Welcome to Bambuda!

Bambuda BOCAS TOWN

Welcome to Bambuda Bocas Town, your home away from home on the enchanting Isla Colón in Bocas del Toro! Our oceanfront hotel offers a breathtaking setting where you can unwind, indulge in delicious meals and refreshing drinks at our restaurant and bar, or simply savor the awe-inspiring sunsets from our expansive deck.

Rest assured, we’ve got all your needs covered with daily activities and wellness services. Oh, and did we mention that we absolutely adore furry friends? We’re proud to offer the perfect choice for pet-friendly accommodations. With our central location, Bambuda Bocas Town becomes your perfect starting point to explore the wonders of Bocas del Toro. Come and experience the magic that awaits you here!

Wellness

Oceanfront

Pet Friendly

WiFi

Restaurant & Bar

ROOM CATEGORIES

FOOD & DRINKS

If you’re craving great food, come check out our awesome over-the-water bar and restaurant. We’ve got the best sunset view in Bocas del Toro! Our menu is packed with delicious Caribbean-fusion dishes that will blow your taste buds away. We’ve got plenty of options to satisfy everyone, vegetarians and vegans are totally welcome! Don’t forget to try our incredible cocktails and smoothies while you’re here. You won’t be disappointed!

HOW TO GET TO BAMBUDA BOCAS TOWN

FASTEST: Fly to Bocas del Toro on AirPanama.com / trip.com.pa

CHEAPEST: Take bus departing from Albrook bus station to Almirante (about 10 hours), and then a water taxi from Almirante to Bocas Town (about 40 minutes). Buses leave around 7:30 am and 7:30 pm. You can only buy a ticket in person at the Albrook bus terminal.

TIP: Bring warm clothes — the bus is very cold.

To get to the main island in Bocas del Toro, Isla Colón, you need to take a bus to Almirante. Once you’re there, either grab a taxi from the bus station or ask the driver to drop you off at Taxi 25 for a boat taxi ride.

Hop on a public boat from Taxi 25, and in around 25 minutes, you’ll reach the main island, Isla Colón.

You can book directly at the reception of Bambuda Castle and our staff will take care of the rest!
 

FASTEST: Take the Caribe Shuttle directly to Almirante (around 4 hours, it includes a boat to Bocas and Wi-Fi).

CHEAPEST: Take a public bus to the border at Sixaola (around 2 hours), then a bus from the border to Almirante (1 hour 20 minutes), and then take a water taxi from Almirante to Bocas Town (around 40 minutes).

FASTEST: Fly to Bocas on Green Airways.

CHEAPEST: Take a bus from San José to Changuinola, Panamá (around 6-8 hours). If you don’t make it on time, you can always spend the night in Puerto Viejo and leave the next day for Changuinola – You’ll have to cross the border walking either way.

From Changuinola (on the other side of the border) take a taxi to Almirante ( around 45 minutes) and then take a water taxi from Almirante to Bocas Town (around 40 minutes).

ALSO CONSIDER: Caribe Shuttle Bus directly to Almirante from San José. It might include lunch, it has Wi-Fi, and includes a boat to Bocas, (around 10 hours). You’ll also have to cross the border walking but you’ll have a shuttle waiting for you on the other side. You can contact us directly or book online.

Ocean view premium 4-bed shared dorm

1 BED OR POD IN SHARED 4-BED DORM

Elevate your dormitory experience with our premium 4-bed dorms, offering stunning Caribbean views. Enjoy over-the-water balconies, hot rainfall showers with ocean views, and modern amenities like a smart TV. Our shared dorms also provide lockers, great Wi-Fi, A/C, bedside outlets, an overhead fan, eco-friendly toiletries, and smartphone door access. Redefine dorm life and impress your friends while backpacking through Panama.

