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The Firefly Bocas del Toro

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to take a big trip to Panama for his 30th birthday, after hearing what an amazing place it was to travel to from his friend. Going into it, we knew we would have a great vacation, but this FAR surpassed our expectations! The second we walked on the beach pathway to "The Firefly", we knew...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Just arrived stateside after an incredible week spent at the Firefly in Bocas (on Basti). I really can't say enough about how much I enjoyed our time there. I, along with my wife and another couple of very close friends celebrated our ten year anniversary by staying there for 7 days (Saturday to Saturday) - it really was one of...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

While I don't want to give this secret away for fear that it will book up faster, this was the best place we stayed in our 3 week trip. Tyler and Hannah were absolutely awesome hosts. I highly recommend getting a drink with them and hearing about their lives. They are both super interesting people. The place is beautiful. Literally...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had an incredible time during our trip to The Firefly. Not only was the property stunning and the food fantastic, but the staff went out of their way to make everything perfect for us. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted by friendly faces, introduced to people in town, and told where the locals go. We felt like...

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Firefly was a beautiful escape to an island paradise and it was very, very hard to leave. The property is quaint and tastefully decorated, clean and welcoming. The ocean view from the deck is magnificent and it's a beautiful place to relax and literally check out. Island time/life is a very real thing here. You couldn't ask for better...

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Ahhhh The Firefly...First off it's an amazing place. I went here alone when I went to Panama for a few weeks. The staff were great, very sweet and helpful and informative. It's away from all of the hostels so it's nice and quiet (what I wanted). There was yoga offered, massages and the food was amazing. This was probably my...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed at The Firefly for two nights in May 2016 and couldn't be more pleased with our experience. We paid a little more to stay in the water bungalow, which had a private outdoor shower along with a deck with chairs and hammock to waste the day away. Even though they are off the grid, the...

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 22 June 2016

From the moment I saw the pictures of the Firefly, I knew I had to stay here. What an idyllic little ocean side paradise, tucked away in a quiet area of the island. We loved it here! THE GOOD BITS: Intimate atmosphere, good food, peaceful, oceanfront, supports and employs the locals, supports ecotourism. STAFF: Lauren was great about responding promptly...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed in the air bungalow for two nights! When we arrived they welcomed us with a rum punch and showed us our room. The air bungalow was amazing, the view was awesome and everything just seemed to be right. The interior of the room and the outside area is perfect. The breakfast in the morning was very good and...

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Taghazout, Morocco
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in in one of the double rooms above the small „pool“. The rooms are decorated nice and the colours are well chosen. We had a private balcony with two chairs and a hammock. After the first impression and excitement the disappointment started. When we arrived we were welcomed by one of the hosts. Me being...

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TheFireflyBocas, Owner at The Firefly Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

We are sad to hear you didn't enjoy yourself but It seemed that from the beginning, you and your brother wanted something different than what we are. We state very clearly that we are a bnb not a full service hotel. We have a small staff, not a 24 hour staff here to wait on guests.. Our policies are outlined...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Firefly is a small, boutique B&B located on Bastimentos in Bocas Del Toro Panama. We are located directly on the Caribbean. Our restaurant/bar is open 6 days a week in high season. Hours in low season vary. Breakfast is included in your stay. We are a 3 minute walk from Basti Town (Old Bank) and an 8 minute boat taxi ride from Bocas Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Firefly Bocas del Toro

Address: Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range: €70 - €121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Firefly Bocas Del Toro Isla Bastimentos, Panama
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“Even though all rooms look amazing, def have to try and get a bungalow if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles jdysk8s, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Bungalows, if they are available. They fill up fast!”
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 of 5 bubbles ZRodasti, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the air bungalow and it was fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles MusssssstR, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows or ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 771audrat, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book one of the bungalows for more privacy. Awesome ocean views from Rooms 1 or 2.”
 of 5 bubbles AMYK75, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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