Bocas del Toro Mid-Range Boutique Hotels | Bed & Breakfasts

Tierra Verde Hotel in Bocas del Toro, Panama

Bocas del Toro's Mid-Range Options...

The nicest & most convenient midrange accommodations!

  • Hotel Cala Luna: owner operated boutique hotel located in a tranquil neighborhood of Bocas Town with 8 crisp, clean and fresh air conditioned bedrooms.
  • Hotel Tierra Verde: 7 a/c rooms located on Carenero Island right on the beach just 5 minutes from town.
  • Bocas Island Condos: fully furnished open plan studio suites and 1 bedroom apartments for up to 4 guests with air conditioning and plenty of amenities.
  • Bocas Town Apartments: two bedroom apartments modernly furnished and completely equipped with everything you'll need for short or long term stays, centrally located just a block from Main Street.
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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. Most of our recommended lodging options are located within walking distance to our Spanish school in Bocas del Toro (from 1 to 15 minute walks).

Hotel Cala Luna

Peaceful, Convenient, Simple
The rooms at Hotel Cala Luna are simple yet elegant

If you're looking for a tranquil setting with bright and spacious private rooms close to Bocas Town but a bit away from the main action, then Cala Luna has what you're looking for. Its simple but elegant decoration with hardwood interiors and clean lines will make you feel warm and welcome in Bocas del Toro.

Located on 5th Street only 3 blocks away from the Central Park and 4.5 blocks away from Habla Ya Bocas del Toro Spanish School, Hotel Cala Luna provides you with the convenience of being close to everything but with enough distance to enjoy some peace and quiet. And by being immersed in a local neighborhood you'll easily be able to mix in with the locals and practice your Spanish as well!

Hotel Cala Luna has 8 rooms that come in different configurations
Different Options for Different Needs

Hotel Cala Luna offers rooms with different configurations. There are 5 double rooms, 2 quadruple rooms and 1 suite with 2 rooms within it.

Four of the double rooms have queen sized beds and one of the double rooms has two twin beds. The two quadruple rooms have four single beds each, one of which has a bunk bed. The Suite has two rooms, one with a queen sized bed and the other room with two single beds, a living room with kitchenette and private balcony of 30 square meters and a watch tower.


The shared area at Hotel Cala Luna is a great place to relax

Functional comfort is the catchphrase for the rooms here. All of the rooms at Hotel Cala Luna have their own private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, fans, a safe box, refrigerator, Cable TV and a small balcony. Each bed has thick, quality mattresses and crisp-clean sheets. There is a mid level patio area shared amongst guests with chairs and hammocks where you can kick off your sandals and just relax... or take in the fresh breeze before tackling your Spanish homework. The Cala Luna Hotel definitely provides you with a nice setting to chill out after a day of Bocas activities and Spanish learning.


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Personalized Attention & Amenities
Pizzeria Alberto at the Hotel Cala Luna is a nice place to socialize as well

Hospitality comes natural to Owners Alberto and Marcela who are always on site and have a very well developed sense of what their guests want and need. They are always around for a chat and will do their best to make you feel at home.

To complement your stay you'll find authentic Italian cuisine on premises during the evening, great Panamanian coffee freshly prepared every morning with a fantastic espresso machine during breakfast and a small bar with cold beers and drinks.

And if it wasn't enough wifi Internet is available throughout the entire hotel, as well as a vast selection of board games for young and old.

