Tranquilo Bay Lodge  Meals • Relax • Bocas del Toro • Fishing • Surfing 
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sand Beach
  • Sea food lunch
  • Bird Watching
  • All-inclusive package
  • Eco-Lodge
  • Age: Everyone
  • Gateway: Bocas del Toro

 

  bonefishpanama  It is the best Bocas del Toro eco-lodge, is your home base to explore the islands and highlands of Western Panama. It is built inside the rainforest overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the beautiful Panamanian Jungle. Its central location within the archipelago of Bocas del Toro permits you to explore some of the most biologically diverse areas of Panama and Central America.

Our guests unpack, settle in and experience our unique tropical location. Tranquilo Bay provides you with six deluxe air-conditioned cabanas, beautiful views, eco-adventure activities, personal attention and fine cuisine.

Bocas del Toro, Panama and Tranquilo Bay have a lot to offer you. We look forward to having you and your group spend some time with us in paradise 

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Accommodations

Tranquilo Bay is an owner-operated eco adventure lodge located on Isla Bastimentos, Bocas del Toro, Panama. We specialize in all-inclusive adventure eco tours and rejuvenation. Our secluded facility was designed to remove you from pressures of the real world and to comfortably immerse you in one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.

Tranquilo Bay is adjacent to Bastimentos National Marine Park. We have over a kilometer of Caribbean coastline covered in coral gardens teaming with tropical fish. Our facilities encompass over 110 acres and three ecosystems, with over a mile of hiking trails full of wildlife. At least 75% of the acreage has been left to evolve in its natural state. Extreme biodiversity of flora and fauna, tropical rainforest, primary growth mangrove forest, incredible coral reef, and the Caribbean Sea are here for your onsite exploration.

Cabanas

The interior of each of our cabanas is tastefully and comfortably appointed with air-conditioning, local hardwoods, tile floors, fine linens and a calming color palette.

Each bedroom features a bed or beds, handcrafted for Tranquilo Bay, made from local hardwoods with an orthopedic mattress. Reading lamps and various books are also found within each bedroom. A small seating area adjacent to one of the windows and a closet round out the remainder of the bedroom.

The spacious granite countertop provides you with plenty of room for your belongings. Each bathroom includes a large walk-in shower with a full size water heater. Coffee makers, hair dryers and snack baskets are also located within the bathroom.

A covered porch with a hammock, Adirondack chairs and a ceiling fan await to help you escape the "every day" that you left behind when you enter the grounds at Tranquilo Bay.

Four cabanas have a breathtaking ocean view. Two cabanas have a luscious tropical jungle view.

Main Lodge

The Main Lodge is where meals and indoor recreational activities take place. The ocean view and elevation over the jungle canopy are incredible. Our upstairs balcony is the perfect place to watch the sun rise with your morning coffee and the moon rise in the evening with a cold beverage. The monkeys and birds also travel through on their late afternoon feeding migration.

The interior of the main lodge building includes the dining room, the bar and an entertainment room which includes a television and a large book and video library.

On the second floor of the main lodge building a large porch wraps around two sides of the building giving you a bird's eye view into the jungle and of the Caribbean beyond.

The view from the main lodge building is exquisite. We built the building itself up so that you would be in the tree tops looking out onto the property, the animals and the ocean. There is no better vantage point in Bocas del Toro for relaxing and taking in the view than the second floor of this building.

Dining

Meals at Tranquilo Bay are included with each of our packages. Breakfast offerings may include a continental buffet, your choice of eggs and one special breakfast entree each day. Lunch will be packed for those guests whose activities keep them away from the resort. For those remaining on site, a variety of soups, salads and sandwiches are available. Appetizers are provided during the cocktail hour preceding dinner. Dinners vary based upon the local ingredients available; however you should expect three or four delicious courses each night.

Breakfast will include fruit juices, Panamanian coffee and rolls. You may request eggs made to order each morning. We will also provide one special breakfast entree each day.

A delicious lunch will be packed for those partaking in off site activities for the day. For those remaining on site, we have a selection of salads, sandwiches and soups which highlight local ingredients - avocados and hearts of palm for example.

Prior to dinner each night, we have a cocktail hour to watch the sunset and enjoy delicious nibbles.

The dinner menu is posted each day at breakfast. If you would prefer another entree you may select from a few offerings and notify us at lunch or prior to your departure for your day's activities. Entrees vary nightly - one night we may serve seafood and the next night it may be South American beef. Each night we end with a little something sweet to close the day.

Excursions

Tranquilo Bay is fortunate to have a incredible number of excursions for the outdoor enthusiast. We can tailor your trip if you have a particular activity that you would like to experience. Certain activities like surfing and turtle nesting are seasonal, so let us know what interests you prior to booking your trip.

Fishing

The secluded western Caribbean coast of Panama is wild and undeveloped, which is exactly what makes fishing these waters so remarkable. The fishing in Bocas del Toro is world class, not world famous, we rarely see another angler. Come fish with us and let exotic wildlife and big fish, surrounded by a surreal untouched landscape, create the fishing experience of a lifetime.

Tranquilo Bay has pioneered fishing Bocas del Toro's virgin estuaries, flats, rivers, and offshore waters. Most of the areas we fish are protected reserves and home to a variety of game fish such as Tarpon, Snook, Bonefish, Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, Tuna, Wahoo, King Mackerel, snappers, and groupers.

