Breathtaking Ocean Views & Easy Access to Hotel Facilities(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Bungalow
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
High-quality vacation rental properties next to Hotel Bocas del Mar
NEW PROPERTY from experienced owners & managers.
Bocas del Mar Rental Homes are modern & stylish single-floor bungalow suites with kitchen, part of the award-winning, high-quality Hotel Bocas del Mar development in Boca Chica.
Property renters can use the two hotel bathing pools and gardens and have optional use of the restaurant and activity program. There is also a complimentary space to tie up your boat at the dock if needed.
The rental property is privately located, 2 minutes walk uphill above the main hotel, with its own private parking space right outside. The amazing view is complemented by bright, tasteful accommodations & furnishings.
Boca Chica is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the mainland, opposite the Gulf of Chiriqui Marine National Park & where tourism is still relatively new - about 1 hour from David, Panama's second city and its airport. There is a wide range of outdoor activities available on land or sea and it is a good touring base for inland trips to the highlands or along the Chiriqui coast, & perfect if you are home searching or working in the area. We are only 20 minutes from the Pan American Highway.
The large open-plan living area has a spacious, equipped open kitchen with breakfast bar. Relax on your comfortable sofas and look out to the Gulf of Chiriqui islands across the Pacific. There is a master bedroom with king bed and that same awesome view, a separate bathroom with shower. Closet/dressing space is in a separate room. There is also an extra bed in this dressing room for use by a third/fourth guest.
The beautiful suite has its own parking area and it's a quick drive down to the hotel parking lot or a 2 minute downhill walk to use the pools, restaurant/bar or go to the spectacular dock to you boat, to take an excursion or take one of the many water taxis to visit another island, beach or the village.
Large sofa, writing desk and stylish decorations and wall hangings opening onto a terrace with patio dining and lounge furniture. Satellite TV with international channels.
Leading off the living space is the master bedroom, bathroom (with shower) and the closet/dressing room for the master room (this also contains an extra single bed for optional use by a third guest-it may be possible to have this extra bed as a queen bed for 3rd/4th guest. Please inquire).
4 gas burners
Fridge & Freezer
Cooking utensils & cutlery
(Access to adjacent washing machine/dryer room).
Water, gas & electricity is included
Guests who prefer not to prepare their own food each day can opt for the hotel restaurant for breakfast, lunch, pool snacks or dinner. There is also a similiar standard restaurant in the next door property, reached by water taxi, car or a pretty steps in a woodland ravine. On the island opposite is a more informal diner/bar and in the village a simple village diner with tasty local produce.
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Member since: 2015
- 750 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
Non Smoking Only:
This is a non smoking accommodations, however smoking is permitted on the terrace/patio if the main doors are kept closed. An extra charge of $400 US is made for cleaning if any indoor smoking occurs. ...moreless
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- The Master Bedroom has a large window with views over the Gulf of Chiriqui, the ocean and islands. There is a king-sized bed with semi-orthopedic quality matress. Closet space is located in the large dressing/closet room and not in this room. The large closet/dressing room has an extra single bed* in it recommended for children or same family members due to shared closet space. ( *NB:It may be possible to have an extra queen bed instead of this single for a couple or two children. Please ask first.)There is no need to pass through the Master Bedroom to enter the second room/dressing room or the bathroom. Each has an independent entrance next to each other, leading off the living space. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The bathroom has a large walk-in shower.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
Bocas del Mar Vacation Rentals have panoramic, elevated views of the tropical isalnds of the Gulf of Chiriqui. There is a small beach at the hotel and a few minutes in water taxi to other beaches....moreless
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Iron & Board
For stays of 1 week or less linen & towels are provided at the start of the stay For stay over 1 week, a weekly light cleaning and linen/towel change service is provided. No daily housekeeping....moreless
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High Season 3
Mar 3 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 10%
Water, gas, electricity & high speed internet is included in the price.
The accommodations have a spectacular hillside location, just above the award-winning Hotel Bocas del Mar (which is on the water's edge). It is a 2 minute walk downhill, along a moderately steep surfaced driveway road to the hotel (no steps), or guests may take their car to the hotel parking lot.
This is a wonderful, unspoiled area. Local village stores are for essential, minimum grocery shopping only. We recommend grocery shopping (including for fresh goods) is done in David city (1 hour away) or if arriving by car from Panama City, shop in Santiago city before arrival. In both these places, you will find a good range of 24 hour supermarkets. There is no store on site.
For stays of less than one month a $200 US damage protection deposit is charged at check in, refundable at check out ($500 US for stays of one month or over).
No daily housekeeping is included, however for stays of more than 1 week, a weekly light cleaning service and sheet/towel change service is provided. Spare sheets are also provided. The cleaning of the suite by our team after you check out is included in the price of course.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Bocas del Mar, near the fishing village of Boca Chica is the gateway to the Gulf of Chiriqui Marine National Park on the Pacific Ocean.
Located on the mainland, with easy access from David city (Panama's second city) and the rest of Chriqui province, the rental accommodations have use of facilities at Hotel Bocas del Mar, of which they form a part. There is also a wide-ranging optional activity program on sea, with excursion departures from the hotel's own dock or on land.