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Rates
  Per Night 1 Week 2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks
  LS HS LS HS LS HS LS HS LS HS
Single Occupancy $50 $60 $315 $385 $616 $756 $903 $1113 $1176 $1456
Double Occupancy $60 $70 $385 $455 $756 $896 $1113 $1323 $1456 $1736
Triple Occupancy $80 $90 $525 $595 $1036 $1176 $1533 $1743 $2016 $2296
Quadruple Occupancy $90 $100 $595 $665 $1176 $1316 $1743 $1953 $2296 $2576
Toucan Suite $120 $150 $805 $1015 $1596 $2016 $2373 $3003 $3136 $3976

* Note: prices are in US Dollars. Rates DO NOT include Panama's 10% Hotel Tax. Checkin is at 2 p.m. and checkout is at 11 a.m. LS: stands for Low Season and is from April 15th to October 31st. HS stands for High Season and is from November 1st until April 14th. Reduced weekly rates do not apply on the following dates (if entire or part of the stay falls within these days, full HS rate per night is to be paid for those specific days): Carnivals, Holy Week , La Feria del Mar - The Fair of the Sea, National Days (November 1st - 11th), Christmas and New Years Holiday (December 15th - January 15th). A credit card and 50% deposit is required to make the reservation. The remaining amount will be charged upon arrival. Cancellations can be made with up to 30 days in advance with no penalty (only 3% credit card fee). No shows and cancellations made 30 days or less prior to arrival will be charged the full basic room rate of the 1st night + 10% tax. No shows and cancellations made 7 days prior to check lose their 50% deposit.

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A 7 minute walk away from Habla Ya Spanish School, Hotel Cala Luna is located on 5th Street between Avenida E and Avenida F. From the airport follow the main street that leaves the airport (Avenida E) and take the second left on 5th Street, walk half a block north and Hotel Cala Luna will be to your right. If you arrive by boat to Bocas del Toro on First Street, walk up north until you reach Avenida E, then take a left, walk 4 blocks to the west, then take a right on 5th Street, up north half a block and Hotel Cala Luna will be to your right. If you arrive by boat on Third Street, just walk up north until you can take a left onto Avenida E and follow instructions as above.
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Tierra Verde Hotel

Beachfront Hotel: Quiet, Secluded & Convenient
Tierra Verde Hotel in Carenero, Bocas del Toro

Tierra Verde, a family owned three-story beachfront boutique hotel, is the ideal getaway for students and travelers who prefer to be off the beaten path and surrounded by nature. You'll be able to easily put enough distance between yourself and the bustling main island, but still be within a 5 minute boat ride to the center of Bocas Town for your daily Spanish classes.

Hotel Tierra Verde is located on the beach of Isla Carenero, which is a small island right in front of Isla Colon (the main island). Carenero Island doesn't have any roads, cars or traffic, and with a population of less than 500 persons, you'll easily be able to fade into your peaceful place while you marvel at the views of the Caribbean Sea. If you value peace and tranquility, this is the place for you.

Hotel Tierra Verde Double Room
Get Away From Everything

The hotel is beautifully decorated with hardwood floors, French windows, rattan furniture, and an open sheltered balcony replete with ocean and jungle views. The 3 story building of Tierra Verde has seven rooms with double and a single beds, or 2 single beds. Each room comes with air-conditioning, hot water, a private bathroom, cable TV and orthopedic mattresses. They also have one 2-bedroom suite ideal for families with kids or friends traveling together, which includes a walk-in closet, a living room, a mini-fridge, and a private balcony.

In the midst of the Rainforest & Caribbean Sea
Private dock in front of Hotel Tierra Verde

This Bed & Breakfast is tucked into the lush tropical forest right in front of the beach, and provides an atmosphere of serenity and seclusion. It is ideal if you like to swim and snorkel. A continental breakfast is included in the price of your stay, and is served in a nice, tranquil seating area outside in front of the beach. Imagine getting up in the morning, having breakfast with view on the turquoise blue water, and then getting ready for your Spanish lessons. Life is good!

The property also has it's own dock with hammocks, and for $1 a water taxi will drive you to Isla Colon (where our school is located). Small local water taxis operate on a daily basis from the main island of Isla Colon to Tierra Verde. The reception staff will call a ride for you at anytime during the day.

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The brothers who own Tierra Verde surf a lot in Carenero Island
Local Surf Expertise

The owners are 2 brothers who are passionate about surfing, and they'll be happy to give you advice on where the best surf breaks are located. We chose this hotel as one of our favorites for our students because of it's friendly staff, the good vibe and beautiful location. At Tierra Verde you'll feel right at home.

