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$$ SPECIAL -Villa Paraiso- BEACH/PRIVATE POOL 4 ONLY YOU! AC, WIFI Netflix,Bikes

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Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Suite on the Beach with Private Pool, Sleeps 2

For more detailed information on VILLA PARAISO and our BEACHFRONT CASITAS, that can sleep up to 6 more people, see www.villaparaiso.info

Come relax in your own PRIVATE SUITE of the most exquisite Beachfront Villa in all Northern Panama! This is one of the only TRUE BEACHFRONT properties in ALL the archipelago of Bocas! Lounge at your PRIVATE POOL, as you listen to the soothing sounds of the waves of the ocean lapping on the beach only inches away. In the evening sink into your heavenly bed and fall asleep to the relaxing sounds of the sea and jungle that surround you, or turn on the AC and shut out the world! The suite of this Villa sleeps 2, which makes it a great place for a couple looking to relax and escape to paradise!! The complete privacy of the poolside suite with all the amenities, for just the 2 of you, is also perfect for a honeymoon!

Located DIRECTLY on one of only safe, sand swimming beaches, in Bocas. Only a 5 minute, inexpensive, $1.50- $2.00 per person, taxi ride from all the activities of Bocas Town, yet far enough away to have the perfect quiet vacation that you are looking for.

The suite is uniquely and exquisitely, decorated with handmade furnishings surrounded by local Panamanian arts. It leaves you feeling pampered in a luxurious tropical paradise yet connected to the outside world with HIGH SPEED wireless internet service and a cell phone to make international or local calls, programmed with all the numbers you will need. Your kitchenette, is completely equipped with a 2 burner cook top, microwave, mini refrigerator, toaster, and coffee maker, and all the cooking utensils needed. You can chose to relax in the privacy of your estate, and prepare a meal inside, or poolside on the gas BBQ grill. If you wish to dine out a variety of wonderful restaurants are nearby, or try a meal catered by our excellent Chef. Relax in the evening with your favorite book or watch a movie on NETFLIX on your 32" Flat screen TV!

We offer the use of bikes, kayaks,snorkel equipment, hammocks, and beach and pool toys, upon availability!

We offer complimentary maid service one time for a week stay. Options are available for daily maid service, laundry service, private meals prepared for you, and private boat tours for an additional charge. 50% deposit required. We have a minimum of a 3 night stay.

Why the Owner Chose Bocas del Toro: Our family has always loved the tropics. We would travel the Caribbean to escape the cold Wisconsin winters. Stumbling across Bocas Del Toro, Panama, we fell in love with this Archipelago of islands. Crystal clear, calm waters on the inside of the islands make it great for snorkeling, kayaking and water sports. Waves on the outside make it a world class surf spot. The beautiful, warm friendly people enticed us to make this place our home. We found this unique piece of beachfront land with a warm, soft, sand beach in front and palm trees reaching for the sun. Without barely thinking we bought it and constructed own beautiful Villa.

The Unique Benefits at this House: It is peaceful and quiet filled with the sounds of nature. We are nestled in a tropical garden that is fringed with coconut filled palm trees, and tropical fruits and flowers. The views of the ocean are breathtaking at all times of the year. Star filled nights or a full moon shining across the ocean and lighting the pool for a night swim make this place a unique vacation spot. Each day will await you with a new adventure. Tours to the Zapatilla National park, Dolphins Bay, Red Frog Beach or Bird Island to name only a few. Walk to the nearby Botanical Gardens or bike to the Caves. Explore the ocean in front of the Villa using the house kayaks or surf at some world class surf spots only 5 minutes from your door. Snorkel or dive some of the most beautiful reefs in the Caribbean sea or take a boat trip to the outer waters for some deep sea fishing. This will truly be a vacation that you will not find anywhere else.

More Details

Owner
Connor Cottrell
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Connor Cottrell

We enjoy the sun, ocean, beach and all the activities that go with it. So, we decided to trade in dreary winters for a life on the beach. We love waking up to the quiet sounds of the jungle, the monkeys, parrots and birds of the tropics and going to sleep to the relaxing sound of the waves lapping on the beach . We also enjoy people from all over the world, and the blend of cultures in the islands makes this a wonderful experience. All these things have shared in bringing our family to Bocas Del Toro, Panama and to make it our home. We are looking forward to sharing the dream with you!