Relax in the hotel's two beautiful infinity swimming pools, enjoy the gardens or a relaxing massage or beauty treatment. There is also a good-quality restaurant on site with a varied international menu. (Plus 2 or 3 other places to dine out in the area).
Try the Discovery Boat Trip to the tropical islands with their white sand beaches, (or whale-watching in season), go deep sea sport fishing in one of the best areas in the Americas, have a snorkel adventure, or a leisurely morning in a kayak around the bay. And don't miss the sundown trip through the mangroves.
On land, take a short hike, try an ATV tour with driver, go horseback riding or further afield take a trip to a working indigneous community or visit the coffee plantations of the Panama Highlands on a day excursion. There are also some more beaches reached by land. Please ask for our pdf guide. Some trips are seasonal.
Bocas del Mar is about enjoying nature in style.
Gulf of Chiriqui Marine National Park
Bocas del Mar, in Boca Chica, is simply the best place from the mainland to access the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf of Chiriqui Marine National Park with its unspoiled islands of tropical jungle. The National Park covers 60 square miles (155km) of islands and ocean, and is known for its green iguana lizards, humpback whales, dolphins, many species of turtles, stingrays, monkeys, and hundreds of types of exotic birds and tropical fish.
From our private dock we can arrange everything; from island-hopping in water taxis across to local ‘islas’ or leisurely, daily scheduled trips in our very own 26ft (8m) comfortable excursion boat. For example, try the popular 4 hour ‘Discovery Boat Trip’. With our local captain at the helm, explore the hundreds of gorgeous sandy coves fringed with palm trees. You’ll soon realize why the locals say that “Panama belongs to the sea”.
We organize activities directly or through local tour operators. We’re experts in this area and wider Chiriquí province and are happy to share our knowledge. The following is a list of possibilities*. You may also email us for our latest trip guide in pdf format:
Relaxing excursions nearby:-
Daily scheduled trips to white sand beaches & local mangroves
Beach picnics – we have hundreds to choose from just a short hop away
Whale watching (mid July-early November)
Snorkeling and fish spotting
More energetic excursions nearby:-
Waterskiing, banana and funboard in waters near the hotel
Deep sea sport fishing – a vacation highpoint for amateur and professional anglers. We coordinate charter itineraries with local experts in Panama’s internationally famous and exceptionally rich fishing grounds. Ask for full details.
Diving – coral reefs and marine wildlife (boat charter basis only)
Isla Secas (normally boat charter basis)
Ngobe indigenous village explore, river hike and/or horse ride
Howler monkey rescue center.
As captivating as the Pacific islands are, you shouldn’t forget the beauty of inland Chiriquí province. Bocas del Mar is the perfect base from which to explore the biodiversity of the mountains.
Between 1 and 2 hours drive away you can visit the following in an easy day excursion:
Volcan Baru National Park (Panamas highest point)
Boquete (for some of the best coffee we’ve ever tasted)
The Ngobe indigenous communities
*Activity options may vary by season and may not always be available. If a specific trip or activity is important to you, please ask at time of booking. Exact routes and content of trips, including boat excursions, will vary according to local conditions at the time of your visit.
David City: 50 minutes approx.
David Airport: 50 minutes (flights to Panamá City, for worldwide connections, and Costa Rica)
Boquete and Volcan: 1.5-2 hours
Panama City by air: 50 minutes from David Airport
Panama City by road: 420 kilometers/260 miles
Costa Rica border: 120 kilometers/75 miles
Bocas del Toro (Caribbean coast): 220 kilometers/ 135 miles
Gulf of Chiriquí Marine National Park by boat: 20 minutes
Isla Boca Brava and other stunning beaches of the Boca Chica area by boat: a few minutes
Welcome to Paradise! - Bocas del Mar Vacation Homes
Large open plan sitting area with tasteful decoration and kitchen area
Sun lounge furniture included (view from a vacation home)
The upper infinity pool- 2 minutes walk downhill from your vacation suite
Dine in style at the hotel's restaurant or eat out at up to 3 other local venues
Large panoramic windows open on to the terrace (with optional fly screens)
Off the sitting area lead the main bedroom, closet room and bathroom
Master bedroom, showing dressing/closet room behind (which contains extra bed)
Ample terrace furniture
Preparing breakfast with a view of the Pacific!
Terrace view from a vacation home
Take a boat to beaches straight out of Treasure Island! Shown here - Isla Gamez
Spacious accommodations with views of the islands of the National Park
Relax or eat out on your terrace and enjoy the views!
View from a vacation home, with Hotel Bocas del Mar below
The lower pool & restaurant at the hotel -pool use is included for guests
Come down for cocktails or a bar snack at the hotel at the oceanside bar
Well-equipped contemporary open kitchen (& separate washer/dryer area outside)
Your king bed master bedroom with a view!
Modern bathroom with shower
Sunrise over the Pacific from a vacation home terrace
The dining bar for indoor dining
With its own dock, you can head out on boat trips, fishing or water taxis.
Rental homes have views over the hotel towards the ocean
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Saturday, April 08, 2017
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