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Rates
  Per Night 1 Week 2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks
  LS HS LS HS LS HS LS HS LS HS
Single Occupancy $55 $65 $385 $455 $770 $910 $1050 $1260 $1260 $1400
Double Occupancy $65 $75 $455 $525 $910 $1050 $1260 $1470 $1400 $1680
Triple Occupancy $75 $85 $525 $595 $1050 $1190 $1470 $1680 $1680 $1960

* Please note: prices are in US Dollars. Rates DO NOT include Panama's 10% Hotel Tax. Check-in is at 2 p.m. and checkout is at 11 a.m. LS: stands for Low Season and is from April 16th to June 15th and from August 1st to October 31st. HS stands for High Season and is from November 1st until April 15th and from June 16th to July 30th. High season also includes certain National Holidays. Reduced weekly rates may not apply on National Holidays or at certain times during high season (contact us for a specific quote). A credit card and 50% deposit is required to make the reservation. The remaining amount will be charged upon arrival. Cancellations can be made with up to 30 days in advance with no penalty (only 3% credit card fee). Cancellations made 30 days or less prior to arrival will be charged the full basic room rate of the 1st night + 10% tax. No shows and cancellations made 7 days prior to check in lose their 50% deposit.

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A 5 minute boat ride plus a 15 minute walk away from Habla Ya Spanish School, Hotel Tierra Verde is located on Carenero Island. From the airport follow the main street that leaves the airport (Avenida E) and take the first right on Sixth Street, walk one block south, and then a left again once you have reached Avenida D. Four more blocks and you'll have reached 1st Street from where you can take a boat for $1 to Hotel Tierra Verde. If you arrive by boat to Bocas del Toro just get off the boat that comes from Almirante and flag down another local boat to take you to Hotel Tierra Verde for $1 per person. From the airport you can always catch a taxi to the boat station.
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Bocas Island Condos

Great Location + Modern & Secure Premises
Bocas Island Condos are a great option if you want to be closer to Bocas Town

This brand new building is home to the Bocas Island Condos, a modern gated complex with a clean, fresh and contemporary tropical design. It's located right in the heart of Bocas Town only a block and a half away from the main street and a 10 minute walk to our Spanish school. Thanks to its solid construction and superb sound insulation you'll be able to enjoy the convenience of being close to everything in a quiet, peaceful and air conditioned environment.

You couldn't ask for a more convenient location as Bocas Town serves as the stepping stone to all of the eco-adventures that the Archipelago has to offer such as scuba diving, surfing, island and beach hopping, fishing, sailing and ziplining in the rain forest. And Bocas Island Condos is only a couple of minutes walk away from Bocas del Toro's best restaurants and dance clubs.

The Perfect Apartment Rental
Living Room at Bocas Island Condos

Bocas Island Condos has 3 levels of units and offers guests two different types of accommodation:

  • Studio Suites
  • 1 Bedroom Apartments

The Studio Suites have a functional open plan layout. As you enter each suite you'll encounter a living/entertainment area with a set of comfy chairs and a TV. A queen sized bed faces this area, and the other half of this space is occupied by a modern kitchen with a breakfast bar. The bathroom is accessed through the corner of the room which also has a small closet.

The 1 Bedroom Apartments also have a large open plan space shared by the living room and kitchen in addition to a small office space, perfect for going over what you've just learned in your Spanish lessons. From the office space you have access to the bathroom and the bedroom which has a queen sized bed. The 1 bedroom units can accommodate up to 4 guests as they also have have a fold out sofa bed in the living area.

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Each level shares a balcony and a patio area is common for all on the first floor. High speed wireless internet is available throughout the entire property as well.