4-pod shared dorm

1 POD IN SHARED 4-BED DORM

Don’t compromise on privacy when staying in a dorm! Experience the exclusive Pod-Style Dorm, a first and only in Bocas del Toro, at Bambuda Bocas Town. Our 4-Pod shared dorm offers individual private pods that provide everything you need for your personal space. Equipped with an overhead light, reading light, privacy curtain, outlets, and fan, you have full control over your environment to ensure a restful night’s sleep. Additionally, a locker is provided to store your valuables, and all our rooms offer excellent Wi-Fi and a shared en-suite bathroom with hot showers. Enjoy the convenience of smartphone door access, eliminating concerns about losing your key.

6-pod shared dorm

1 POD IN SHARED 6-BED DORM

Experience privacy without sacrificing the dorm experience at Bambuda Bocas Town’s exclusive Pod-Style Dorm, the first and only of its kind in Bocas del Toro. Our 6-Pod shared dorm offers individual private pods that provide a personal space to call your own. Each pod is equipped with its own overhead light, reading light, privacy curtain, outlets, and fan, giving you complete control over your environment for a restful night’s sleep. Additionally, a locker is provided for storing your valuables, Wi-Fi, and a shared en-suite bathroom with hot water. Enjoy the convenience of smartphone door access, ensuring you never have to worry about losing your key. 

9-pod shared dorm

1 POD IN SHARED 9-BED DORM

Experience the perfect blend of privacy and dorm living at Bambuda Bocas Town’s exclusive Pod-Style Dorm, the first and only of its kind in Bocas del Toro. Indulge in our 9-Pod shared dorm, where your own private pod offers personal space to call your own. Equipped with an overhead light, reading light, privacy curtain, outlets, and fan, you have complete control over your environment, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep no matter the circumstances. Rest easy knowing that a locker is provided for your valuables, and all our rooms feature Wi-Fi and a shared en-suite bathroom with hot water. With the added convenience of smartphone door access, the worry of losing your key becomes a thing of the past.

Ocean View Premium Triple

Experience the ultimate in-group travel luxury with our over-the-ocean rooms. These elegant rooms offer stunning views that can be enjoyed from your private balcony or inside your room. Choose between a king bed and two twin beds, or three individual twin beds, and enjoy additional amenities such as a sitting area, desk, open closet, smart TV, and a hot rainfall shower with ocean views in the ensuite bathroom. Stay connected with our great Wi-Fi, keep cool with A/C and an overhead fan, and enjoy the convenience of bedside outlets and switches, plush towels, eco-friendly toiletries, and smartphone door access. Travel in style and create unforgettable memories with our exceptional group accommodation.

Ocean View Premium Quadruple

Experience the ultimate in-group travel luxury with our over-the-ocean rooms. These elegant rooms offer stunning views that can be enjoyed from your private balcony or inside your room. Choose between a king bed and two twin beds, or four individual twin beds, and enjoy additional amenities such as a sitting area, desk, open closet, smart TV, and a hot rainfall shower with ocean views in the ensuite bathroom. Stay connected with our great Wi-Fi, keep cool with A/C and an overhead fan, and enjoy the convenience of bedside outlets and switches, plush towels, eco-friendly toiletries, and smartphone door access. Travel in style and create unforgettable memories with our exceptional group accommodation.

FRIENDS & FAMILY

Planning a group trip? Look no further than our Friends & Family Room, an ideal choice for your entire crew! This room offers private amenities where you can relax and unwind. It features a comfortable queen bed and a bunk bed with two twin mattresses, accommodating a total of four guests. With ample space, air conditioning, a fan, a personal balcony, and a private bathroom equipped with a refreshing hot shower, this room serves as the perfect home base for all your exciting adventures in Bocas. Rest easy knowing that smartphone door access eliminates the worry of losing your key. 

