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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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marbella
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This part of Panama is not so well known so its is very tranquilo,nevertheless worth to visit ,this particular hotel Boca Brava ,is on the top of a rock with stunning views ,it has a restaurant with great fresh fish caught in the surroundings of Boca Brava ,its sold straight from the fishermen to the owner I loved hiking in... More 

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calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Location was great. Hiked along path to deserted beaches every day. Howler monkeys hooting and climbing overhead. Kids loved the wilderness. Hotel rooms could use a little work - simple fixes like cleaning gecko poop off walls, fix window screens. Appreciated the games and books to borrow and the lovely view from the hammocks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We went to playa Christina from Boca chica. And we stopped here for lunch. We loved it!!! So relaxing, tasty and chilled atmosphere. We didn't sleep in the hotel, but it looks nice and not too expensive.

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King Salmon, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Had the pleasure of staying here for 4 nights while on a panama travel and real-estate vacation, The location is the best i had while in 3 separate locations throughout remote Panama. The staff and Owner Brad was delightful and overly helpful with anything i needed, he even spent part of 2 days driving me around the mainland helping me... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

There is nothing on the island but the hotel and another lodge so you are all surrounded by nature and a few other islands. Very relaxing! The hotel itself is good value for money. The rooms have some dings and dongs but in general they are clean, have good beds, (AC) and are reasonably priced. There is a dorm and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The rooms are very basic but there is everything you need. Food is very good, restaurant and the bar are located so that the ocean and small islands are seen from every corner - lovely. Staff Is very friendly and the owner is the nicest person we have met in our 2 weeks travel in Panama. The beach is very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a modest, low key place. The accommodation is basic but adequate. The restaurant is good and well priced. The restaurant /bar area has a good aspect of the water and gets a pleasant breeze. The staff, particularly Julio, were very obliging. Travellers should bear in mind that there are no shops on the island so they should bring... More 

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Chilbolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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