Layout of the one Bedroom Apartments and Suites at the Bocas Island Condos

Fully Furnished & Equipped
Kitchen at Bocas Island Condos

The Bocas Island Condos have everything you need. Every room is fully furnished, the bathrooms have fully functional hot showers and each queen bed has orthopedic mattresses for a good nights' sleep. The kitchen comes with plates, cutlery, glassware, pots and pans, and you'll also find a microwave, toaster and a coffee maker. The tap has filtered water and the living area has satellite TV and DVD. Every unit has its own safe for valuables and quiet air conditioning.

Each room comes with a prepaid cell phone provided for your use (you have to purchase calling cards). Laundry service is available on the premises and all rooms are strictly non-smoking. By staying at Bocas Condos you can focus on enjoying Bocas as all rentals longer than 7 days include weekly cleaning and maid service.

Bocas Island Condos have everything you need
Amazing Value

When you're looking for short term apartment or condo rental in Bocas del Toro, Bocas Island Condos simply have the best rates. For your money you'll get a fully furnished apartment in almost brand new conditions, and the peace of mind that comes from being in a secure location and completely gated in. You'll have quick access to all of the amenities that the town of Bocas del Toro have to offer and you'll be able to enjoy the pristine islands of Panama's top Caribbean destination. If you're on your own, with your partner, or even with a couple of children, Bocas Island Condos will exceed your expectations!


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Rates
  Per Night 3 Nights Per Week 4 Weeks
  LS HS PS LS HS PS LS HS PS LS HS PS
Studio Suite $75 $85 $99 $195 $225 $265 $375 $475 $575 $925 $1225 $1225
One Bedroom $95 $105 $125 $225 $275 $325 $495 $575 $655 $1225 $1525 $1525

* Please note: prices are in US Dollars. No stay of less than 28 nights will be charged more than the monthly total. Due to limited apartment availability, reservations require a 30% payment with credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover) and may be cancelled up to 30 days before checkin date with a one night cancellation fee (at the basic rate) and the rest will be refunded. Balance is due upon check in. No-shows and reservations cancelled within 30 days automatically lose their 30% payment and will be charged one night at the daily rate in addition. LS (Low Season) is from May 1st - September 30th. HS (High Season) is from October 1st - April 30th. PS (Peak Season) is from November 1st until December 3rd, December 20th until January 3rd, Carnival and Holy Week. There is a one bedroom apartment on the third floor that is $10 more per night because of the view (you can see the Caribbean Sea from it).

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At 10 minute walk away from Habla Ya Spanish School, Bocas Island Condos is located on Avenue D between 4th and 5th Street. From the airport follow the main street that leaves the airport (Avenida E) and take the first right on Sixth Street, walk one block south, and then take a left, walk a block and a half and Bocas Island Condos will be to your right. If you arrive by boat to Bocas del Toro on 1st Street, walk south until you reach Avenida D, take a right, pass three blocks and Bocas Island Condos will be in the middle of the next block. If you arrive by boat on Third Street, just walk up north until Avenida D and follow the instructions as above. From any of the boat stations or the airport you can always catch a taxi to your destination.
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Bocas Town Apartments

The building of Bocas Town Apartments is very well insulated from the noise of Bocas del Toro
Centrally Located with Modern Comfort

If you're looking for a place conveniently located only a stone's throw away from the center of town with plenty of space, modern comfort and fully air conditioned, where you can rest and relax or do your homework after spending the day in the Caribbean sun by the beach, then you've just found it. Just a minute's walk away from numerous restaurants, bars, shops and tour operators, as well as sea front property and the public docks where you can catch a boat to visit neighboring islands and beaches, island living doesn't get any better than this!

Even though Bocas Town Apartments are just around the corner from the clubs where Bocas del Toro's nightlife takes place, its solid edification provides its guest with superb sound insulation. Taking into account that most of Bocas del Toro's hotels within town are wooden buildings, you can't go wrong if you stay here. And when you go out at night to dine or party, you'll always be only a short walk away from home.

Bedroom at Bocas Town Apartments in Bocas del Toro, Panama
Spacious & Fully Equipped Apartments

Your island experience in the tropics doesn't necessarily have to be a rough one. When staying at Bocas Town Apartments you'll be able to enjoy the convenience and comforts that come with these brand new units which are tastefully decorated and equipped with modern furniture and appliances.

