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Recent Colon Island reviews
"This was my first trip not only to Bocas, but to Panama. I travel to Costa Rica often and wanted to see something new. I was hesitant in my search for a hotel or house because I didn't know what to expect and finally booked Bills place. My friend and I were pleasantly surprised just how hospitable Bill was when picking us up at the airport and taking us to a good sized grocery to get supplies. I did all the planning, and my friend was very impressed the minute we stepped for in our condo. Everything we could have possibly needed was there, including a state of the art and fully equipped kitchen, spacious dining area and living room and very large washer and dryer. There was plenty of room for privacy, as my friend and I love our alone time with two ensuite bedrooms with very spacious bathrooms and a separate guest bathroom in the hallway. We really enjoyed our mornings and evening on the porch where we listened to music and drank local beers. Our condo was very clean, neat and had all of the amenities listed. Bill was super helpful with recommendations where to go and swayed us away from some common touristy things like boat tours which I appreciated as I like to live like a local when vacationing. I would highly recommend Burn Brae Plantation to any family member and friends. It was a 5 minutes taxi ride into the hustle and bustle of Town and far enough away to really feel like you are on holiday! I will definitely return!!!"
Guest: christina s.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 8, 2014
"First, Bocas was gorgeous. Clear water, beautiful beaches (especially zapatillas), unique wildlife, and nice people. A really great place for 20-50 year olds for adventure, warm ocean swimming, and great bars and clubs at night.
The house was one of the nicer that I saw in the area, but it's still an island house. Hot water is inconsistent, no A/C, and the gaps in the windows give the geckos & insects free reign. Be sure to bring bug spray and be sure to sleep under the mosquito nets, and be prepared to be bitten regardless.
If you can get past those things though, this place is an awesome vacation home base. Water taxis pick you up at the dock and all of the captains know where this place is, so it's easy to get home. It's a dollar taxi/person to the main island, and where most bars/restaurants are. I think the best restaurant is walking distance though, the cosmic crab.
The house has snorkel equipment, laundry, kitchen, kayaks, and everything you need to have an amazing time. The management company is very friendly and available, and mostly American or European for easy communication.
All in all, I definitely recommend this place for a family/group. Maybe wear pants and long sleeves at night, but the mild itch of the bites is worth the beauty and relaxed pace of this place."
Guest: CameronDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
"These condos are perfect. Furnished nicely and extremely clean! You're located right off the main strip but still super close to everything. Gated and safe. Nice balconies to overlook the street as well! AC, cable Tv, and internet all included. Really enjoyed our stay at bocas condos. You've done a great job James! Thank you thank you!"
Guest: Halley L.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 22, 2015
"We stayed here for 4 nights in March 2015. We had a great time and, when at the house, spent a bulk of our time on the large deck - which was great. It was easy to get to town via a short taxi ride (or bike, but with young kids we opted for the taxi). It was nice being a bit out of town, near a warm swimming beach and having howler monkeys wake us up each morning. Everything went smoothly upon arrival as well. I highly recommend."
Guest: Scott C.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 9, 2015