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"La Luciernaga" The Firefly House....Front Row Volcano Views

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms Sleeps 8

Enjoy a few months, weeks, or days at this fully furnished "getaway" property, located walking distance, above, the picturesque town of Boquete.

Breathtaking views, landscaped and natural grounds, plus an enchanting year round creek complement this modern 500 square meters house.

*Fours bedrooms. Two en-suite with queen beds, two separate bedrooms with a shared full bath, one queen, and two double beds. Lower level studio apartment. One of the en-suite bedrooms is located on the higher floor, this will only be available for monthly rentals.

*Open plan living/dining room area with fireplace and tall tall tall glass windows and sliding doors that open up to the terrace.

* Fully equipped modern kitchen, with breakfast counter.

* Family TV sitting room with pocket doors for desired privacy.

* Covered terrace with fireplace and wet bar, open terrace with wrap around wood deck and hot tub.

*Powder room.

*Telephone, wireless internet service, alarm, cable TV.

*security alarm system

*One car garage, and car port.

*Laundry area

* Every bedroom and common areas Do have ceiling fans

(The cool/ mildly warm temperatures during different times of the year do not require air conditioning or heating)

*Daily or weekly housekeeping services upon request for an extra fee.

On SITE GROUNDSKEEPER . this person lives in the property, independently from the main house. If requested a few days in advance, groundskeeper can be off premises during the rental period.

Outdoor activities and attractions, to name a few:

*Zip lining * ATVing *horseback riding *hiking *birding*coffee plantation visits *day trips to the Pacific Coast beaches or islands *Panamanian or International/casual and fine dining restaurants*two golf courses *health and beauty spas* weekly Farmers Market* near by David City's convenience for shopping/dining/movie/airport and more.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About Miryam


I'm delighted for your interest to come visit my country, and for the opportunity to introduce you to the lovely town of Boquete and our house, our spot of escape and leisure.

La Luciernaga, our home away from home, is a place of relaxation, happiness and fun , our favorite place in the world. A place surrounded by nature and positive energy, where we welcome and enjoy family and friends as often as work and school schedules allows us.

We are a family of four, an Irish man, two New York boys and myself, born in Panama. Over many years, while living in the USA, we traveled to Panama to visit family and get to know this country. Many trips later, and many places we visited, we concluded that the Chiriqui Highlands was the place for us to built our second home.

The beautiful abundant nature and ideal spring like climate were so inviting. The area's easy going and happy people, whether locals or foreigners vacationing or living here made a decision to Stay quite easy.

About eight years ago we built our house with much love and excitement. One of this years we will be able to spend longer periods of time at this our Firefly House, until that time comes, we like to keep it alive and lit.

Thank you for considering to visit and feed our firefly with laughs, care, good energy and great moments. I am sure you and your loved ones will enjoy those also during your stay. Certainly you will also built and take along with you beautiful memories.

Happy travels,


Miryam purchased this house in 2007

What makes this house unique

About Boquete........

Situated in Panama’s highlands, Boquete is nestled into the lush mountains less than 40 miles from the border the country shares with Costa Rica. Located in the western-most Chiriquí Province, the town sits on the Caldera River approx a half hour drive from the capital city of David. Its elevation of almost 4,000 feet above sea level helps to alleviate the sweltering humidity experienced by some of its coastal neighbors.

Boquete enjoys perpetual spring-like temperatures and breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. With a population of less than 20, residents of Boquete enjoy a small-town atmosphere.

The mountains around Boquete are home to the Ngobe-Bugle people. This indigenous group is comprised of farmers and artisans. They fashion chaquiras (bead necklaces), baskets, chacara (woven bags) and nahua (the garments of their native dress).

The mountains around Boquete offer opportunities for hiking, such as the Sendero de los Quetzales trail or the ascent to the top of the Volcan Baru, a dormant volcano that is also the nation’s highest point. Rock climbing, zip lining, whitewater rafting, and horseback riding round out the list of other available action-packed adventures.