We encourage you to bring your family; Tranquilo Bay was designed to make everyone in your group comfortable. Our well-appointed facility is sure to please even the most discriminating of tastes, and we offer an array of adventure activities for the non-fishermen in your group, to explore the natural beauty of Panama's islands and rainforest, from the coral reef to the cloud forest.

Tranquilo Bay is Panama's most deluxe and unique Caribbean fishing adventure, we specialize in intimate groups of 2 to 8 anglers to explore the most secluded and un-fished waters in Central America. We hope to put you on the fish of a lifetime soon.

Local fishermen in Bocas del Toro fish year-round for snapper, jacks and barracuda. When pursuing game fish the most consistent months are March through May and September through mid November. The Caribbean Sea in Panama tends to have waves, and more wind during the peak of winter and summer.

Seasonal offshore runs include Yellowfin, Blackfin, and Bigeye Tuna, Wahoo, Kingfish and big Yellowtail Snapper. Resident bottom fish in these waters consist of various grouper species, and snapper including Cuberas, Grays, Dogs, Blacks and Muttons. Whale Sharks, dolphins, and sea turtles are sometimes spotted in these pristine waters.

All fishing is done with light tackle on outfits ranging from 8-pound to 30-pound test line. We have both conventional and spinning tackle consisting of Shimano, Ande, and Falcon graphite rods equipped with Shimano reels. We also have a few fly-casting outfits with 9, 10 and 12 weight rods.

While fishing from Tranquilo Bay, we will use trolling, jigging, artificial bait casting, sight casting, fly casting, live bait and chumming techniques to catch a wide range of game fish.

Meals and Beverages at Tranquilo Bay:

- Breakfast
- Lunch on site or as part of daily activity
- Appetizer - during the cocktail hour
- Dinner - 3- 5 course meal
- Snacks available all the time
- Beverages- Non alcoholic, Panamanian beer, House South American Wine, Panamanian Rum

Deluxe Air Conditioned Cabanas:
Each cabaña features a spacious tiled interior with french doors opening to a large, covered elevated porch area. They each have a large bathroom with a walk in shower, a full size water heater and an air conditioner. Three have queen size orthopedic beds and three have two double orthopedic beds. Each cabana is tasetefull and comfortable assorted with locally handcrafted furniture.

FREQUENT ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE ? 

- Transfers to and from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City and hotel
- Transfers to and from hotel and Albrook (domestic airport in Panama City)
- Transfers beween Bocas Town and Tranquilo Bay

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDE ? Does not include domestic flight that we can procure on your behalf

WHO CAN GO ? Everyone in good health. Minors must travel with a responsible adult.

WHAT SHOULD YOU TAKE ALONG ? A pair of short for navigating, sneakers or straped sandals, a cap, sun-block, a light jacket or windbreaker (in case of rain), a towel and dry set of clothes for the trip back.

WHAT SHOULD NOT BE BROUGHT ? Any object than can be deteriorated by water or valuables like jewels, cash, credit cards, etc.

PRICEs:

Close to Shore (Guided Excursions A La Carte)
Self guided water and land activities from Tranquilo Bay: Kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, library, video library, hiking & exploring, hammocks, bird watching, wildlife photography
 
Number of Nights 7 6 5 4 3  
Price per Person 1960 1770 1565 1345 1115

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All prices are per person in double occupancy, Children under 15 with 2 adults are half price. Children 15 and under  with 1 adult receive a $ 400 discount
 
 
Within the Reef(Guided Excursions)

As set on Close to Shore Package and your choice of one of the following  excursions each day: Beach Trip, Birding tour, Fishing(as part of another excursion), Snorkeling or Scuba Diving, Jungle Hiking, Kayaking, Surfing

 
Number of Nights 7 6 5 4 3  
Price per Person 2655 2365 2060 1740 1410

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All prices are per person in double occupancy, Children under 15 with 2 adults are half price. Children 15 and under  with 1 adult receive a $ 400 discount

 
 
Reef and Beyond - Fishing or Private Excursions
As set forth in the Within the Reef Package or private excursion for the designated number of days
 
Number of Nights 7 6 5 4 3  
People per Boat            
4 3150 2760 2355 1940 1510

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3 3420 2985 2535 2075 1600

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2 3980 3455 2910 2355 1785

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1 5920 5070 4205 3325 2435

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All prices are per person in double occupancy, Children 15  and under do not receive a discount for this package.  7 night package includes 6 days fishing or private tours,  6 night package includes 5 days fishing or private tours,  5 night package includes 4 days fishing or private tours,  4 night package includes 3 days fishing or private tours,  3 night package includes 2 days fishing or private tours,

 

 

 

 

 Package    Season
 Prices are per person with double occupancy.

High

Jan. 6 - Apr. 30

Green

May 1 - Dec. 14 

Holiday

Dec. 15 - Jan. 5 

 Close to Shore - Guided and unguided activities onsite  $275 $233   
 Within the Reef - Guided activities within the archipelago  $386 $342  $410 
Birding Away - Guided birding activities as specified $411 $367  

 

Minimun stay

 High Season 3 Night Minimun stay 
 Green Season 3 Night Minimun stay
Holiday Season  4 Night Minimun stay

Children
Children of any age are welcome. We find that children five years and older get the most out of a stay. Children under five will require more parental supervision given our location.
Children 15 and under in a cabana with two adults receive a 50% discount off of the adult rate.
Children 15 and under in a cabana with one adult receive a 25% discount off of the adult rate.

SEASON:

Year-round