Connor Cottrell purchased this villa in 2007

Why Connor Cottrell chose Bocas del Toro Province

Our family has always loved the tropics. We would travel the Caribbean to escape the cold Wisconsin winters. Stumbling across Bocas Del Toro, Panama, we fell in love with this Archipelago of islands. Crystal clear, calm waters on the inside of the islands make it great for snorkeling, kayaking and water sports. Waves on the outside make it a world class surf spot. The beautiful, warm friendly people enticed us to make this place our home. We found this unique piece of beachfront land with a warm, soft, sand beach in front and palm trees reaching for the sun. Without barely thinking we bought it and constructed own beautiful Villa.

What makes this villa unique

This property is located directly on beach! The soft sand bottom, with no ripes or currents makes it a great place to enjoy the Caribbean Sea!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Angie & Steve:Thanks for the wonderful 2 weeks in your lovely home. We had some apprehensions before we arrived as this was our first time booking a vacation without going through a travel agent but from the first email we received from Angie we knew we’d be in good hands. Not only did your home exceed our expectations but your family made our vacation a very, pleasant and memorable one. We’ll definitely put Villa Paraiso down in our places to return to! Angela & Dave TuckerToronto, Canada
Jan 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bocas del Toro Province in Panama

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We will consider a booking of 2 adults with 1 child sleeping on a provided air mattress for an additional $10 per night
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The suite has it's own luxury private bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • For more information on our 2 other luxury suites that will sleep up to 6 more, go to www.villaparaiso.info
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 2 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We offer the use of second hand bikes, kayaks, boogie boards, snorkel equipment, hammocks and beach and pool toys, when available. Private boat tours available from the Villas dock! Each suite includes, mini frig. microwave, toaster, coffee maker, dishes and Smart TV with Netflix Games and books are also supplied in the suite. Inexpensive full service laundry available at the Villa.

Reviews

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$$ SPECIAL -Villa Paraiso- BEACH/PRIVATE POOL 4 ONLY YOU! AC, WIFI Netflix,Bikes
average rating of 4.9452057 based on 147 reviews
Winnipeg, MB CANADA
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Great location and great hosts!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I are So happy with our stay here, we truly couldn’t have asked for a better set up. We had total privacy yet the recommendations and suggestions from a wonderful family right at our fingertips! Best of both worlds! The amenities that Villa paraiso offers are better than all inclusive hotels! Bikes, private pool, kayaks, ping pong tables, games, books, beach front access, etc, life is good when you are staying here. I gotta also say that I was so impressed by the cleanliness of the room that I didn’t feel the need to break out the Clorox wipes I have learned to travel with. First time ever so that says a lot in my books! On another note please go on a boat trip with Wesley. If you don’t you will never know what you’ve missed but trust me when I say you will be doing yourself a great disservice if you don’t jump on the opportunity to do so! He’s absolutely great and so are the islands around here.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I think the best thing about staying in a family run business is getting the benefits of the love we put into the Villas, and our love for the islands, along with the attention to detail! Our aim is for our guests to have an unforgettable experience!
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Vacances de luxe

  • 5 of 5

Très belle expérience au Villa Paraiso. En fait ça paraissait encore plus grand en vrai que sur les photos. Avec la piscine privée sur le bord de la mer et la table de ping-pong ça fesait très différent des autres hôtels qu’on a vu à Bocas, et le grand patio nous permettait de profiter de l´extérieur malgré la pluie. On avait entendu de prendre de la vitamine B pour les puces de sable « chitras » et ça l’a bien fonctionné;-). À 10min de vélo de la ville c’est quand même pas si loin et plus tranquille. Tout était très propre et la famille très aimable. On a aussi fait un super tour à Zapatilla avec Big Fish; à recommander!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place to let all your cares go away! We really enjoyed sitting in the chairs by the beach! We could not have asked for any better hospitality than what we received from the owners! Very peaceful and relaxing, the pool was awesome! We will definitely be back! I would recommend taking a boat tour, going down to Skully's bar and getting a pizza that is wood fired across the street from Skully's. There is lots to do!

