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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2012

We were turned onto this place last minute by one of the friends of the owner of the last place we were staying. We booked it "sight unseen" because of their description of the location, the surf and it's owners. It is located right on the sand on Caranero. The Pickled Parrot is run by the owners in is over... More 

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Stuart, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2012

Walking to the surf break on carenero, we wondered upon the pickled parrot bar rest , and talking to the owner george he informed us he had a couple of suites, and one was avalialble for a couple of nights, we looked at it and it was ausome, great view of the break, large rooms with king beds and air... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2010

We just happened to stumble upon this place when we visited The Pickled Parrot for a beer on a Sunday afternoon and ended up leaving our hostel the next day and stayed here for 5 nights! We met George and immediately liked him, he mentioned he had 2 suites and 50 metres from the bar and we ended up staying... More 

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Portland, OR
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2008

What can I say about the Blue Marlin. Maybe it was the time of year we chose to go there. We arrived on Bocas and took a water taxi to Blue Marlin at 8:00 a.m. We were supposed to be picked up at the airport by Yessica who it turned out was on the SAME flight we were on yet... More 

3 Thank clwag
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2008

I can only say good things about the Blue Marlin. We stayed only 2 nites and wished it would have been more. The Blue Marlin is small and very private. The owners are so warm to welcome and help with anything that you could possibly need on your stay. .."Thank you George and Yessaca" The Pickeled Parrot has some really... More 

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Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2008

My husband, myself and our 11 year old daughter stayed here and had a great time. We had been staying at a place down the beach which costed us twice as much. We literally stumbled onto this place and stayed. The food was awesome we loved the Thai Soup and whole snapper cooked in garlic butter, YUM! We were going... More 

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Boulder, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2008

Our family of 5 (with kids aged 9,6 and 3) stayed March 2007 (with 3 kids it is tough to get these reviews done). Bocas is an awesome area with tons to do. George and Yessica know lots about the area and can point you to tours, etc. For the price, definitely above average accommodations. large 2-room 'suite' for lack... More 

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boston, ma
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2008

Not sure where many of the previous reviewers stayed but I have to say I don;t agree with all the rave reviews. There are two apts under the family floor above. The apts are older with a very moldy bathroom and the apt is very musty. The view is gorgeous but that is the norm in this area. The nearby... More 

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New York
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2008

I just return from staying at the Blue Marlin last week....a few "corrections" need to be made to these reviews. First, Bocas is beautiful and my friends and I had the time of our lives, but: the Blue Marlin is someone's house and is like staying with a family....it is NOT a resort...Every morning I could hear the babies upstairs....the... More 

Thank eurotraveler214
Florida Key's
1 review
Reviewed December 22, 2007

What a Great Time! I stayed at the Blue Marlin Resort.The room was great.It had a Large bathroom with hot water. The air conditioner froze my #@# off. The bedroom had a king size bed. and the front room had a day bed and a wet bar. The view from the front room is fantastic.The resort is a stones throw... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Marlin Resort

Address: Isla Carenero, Isla Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Blue Marlin Hotel
Blue Marlin Resort Panama/Bocas Del Toro - Isla Colon
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Isla Colon
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