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Bocas Villas - Private Acqua Villas - 4 villas, please ask for availability

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 adults)

Private villas built over the Caribbean in some of the cleanest and clearest water in the islands. The perfect place to enjoy nearby activities and still relax in the quiet Caribbean atmosphere at night. Our villas are eco-friendly with all self-sufficient utilities, without the sacrifice of comfort and luxury. An open floor plan gives great views of the bay and volcanic mountain range of Panama in the distance with spectacular sunsets. We offer 24-hour security and daily transportation for guests.

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More Details

Philip Albrecht
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018


Bocas del Toro Province House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Over clean water perfect for swimming and snorkeling, daily shuttle to town, close to beaches.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Bocas Villas - Private Acqua Villas - 4 villas, please ask for availability
average rating of 4.529412 based on 17 reviews

A little house over water

  • 4 of 5

My girlfriend and I are avid snorkelers and we found this place to be perfect. There are few frills offered but we don't need them. We wanted a secluded place to snorkel, kayak, and paddleboard and to see some great marine life. That's what we got. You buy groceries the first day (along with some tasty Panama Beer) and you're set for a few days of relaxing and swimming in the ocean. The reef out front is teeming with fish and other sea life and the front deck is a perfect place is sit and laze in the shade or sun and read, drink, and relax.

As for land critters the noseeums (hard-to-see tiny flies) are of a minor nuisance at dawn and dusk and maybe if it's really overcast. Bug spray keeps many of them away and you don't notice them land. Plus, their bites only itch on some people. They aren't disease carrying so we didn't care.

Internet is patchy but daily email is no issue.

If you require turndown service, daily fresh towels, air conditioning, or streaming movies on Netflix, go to a fancier hotel in town. If you want to unplug and have the tropics wash over you, check this out.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great spot, especially for a small family, if you don't want the night life of Bocas town.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing! A beautiful reef is right off the back deck with snorkeling as good as anywhere else in the area. We saw some amazing bioluminescence off or deck each night. It was quiet and beautiful enough that we looked forward to our down time just relaxing there. Also enjoyed having access to the free kayak and paddle board. Manuel, the boat driver, was great with taking us on whichever tours we wanted. He took us on an all day excursion to see dolphins in dolphin bay, snorkeling in coral cay, and hanging out at Isla zapatilla and it was so great having just our family instead of a big group of 20 people like most of the other tour groups we saw. Make sure you have a plan for food from day one and get well stocked cause there isn't access to anything without an extra boat ride back into town. The house had basic cooking utensils but we had to buy pepper and cooking oil. There was only a tiny bit of coffee and sugar so we restocked. Maybe just check with Phil before hand to see what it is stocked with. Definitely recommend a stay here and Phil was a great host.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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highlands ranch

Quite breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

Only one thing that would've made this place better and that is air-conditioning. The bugs at night are a little annoying but that's for the whole country. We enjoyed our stay, making our own food, snorkeling off the dock, waking up to a beautiful view coffee in hand. It is secluded and pristine. We would've loved to spend more time there relaxing, 3 days was not enough. The taxi guy Manuel is awesome and took care of us! Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for!!!😀

  • 4 of 5

Nice clean and well taken care of. The boat ride was only about 10mins. From town. Manuel was very helpful and friendly. The house was located right on a beautiful reef. We spent hours snorkelling. If your looking for peace and quiet, and less of the party scene. We recommend Bocas Villas for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, OH

Perfect Sanctuary

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time here. Snorkeling and Stand-Up Paddling right out the front door was a great way to pass the time. Thanks to Phil for providing all the materials for that. We were reliant on the WIFI and it worked great. All good!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise Over the Water!

  • 5 of 5

These houses are located in a beautiful, secluded and pristine area of the island over a gorgeous stretch of reef. We came to Bocas mostly for snorkeling and found the reef right off the house to be really great to explore. Not too deep so all the colorful coral and fish are up close and personal. We even saw a yellow seahorse! The deck of the house is very well furnished and designed to provide lots of ways to relax and enjoy the stunning setting. We sun bathed on the lounge chairs, read books on the shaded sofa, and played games at the dinner table. The kitchen was great have if a little basic. We made a lot of our meals at the house. Our hosts were really nice and welcoming. It was very convenient to be able to schedule the boat to take us to and from town for restaurants and tours. Some days we just stayed at the house all day enjoying the views and the snorkeling for hours. At night we enjoyed looking at the reef with our flashlight through the crystal clear water, saw barracudas, sting rays and an octopus. The free use of kayaks and stand up paddle board was super fun too! Bed was very comfortable and we woke to the lapping sounds of water every morning. Like being on a boat without the rocking. Hot water shower was great for after a long snorkel and worked like a charm. Overall we highly recommend this house for a great get away!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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