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Villa Paraiso has everything you want and need to relax or have an adventure of a lifetime! Private boat tours with Wes right from the dock of the Villa is definitely the #1 recommended thing to do by all our guests! We look forward to welcoming back great guests like you!
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5

Beautiful, clean, secure

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect property to stay at if visiting Bocas! The owners are warm and so incredibly friendly. They gave a ton of great tips about getting around on the islands and even left us some papaya bread they made :) When We come back to Bocas Del Toro, we will absolutely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to give everyone the perfect vacation that they need! We are here when you need us and disappear when not! Not only does Villa Paraíso already have everything... your own private pool, beach, private boat tours on our boat from our dock with Captain Wes, catered meals, Netflix, High speed Internet, Grocery order and delivery service.......and on top of all that, the extra touches!
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Paradise in Panama

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing six days at Villa Paraiso in Bocas. The location for us was perfect, on a quiet beach but easily accessible to town on the bikes provided. We loved relaxing in our private pool and using the bbq to cook up dinner on the days we were too lazy to go to town. The Cottrell's were wonderful, very friendly and helpful when needed but also left us to enjoy our stay.

We really did feel spoilt getting to stay somewhere so amazing and will definitely be back again!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We want everyone to feel spoiled! As you indicated, you truly found the Best in Bocas! Thanks for letting others know, so they won't end up booking somewhere else and realize once they are here what they missed out on!
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Wonderful Honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

Steve and Angie made their home feel like ours! The perfect amount of privacy as well as them being available when needed. They were extremely helpful with recommendation, and provided us with a binder of information for places to go to eat and things to do. Initially we were taking Taxi's into town, but we soon realized the bikes provided got us from point A to B just as well. Close to town, but far enough from the "hustle and bustle". In the opposite direction from town you run into beautiful beaches, and Skully's (which quickly became our "go to" hang out spot).

Other things we did: Maria came right to the house and did massages outside by the pool. Angie's son Wes is the best tour guide. We had a great time with him, and he was fun to be with all day. The best snorkeling we did our entire stay was with him. We had a great time on a Catamaran boat tour to Starfish beach. The bookstore was a great bar to go to for some live music. Filthy Friday was a fun adventure our first day there (not usually our sort of thing but we had to try it while in Bocas!). An island hopping party which we met many friends! Our favorite restaurants we tried in town were Om, and Azul. We can't wait to go back with Steve and Angie! Bocas is a hidden gem, and their place is perfection with a great price!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great Guests like you deserve to take home the BEST everlasting memories! You accomplished many things on our recommendation lists to make your stay at Villa Paraíso in Bocas the perfect honeymoon!
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Location

Starfish Beach
STARFISH BEACH, visit the beach by taking a bus to Bocas Del Drago, or a taxi, (round trip a...
Bastimento
BASTIMENTOS TOWN Have lunch at Roots and then climb the sidewalk to the path at the top of t...
Bluff Beach
BLUFF BEACH Ride the bikes out the beach road to Bluff Beach and walk the wide 3 mile stretc...
Zapatillas National Park
There are also several different boat tours that you can take. The one we recommend not miss...
Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park
You can take another tour to the Sal Creek Indian Village, as you wind down the mangrove cov...
Red Frog Beach
Spend the day playing in the waves or try out ZIPLINING at the Red Frog Beach Resort.
finca de los monos
Great Botanical Garden Tour! See monkeys and sloths!
Oreba Chocolate Farm
Since how the native Indians grow and produce chocolate on a working farm. Taste and experie...
Bird Island
A beautiful boat tour where you will see rare birds that are only on this island, and snork...
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Isla Colon International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Toro Loco
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Panlanga Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
Playa Tortuga
Nearest Beach
Big Creek Beach

Each day will await you with a new adventure. You can use the house bikes to explore the island or enjoy the underwater beauty of the Archipelago of islands by snorkeling. Try riding the waves at Red Frog! Besides that, try kayaking, caving, diving, fishing and boat tours to the many islands. Visit the Botanical and Butterfly Gardens, or experience the World class surfing only a 5 minute walk away. This will truly be a vacation that you will not find anywhere else while you stay in a luxurious setting.

Other Activities: shopping,biking, kayaking, boating, shelling, wildlife viewing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bocas del Toro Province, Central & South America

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June SPECIAL!
18 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£166
for 2 nights
From
£83
 
 
JULY
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£317
for 3 nights
From
£106
£717
 
 
Low Season
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£196
for 2 nights
From
£98
£664
 
 
Shoulder season
1 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£362
for 3 nights
From
£121
£793
 
 
Holiday
24 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£442
for 3 nights
From
£147
 
 
January
4 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£362
for 3 nights
From
£121
£793
 
 
High Season
1 Feb 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
£679
for 5 nights
From
£136
£887
 
 
April
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£362
for 3 nights
From
£121
£793
 
 
May and June
1 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£98
£664
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£98
£664
 

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