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Carenero Island | Bocas Del Toro, Carenero Island, Panama
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Casa Acuario
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orange County
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's only a short hop from Bocas town but it feels so special and exciting. We plunged into the warm water right off our bedroom deck and were greeted by thousands of little sardine-like fish swirling in schools around us. Futher down within easy diving, we saw star fish on the sandy bottom, gathered them in one area only to... More

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We loved our experience at Casa Acuario! We stayed in the room on the bottom left and enjoyed the ability to run from our room directly into the warm ocean water. The room was clean and comfortable, and we also had plenty of time to sit on the dock, watch the boats go by, swim, catch a boat to the... More

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Orange County, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

DumpDumpDump. Stayed 2 nights. Had to negotiate with Edgar, the caretaker to turn on the water when we needed to flush or shower. If we could wake him up that is. Owner was herself on vacation . This place could be better, but is neglected. The island itself has a small desirable stretch from this place to Bibi's. The rest... More

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I want to apologize to all our guests who have been at Casa Acuario for the past couple of days. Our water pump broke and it took 2 days to buy a new one and have it installed and up and running again.One room had a toilet breakdown. as well and is being replaced today. We notified all our guests... More

Philadelphia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Excellent location, comfortable beds, spacious rooms. Swim right off your dock or walk up the shoreline and find a spot. It's easy to catch the water taxi to get to the main island for more choices of bars and restaurants. Casa Acuario is a wonderful place to stay in Bocas. NOTE: the no-see-um bug bites. I'm the kind of person... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We have stayed at Casa Acuario on two separate occasions and were not disappointed on either stay. Elia's breakfast was the highlight of the day. Very friendly staff and very clean. Very economically priced.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very cosy little hotel with big clean and pretty rooms. The lady who takes care of you is really nice and welcoming. Everything was perfect except for the location where all the boat taxis passes by and make quite a lot of noise. Carenero island is next to Bocas island and there is a bit of water traffic around. On... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This was our second stay at Casa Acuario in the last year. A wonderful spot. Elia and her staff took wonderful care of us. A perfect place to stay just outside of Bocas Town. You can sit out on the deck at night and listen to the music from Bocas. We'll be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here on extended "girls night out" that we decided to meet up for relatively 1/2 way… she came from USA, me from Europe, both mid-30s. We salivated at the pictures of Casa Aquario for about a month in anticipation and were happy to find that it exceeded our expectations, and more. Upon arrival - water... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Fortunately we managed to nab ourselves a room here late notice after being unhappy with the neighbouring hotel, we stayed for 6 nights and never wanted to leave. The staff are friendly, the rooms and clean and spacious with hot showers! Comfortable beds and good pillows - few places have this in Central America we found. Located on the middle... More

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Casa Acuario is a perfect place for a getaway! It is a 5 minute boat ride away from the main island making it close enough if you want to go there and far enough to be away from it all. The rooms are beautiful and spacious. Great inside woodwork gives the suites that beautiful cozy feeling to it - makes... More

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Additional Information about Casa Acuario

Also Known As:
Casa Acuario Hotel
Casa Acuario Hotel Carenero Island
Casa Acuario Panama/Carenero Island, Bocas Del Toro
Address: Carenero Island | Bocas Del Toro, Carenero Island, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
Amenities:
Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Carenero Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
King suite overlooking crystal clear water abundant with tropical fish and sea life. Great swimming and snorkeling spot with pretty sandy beasch.This spacious suite situated upstairs offers one king bed and one double bed with A/C, Cable TV, WiFi, private bathroom with hot water, hardwood floors and french doors opening out to your own private patio overlooking water with mountain views, hammock and seating. Full and continental breakfast with local fruits offered. Enjoy the covered leisure terrace wired for wireless internet and kitchen area. Guest fridge is avaialble for guest use. The Inn is located on a tropical island, Isla Carenero, directly across from Bocas del Toro and a three minute boat ride. This island features world class surfing, hiking nature trails, pristine beaches, restaurants, bars, kayak, surf board and paddle board rentals and other amenities. We will help you arrange your island adventures, diving trips and surfing tours with a pick up at the inn. The price of the rooms is as follows: King suite double occupancy $99. Per night . Queen suite double occupancy $88.Chrildren under 10 for free. Extra adults $10. Each . ... more   less 

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