The Firefly Caribbean Front 3 bed, upper apt

From $250 / night


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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • House

The Firefly is a Caribbean front property in Bastimentos with a 3 bedroom, private, fully equipped apt on the upper level, which is our private home. This listing is for our personal home upstairs. The downstairs units are part of a separate B&b; which cannot be booked here. Again, this listing is for our private home on the upper level. Upstairs unit sleeps 5 Adults. This apt has a fully equipped kitchen, living room with cable tv, and a huge private outdoor deck complete with sofas. Front widows fold open opening up the house to the amazing breeze off the ocean. On the premise downstairs is The Firefly bar/restaurant and lounge deck below...Read more

Location

The Firefly Caribbean Front 3 bed, upper apt
Isla Bastimentos, Bocas del Toro, Panama

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Additional Location Information

Isla Bastimentos is a 7 minute boat ride from Bocas Town ($3 a person each way) and an island of no roads, just a sidewalk. We find that Basti exudes the true spirit of the Caribbean as people here are of West Indian decent and speak Guari Guari which is a creole patois that sounds like a Jamaican dialect. We are a 5 minute walk from the public boat dock or a 2 minute walk from the dock we use, "Cholo's Dock". If you like being close to town but don't want to feel as if you are staying at the party, we are the perfect option. Bastimentos is more untouched, more tropical than Bocas Town. If you like seeing how the locals live and want a true island experience, we are for you. If you don't like to be walled off away from the culture, we are for you. Here, reggae music plays and children run around. The locals are very friendly and everyone knows each other. We sit just out of the "town" of Bastimentos, Old Bank, and are a short walk to restaurants including ROOTS, Bushman's Kitchen & coffee shop and organic farm UP IN THE HILL. Red Frog beach and zipline are a 5 minute boat ride away. We have access to boat drivers to take you snorkeling or on a day trip around the islands. Scuba 6 is located in Old Bank and gives our guests special rates. There are plenty of hikes including a beautiful 35 minute trek to Wizard Beach. The popular excursion, The Bastimentos Bat Caves is just a boat ride away. There is a very small beach directly to our left with a cleared area for swimming. Access is rocky so water shoes are recommended. There are several surf breaks within walking distance and many more minutes away by boat. We have yoga classes on our deck once a week (and can arrange more if your group is interested). We also have a massage therapist/esthetician on hand for all of your massage, waxing and facial needs. Bastimentos is the perfect jumping off point for everything in Bocas!

More About This Location

Warm winter getaways, Waterfront

Availability

Last updated on January 24, 2014
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Rental fees

  • Cleaning fee | $65 per stay
  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Amenities

General
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Stove or Oven
  • Refrigerator
Entertainment
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Books
  • Stereo or CD player
Outdoor
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Outdoor Dining Area
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - no
  • Suitable for the elderly - no
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 1000 square feet

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