For the slightly more faint of heart, the above areas can also be explored by vehicle, although the country’s push for ecotourism would encourage exploration that leaves the least impact on the natural environment.

Also available are more leisurely tours of the local coffee plantations "Boquete is to coffee as Bordeaux is to wine" Panama's coffee has been considered by experts to be the best coffee in the world.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Los Naranjos in Chiriquí Province

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Please call or write for bedroom details. This house has a total of FIVE bedrooms, (one being a studio apartment in the lower permantently occupied bu The house/Garden care taker) The principal Master Bedroom located in the top floor, will be available only for monthly rentals. There are Three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in the main floor of the house where all common living areas are: 1. Queen bed - en-suite 2. Two full beds - shared hall full bath 3. Queen bed - shared hall full bath Powder room This property can be rented as a three, four or five bedroom house.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • snorkelling
  • whitewater rafting
On SITE GROUNDSKEEPER . this person lives in the property, independently from the main house. If requested a few days in advance, groundskeeper can be off premises during the rental period. There is also a security alarm system . Special interest in Spanish a Language? There are a couple of Spanish Schools in Boquete as well as Language and community Immersion Programs.


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"La Luciernaga" The Firefly House....Front Row Volcano Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful home! The grounds and surrounding rainforest are breathtaking.

  • 5 of 5

We will return very soon.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Florida, Jamaica, India, Panama.

Outstanding Villa and Views

  • 5 of 5

As a Multiple HomeAway Property owner, I was very pleased with the Firefly Villa, it's location, and ownership support. It was very clean, and well appointed. The gardner keeps the grounds well manicured. The comfort factor is great, and the safety scale is great. No issues. The amount of entertainment area on the decks, and inside is very adequate. Outside fireplace for chilly nights, and outside bar for entertaining with Jacuzzi. The views are just great for relaxation and doing nothing. The small creek in the back gives the soothing water noises that adds to the mountain atmosphere. Lots of things to do in the nearby town of Boquete, and the owner is always willing to offer advise and info on the surrounding area. Lots of day tours from this area. We are returning and will schedule this villa again. You won't be disappointed.

John Persad.

VRBO/HomeAway Owner (Prop# 813702)

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John... Your nice words are greatly appreciated. It's just wonderful to hear you Al had such a lovely time. Our guests comments, suggestions , and encouragement are of great value to us; we learn from them and try to make each following visitor, at least, as happy and comfortable as the previous ones. It was a pleasure having you visit La Luciernaga and our lovely town of Boquete and surroundings. Happy to know you all enjoyed the visit and the property !! Please do come back anytime! Best to the family . The McGorman family
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Great Home in the Mountains!

  • 5 of 5

The home was fantastic. Its in a great location, central to downtown Boquete, but secluded enough to enjoy the mountains and nature from your back porch. Miryam was a wonderful hostess and made sure we had everything we needed when we arrived and stayed in touch throughout our stay. I highly recommend this home for your next trip!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Una experiencia maravillosa

  • 5 of 5

Es el lugar perfecto para desconectarse y recargar energía. La casa está inmersa en la naturaleza. El sonido del río que pasa detrás, la vista al volcán y el verde brillante que rodea la casa son como bálsamo para el alma. Fueron las vacaciones perfectas con la familia. Miryam, su dueña, una anfitriona de primera. Siempre atenta a cualquier necesidad que tuviéramos, así como los empleados de la casa. La casa es hermosa, amplia, acogedora, cálida y llena de detalles. Muy cerca de restaurantes y supermercados. Como para regresar mil veces!

Gracias Miryam!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
David City
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Valle Escondido Resort & Lucero Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
David-Boquete Highway
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Las Olas, La Barqueta, Las lajas
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Los Naranjos, Central & South America

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Green Season
7 May 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November holiday
2 Nov 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
22 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
New years
29 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
1 Mar 2019 - 5 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £374.35
One time £22.46

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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