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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We initially planned to stay at the Cosmic Crab for 2 nights but ended up staying 5 since we just loved it there. It is quiet, relaxed,and beautiful. The rooms are spacious, plenty of hot water and great A/C. It is only 1 min taxi...More

Thank INJRtraveling
Response from Itsbeenawhile, Manager at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind and generous review. We completely enjoyed hosting your family and look forward to your return. David.

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes life has a way of surprising you in ways that are unexpected. I will say that the experience my children and I had was a very good one. It wasn’t necessarily because of the accommodations but more so because of the ambiance that owners...More

Thank Freddy M
Response from Joan C, Owner at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you for your review, Freddy. We had a lot of fun hosting you and your children and certainly hope to see you again soon. Yes we are on the rustic side, and we take great pleasure in providing a high level of personalized service...More

Reviewed June 21, 2018

I just spent 3 nights with my family and a couple of friends at the hotel. It´s not really a resort, but the room we had was for up to 6 persons, big and with enough amenities, we only missed a hair dryer. The AC...More

Thank AndreasSonka
Response from Joan C, Owner at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you for your comments, Andreas. It was a pleasure to host you and your family & friends. We take pride in a personal touch with all guests. We are continually making adjustments to improve our guests experience, accordingly your comments will be discussed with...More

Reviewed April 19, 2018

I booked 1 night at this hotel as an emergency and ended up having an amazing time! The food was some of the best I had during my trip. They were bringing in fresh seafood all day. I highly recommend the coconut shrimp and the...More

Thank JMacey123
Response from Joan C, Owner at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded July 5, 2018

Such a pleasure to host you, so happy to hear you had a great experience staying with us.

Reviewed March 16, 2018

The scenery is nice. From Colon you have to take a watertaxi (4 dollar), which brings you there in 2 minutes. It is a pity that the owners aren't interested in keeping there resort clean and attractive. Our room was sleezy and dirty. With some...More

Thank Sven P
Response from Joan C, Owner at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Sven, The water-taxi rate from town is $1 per person, each way. Sorry to hear you paid an inflated amount. We were saddened by some of your comments. We don't view any of our rooms as, "sleezy and dirty". The music issue from a...More

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Beachfront
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There are many boat taxi's available to take you across the water. It is a short distance - so usually the cost is less than $2 but be sure and ask ahead of time.
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"Go for the over water bungalow! Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean"
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"Staying in one of the over-the-water rooms is cool, but they are super small, garden rooms are much more..."
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"The inland cabins are a bit larger and quieter. The over water cabins have great views and ambiance"
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"If you like water ask for one of the cottages on the water."
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