Top 12 Airbnbs In Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Updated 2021

airbnb Bocas Del Toro, Panama
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Bocas Del Toro is a province of Panama. This area includes a series of island chains that are just off the coast of Panama. The region is mainly known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. Since the province is coastal and mountainous, there are several opportunities for hiking, biking, climbing, various water sports (e.g. scuba diving, snorkelling, and sailing), and many other fun things to do. There is also a rich nightlife, shops, and wonderful restaurants. Your trip here is bound to be exciting. Where will you call home during your Panamanian adventure? Will it be a Bocas del Toro apartment rental or a spacious home with three bedrooms? Read on for a list of the top Airbnbs in Bocas del Toro, Panama.

1. Tropical island jungle retreat (from USD 600)

Jungle Lodge is a large Bocas del Toro vacation rental with spacious rooms. There’s a hammock and a great view of the lush plants surrounding the house. The lodge is literally in the jungle. It is located on one of the islands, deep in the jungle with no access to roads. It is the perfect place for people who want to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of their regular lives and enjoy nature. The lodge sleeps up to 20 people, so you can share this amazing jungle experience with several of your closest friends and family.

✨Exclusive✨Jungle Retreat on Bioluminescent Lagoon
Cristóbal Island, Bocas del Toro, Panama
66 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 10 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a good internet connection though a wifi bridge to the continent
the hill house had spectacular views a wide array of books spacious rooms and excellent internet connection
the hill house kitchen is in a state of constant bug attraction
the beds were comfortable and there are fans and mosquito nets in each of the rooms
that being said our stay was completely comfortable and we had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
the hill house is clean and fully equipped
Host:
ulrich is such a nice host
carmen and lazare were amazing hosts - and both were so accommodating and kind
our hosts were delightful: welcoming informative accommodating and warm
carmen and lazare were wonderful hosts friendly caring and helpful
great company with staff and guests and great memories would stay again
Location:
it's a great location
have fun in the hillhouse and look close to see the toucans sloths and amazing fish
if you are looking for a relaxing place away from bocas town this is a great option
chose this place because of the beautiful pictures and they mentioned they hosted work remote retreats before
there are plenty of those places but this is quite unique and special
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2. Casa Sur at Casa Comunal (from USD 240)

Casa Sur is a vast, gorgeous home for rent in Bocas del Toro. It combines a vintage look, achieved through walls painted in a way that looks aged, with a sleek, modern style, which results in a one-of-a-kind, chic look. There are lush gardens, an enormous deck, and a private beach surrounding the house. It is also only about a ten-minute taxi ride from town, so guests can still visit popular attractions and experience the local nightlife.

Casa Sur at Casa Comunal
Bocas del Toro, Panama
98 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it needs a bit more comfortable furniture though
amazing villa great view cozy house
no a/c but for us it wasn't a problem
the full functional kitchen and open layout making cooking all the more fun
fully equipped kitchen and comfortable beds
Cleanliness:
it was super clean and well stocked with everything we needed
the place is clean and represented well with the photos
with a fresh clean and replacing a few things it would be much improved
Host:
owner has great taste
hosts were wonderful and accommodating
the owner and staff are very responsive and friendly
angie is a very friendly host and answers quickly to any questions you have
agos the stand in host was really accomodating and of great help and service
Location:
place and location were perfect
the location of the house is good
luckily there are 2 restaurants walkable
casa sur is beautiful house in perhaps the best location in bocas del toro
beautiful place that's secluded but close enough to town (5-10 min drive)
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3. Treehouse with pool access (from USD 83)

If you want to go glamping but you’re put off by the thought of mosquitos and other bugs, then this Airbnb is for you! Since the treehouse is fully screened in, you don’t have to worry about pesky insects and sleeping under a bug net. The king-size bed has a cooling hybrid gel mattress to combat the humidity and help you sleep soundly. An outdoor kitchen and a private bathroom with an open-air shower are available. There are public lounging areas as well as a swimming pool that guests are welcome to use.

Nomad Jungle Treehouse KING SUITE - surf / yoga
Colón Island, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan provided a good breeze for sleeping
free wifi in the common area and plugs to charge all your devices
the pool and the deck are perfect and there's plenty of beaches and bars to walk to
the breakfast was tasty and we always looked forward to dinner as well i will definitely be back
clean & comfortable accommodation with prepared food available onsite as well as staples in the canteen
Cleanliness:
we were super comfortable everything was perfectly clean and maintained and we felt totally at home
we felt at home here and our room was so clean and comfortable
Host:
staff were friendly and super chill
amanda was a kind and thoughtful host
the host and guests alike were very kind and easy to work with
highly recommend this place the hosts are incredible kind outgoing people very welcoming and helpful
asher and amanda (the owners) and staff are all amazing welcoming super helpful people
Location:
great location too :)
location wise it’s the midway point between relaxing beaches and downtown
the location is just great to relax
the location is really nice as well
a quiet and peaceful location where you can escape from bocas town
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4. Casa Norte at Casa Comunal (from USD 265)

If you want to be surrounded by beautiful flowers, dense jungle plants, fruit trees, and a private beach, consider calling Casa Norte home during your stay in Bocas Del Toro. The interior of the house has a rustic chic and natural look. It has large comfortable beds, plants, handcrafted art pieces, colourful textiles and more. Additionally, the house is about ten minutes away from the nearest town, so you can experience both nature and a bustling urban area.

Casa Norte at Casa Comunal
Bocas del Toro Province, Bocas del Toro, Panama
99 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we slept well beds were comfy and had a couple fan options
hanging beds ceilings for days and an epic deck make for a very relaxing place
the hanging beds were great for a chill place to read and enjoy the sound of the waves
this approach helped us feel comfortable and at ease even before we arrived
Cleanliness:
this house is clean beautiful and spacious
great house with plenty of space clean rooms and bathrooms
very clean and modern house near the water
the space is extremely clean and well thought out
location was awesome house was very convenient functional clean and with excellent service
Host:
the owner did an amazing job designing the space
the hosts and their team were very helpful
angie was super helpful upon our arrival and throughout our stay
great casa for families angie is a great host
we did a couple morning workouts using both the groundskeeper ezekiel was such an incredibly kind man
Location:
amazing house with an ideal location
i highly recommend this location
great place conveniently located nearby restaurants and bar
our stay at the casa comunal has been the highlight of our central america trip
far enough from town to enjoy the peace and close enough to get there when you need to
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5. Hidden treasure on Blue Lagoon (from USD 72)

This bungalow is indeed a hidden gem. It is on stilts on water; the dense jungle vegetation surround it, making it difficult to see from afar. Once you discover the cabin, you will be glad you did. It is bright and colourful with teal, pink, and scarlet colour palette. Guests have access to a kayak and snorkelling equipment so that they can explore the water and reefs near the floating house. If you are looking for a secluded jungle retreat in Bocas del Toro, then you should definitely consider this cabin!

Snoozy Sloth Cabin on bioluminescent bay
Isla Cristóbal, Panama
80 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved the ability to use the kitchen/common area over the water to make coffee on my own
loved the outdoor shower in nature
they make fabulous breakfasts (including smoothies) and yummy dinners -- especially curries with local veggies
oh and the pee toilets over the water with a veiw ha ha loved it
this place is perfect if you are comfortable with an off grid experience and enjoy meeting new people
Cleanliness:
the room was beautiful comfy and clean
Host:
really accommodating and helpful staff
the hosts are fantastic
carmen and lazare are amazing hosts
the hosts were very friendly and made us feel relaxed and looked after at every moment
carmen and lazare are the perfect hosts and made us feel right at home
Location:
the place was amazing secluded paradise
not only was the location and lodging beautiful but they made us feel totally welcome
the reef is beautiful the houses are perfect the location is secluded
we absolutely loved it; definitely a standout of our time in central america
one of the most amazing places in panama carmen´s and lazare´s hospitality is outstanding
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6. Tree Cabin M, walking distance to Great Surf (from USD 46)

Many types of travellers will enjoy spending time in this tree cabin. The cabin is about 15 minutes away from Boca Town, where one can find many restaurants, shops, and bars. It is just far enough away from town for guests to feel as if they are in a remote jungle getaway, but close enough to town to experience all that Bocas del Toro has to offer. Whether you are the type of traveller who prefers to lounge on the beach and sip drinks in the pool or the type who engages in rigorous hikes and water sports, you will be thoroughly satisfied with this cabin!

