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Overview
East End, Calle Principal Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos 0101 Panama See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Description
The Sea Monkey -- a boutique over water bungalow lodge, bar, and restaurant -- is situated just outside of the Caribbean village of Old Bank on Isla Bastimentos, just far enough from the center to give a More feeling of seclusion but still close enough to allow easy access to local shops, bars, and restaurants. Guests can easily reach destinations throughout the islands via water taxis directly from our dock. Each bungalow features a spacious luxury bathroom with hot water shower, a romantic king-size four-poster bed with mosquito net and unobstructed sea views via a collapsible 12 foot window wall, and a huge open-air deck with 180 degree views of the Caribbean and neighboring islands. The restaurant and bar feature international cuisine and tropical drinks with an emphasis on fresh, local, and organic ingredients. We get a lot of our produce from our neighbors just a few hundred meters from the lodge! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
$100 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Sea Monkey Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro
Location
Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Location
Full view
Contact
East End, Calle Principal Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos 0101 Panama
Getting there
Bocas Del Toro Airport3 mi
Changuinola Airport18 mi
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Room & Suite (39)
Dining (11)
Reviews (71)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going into Panama we had no idea what to expect but after arriving at Stacy and Ryan's bungalow over the water we knew we were going to love our two day stay in Bastimentos. The place is so adorably decorated and the doors open up...More

1  Thank Colleen F
Reviewed June 27, 2018

To begin and to be fair, we did not stay here. My review is not of The Sea Monkey property itself but rather the lack of understanding displayed from the reservations/management team. My friend and I booked a three-night stay for July months ago. We...More

Thank Brittany W
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Do you want to eat gourmet locally sourced food at half the American price? Do you want insider info and advice on what to do? Ie a concierge akin to the 4 seasons Do you want to switch off and relax and finally get to...More

1  Thank gemlyng
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying at sea monkey. Ryan and Ian were super helpful to recommend tours and restaurants. We loved the included breakfast and dining at restaurant on the island. The room was clean and had hot water. We were thankful to be located on...More

2  Thank Emmy125
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

My Boo and I were in Bocas Del Toro and went to Isla Bastimentos for the zipline. After that we used TA to locate a place for lunch and found Sea Monkey. A short water taxi ride and we arrived and were greeted by Elvia....More

1  Thank Henry J
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Nr083273
August 17, 2017|
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Response from seamonkeybocas | Property representative |
You can! It's Sandy in front and there is a reef about 200 yards away if you want to see some corals
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weldonstanford
August 15, 2016|
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Response from seamonkeybocas | Property representative |
We are unfortunately closed for renovations, but it is usually open from 8 to 10 AM for breakfast and from 5 to 9 for dinner.
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Room Tips
"We stayed in the little house for 2 nights and the more luxurious over-the-water bungalow for 2 nights...."
Lesliekap
Feb 15, 2018
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"chill, good location and amazing views"
LauraMP21
Oct 23, 2017
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"Right side Bungalow is closer to restaurant, and possibly has less privacy. Both bungalows are amazing..."
RileyHarrison
Sep 7, 2017
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"The bungalows are all amazing!!! Best views ever!"
carrotflowers2
Jul 5, 2017
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