carrenero Island and Bocas Main Island. Watch the sun set right over the Atlantic whilst relaxing in our double hammock on the deck! ...moreless

                      • Waterfront:

                        Step off your porch straight into the ocean. ...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Surfing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Marina
                      • Churches
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,000 $3,400
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Rental Maintenance Fee $100
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Renter assumes financial responsibility for any damages to this property during their stay. Renters will not hold the owners liable for any injuries or accidents that occur here during their stay.

                      Disclaimer: We want to be clear that we have no control over the weather during your stay. This region is a rainforest. It has varying days of rain and drought. House water is rain water dependent.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 06/07/2014
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                      Location

                      Bastimentos
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bocas Del Toro Airport
                      Bastimentos
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Bocas Island
                      Bastimentos
                      Nearest Beach
                      5 steps in front of the house
                      Bastimentos
                      Nearest Barpub
                      2 min walk
                      Bastimentos
                      Nearest Golf
                      none
                      Bastimentos
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      2 min walk

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      If you are into water activities; this is the place! This custom home is located directly on the Oceanfront with 7 major surf destinations visible straight from the front porch. And yes, one is directly in front! Enjoy amazing Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Paddle Boarding, Free Diving, and Kayaking while island hoping! Each island in this chain is only a few minutes apart by boat. Water Taxi's are available to take you from island to island or on a guided tour. Day tours average $20-$25 a person while water taxi's range from only $1-$5 to jump from island to island. Or stay in. Bastimentos Island has the best untouched white sand beaches. Wizard Beach is a 20 minute hike through the rainforest or hop a boat to Red Frog Beach and Zip Line through the canopy. Enjoy a cave tour, hiking through the rainforest, surfing, bars, restaurants, and so much more.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: I am a monumental sculptor and Roni is a structural engineer. The pair of us designed and built this custom home. It all started brainstorming with a pad of paper and some local colored pencils!

                      Why the Owner Chose Bastimentos:
                      We stumbled onto Bocas Del Toro, backpacking through central America: puddle jumper style. But once we landed, we didn't leave. The islands are breathtaking. The people are healthy, fun and speak multiple languages fluently; including English, Spanish, Guari Guari, and Local tribal languages too. Bastimentos Island is calm, local, and there are no cars! It is paradise, plain and simple.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We designed and built this unique house. It is a family style open floor plan with handmade moveable privacy screens throughout. The entire front of the home is a glass rotating wall overlooking the ocean. We even designed and built most of the furniture in the home from scratch! Here is a list of this homes amenities: Full kitchen (Gas stove w/overhead vent+fridge+cooking ware). Dual Shower Natural Stone Bathroom including a Rock formed sink. Four beds+ (One queen, One full, & Two singles) +2 inflatable full beds and 3 hanging hammocks to enjoy! Dinning and living room overlooking the ocean. SUP Paddle Board available to cruise the islands. Plus we have two guest surf boards to go hit the breaks! Full Wrap around House Deck and a lower lounging deck. Caretaker on site. Maid service every Monday. International cell phone (add prepaid minutes) And Internet access via USB port (bring your own computer). 4 g service. Additional Information: This listing is a full house rental. Max of 6 people due to rain water limitations. Caretaker is on site to aid with all your needs during your stay. Property is 1/4 acre with 250 feet of oceanfront. Caretaker will meet you at Island of Bastimentos Park for ease of check in.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Shorebreak. Back of casa, walking path to ocean directly in front.

                        Shorebreak. Back of casa, walking path to ocean directly in front.

                      • Front of house is all glass and completely opens up for ocean breeze.

                        Front of house is all glass and completely opens up for ocean breeze.

                      • This is a pic directly along the shore line in front of our house.

                        This is a pic directly along the shore line in front of our house.

                      • Nestle in!

                        Nestle in!

                      • master bedroom. Handmade platform bed and amour from local woods.

                        master bedroom. Handmade platform bed and amour from local woods.

                      • Stone bathroom with duel stone shower

                        Stone bathroom with duel stone shower

                      • Wrap around lounging deck. (the railing has been redone)

                        Wrap around lounging deck. (the railing has been redone)

                      • Me and PeaTree! My favorite white faced monkey.

                        Me and PeaTree! My favorite white faced monkey.

                      • Pics of Good times and warm water!

                        Pics of Good times and warm water!

                      • Zip Line Canopy Tour has a ropes course too! Super fun day activity.

                        Zip Line Canopy Tour has a ropes course too! Super fun day activity.

                      • Zapatilla Island pic. A wonderful day walking beach tour.

                        Zapatilla Island pic. A wonderful day walking beach tour.

                      • Ocean view of house

                        Ocean view of house

                      • Dine in style looking out at the break. note the newly finished deck railing!

                        Dine in style looking out at the break. note the newly finished deck railing!

                      • Pic inside the house. kitchen table/ hammocks/ round hallway/ glass round doors.

                        Pic inside the house. kitchen table/ hammocks/ round hallway/ glass round doors.

                      • Paddle board for use, futon, hammocks, bathroom door. Open ceiling

                        Paddle board for use, futon, hammocks, bathroom door. Open ceiling

                      • View from middle of house looking out.

                        View from middle of house looking out.

                      • Side of house & almond tree. Notice the second drop front porch. Great for yoga!

                        Side of house & almond tree. Notice the second drop front porch. Great for yoga!

                      • Pic of two of the islands, Bocas Del Toro airport/ and Carenerro Island Tip.

                        Pic of two of the islands, Bocas Del Toro airport/ and Carenerro Island Tip.

                      • Paddleboarding in front of Bastimentos Bay. View of Carrenerro Island

                        Paddleboarding in front of Bastimentos Bay. View of Carrenerro Island

                      • Fly the Sky! Bastimentos Island has a zip line at Red Frog Beach!

                        Fly the Sky! Bastimentos Island has a zip line at Red Frog Beach!

                      • Surfing till the sunsets.

                        Surfing till the sunsets.

                      VRBO #476508

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

                      $200 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 06/07/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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