Nomad Jungle Treehouse - surf / yoga (shared bath)
Colón Island, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
271 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a perfect place to enjoy nature the beach and after that chill out in the pool
beds are amazingly comfortable best nights sleep i’d had in ages
you can tell everything here from the rooms to the amenities were very thoughtfully created
lots of thoughtful touches - overall an extremely comfortable place to stay and a memorable experience
the room was sparkling clean with a powerful fan and a very comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
very clean good communication with amanda
clean and spacious cabins and mainhouse with kitchen
the treehouse itself was very clean and cozy and the bed was super comfortable
we didn’t use the pool but there’s a pool that’s super clean and decent sized :)
it’s an opportunity of a lifetime sleep in the rainforest in a clean and secure cabin
Host:
the staff was super friendly and accommodating and made us feel like we were at home
the staff was very friendly and welcoming
everyone is incredibly friendly and assisted us in anything we needed
great vibe friendly staff always happy to help with anything
the staff is super friendly and full of local tips
Location:
amazing location and nice hostess
the location really is great
really great location away from town but easily accessible
loved this place great location out of town and right near the beach
close to restaurants and great surfing
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7. Dreamy waterfront treehouse on Blue Lagoon (from USD 118)

This treehouse is lofted on the ocean. When you are in the front of the house, you can get a view of the sparkling, aquamarine ocean. At the back, you have a view of the dense jungle plants and possibly curious and friendly animals. You can be plugged into both nature and wireless internet in this house. Other amenities include a kitchen, washer, and a laptop workspace.

Waterfront Mangrove Treehouse - sloths & coral
Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama
129 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i love that we could make our own coffee in the mornings before breakfast was prepared
the food drinks and conversation at the communal table on the main dock were always great
it's cozy has a great open feeling to it and you get to truly feel connected with nature
Cleanliness:
amazing lifestyle-life is short savor every moment btw: ulrich is amazing at cleaning the dishes sparkling cuisinart
Host:
he and carmen are the perfect hosts
the hosts made us feel welcome immediately
carmen and lazare were wonderful hosts
the hosts are kind friendly and excellent at making you feel at home
the food and hosts were great
Location:
great location nice and quiet
this is a beautiful and unique location
the location is exotic and so special
the location in and of itself is truly amazing
this is an amazing place unique in every way
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8. Cabin near Bluff Beach (from USD 55)

Looking forward to island life in Panama? Book this cabin in Bocas del Toro’s Colón Island and you’ll be steps away from Bluff Beach. This place is perfect for those who prefer to stay close to nature - you might even encounter local wildlife like monkeys, iguanas, and hummingbirds, among others. The cabin is furnished with a queen bed, and a ceiling fan is available to keep the space cool. A beautiful lotus pond fronts the property.

Nature Lovers Cabin by the beautiful Bluff Beach !
Playa Bluff, Panama
94 reviews Superhost
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of power for the fridge fan lights and charging phones up
the house has great woodwork and a small but functional kitchen
local restaurants at playa bluff were very good and had wifi
Cleanliness:
clean drinking water lots of dishes even a cool little coffee maker
very well made and clean and secluded cabin
this little cabin was very nice clean cozy and private
the cabana was clean and comfortable totally functional with a fantastic outdoor shower
the cabin was clean and well equipped for 2 people
Host:
sterling was a good host
sterling was a fantastic host
sterling was a great host
sterling was a great host
sterling was a great host
Location:
very close to a beautiful beach
nice location to go on a hike in
location is great so close to the beach you can hear the waves
the cabin is good for the value & location didn’t have an ideal experience this trip
great location if you want to explore the playa and nearby trails
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9. Tree Cabin Y, walking distance to Great Surf (from USD 40)

This cabin is essentially a luxury treehouse. Though it includes a great deal of wood into the decor and furniture, the house is also quite colourful. The use of vibrant colours such as teal, yellow, and purple creates a cheerful atmosphere in the house. Though it is rather secluded, the house is about 15 minutes away from Boca Town, where you can find many restaurants, shops, and bars. After spending a long day exploring nature and the neighbouring town, you can unwind in the pool that is available to cabin guests.

Surf Shack at Nomad - PRIVATE - surf/ yoga/ relax
Bocas del Toro, Panama
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 0 Beds 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place was awesome the breakfast asher made each morning was absolutely delicious
fantastic and cozy place with a great atmosphere/vibe - asher and amanda are very cool and really sweet
a beautiful rest in the nature surrounded with monkeys and amanda’s great breakfast :)
i really enjoyed my stay in the little treetop cabin and asher cooks up a delicious breakfast
the cabins are very comfortable and asher and amanda are a great help
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable jungle accommodation
the rooms are very clean and very cozy
very clean awesome pool and delicious food for very reasonable price
the pool was well done and very clean
not to mention the bathrooms were extremely clean and open
Host:
they were extra accommodating and helpful whenever i needed anything or had questions
asher and amanda were amazing hosts who made us feel very welcome
amanda is a fantastic host she has many good recommendations and suggestions and knows the area very well
the owners are also way cool and we had a very comfortable stay
asher and his wife were amazing hosts who were both very accommodating and helpful
Location:
the location was perfect
i loved its location
this is a super chill spot great location near a decent little beach break restaurants nearby
the location is far enough from town to feel lost in the jungle but close enough for easy access
fantastic location stylish/rustic space and 3 friendly dogs
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10. Sea dreams beachfront bungalow

