Welcome to Bambuda!

Bambuda Castle

Welcome to Bambuda Castle, the only hotel castle in Central America!

Located in the breathtaking mountains of Western Panama, our hotel offers a unique experience that blends the comfort of a Castle with a fun, social atmosphere. Surrounded by the lush green hills of Baru Volcano and endless coffee plantations, Bambuda Castle is the perfect base for adventure seekers and nature lovers.

 Explore the nearby hiking trails, discover stunning waterfalls, or simply relax in the peaceful surroundings. Bambuda Castle has won multiple awards as one of the best hotels in Central America, this is the ultimate destination for a memorable stay in beautiful Boquete.

Restaurant & Bar

WiFi

Swimming Pool

Jacuzzi

Shared Kitchen

Pet Friendly

room categories

Food & Drinks

A Tasty Adventure Straight from a Fairytale! Soak in the gorgeous views while you relish mouth-watering meals made with special local ingredients and a sprinkle of magic at our cozy castle hideaway. This delightful culinary experience is just what you need to get ready for a day of exploration, or to simply kick back and unwind.

HOW TO GET TO BAMBUDA CASTLE

You can grab a taxi from downtown Boquete, and tell the taxi driver to take you to Bambuda Castle, the street name is El Santuario. The prices can vary during the day, and late at night are expected to be higher.

You can also catch the ‘colectivo’ a public shuttle that goes from Bruna. Bruna is a supermarket on the main street (it is the one with the huge red Balboa sign). Take any shuttle that says either; Alto Lino, Arco Iris, or Palo Alto. 

From the Airport, you can grab a taxi and it will bring you all the way to the Castle in about 40-60 min.

If you’d like to take a public bus, you can grab a taxi to the bus terminal for about 10 min. From the Bus Terminal, hop on the bus labeled Boquete, where you will be driven to Boquete’s main square (last stop) in about an hour.

You can either fly to David or if you’d like to take a bus, ride from the Albrook Bus Terminal to David, during the day it takes around 7-9 hours, or if you take the express night bus, it will take around 6 hours.
 
The bus will leave you at David’s Bus Terminal, where you’ll have to take a taxi or another bus (see steps from David for more info.)
 

Ask our staff at Bambuda Lodge or Bambuda Bocas Town and they’ll be able to organize the transfer for you.

You can also take a public taxi boat to Almirante, followed by a public bus from the Bus Terminal in Almirante to David.

6-bed mixed dorm

Live the experience to stay at a real castle at a more affordable rate. This 6-bed dorm offers slightly more seclusion than traditional dormitories. Every bunk is equipped with a dedicated power outlet, personal storage space, and a secure locker. Restroom and shower facilities can be found in close proximity to each dorm.

10-bed mixed dorm

Live the experience to stay at a real castle at a more affordable rate. Every bunk is equipped with a dedicated power outlet, personal storage space, and a secure locker. Restroom and shower facilities can be found in close proximity to each dorm.

Family room

This space comfortably accommodates a range of guests, from a couple sharing a queen-sized bed to a group of friends or a family. It features a private bathroom and has the capacity to host up to 6 individuals.

CABIN Suite

The expansive cabin suite features a king-sized bed accompanied by a private bathroom. It also boasts a cozy living area with a kitchenette, including a sink, mini-refrigerator, and coffee machine. 

TRIPLE TWIN ROOM

This inviting and comfortable room is furnished with three separate twin beds, making it an ideal space for friends, or family members to share with its own private bathroom. Additionally, there is a patio just outside the room, with a seating area. This outdoor space provides a perfect spot to unwind, relax and enjoy the picturesque views that surround the property. 

2-bedroom casita

A delightful and homey two-bedroom casita, where you’ll find everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay! In the master bedroom, you’ll find a double bed, perfect for a good night’s sleep, while the second bedroom offers two snug twin beds for additional guests. It has a fully-equipped kitchen and a spacious living room where you’ll find a comfy spot to relax on the large couch, chat or catch up on your favorite shows with the fantastic TV.

1-bedroom apartment

This spacious apartment offers a cozy, private bedroom featuring a comfy king-sized bed, along with a comfortable twin bed in the shared living space. The well-equipped full kitchen and personal bathroom make it an ideal choice for small families or those planning extended stays.

HOBBIT HOME

Step into the charming world of a Hobbit Home, where you can enjoy the coziness and amenities of a top-notch private queen room. Our most delightful rooms offer you the chance to spend the night in your very own roomy and cheerful hobbit dwelling. Lovingly nestled into the garden with a green blanket of grass and flowers, these charming domes feature custom-made furniture and unique artwork. Make yourself at home in a comfy queen-sized bed, take in breathtaking mountain views, and kick back on your private balcony. 

GARDEN BUNGALOW

Our Garden Bungalows are bright and spacious and have a cozy feeling of privacy and seclusion. Each bungalow has a private patio, a private bathroom with hot water, bedside reading lights, WiFi access, towels, and a ceiling fan for your comfort.

TOWER ROOM

Experience the ultimate Castle stay in a Tower Room, nestled in a turret with a private entrance. Cross a koi pond bridge to access your two-story private room with stunning views of the Boquete hillsides. The first floor features a writing desk and a private bathroom and the second floor, your inviting master bedroom, adorned with custom wooden furniture.

Cabin

Our Cabin Rooms are located directly adjacent and steps away from the Castle, providing a private little haven. Each Cabin has its own private balcony overlooking a coffee plantation. The most traditional of our private rooms, the Cabin Room is equipped with gorgeous queen beds coupled with hand-crafted furniture, bedside lamps and outlets, a ceiling fan, and a private bathroom. 

Cabin Suite with balcony

The expansive cabin suite features a king-sized bed accompanied by an en-suite bathroom. It also boasts a cozy living area with a kitchenette, including a sink, mini-refrigerator, and coffee machine. Enjoy a private balcony that offers picturesque views of the coffee plantation and Volcan Baru.