Must-see hotels in Isla Bastimentos

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    Tranquilo Bay

    The oldest and most remote resort on Isla Bastimentos, this family-friendly North American–run lodge creates a fantastic environment for play and…

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    La Loma

    Integrated into a 23-hectare rainforest and its community, this 'jungle lodge and chocolate farm' offers tasteful stays to consistently rave reviews. The…

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    Casa Cayuco Eco-Adventure Lodge

    This beachfront retreat combines nature with modern conveniences. It's off-grid and jungle-chic, with sweeping views from lofty suites in the post-and…

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    Palmar Tent Lodge

    On the edge of the jungle and facing celebrated Red Frog Beach, Palmar has introduced glamping to Bocas del Toro to unanimous acclaim. Accommodations are…

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    Eclypse del Mar

    These stylish over-the-water bungalows offer a charming retreat right on the fringe of Old Bank. Their boardwalks lead straight into a mangrove reserve…

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    Residencia Al Natural

    Fans of Al Natural Resort who prefer conventional lodgings can book spacious lofts in this gorgeous hardwood villa further down the beach. There's screens…

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    Sea Monkey

    Run by an American couple, the bungalows at this luxury B&B hover cheekily over the gin-clear water at the far end of Old Bank harbor. Enormous fan-cooled…

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    Al Natural Resort

    This relaxed desert-island hideaway lends a bohemian twist to all-inclusive. If you love nature, it's sublime. Based on traditional Ngöbe-Buglé…

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    Red Frog Bungalows

    Set in the sheltering jungle, the original Red Frog Beach resort has accommodation in a three-bedroom stilted house meters from the beach; two fabulous…

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    Los Secretos Guesthouse

    This pretty pink-and-green Caribbean-style home sits high on a forested hill. It's a hike up the stairs from the dock, but you'll find five rooms with…

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    With simple but sweet Caribbean style, these wood-slatted rooms facing rough surf offer an idyllic retreat on the far end of Old Bank. Doubles and two…

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    Tío Tom's Guesthouse

    This rickety wooden guesthouse perched over the sea has been offering cheap, clean and unfussy rooms for years. A highlight is the waterfront deck strewn…

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    Selina Red Frog

    Located amid the foliage on the way to the beach, this chain budget resort manifests in Red Frog in a huge hotel, with options ranging from 11-bed dorms…

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    Hostal Bastimentos

    On a hill off the main path, this sprawling yellow clapboard house has a bright selection of 28 rooms and hammock decks. Spaces are creaky but serviceable…