These apartments are perfect if you prefer having access to the extra space that comes with two bedrooms (and large wardrobes), which is quite nice when staying for more than several weeks. In one bedroom you'll find a double bed while in the other one there are two single beds. There are two different types of apartments on each floor and the main difference is that the larger ones have two full bathrooms in each room with hot showers, while the smaller units have one full ensuite bathroom in one bedroom and a guest toilet in the other one.

Kitchen and Living room area at Bocas Town Apartments

Each apartment, besides having their very own private open air balconies, some of which have town views, while others overlook Bocas Town with the sea in the background, are completely air conditioned (both the living room / kitchen areas as well as the bedrooms). Each apartment comes equipped with its own laundry facilities, cable television, free WiFi Internet, and the kitchens have everything you need to make and enjoy your own meals (oven, stove, microwave, fridge, freezer, cutlery, plates, pans, coffee machine, etc).


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Kitchen at Bocas Town Apartments
Eat in. Party. Rest…. While studying Spanish at Habla Ya Bocas del Toro!

Bocas Town Apartments ares amongst our preferred midrange lodging options in Bocas del Toro because it provides a great setting for visitors wanting to experience life in downtown Bocas del Toro but still be able to rest within the quiet and comfort of their own private space. It really works if you need two bedrooms without breaking the bank. Besides being very close to some of Bocas del Toro's best restaurants and clubs, you can also easily grab a boat on the dock a couple of blocks away and go on a boat tour to the neighboring islands or just catch some waves on the world class surfing break on Carenero, only a 5 minute boat ride away.

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Rates
  Per Night 1 Week 2 Weeks 4 Weeks
Apartment 1A $150 $575 $875 $1500
Apartment 1B $140 $525 $825 $1375
Apartment 2A $175 $750 $1000 $1625
Apartment 2B $150 $695 $875 $1500
Apartment 3A $200 $825 $1125 $1750
Apartment 3B $175 $750 $1000 $1625

* Please note: prices are in US Dollars. "A" apartments (115 m2) have 2 full bathrooms and "B" apartments (110 m2) have 1.5 bathrooms. Upper floor apartments are priced higher but layouts are the same. Minimum stay is 2 nights. Prices are for up to 4 persons per apartment. For each extra person add $15 USD per person per night. For stays of 4 weeks or more, gas and electricity is NOT INCLUDED in the rate. For stays less than 4 weeks, a $500 security deposit is required. Deposit is returned at check out. If cancellation is made with 2 months or more in advance, deposit is returned minus 1 night at normal rate and credit card fees. Cancellations made with 1 month or more in incur in 50% deposit penalty. Cancellations made within 1 month or no shows lose deposit entirely. Special rates may apply during Panama's National Holidays (we will let you know if that is the case). Check in is at 3 p.m. and check out is at 12 p.m. Maximum amount of guests is 4 - 6 depending on apartment.

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Just an 8 minute walk (700m) from Habla Ya Spanish School in Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town Apartments are only a block from Main Street (3rd Street), the heart of Bocas Town, yet on a quieter road so you can still chill but quickly be in the middle of everything or head to Habla Ya Bocas del Toro for your Spanish lessons. The physical address is the corner of Avenida E and 4th Street opposite to the National Bank. From the Airport just follow the street (E Avenue) and two blocks later you'll reach your destination. If you arrive by boat to Bocas del Toro on 1st Street, walk North (a right outside of the building where boats arrive), take a left onto Avenida Central, cross the Central Park, keep heading North on 3rd Street (Bocas' Main Street) and take a left on the first street you encounter, which is E Avenue, (just after Municipality Building) and you'll find Bocas Town Apartments on the next corner right in front of the bank (the only one in town). If you arrive by boat on 3rd Street, just walk up North until Avenida E and follow the directions as above. From any of the boat stations or the airport you can always catch a taxi to your destination.
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