Fantastic location "on the sea", with wonderful carribbean views. Room tip: The front rooms upstairs have the best views, two directions.
We liked this more "remote" and "less developped" island better than the town at the main island. The downsides are of course that you need a boat to go to the beach, and if you want to go to the main town for meals, restaurants and so on. Taxiboat ride is easily arranged, and is around 3 USD pp
The family running the hotel is nice and friendly. Really a good atmosphere, and also reasonable and tast food. However as groups sometimes stay at the hotel, it sometimes get a bit "too busy" for them, and there are waiting time/mistakes. So better to order before you feel really very, very hungry. Anyway; Don`t miss their strawberry/blueberry smoothie. Also other restaurants and the island, however we did not try them
For those who look for bars and nightlife, the main island will be a better choice, although there are some bars and party venues also here
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Caribbean View is a family owned hotel and restaurant and has been for the last ten years. We offer a pleasant water front dining experience with spectacular views. We have a variety of room types that all include A/C, Free WiFi, private baths and nice comfortable beds with affordable prices. Also ,are upstairs rooms offer private balcony's. Are restaurant uses local fresh produce,fruit and seafood right here from Bocas Del Toro. Are dinners include whole lobster,snapper,shrimp,octopus all in one of are unique Caribbean creole sauces. Are dinner price range is 9-25$ usd. With authentic Caribbean Style food and wonderful hospitality Hotel Caribbean View is a excellent vacation getaway. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Caribbean View Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro