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Caribbean Front, Sunset View, Tropical Paradise in the Middle of Bocas Best

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Last updated: 08/01/2014

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

Old Bank apartment description

This rental is our private home on the second level of The Firefly B&B. Our property is for those with an adventurous spirit and an eco friendly mentality. The house was built in a rustic island fashion yet is comfortable and furnished with a hip design. Apartment has 3 bedrooms, two queen beds and one full size and sleeps 5. There are fans in every room. There is one bathroom with a hot water shower. Kitchen is fully equipped should you decide to cook and the living room is decorated in a boho beach cottage style. This rental is a great option for those who want the concierge amenities of a b&b plus a bar & award winning foodie restaurant downstairs yet you have your own private space. Our staff can help you plan your day trips, tours, arrange boats, massages and restaurant reservations. WE can even cook a private dinner for you on your deck. Due to the fact that this is a functioning b&b and the house is not super soundproof, we cannot have guests who plan on partying and being up all hours as there are guests downstairs. We pride ourselves on being a serene, tranquil getaway for couples and friends. Restaurant and bar close at 9pm. Please note we do not accept children in the rental under the age of 10. If you have a large party, our entire b&b can be rented out for your event or gathering making The Firefly your private paradise! Entire house can sleep 13/14 people. Please enquire for rates.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Included In Price
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

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

      Suitability

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Age minimum is 25...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Not Suitable For Children:

        Children over 10 welcome...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 5-13

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Groups of up to 14 people can rent out the entire Firefly b&b making it your own private oasis. Please enquire. Our chef can cater a private dinner for you to enjoy on your deck. Fee TBD. Massage and tours can be arranged through our staff. Breakfast is included in the price. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Sight Seeing
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Ocean View:

            Our views are stunning and we get the best sunset views in Bocas Del Toro...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Property sits on the water. There is no beach but there is water entry for swimming. ...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Surfing
          • Swimming

          Dining

          • Dining:

            seating for 4 inside, large table on the deck that seats 8...moreless

          • Dining Area

          General

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Laundry service, wash & dry for a fee...moreless

          • Internet
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Towels Provided:

            We will provide you with bath towels. Please do not take bath towels to the beach...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry service for a $7 fee...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove

          Outside

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Snorkels available, SUP boards available, beginner surf boards available...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                We are currently building a pool and it will be ready in December of 2014...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season
                  Nov 19 - Jun 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $275

                  Rates are based on 5 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Please enquire about renting out the entire space for up to 14 people. Breakfast can be included for an additional $6.95 person per day plus tax and 10% service. Housekeeping is additional $15 a day.

                  Payment is due at booking. If canceling more than 30 days in advance, payment will be refunded minus $25 handling fee. If canceling 30-10 days before trip, 50% will be refunded. If canceling 10 days or less, no payment will be refunded. Thank you .


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                  Location

                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Isla Colon Bocas Del Toro
                  Old Bank
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The Firefly Restaurant
                  Old Bank
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Firefly
                  Old Bank
                  Nearest Beach
                  Carenero or Red Frog

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Our property is for those with an adventurous spirit and an eco friendly mentality. Bastimentos is a short 7 min ride away from touristy Bocas Town yet feels like its own island paradise. We are right in the middle of everything including Bocas best beaches and activities. If you enjoy the buzz of town but don't want to feel like you are in an all night party, we are the perfect option. Our location is a true island, tropical paradise. We are a few minutes off the beaten path and we prefer it that way! We live amongst the locals and love our neighbors. If seeing the way locals live is not your thing, Basti is not the island for you. However, if you enjoy an authentic caribbean feel with friendly people, you will enjoy your self here! Our property sits on the ocean side which gives us a continual breeze off the water. Because of this location ac is not needed and the fans in every room are enough to keep the rooms cool at night. We also do not have as many mosquitoes as other parts of the island because of the breeze. Because we are oceanside, we cannot have a dock as it gets too rough November-March. However, the dock is a 3 minute walk away. We sit between the other vacation rentals of Shorbreak and Casa Roca

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: We are a couple originally from the eat coast, NJ & MD who have most recently lived in Los Angeles for the past 12 years before moving to Panama. The Firefly started off as a little dream that is now a reality! We are proud to have had our house and business featured on several shows on HGTV and The Travel Channel. We enjoy surfing, island hopping, bbqs and stand up paddling.

                  Why the Owner Chose Old Bank:
                  We quickly chose Bastimentos after visiting to make it our home because of the authentic, caribbean island feel.Basti is a quick 7 minute boat ride away from touristy Bocas Town, yet feels like it's own secluded island paradise. We are close to everything including Bocas best beaches, the zip line, the bat caves and the best surf breaks..The local people are West Indian descendants, giving Basti the caribbean vibe we love. Everyone knows each other, the music plays, kids run around and no one is trying to sell you anything. It's just people going about their lives in paradise. If seeing the way locals live isn't your thing, perhaps Basti is not the island for you. However, if you want an authentic feel, not being stuck behind walls, we are the perfect place. The locals are super friendly and have come to be our close friends and family.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  Benefits of staying with us is that you basically have your own concierge in The Firefly staff. We can tell you all the best ways to discover the island. We work with local boat drivers preferring to contribute to their families instead of the large, impersonal tour companies. They/we know all the best spots around the islands. You are also on site of one of the top restaurants in Bocas with the best sunset views! Our carefully prepared guide book in the apartment will help get you started with a ton of info. AND if you need a bunch of space for your family reunion or group trip, The Firefly can be your private oasis! Sleeps up to 13/14. Please ask for rates!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • The Firefly from the water

                    The Firefly from the water

                  • Communal lower deck

                    Communal lower deck

                  • Private upper deck

                    Private upper deck

                  • View from your second level, PRIVATE deck

                    View from your second level, PRIVATE deck

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Bedroom #1 with queen, memory foam mattress

                    Bedroom #1 with queen, memory foam mattress

                  • Bedroom #2 with queen bed

                    Bedroom #2 with queen bed

                  • Bathroom

                    Bathroom

                  • Our house in the palm trees (photo taken in calm season August to October)

                    Our house in the palm trees (photo taken in calm season August to October)

                  • Rental is the second level

                    Rental is the second level

                  • Downstairs communal lounge deck

                    Downstairs communal lounge deck

                  • Deck looking into living room

                    Deck looking into living room

                  • View from your second level PRIVATE deck

                    View from your second level PRIVATE deck

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Bathroom

                    Bathroom

                  • Our sunsets (not retouched!)

                    Our sunsets (not retouched!)

                  • Old Bank Bastimentos Town from the water

                    Old Bank Bastimentos Town from the water

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                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                  Date last modified - Monday, December 08, 2014

                  $275 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 13

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                  Speaks: english, spanish
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