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Amazing over the water house in Caribbean paradise - Privileged area

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Amazing over the water house in Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro - Panama. Easy access from Panama city, David or San Jose, Costa Rica by airplane or from Panama city/David and Boquete by car. 25 minutes boat ride from Almirante city. Beautiful, full equipped over the water house for family or groups. Cozy, clean, well equipped and new house. Suite, bedroom, bathroom, full kitchen, living room with sofa bed, TV/DVD, variety of books, games and movies. Great veranda with dining table, private dock with sun beds, access to the clean and clear water. Great neighborhood and quiet place, truly privileged area of Bocas islands. Spectacular ocean and montains views, 360 degrees of views. Few steps from rich Caribbean coral reef. See nature life: variety of fish, dolphins, squids, octopus, and others. B...Amazing over the water house in Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro - Panama. Easy access from Panama city, David or San Jose, Costa Rica by airplane or from Panama city/David and Boquete by car. 25 minutes boat ride from Almirante city. Beautiful, full equipped over the water house for family or groups. Cozy, clean, well equipped and new house. Suite, bedroom, bathroom, full kitchen, living room with sofa bed, TV/DVD, variety of books, games and movies. Great veranda with dining table, private dock with sun beds, access to the clean and clear water. Great neighborhood and quiet place, truly privileged area of Bocas islands. Spectacular ocean and montains views, 360 degrees of views. Few steps from rich Caribbean coral reef. See nature life: variety of fish, dolphins, squids, octopus, and others. Barbecue area. Wi-Fi. Activities around the house: swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayacking. Next to incredible most beautiful beaches from Bocas del Toro archipelago, Panamá. Close to activities in town: tours, restaurants, supermarkets, kayack and SUP rental, stores, snorkeling/diving and surfing classes. Staff and hosts can help you with tours arrangements. Unforgettable vacation in Paradise.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Under 18 years old must be with adults. No drugs allowed. No parties.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Poli R
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2012
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Pictures can not do this place justice. Absolutely beautiful house, away from town, but close enough if you needed to take a water taxi to town to grocery shop. So many different types of fish swim under the house - it's the perfect place to...More

Date of stay: April 2018
2  Thank Maria S
Paraiso E, VR Owner at Amazing over the water house in Caribbean paradise - Privileged area, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hola! thank you for reviewing us. Yes, the coral reef and snorkeling are a plus here and the water is amazing, not everywhere is Bocas is like the water around the house. it was great to see you enjoyed the house and the area. As...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

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Date of stay: March 2018
Paraiso E, VR Owner at Amazing over the water house in Caribbean paradise - Privileged area, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is an unbelievably beautiful location. The house sits on the water on stilts, and there are magnificent water views from every single window. If you want to go in, you just jump of the deck any which way. The snorkeling from the house is...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Paraiso E, VR Owner at Amazing over the water house in Caribbean paradise - Privileged area, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you very much for your review and for staying with us. Hope to see you here again :) Saludos Poli &Lyo

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Feeding the tropical fish, deciding what to eat, how many swims to have or wether Juan would take us on a ten minute boat ride into Bocas was the only things we had to consider, if you are looking to get away this is your...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Peggy P
Paraiso E, VR Owner at Amazing over the water house in Caribbean paradise - Privileged area, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you very much for staying with us. It was a pleasure to see how happy you were. Hope you return in the future. Gracias, Poli & Lyo

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We stayed for a week in the yellow house and had an amazing time. The view from the house across the bay with the mountains in the background is stunning. I thought I would share some helpful info for others considering this rental. First, you...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Paraiso E, VR Owner at Amazing over the water house in Caribbean paradise - Privileged area, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hello, Thank you for staying with us. Poli & Lyo

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We loved our stay at the yellow house, even with 2 out of 3 days with rain and clouds. Poli and her husband, as well as caretaker Juan, are fantastic hosts. They organized our transport from the airport to the dock and then to the...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Voyager742791
Management response:Responded 24 February 2018

Thank you very much Anke and Tyler for staying at our house and nice meeting you. Hope you can return in the future. Poli, Lyo & Juan

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Our family of five was comfortably housed in this tropical paradise. The house on stilts might not be for everyone as a boat transfer into town is the only way to leave, but the privacy and the beauty of the setting made our stay into...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Karen J
Management response:Responded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your review and visit. All said, its the right place for families, couples who enjoy nature, relax and do not need to be in town all day, and prefer a better, clean and special area. The tours would pick you up at...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

This place(the blue house), while not fancy, is a fantastic place for a relaxing vacation. If your not expecting super plush 5 star accommodations this place offers some of the most memorable views and activities that you can ask for. The Owners Poli, and Lyo,...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Mark S
Management response:Responded 16 January 2018

Hola! thank you for choosing our house and for your review. Its very nice to see people enjoying everything in the house and area. I would like to add few things to your review. The entire area of Bocas is not a 5 star houses/resort...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

If you are looking for the perfect, most relaxing, peaceful, clean, accommodating hosts and stress free vacation ............you will LOVE this house. Poli, Lyo and Juan are wonderful host, they take total care of you and your planning for restaurants, excursions, where to shop for...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank paulettechacha
Management response:Responded 16 January 2018

Thank you very much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to have such a great guests and meet people who enjoy life and make a good choice. Hope to see you in the future. Saludos, Poli, Lyo & Juan :)

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I just have one regret! Not staying my whole two weeks at this beautiful Yellow house. I felt like it was dream the whole week we stayed. You can stay as busy as you like or be just as content staying at the house and...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank 730PamP
Management response:Responded 23 October 2017

Pam and Marshall, muchas gracias :) It was wonderful to have you here and to see you enjoyed the house and Bocas. Yes, next time stay longer at our piece of Caribbean paradise. Regards, Lyo, Juan and Poli

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Porch
Safe
Cooker
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Amazing Over the water house, surrounded by nature, quiet and amazing spot of Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro. Spectacular views from sea and mainland mountains,clear and clean waters. Sea life nature, watch dolphins, rays, fish, squids, crabs and more. Private place, access only by boat, short ride from town, 8/10 minutes from Bocas town. Transfer from/to town included (check in/out). Roundtrip to town per day. Take tours departing from the house to main attractions: Star Fish, Dolphins Bay, Crawl Key, Birds Island, Zapatillas island, Red Frog, Bluff and others.
Getting around
Between Bocas Town and Star Fish by boat. Unique place in the island, clear, clean and calm waters with coral reef.
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