Only Habla Ya Spanish Students are eligible for the special rates for extended stays that appear on this page when they make their reservation through us. These special rates are offered to our students due to the amount of traffic that we generate for these hotels. Please contact us to enquire about non student prices for extended stays. Most of our recommended lodging options are located within walking distance to the school (3 - 10 minutes). If you prefer to be just out of town, Boquete Garden Inn (5 minute taxi drive or 30 minute walk) and Casa Pedro Boquete (10 minute drive, 1 hour walk) are a great choice.
Imagine six cozy roundhouse cabins with an architecture based on an ancient Indian design plus four contemporary and fetching suites, in the middle of a perfectly kept lush tropical garden with beautiful rainforest flowers and a sparkling mountain stream surrounding the whole... look no further: in Boquete you can find this magical place: it is called Isla Verde (Green Island).
The roundhouse cabins of this bed & breakfast are setup through out Isla Verde's lovely garden resembling a small and intimate village in the middle of which lies and open air geodesic dome eating area (breakfast menu is ample, although it is not included in room rates). Half of the roundhouse cabins can accommodate four guests each and the rest up to six. The large roundhouses have an open plan living area with a queen size bed and a comfortable sleepers sofa. The small roundhouses are also setup with an open plan design and have a double sized bed. Each roundhouse has full kitchen, ample private bathrooms with hot showers, dining area and a loft suitable for young adults or teenagers with two additional single beds (small roundhouse) or a double sized bed (large roundhouses). Wireless internet connection is also available.
The suites are the perfect choice for couples as they can accommodate up to two persons with plenty of comfort. Each suite has a bedroom, an independent living area, an ample private bathroom and kitchenette. The upper floor units have a king size bed and a balcony with precious forest and river views. The ground level suites have a queen size bed and a step out of them will lead you directly into the lush of the tropical garden overlooking the crystal clear stream that runs just a couple of meters away and soothes your senses all day long. It is especially relaxing to fall asleep listening to the gentle currents of these streams.
In addition, on site massage therapy by Isla Verde Massage and Beauty Center, body work and facial services are available for guests at the Yellow House (Casita Amarilla) located on the Isla Verde premises. Due to the serene and tranquil nature of our tropical paradise, if you plan to bring your children under the age of 10, please talk to us for prior approval before making your reservation. Infants and supervised children over the age of 10 are happily welcome.
It is an excellent choice for those seeking peace and leafy surroundings, but with the convenience of being within walking distance to town. A clear favorite among our students, Isla Verde holds a privileged place in our list of mid range hotels. The staff will definitively go the extra mile to make your stay an unforgettable experience and with their personalized service there is always someone around to help you with your needs. At Isla Verde you will surely relax and nourish your soul by opening your senses to the serene and tranquil nature of the tropical paradise. If soft, safe and cozy is your style you will certainly not be disappointed and we guarantee that you will not want to leave. Please click here to make a reservation at Isla Verde Roundhouses & Suites in Boquete, Panama.
Isla Verde Rates
Small Roundhouses (3) & Ground Level Suites (Herm & Girafa)
Large Roundhouses (3) & Upper Level Suites (Sark & Mariposa)
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Note: these rates are only for Habla Ya students. Rates do not include Panama's 10% Hotel Tax. These prices are for two persons. For each additional guest aged under 18 (and above 5, children under 4 stay for free), please add $10 per night and for each extra adult add $20 per night. Cancellations made 30 days or more before arrival date will be a charge a $20 processing fee. Cancellations made between 30 and 15 days before arrival we will charge 50% of the basic room rate of the 1st night + 10% tax. Cancellations made 14 days or less prior to arrival we will charge the full basic room rate of the 1st night + 10% tax.
Isla Verde is only 5 minutes away from Habla Ya Boquete Spanish School by foot. When traveling into town on Central Avenue (Avenida Los Fundadores) from David, turn left at the intersection with Fifth Street (Calle 5ta Sur), which is just after the Delta Gas Station and before Los Establos Plaza (where our Spanish school is located). Go straight, cross a small bridge over the stream, and then take a right. You will find Isla Verde on your right side after the road curves to the left.
This riverside bed and breakfast is the perfect place to study... or to relax and unwind!
Take in the beauty of the stunning flowers in bloom. Marvel at the variety of brightly colored tropical birds that visit each morning for breakfast. Explore secret gardens and discover the cinnamon, coffee, eucalyptus and orange trees. Gently sway in a hammock and lose yourself in the pages of your favorite book. Take a quiet moment or two to enjoy the riverside gazebo or simply sit back and allow the river to calm and soothe your soul.
Boquete Garden Inn has five cabañas with two guest rooms in each (each with their own private bathroom), creating a warm cozy setting, while offering privacy. The newly renovated rooms are bright and airy, featuring local and exotic artwork, handcrafted woodwork, new mattresses and plush duvets. The remodeled, contemporary bathrooms have hot showers, and dehumidifiers are rotated between rooms for optimum comfort. All rooms have a microwave, safety box, ceiling fan, free cable TV and free wireless Internet access. Hairdryers and alarm clocks available at the front desk.
Experience "breakfast with the birds" between 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. A variety of tanagers, honeycreepers, hummingbirds and more visit every day! Meet fellow guests at Boquete Garden Inn's own riverside gazebo bar for social hour, every day between 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Continental breakfast with local fruits, eggs and fresh-baked bread of the day is offered each morning on the patio and can be purchased for $3 - $5.
