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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2010

Fun & laid back place! We had only planned to stay for a couple of days but ended up staying a week. The staff is great....even made the rainy day fun. We made friends with everyone - including a cool sloth on the trail to the beach...not something you would get to do in Bocas town! Great surfing too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

best hostel i've stayed in panama. If partying on Isla Colon is not your thing then you def need to head over to Bocas Bound on Isla Bastimentos. 5 mins to the beach, and well wickid set up. Best part about it was the staff who couldn't be more friendly and helpful.

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Bocas del Toro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2010

Bocas Bound Hostel has the friendliest staff and the most excellent location! A perfect place to get away from it all and still be right in the middle of all the fun stuff too. I highly recommend Bocas Bound Hostel for down-to-earth travelers who like to party, and also to those who just want to chill out on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

This place is a definite must for a trip to panama! While bocas town is a great place to go out, spend at least one night out in bastimentos! The bocas bound hostel is awesome! absolutely beautiful beaches, awesome staff who are willing to help and show you around from the minute you get there, and a clean, fun place... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2010

Lovely place! I really enjoyed the stay there! I recommend for all those looking for a comfortable, clean and well situated hostel. Also the staff are very nice always trying to help and giving tips. The Beaches were and awesome!!!!!!

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orem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2010

This place was in one of the most beautiful places on earth! Its a brand new clean good looking hostel. Right around the corner is a very nice beach. During the day its crowded with a young crowd. At the hostel its got a pool table, ping pong table, computers, wifi, restaurant, clean beds, lockers, etc... Theres no store on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2010

Bocus bound hostel was such a fun hostel to stay at the rooms were perfect and the air conditioning made it all.. The staff are very friendly and the food was good but needs more selection.. The walk to the beach is nothing its actually relaxing walking through the jungle with no one around. At the hostel there was plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

Bocas Bound was a very nice hostel located on Isla Bastimentos. It was very secluded from the rest of the island which made it very nice to relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches nearby. There rooms were very affordable and nice and clean. They also have a nice big common area where everyone can enjoy themselves and have a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2010

I stayed a week Bocus Bound and it was a beautiful experience. After traveling through out Costa Rica and Panama it was kindof a good feeling to stay there. The rooms were clean the beaches were beautiful and the place was so gorgeous. The negatives were that it just opened a couple weeks prior and they hadn't worked out all... More 

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Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2010

If you traveling to Bocas Del Toro you have to visit Basimentos. The island is beautiful and the hostel is the best place to stay. Its affordable and the people are really nice. There is a really nice open air dining/ living area overlooking the water and the jungle. The manger, Jude, is very cool and hospitable. He can set... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a living rainforest, on a Caribbean island, Bocas Bound is the place to stay and visit in Bocas del Toro. Bocas Bound provides immediate access to surfing, rain forest hikes, kayaking, and beautiful beaches. Bocas Bound is an exotic destination in Bocas del Toro that attracts back-packers, surfers, and cost-conscious families looking for a place that is extraordinarily different from a typical Bocas hotel. Trails from your doorstep lead you through dense jungle to breathtaking beaches and hidden coves. The nightly chorus of nature will cause you to truly appreciate Isla Bastimentos.* 8 min walk to Red Frog Beach * Beach Activity Center* Hiking Trails and Canopy Zipline* 15 minute water taxi to Bocas Town* Air-conditioned rooms* Full Restaurant Bar and Lounge * Community kitchen * Free Breakfast & Coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bocas Island Lodge

Address: On A Hill Above Red Frog Beach | 15 min water taxi from Bocas Town, Isla Bastimentos, Panama (Formerly Bocas Bound Hostel)
Location: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range: $15 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Bocas Bound Hotel Isla Bastimentos
Bocas Island Lodge Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro
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