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Buccaneer Resort

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2006

We had read mixed reveiws on trip advisor and did not come expecting 5 star luxury. Saying that the air con, fan, hot water etc were all excellent, amazing when you consider how primitive the island is. Both Thom and the eventual new owners were extremely friendly and welcoming, its a little unclear who is actually running the place at...

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New Jersey
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2005

I did not have the good fortune to stay at this hotel. However during my difficult trip to Bocas I had a drink at their establishment and a swim off their coast line. Their resturant was not open at the time. It was one of the highlights of my trip.I agree the folks are nice and I felt very welcome.They...

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2005

I read these comments in the other reviews, and I must update the score. I met the old owner, an old man in poor health that has sold the place following a stroke. The new owners are an american couple who are truly good hosts. The cabins were clean, the hot water worked great, the bathrooms clean, and the linens...

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NYC
Reviewed 30 August 2005

The Buccaneer is a clean tranquil comfortable place to stay with wonderful views on Isla Carenero. Capt. Thom is a character, one I enjoyed immensely. Isla Carenero has it's share of sand flies, but it is an excellent respite from the noise and "bustle" of Bocas Town. The Buccanner was in the middle of changing ownership/altho Capt Thom will still...

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Waimea, Hawaii
Reviewed 11 August 2005

My Father and I lodged at the Bucanneer 4 nights while searching for investment property within the islands. The Bucanneer was exactly what we wanted. Captain Thom greeted us with an invitation into his personal upstairs apartment to enjoy a cold beer. Our accomodations were clean, great hot water and water pressure, and clean sheets and shower towels daily. Indeed...

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Jackson, Wyoming
1 review
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2005

We just got back from our honeymoon in Panama and loved the stay in the Buccaneer. This resort is what I was looking for and the canbanas were authentic and very nice. The 2 minute water taxi to and from Bocas was fun and gave even more of the tropical vacation we needed. We had clean sheets and towels each...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2005

I went to Bocas Del Toro to do some research for a novel I'm writing and stayed at the Buccaneer Resort on Isla Carenero. What a treat it was. The thatched-roof bungalow was great. It had comfortable beds with clean linens, a nice bathroom with a hot water shower, and the bedroom was air conditioned. The views of the Caribbean...

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Los Angeles
1 review
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2005

I love to travel! And I've spent quite alot of time in Costa Rica and Panama over the years.I have to say I was soo happy with my choice in the Buccaneer Resort. It was centrally located between isla Colon(good for bars and restaurants) and Bastimentos isle (has sights to see but a bit farther away)And if you surf its...

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Aptos California
Reviewed 9 July 2005

We (A family of 4) spent 4 nights at the Buccaneer at the end of a three week trip to Panama and Costa Rica and the Buccaneer was the highlight of our vacation. The staff and owner Captain Thom could not have been more welcoming or hospitable. We felt we were part of the family in no time at all....

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USA
Reviewed 6 July 2005

STAY AWAY-- this is no secluded hideaway where tranquility and nature meet. The beds are never changed or the rooms cleaned. There is no running hot water. There are sandflies in the rooms, beds and everywhere else on the property. The staff is of no help and the owner seems to be a grouch who doesn't care about his guests....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small resort/hotel on Isla Carenero across from Bocas on Colon Island. Recently purchased, and being completely renovated. A white sandy beach on the south-east stretch of the island provides a great starting point for many local activities. A new Royal 2-bedroom suite has been added with a full kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buccaneer Resort

Address: Cayo Carenero, Carenero Island, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Carenero Island
Price Range: ₹ 5,008 - ₹ 6,357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Buccaneer Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Beach Bungalow upstairs is the best. Large, private, with deck. Main floor of bungalow nice but not as private.”
825lesliew, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows are great, but only have a small fan; no AC.”
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SimonK755, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The cabanas are more private, but the facilities of the beachfront bungalow seem slightly better”
TanenBel, 1 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Stay in a fully enclosed, screened in space. Take mosquito coils and slather yourself in bug repellent. They advertise the coils for a fee, but when I asked the young lady for one, she told me they didn't have any.”
Kimberely412, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
“we stayed in the individual cabanas”
Niconpl, 17 May 2013 | Read review
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