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Hotel Boca Brava

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Boca Chica | Boca Brava Gulfo de Chirique, Isla Boca Brava, Panama
Hotel Boca Brava
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chilbolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked last minute over the Carnival period & were delighted to grab the last room. The hotel is set on the end of the island with a stunning panoramic view. Frequented by amazing Howler Monkeys who lend an air of the wild. The visit came towards the end of our trip & was undoubtably one of our favourite places in... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our favourite place in Panama... Comfortable private room. Excellent food for reasonable prices. Friendly and accommodating staff. Gorgeous setting with private beaches a lovely, quiet, monkey- lined jungle path away. The owner is absolutely terrific - genuine and patient and unbelievably helpful. Definitely recommend this place for a relaxing, refreshing, quiet, de-stressing time. Wish we could have stayed longer. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We found out about BB from another hotel worker in a nearby town....said it was a great place and he was correct! Note do not arrive after sundown without arranging a boat....we got stuck in Boca Chica and that was not a great experience....but travelling error on our part. BB owner would have picked us up ....but be wise and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Brad was there to greet us upon arrival. A surfer dude well aged has transformed a jungle into a tile mosaic oasis at the tip of island. Howler monkeys scream from the trees, the dogs are friendly and the beaches near by. Steady winds blow the hammocks on the castle like restaurant reception area. An upscale quite crowd, nice tranquility.... More 

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Bonaventure, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We reserved ahead of time for 2 nights. The man at the boat to cross to the island was very nice andhelpful. Crossing was 3$ per person. Note that there are many steps to go up to the hotel when you arrive. A few hours after we arrived, we received news and we were forced to leave the following day.... More 

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colorado springs, colorado, usa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Loved everything about this fantastic hotel on the island of Boca Brava. The owner is obviously putting a lot of effort into making it even better. The restaurant has great food at very inexpensive prices with generous portions (we shared a lot of meals). The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and after you are there... More 

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Le Creusot
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was there with my girlfriend and some friends. The location is super good for sight seeing, for sport fishing and for snorkeling. There is an amazing spot on top of the bar (you cannot order your drinks from there but you can go there with your drinks in order to enjoy the view). They had an amazing German volunteer... More 

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Hotel BB is located a short 10 minute boat ride from Boca Chica. Whilst the journey of getting there was an adventure itself, don't let this put you off should you seek an island retreat away from the hustle and bustle of other resorts. The island has just 3 hotels/hostels on it with Hotel Boca Brava at one end and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We took a boat to here from Seagull Cove for lunch. When we arrived the restaurant was experiencing a lunch "rush". The owner was great in that he was very busy but he recognized the "just give the Americans a beer and they'll be happy" faces we had. The spot is up on a point with spectacular views. We split... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My wife and I visited Isla Boca Brava for a few days to celebrate my birthday and, after reading some good reviews on Trip Advisor, decided to stay here. They had the room we wanted available for only 2 nights of our 3 nights stay, so I was informed we would have to move rooms our third night. We are... More 

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