Boquete Garden Inn offers the "Habla Ya discounted rate" on three types of accommodations: a Queen room, with Queen bed and single bed, kitchenette and dining area. Family room, with Queen bed and bunk bed (for families with children 10 years and up), kitchenette and dining area. And a King Suite, with separate bedroom with king bed, full kitchen, living area and pull out double bed.
Boquete Garden Inn artfully combines the beauty and serenity of its natural surroundings with comfort and modern conveniences. Included in Frommer's Best of Panama ("...Very cozy, offer plenty of space... The beds... are feather soft and fitted with fine linens and duvets. It's quite a deal for the price..."), Boquete Garden Inn was rated as one of the "Top 9 Small Hotels and B&Bs in Panama" and comes top-rated from TripAdvisor! If you would like to experience Boquete Garden Inn for yourself, click here to make your reservation today!
Boquete Garden Inn Rates
|Queen (queen and single bed) or Family (queen and bunk bed), both with kichenette||King Suite (king bed in separate room, with pull out double bed & full kitchen)||King Deluxe (with king bed, high ceilings, kitchenette)|
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|For 2 weeks||$725||-||$875||-||-||-|
|For 3 weeks||$975||-||$1175||-||-||-|
|For 4 weeks||$1125||-||$1325||-||-||-|
|Each extra week||$275||-||$325||-||-||-|
Please note: PS (Peak Season) - LS (Low Season). These rates are only for Habla Ya students. Long term discounts are not available (-) during peak season (November 1 - April 31 and National holidays in Panama). Daily rates quoted above do not apply during holidays ($10 extra per night). Rates include cleaning every second day, free wireless Internet access and free cable TV. This offer does not include breakfast or complimentary drink during social hour. Habla Ya students can purchase our affordably priced breakfast specials, social hour beverages or room snacks. Room prices based on double occupancy; please add $20 per extra person per night and $25 per extra person per night during peak holidays. Rates do not include Panama's 10% Hotel Tax
Boquete Garden Inn is just out of downtown Boquete in the incredibly beautiful Palo Alto area. To get to Boquete Garden Inn cross the bridge over the Caldera River and then take a left and continue until you pass the Palo Alto Restaurant. Boquete Garden Inn will be on your left. Walking distance to Habla Ya is around 30 minutes. By car it is only about 5 minutes and the helpful staff at Boquete Garden Inn can help you arrange transportation to town whenever you feel a bit too lazy for the walk.
Casa Pedro is a picturesque, small mid-range bed and breakfast with an outdoor cottage, situated in a picturesque plateau with stunning panoramic views of the hillside and surrounding valley, with abundant recreational and sightseeing opportunities nearby.
The main house has a private suite with en-suite hot-water bathroom and private deck with superb views. Also available are queen and twin-bed rooms with shared hot-water bath in the main house, as well as a separate cottage with full kitchen and hot-water bath that accommodates up to four (two single beds and sofa-bed for two).
The main house has a fully equipped large kitchen with all modern appliances, a laundry room, and a living room with flat-screen TV and wireless Internet. All are available for guests use.
Casa Pedro's on-site managers are a young Panamanian-American family with native fluency in Spanish, as well as English. They will make you feel at home and can assist you in organizing all your recreational and personal needs. They will be happy to serve you a home-cooked breakfast and/or dinner, drawing on their own chicken farm, produce garden, and banana, orange, and lemon trees. You will not soon forget the luscious taste of free-range organic chicken and eggs. Casa Pedro is also available day and evening to provide childcare (including crib) in the well-equipped children's play area.
Staying at Casa Pedro, you enjoy the combined benefit of the beautiful countryside just outside of Boquete and proximity to the town itself (8 minute drive), with all of its many attractions. Improve your Spanish at Habla Ya Spanish Language School, one of the very best in Latin America. Bicycles are available for you to ride into town or to tour the rolling hills of the countryside. Or hike the many side roads and become acquainted with the colorful indigenous population and nearby coffee plantations and nature sanctuaries. If you like high adventure, zipline canopy tours, rafting, horseback riding, bicycle tours, and many other attractions are just nearby and can be arranged. Or just settle into the hammock at Casa Pedro, swing gently, and watch and listen to the many birds fly by, visit Casa Pedro's chickens, rabbits and vegetable garden, and soak up the beautiful setting.
If you would like to experience Casa Pedro Boquete, you are just a step away, click here to make a reservation!
Casa Pedro Rates
|Twin Rooms||Queen Room||Suite||Cottage|
|Weekly||$205 and $245||$295||$475||$525|
|Monthly||$665 and $825||$975||$1475||$1725|
Please note: Casa Pedro also offers special rates for multiple rooms. Please Contact Us for a quote. Note: all rates are for Habla Ya students only. They are for single and double occupancy and do not include Panama's 10% Hotel Tax. For each extra person add $5 per night in the rooms and $10 per night in the cottage.
Directions to Casa Pedro Boquete: from the church in downtown Boquete, drive uphill and take a left at the Y intersection. Pass Café Ruiz and "Mi Jardín es tu Jardín" and continue to drive straight. When you reach "Los Naranjos Crossing" (bearing right), pass the small bridge and proceed up the hill. You will see the Casa Pedro sign on your left. Casa Pedro is about 3.5 km. (2 miles) from downtown Boquete and is well-served in both directions by frequent bus and inexpensive taxi service.