This beachfront bungalow puts you less than 20 feet (6 meters) from the water. Despite being solar-powered, the accommodation offers complimentary WiFi for convenience. For those who want a completely secluded accommodation, this bungalow is ideal for you. A 5-10 minute boat ride will take you to Bocas Town. Being secluded doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t have the comforts of a great stay, this Airbnb has hot water, a fully-equipped kitchen, basic essentials, iron and a laptop-friendly workspace. If you’re travelling with your family, you’d be pleased to know that the host can provide you with a high chair, travel crib and stair gates.

SolarteBreeze Beach-Front Bungalow
Panama
55 reviews
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

11. Floating lodge La Casa Nenufar

La Casa Neufar is a house built in the middle of the ocean. The exterior is quite simple: white with a thatch roof. The inside is sunny, airy, and bright, mostly white decor, with accents of yellow and scarlet. Guests have access to a boat that will take them from the lodge to land, so they can easily get to the beach, eat a delicious meal at a local restaurant, or simply make friends with some of the animals in the area.

Floating Lodge La Casa Nenufar
Tierra Oscura, Bocas del Toro, Panama
123 reviews
Island 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower and bathroom amenities were equally charming
there is wi-fi but casa nenufar is best enjoyed while disconnected
when we arrived there was a sign on the bed telling us happy honeymoon and flowers spread around
the homemade coconut jam for breakfast was our highlight to start the day
Cleanliness:
perfect and very comfortable bed perfect clean and nice sheets
the lodge itself is tastefully decorated well equipped and very clean
the house is clean and we loved having an outdoor shower and bathroom with an incredible view
the little house it self is super clean and thoughtfully decorated
the little house it self is super clean and thoughtfully decorated
Host:
karine & eric are wonderful hosts
karine and eric are amazing hosts
karine and erik are great hosts
karine and eric are wonderful people and super hosts
karine and eric are great hosts
Location:
a special corner of paradise
truly special to be literally 'away from it all' in such a a fascinating and beautiful location
fantastic location and place book for an unforgettable experience
this floating lodge is truly a special place
if you are looking for peace and quiet as well as a unique experience try the floating lodge
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12. Overwater bungalow

Practically everything about this bungalow is unique: purple exterior, red window frames, and of course, the fact that it is built on the ocean. The interior is quite spacious, with bright blue furniture, large windows and a wonderful view of the ocean. Though the house is surrounded by water, it does have all the amenities needed for comforts such as industrial ceiling fan, mosquito nets, wireless internet, and complimentary breakfast.

Overwater Bungalow 2 The Sea Monkey on Bastimentos
Bastimento, Bocas del Toro, Panama
104 reviews
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and the amenities were nice
view of the water was great and overall the room was nice
it is well organized has a small fridge and wifi and is overall well thought of
the delivered breakfast was great the room is beautiful and the pictures don't do the view justice
ian was a godsend for local tips and tasty treats from the kitchen
Cleanliness:
the room was very clean
the space is very very clean and comfortable
however the room and restaurant was very clean
we had hot water and clean room to come back to each day
the bungalow is beautifully designed and extremely clean
Host:
the hosts make this a special experience
incredible hospitality: the hosts go above and beyond to make you feel welcome
stacy and ryan are fabulous and connected hosts
ryan is our favorite host ever
ryan and ian were amazing hosts
Location:
a perfect place to get away
this is a great place nice people delicious breakfast unique location
this place is unreal the property is over the water and transportation to and from is very easy
we recommend this place
beautiful location right on the sea- and not to far from bocas town (via water taxi)
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Have your cake and eat it too

In Bocas del Toro, you can have your cake and eat it too. You can have both exciting nights in town and a jungle getaway if you so desire. However, this can only happen if you select an accommodation that enables you to experience the different sides of this destination. If you are searching for the perfect accommodation, then the list above will definitely be helpful! From Bocas del Toro long-term rentals to waterfront bungalows, there are plenty of options to choose from.

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