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Playa Paunch, Bluff Beach Rd, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Asheville, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't begin to describe how mystical it is to live in a casita that feels like a treehouse with a troop of howler monkeys as neighbors. Our casita was comfortable, surrounded by lush tropical growth, and rusticly nostalgic, outfitted in tropical hardwoods, shutters and ceiling fans. There was no need for air conditioning, bug spray (though I hear that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has the perfect combination of a quiet jungle like setting along with the beach being super accessible! The Calista has a beautiful bathroom and roomy bedroom. The open deck allows you to enjoy the sounds of the morning birds and the waves in the distance all while sipping coffee. We utilized the filled equipped kitchen on a daily... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We travelled in bocas del toro in January 2015 and stayed at Monkey Tree. We were in casita 2, 2 beds, kitchen and living area, with screen windows, that give you the impression that you are outside. Kitchen is perfect for breakfast and for those nights in. There is also a pizza place next door, the makes amazing wood oven... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Whether bicycling or taking (inexpensive) taxis to town and elsewhere, this is the only place to stay on Isla Bocas. Peace and quiet, gorgeous lush surroundings, lovely casitas and a helpful friendly host. My only suggestion is to screen in the porch of Casita 1 for an even more perfect experience without mosquitos! Would definitely choose again!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Monkey Tree is about one hour walking from the town and it can give you almost an isolation experience among nature. We loved the Casita, fully furnished, good for cooking (since you are far from most restaurants) and peaceful. The beach is just across the street. We had problems with our reservation three days before arriving, but the owner helped... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

The tree houses are absolutely adorable with everything you could need for a long stay. The grounds are stunning and you will be amazed at how gorgeous it is. We really liked how it's outside of town bc Bocas town is very loud and crazy so it was nice to leave the craziness and stay in the serene jungle. I... More 

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Monitor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Thank you! Where to start. Heather the owner has thought of everything. She really cares about her guests. We booked for 8 days. We had casita 1. Fully furnished kitchen, great indoor & outdoor space. Hammock on deck. You can be completely open during the day & in the evening you can close up the whole deck. Bedroom is inside;... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Where to begin!!! We booked this after reading the numerous excellent reviews. We were not disappointed. The setting was like something out of a film. Set back from the beach in a rainforest, you are in the middle of wildlife heaven. The casita was spacious & clean & well equipped. We cooked most of our meals whilst staying on Boca.... More 

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Emeryville, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Monkey Tree was a very memorable space for us in Panama. Two miniature, outdoor houses owned by an excellent, experienced Canadian lady, who continues to inspire me. She is a hard-working, well-connected host that handles clients on a personalized basis. Everything about Monkey Tree is well-thought out. Very clean. Privately amongst nature. Quiet. Lighting and decor are awesome. Hammock outdoors,... More 

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We stayed here last month for 4 nights, it's 5 mins in a taxi from town and the location is the best thing about it. Bocas is an ok place, doesn't have much of a vibe to it if I'm honest, from reviews I was expecting something like Ton Sai in Koh Phi Phi but it just seemed like a... More 

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HeatherG97, Owner at Monkey Tree Casitas, responded to this review

Unfortunately sometimes we must ask guests to find other accommodations to ensure the comfort and safety of our other guests that wish to enjoy their time with us. This may result in fabricated comments from these guests which we have no control over. More 

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Address: Playa Paunch, Bluff Beach Rd, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Monkey Tree Casitas Bocas Del Toro, Panama - Bocas Town

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