6-pod room

When traveling with your group of friends, it’s important to have a little privacy from time to time. At Bambuda Bocas Town, we offer the exclusive and only Pod-Style Dorm in Bocas del Toro. Immerse yourself in the unique experience of our 6-Pod Room, where you’ll have your own private pod, providing a personal space to retreat to. Equipped with an overhead light, reading light, privacy curtain, outlets, and fan, you have full control over your environment, ensuring a restful night’s sleep no matter what. Additionally, you’ll have a secure locker to store your valuables, and all our rooms offer excellent Wi-Fi and a bathroom with hot water. Embrace both privacy and companionship in our exceptional Pod-Style room!

9-pod room

When embarking on a group trip with your friends, it’s important to have the option of privacy whenever you need it. At Bambuda Bocas Town, we proudly present the first and only Pod-Style Dorm in Bocas del Toro. Experience our exceptional 9-Pod Room, where you can enjoy your very own private pod with an overhead light, reading light, privacy curtain, outlets, and a fan, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep regardless of the circumstances. Additionally, we provide lockers for securely storing your valuable belongings, reliable Wi-Fi, and a bathroom with hot water. Discover the perfect balance of companionship and privacy!

just right with balcony

Upgrade your living experience with our Just Right with Balcony room, offering the perfect blend of comfort and privacy. This room type provides all the amenities of our standard Just Right room, along with the added bonus of your own private balcony. Unwind and start your day in style as you enjoy the fresh air and scenic views. Equipped with a private bathroom, hot shower, reliable Wi-Fi, ample storage space, towels, bedside outlets and lamps, air conditioning, and an overhead fan, our Just Right with Balcony room ensures a comfortable and restful stay, providing everything you need for a peaceful retreat.

just right

Introducing our ideal “Just Right” room, designed to elevate your living experience beyond the confines of a dormitory. As our introductory private accommodation, this room provides all the essentials for your comfort and tranquility, guaranteeing a restful night’s sleep in absolute seclusion. Complete with a personal bathroom, invigorating hot shower, reliable Wi-Fi, fresh towels, convenient bedside outlets and lamps, air conditioning, and even an overhead fan, every necessity is thoughtfully provided. Embracing modern convenience, smartphone door access eliminates any concerns about misplaced keys.

Ocean View King Suite

Treat yourself to pure indulgence in our luxurious rooms, where you’ll wake up to sweeping Caribbean views from your king-size bed and enjoy fresh espresso at the touch of a button. Relax in the cozy living area, wrapped in a plush bathrobe, or stay productive at your oceanview desk. As the day winds down, savor breathtaking Bocas sunsets while gently swinging in the hammock on your private balcony.

Our rooms offer a blend of features, including a custom built-in closet, a locally made mini-bar, and captivating artwork. Take advantage of the smart TV and speaker system. In the bathroom, you’ll find a double sink and an oversized rainfall shower with hot water and a view of the ocean, of course. Plus, enjoy excellent amenities like Wi-Fi, A/C, smartphone door access, bedside outlets, a ceiling fan, plush towels, and eco-friendly toiletries. Experience true luxury with us!

Ocean View Premium QUEEN

Discover our stunning over-the-ocean rooms, offering breathtaking views from your room or private balcony. With a queen bed, sitting area, desk, smart TV, and all the essentials like Wi-Fi, A/C, plush towels, and eco-friendly toiletries, you’ll have everything you need to relax and unwind. Enjoy the convenience of bedside outlets and switches, an overhead fan, and smartphone door access. Experience tranquility and beauty in our cozy rooms!

OCEAN VIEW Premium TWIN

Invite your friend and embark on a fabulous journey in our stylish over-the-ocean rooms. These rooms offer stunning views that can be enjoyed from your room or your private balcony. Equipped with two twin beds, an open closet, and a smart TV, you’ll have everything you need to relax and unwind. Indulge in a hot rainfall shower in the ensuite bathroom, complete with breathtaking ocean views. Enjoy modern amenities such as great Wi-Fi, A/C, bedside outlets and switches, an overhead fan, plush towels, eco-friendly toiletries, and smartphone door access. Get ready for an unforgettable and comfortable stay!