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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Splurged for the end of my trip in Panama, spent 2 nights in the King Jungalow. It was so worth it. The experience of sleeping with nature right next to you is amazing, while having a little sense of luxury. Food was good and the staff was fantastic and more than willing to help with anything we needed, whether it... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I can't say enough good things about the Palmar Tent Lodge. My boyfriend and I visited Boquete, Bocas, and Panama City. Staying at the Palmar Tent Lodge in Bocas del Toro was our favorite part of the trip. We loved the unique and intimate environment of our tent. The beach was beautiful, clean, and not crowded. It was actually the... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I took a trip through Central and South America this summer, and Palmar Tent Lodge was a true highlight. I did yoga everyday with such nice visitors and instructors, ate delicious food, met people over adventures across the various islands in the area (ATV racing, cocoa farm tour, going out to fun nightlife spots), and relaxed under beautiful weather. By... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Is the place were you can growth, mediated eat healthy and learn how to manage your body. Excellent teacher of yoga certificated. the staff always are alert making your stayed comfort and serviceable, they are many activities in palmar tent what make you feel alive and Into a group is a place were you can make friends and forget to... More 

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Thank Arge t
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent a week at Palmar tent lodge and had an absolutely amazing time. We stayed in a tent which was cozy, yet spacious. The restaurant/bar area was a great place to hang out, meet people, play games, and of course eat and drink! The food was all delicious and reasonably priced (especially considering how taxing it... More 

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I spent almost one month on Red Frog Beach, enjoying everything Palmar has to offer. The food is incredible, considering everything, including you, is brought in by water transport. The owners Aaron and MK made myself and my friends feel most welcome and we became good friends with the manager Juan and some of the bar staff.... More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Palmar is a great little oasis and has honestly been a highlight for our Central America trip!! Located on one of the best beaches in Bocas we were able to wake up with the sound of the ocean and started every morning with a yoga class taught by MK or Veronica. In the lodge you were surrounded by amazing and... More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 weeks and loved it! The bar and yoga studio are right on the beautiful and quiet Red Frog beach. There is so much wild life and the staff are also very friendly. Definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

My boyfriend and I spent 2 nights at Palmar Tent Lodge and were completely underwhelmed by the experience. We ate at the restaurant three times, 1 dinner, 1 lunch and 1 breakfast. All three meals were very disappointing and very overpriced. For dinner I ordered 'fresh' snapper which was actually a piece of oily deep-fried fish and my boyfriend ordered... More 

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PalmarTentLodge, Owner at Palmar Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Caitlin, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I can understand your frustration. It's disappointing to hear that you had such a bad experience with the food. Normally this is one of our strongest points. Just to clarify about the whole snapper-- it was fresh, but the menu special was 'whole fried snapper.' Some people... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Palmar is a great place to escape the fiesta of bocas gown. Only a $7 boat from town and a 10-15 minute ride. I meant to stay for 2-3 days and spent a week! The staff is friendly, helpful, and can answer a y questions you may have about what to do. The beach is one.of.the best around and there... More 

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Palmar Tent Lodge has eco-friendly, affordable beachfront accommodations that are one of a kind in Bocas del Toro. Spend your days on the beach and your nights falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle and ocean. Accommodations range from comfortable private safari style tents to shared dorm safari tents, a cabin-style tent, and a two-story jungalow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palmar Beach Lodge

Address: Red Frog Beach on Isla Bastimentos | Bocas Del Toro, Isla Bastimentos, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Bastimentos
Price Range: ₹ 2,873 - ₹ 6,566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palmar Beach Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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