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    Cosmic Crab Resort

    Carenero Island, Panama
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good23%
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

    I absolutely loved my stay here. I was fortunate enough to get one of the floating cabins over the water and it was stunning. The room is small, yes but the location can't be beat and there is lots of lounging area in the restaurant....More

    1  Thank RockPaperHairDesigns
    Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

    Really cool and nicely decorated resort with cabins on the water and very friendly staff and owners. The restaurant is very nice, as well on water, and food is simply delicious. They have happy hour from noon till 6pm with 1usd beer.

    1  Thank crazyworld84
    Reviewed 15 January 2017

    We spent the new year at their beautiful terrace by the sea. Service and the buffet appetizers were good. Main dish was also good but the desert a bit blunt. I'm not sure their ordinary prizes but the new year menu was a bit expensive....More

    1  Thank Reijonens
    Reviewed 1 January 2017

    We spent 5 days here and we enjoyed our stay. You have to take a boat from town across the bay to get here. Food was very good. Not much to do in the immediate area but you are a $2 boat taxi away from...More

    Thank LindaB1947
    Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

    Second time here - but just like the first time, it was really fantastic. The owners and staff were very helpful and focused on making the stay as fun and relaxing as possible. Thanks Joan, Anna and the rest of the Cosmic Crab team -...More

    Thank Anthony F
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 50 - USD 136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Bocas del Toro Province >
    • Carenero Island
    • Also Known As
    • Careening Cay Hotel Carenero Island
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    LORI A
    4 March 2016|
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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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    "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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    "The rooms over the water are very small."
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    "Cabins not on the water are spacious and very comfortable"
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