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The Firefly Bocas del Toro

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Firefly was a beautiful escape to an island paradise and it was very, very hard to leave. The property is quaint and tastefully decorated, clean and welcoming. The ocean view from the deck is magnificent and it's a beautiful place to relax and literally check out. Island time/life is a very real thing here. You couldn't ask for better...

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Ahhhh The Firefly...First off it's an amazing place. I went here alone when I went to Panama for a few weeks. The staff were great, very sweet and helpful and informative. It's away from all of the hostels so it's nice and quiet (what I wanted). There was yoga offered, massages and the food was amazing. This was probably my...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed at The Firefly for two nights in May 2016 and couldn't be more pleased with our experience. We paid a little more to stay in the water bungalow, which had a private outdoor shower along with a deck with chairs and hammock to waste the day away. Even though they are off the grid, the...

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 22 June 2016

From the moment I saw the pictures of the Firefly, I knew I had to stay here. What an idyllic little ocean side paradise, tucked away in a quiet area of the island. We loved it here! THE GOOD BITS: Intimate atmosphere, good food, peaceful, oceanfront, supports and employs the locals, supports ecotourism. STAFF: Lauren was great about responding promptly...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed in the air bungalow for two nights! When we arrived they welcomed us with a rum punch and showed us our room. The air bungalow was amazing, the view was awesome and everything just seemed to be right. The interior of the room and the outside area is perfect. The breakfast in the morning was very good and...

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Taghazout, Morocco
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in in one of the double rooms above the small „pool“. The rooms are decorated nice and the colours are well chosen. We had a private balcony with two chairs and a hammock. After the first impression and excitement the disappointment started. When we arrived we were welcomed by one of the hosts. Me being...

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TheFireflyBocas, Owner at The Firefly Bocas del Toro, responded to this review

We are sad to hear you didn't enjoy yourself but It seemed that from the beginning, you and your brother wanted something different than what we are. We state very clearly that we are a bnb not a full service hotel. We have a small staff, not a 24 hour staff here to wait on guests.. Our policies are outlined...

Aliso Viejo, California
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to spend 3 days here in April. We reserved the highest air bungalow that was magical. The outdoor shower, the comfy bed and the balcony hammock. The staff is warm and welcoming. They even have a welcome greeting just for you upon your arrival. The breakfasts are to die for especially their smoothies (I admit I...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I had never been to an island or even Central America when my boyfriend and I booked The Firefly for 4 nights. After a week in Nicaragua, a layover in PTY, a flight next to the propeller on Air Panama, a taxi, a water taxi and an embarrassing attempt to navigate my rolling suitcase through Basti, I was practically sprinting...

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

This place is trully amazing. The people here are so nice and the food! Oh my god! Rooms are clean and very nicely decorated. Also love the fact that they are eco and support local people. They just care of the island they live at. We enjoyed our stay to the last bits. Oh and those sunsets!

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

The Firefly was our third stop out of seven places we're staying at while we are in Bocas. Great ambiance, the rooms are beautiful, the whole place is! We stayed in the air bungalow. The staff is amazing and super helpful. Clarissa our bartender was awesome and super informative about the area. Renee was amazing! He made sure every moment...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Firefly is a small, boutique B&B located on Bastimentos in Bocas Del Toro Panama. We are located directly on the Caribbean. Our restaurant/bar is open 6 days a week in high season. Hours in low season vary. Breakfast is included in your stay. We are a 3 minute walk from Basti Town (Old Bank) and an 8 minute boat taxi ride from Bocas Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Firefly Bocas del Toro

Address: Old Bank, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range: $100 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Firefly Bocas Del Toro Panama/Isla Bastimentos
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