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    Cosmic Crab Resort

    Carenero Island, Panama
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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good23%
    • Average11%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible12%
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    “gift shop” (6 reviews)
    “bocas del toro” (23 reviews)
    “water taxi” (23 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    We had dinner at the Cosmic Crab and had a terrific time. The food was delicious, the drinks scrumptious and the service excellent. The restaurant is built out over the water with a great view of Bocas Town. If you are in Bocas, this is...More

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    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    The comfort wooden houses, the friendly staff and helpfull owner for telling us things to do and arranging nice guides (with boat). The Cosmic Crab is perfect situated, just 2 minutes by boat across Bocas Town, 1 dollar pp. Lunch and diner at cosmic crab...More

    Thank Helmie S
    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    We have been wanting to visit Bocas Del Toro for a while and found this resort on Oferta Simple, an on line coupon site. We booked for five days and traveled with friends. The trip by auto over the Continental divide there and back was...More

    Thank jazzmann48
    Response from JoanCrabtree, Owner at Cosmic Crab ResortResponded 11 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a well rounded and thoughtful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Cosmic Crab, and look forward to seeing on your next visit to Bocas

    Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

    It deserves five stars only for the view! The place is really beautiful! Our room, above the sea, was so romantic and relaxing. It is just 1 minute (and one dollar) by boat from the city center but Cosmic Crab seems to be an other...More

    Thank Giulia C
    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    Cosmic Crab is a great getaway spot in Bocas Del Toro. My girlfriend, and I just left yesterday morning after 5 nights of staying there. It's a very small boat ride to Bocas Town, which is convenient. Cosmic Crab has amazing breakfast. We enjoyed dinner...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
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    • US$49 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 6
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Bocas del Toro Province >
    • Carenero Island
    • Also Known As
    • Careening Cay Hotel Carenero Island
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    Hotel & Grounds (84)
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    LORI A
    4 March 2016|
    Response from cjlucke |
    There are many boat taxi's available to take you across the water. It is a short distance - so usually the cost is less than $2 but be sure and ask ahead of time.
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    "The inland cabins are a bit larger and quieter. The over water cabins have great views and ambiance"
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    "If you like water ask for one of the cottages on the water."
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    "The rooms over the water are very small."
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    "Cabins not on the water are spacious and very comfortable"
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