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Eclypse de Mar

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Isla Bastimentos, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Eclypse de Mar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If this place doesn't wow you, you better consult a medical professional pronto. It's a romantic getaway set apart from the wild life of Bocas. The bungalows are set on stilts over the caribbean and take full advantage of this by offering glassed areas built into the floor where you can see the tropical fish swimming in the clear caribbean... More 

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South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bungalow experience was super fun and interesting! The staff at the hotel were knowledgeable and very friendly! They really helped to make our vacation amazing! The rooms were spacious and nicely appointed. The location on the water only added to the nostalgia! We will definitely stay here again should we come back to Bocas for another visit. The loaner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in one of the beautiful bungalows on the sea. We were blown away by the quality of the rooms and the private decking area with its own walkway to the sea. We had grand ideas of doing a tour but to be honest, we felt like we had everything we needed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We booked the honeymoon bungalow (even though it wasn't our honeymoon!) as it was last bungalow out of the 7 and we weren't disappointed with what we got. The rooms are tastefully decorated in dark wood, with a fantastic sun deck and steps down to the water where you can snorkel around and underneath your bungalow. The bed was very... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I traveled to Bocas del Toro with my husband and 2 teenage boys. We selected Eclyspe de Mar because we wanted to experience an over-the-water bungalow. We were not disappointed. First and foremost, the owner and her staff are wonderful people. Malena the owner was very friendly and helpful with recommendations of things to do. Marianna worked in the mornings... More 

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Unless you are deaf you might want to rethink staying at this hotel. We had the honeymoon bungalow at the end of the pier and were delighted by the spaciousness and architecture that even allowed windows in the floor to view fish. Unfortunately the music from the bars across the bay at Old Bank started about 4PM and continued unabated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was great. My kids loved swimming right off the deck and searching for conch shells and looking for other fish. We used the kayaks and wandered through the nature preserve as well. Definitely bring bug spray, although they did supply some. When we arrived, we were given a warm welcome and everything... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Eclypse Del Mar is a wonderful place to stay if you are looking for a water bungalow experience! I always wanted to stay in a water bungalow and now I can take it off my bucket list! The water bungalows were nicer than I ever expected! The bungalows are rather large inside and you would never know it from looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Waking up and being able to jump into the warm Caribbean waters or relaxing on the deck is definitely a treat. Anyone who's lucky enough to find this little gem is well, lucky enough! The gal that runs the place was super nice and we enjoyed the breakfasts every morning. If they have it, try the lobster for dinner it... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We had two 25-30yr old couples staying in 1 bungalow and LOVED it! Things I didn't need: toilet paper (another review says they "ration" it, but it's merely dispensed in sheets not a roll). Things I should have brought: shampoo and conditioner. Guess most of Central America doesn't provide. We loved laying on our terrace and swimming each afternoon. It... More 

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