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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Isla Bastimentos, Bocas del Toro Province
CASA SERENITY BY THE SEA is your private waterfront bungalow in a tropical rainforest setting 30 feet from the Caribbean Sea.
Totally tranquil and totally unique.
>New stone-designed 'dipping' pool - only for our guests.
>La casa/bungalow has a 140-foot balcony with a 180-degree unobstructed view of the Caribbean ( you can enjoy the view from inside as well).
>Its charming ethnic - chic interior décor, handmade driftwood furniture, native columbian tiles in the bathroom and kitchen create a colorful and cozy living experience.
>Swings and hammocks set by the pool and sea.
>Stone grille to barbecue your freshly caught fish and local veggies is also at the seaside playground.
> A true 'back to nature retreat' and only a 5-minute walk into town and to the boat taxis.
>Here on the island, we all li...
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About the Owner, Harriet L
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 36 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 2 properties
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Jan L
Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2016 for a stay in March 2015

My wife and I have travelled widely and this experience was one of our best. So tranquil and comfortable. All stress was released. We melted into our surroundings of sea and forest. Our hostess, Jan, was so helpful and accommodating. She even picked us up at the airport and then took us food shopping. And best of all, she cooked...

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Thank You again Bruce and Melissa! We loved hosting you both! A special meal will be our pleaseure to offer you whenever you stay with us again! Happy Travels, Regards, Harriet and Jan (property manager)


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Harriet L
Los Angeles, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We were overwhelmed by the beauty of the entire property and its esthetic décor and amenities! It is charming, warm and fun to live here! We felt we lucked out in our choice of accommodations from so many other properties available. We relaxed on the hammocks, swam and snorkeled in the sea in front of our bungalow, and Jan served...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 3 nights
USD 160
16 Jan 2018 -
31 Mar 2018
3 nights
USD 160
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $220 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $45 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Full refund of payment before 6 weeks of date of reserved arrival date. Cancellation fee of of 20% within 8 days of arrival. No refund of payment within 7 days of reserved arrival date.
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About the neighbourhood
'Puerta al Mar' is where the jungle meets the sea
A tropical hideaway and yet a 5 minute walk into town and to the boat taxis.
Here we live a simple life - no vehicles - no industry. Stroll, walk, hike, or catch a local boat to your destination.
Our coastal path meanders for miles around the island to discover virgin inlets, coves, or explore a Robinson Caruso - like adventure !
Swimming, Snorkeling, Scuba-diving and Surfing are all popular water sports that attract many travelers to our islands.
Private access (via rock stairs) into the warm, blue Caribbean sea to swim, snorkel or just cool-off.
An adult playground is our front yard with 2 swings , stone fire pit to grill fresh fish and local veggies - Yummy!,
Thick driftwood benches to pause, be captivated, or gaze out...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bocas del Toro: 4.8 km
Ferry: Bastimentos: 0.6 km
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