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Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We quite honestly had the best vacation we've ever had at Tranquilo Bay. Everything was great - from being met at the airport, to the comfortable cabin with hammock and AC, to meals (good food, and they fed our children separately so that we could relax while we ate), to the naturalist guides who seemed to know everything about the...

Thank LizonMorton
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The many other positive reviews contain the highlights: excellent lodging, staff, food, clean, and first rate guides in Natalia and Ramon (plus Jay and Jim). My wife and I stayed a week with a Zeiss sponsored birding tour, and I don't think things could have gone better. Look over the reviews and Tranquilo Bay website-- if you think you would...

Thank Sones27
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We spent three nights here in August 2016. We took a boat ride from Almirante to Isla Colon and then another to Isla Bastimentos. One of the co-owners (Jay) was on the lookout for us and took us right to his boat. LODGING: We had a spacious and comfortable room in one of the separate buildings with an individual room...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Our family - 2 adults and two children 8 and 10 stayed for 3 nights in Aug 2016. Overall we had a fantastic time and would highly recommend the place for couples or families. Here are my thoughts: * good food - nutritious and plentiful; we had some food restrictions and they were great about it * smooth transportation to...

Thank nictravel2015
Ridgefield, Washington
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I spent three nights at Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge in May, 2016, and I have nothing but good things to say. It is a quality vacation place away from the hustle and bustle, but with easy access to nearly everything that Bocas del Toro has to offer. If you want nightlife and funky restaurants, this is not the place--stay...

Thank Jennifer W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Loved this place! Great owners with a lot of knowledge. You can do great hikes on the property itself. The rooms are lovely and the garden is just beautiful! Would have love to stay longer and explore the environment more. If you like adventure and things to do on you holiday, this is the place to be!

Thank FvanN
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We spent two nights there and all was excellent. The owners Jim and Jay made you feel like at home, many interesting things about local life and nature we could learn from them. Cabanas was very well equipped and furnished with taste. The owners offer many interesting trips like kavaking, birding excursion, fishing, wildlife viewing. This is the place for...

1Thank Chris F
Davis, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a week as part of a birding tour with Victor Emanuel Nature Tours of Bocas del Toro. Our tour group were the only guests of Jim, Jay and Renee (the developers and owners of Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge). One cannot appreciate the quality of the lodge, rooms and property without seeing it....

1Thank Rick M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My wife and i spent three nights at this property. I must say that the entire staff was top notch. The owners Jim and Jay made you feel like family. the guides Ramon and Natalia were excellent. They were subject matter experts on just about everything on the island. The cabins are spacious and nicely appointed. I highly recommend this...

Thank Harold. J
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We recently spent 5 days at Tranquilo Bay as a group of 14 (including 8 children, between the ages of 3 and 10). The whole crew at Tranquilo did a fantastic job of making our vacation an excellent one, with a special shout out to the guides, Ramon and Natalia. They were able to tailor any activity or excursion perfectly...

1Thank 416traveller2016

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Tranquilo Bay is a deluxe lodge providing comfort and adventure in the jungle. Our packages include activities, delicious meals, beverages, transportation and very comfortable accommodations. Contact us directly for reservations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge

Address: Facing Zapatilla Cayes, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Tranquilo Bay Hotel Isla Bastimentos
Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge Panama/Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Del Toro
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“All cabins are fine. Cabins 1-4 have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Sones27, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the cabins are great--any one will be excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 393jenniferw, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“All cabins are good. I would request one up the hill.”
 of 5 bubbles rickm587, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“6 well appointed cabins”
 of 5 bubbles haroldj874, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“6 cabanas available, which are very similar (and all good)”
 of 5 bubbles 416traveller2016, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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