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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I think the title of this review summarizes our experience at By The Sea Casitas... We didn't want to leave! My husband and I spent three nights here before a stay on Isla Bastimentos for four nights. We loved both islands and accommodations so much that we are now dreaming of buying property in the region some day. That dream...

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AM W, Owner at By the Sea Casitas and Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Guests like you are our perfect guest. We try to make every visitor feel welcome and want them to have the best time possible. We continue to improve the property to the best of it's "Shabby Chick" ability. We look forward to having you back anytime. You got the true spirit of...

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very basic guest house, that is to say: no frills or overdoing anything, but practical and really all you need. The buildings have bright colours, which gives it a real happy atmosphere. At a lovely spot with very nice people running it, close to shops and lots of restaurants. With the watertaxi's and boattours it makes for a very nice...

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AM W, Guest Relations Manager at By the Sea Casitas and Guest House, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Basic and all you need is exactly what we strive to provide. Your group was fun to get to know and we welcome you back anytime.

Miami, Florida, United States
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We stayed as a group of 7 at By The Sea Casitas and loved it! The owners are super friendly and helpful. The location is really good and the facility is perfect. The common area is a great place to eat, chill and party. We swam right off the deck on the back. The kitchen is fully equipped, plenty of...

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Owner520, Manager at By the Sea Casitas and Guest House, responded to this review

We really enjoyed having Lee and his group. They were fun, relaxed, courteous and friendly people and fit right in here. We would definitely rent to them again.

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 30 March 2014

By the Sea Casitas is really quite nice. The only amenity that it it missing is A/C but that was not really a problem for us. The cabanas all have big shutters on the windows which can be opened and they provide a nice ocean breeze. The bathroom and showers were nice and clean and the water stayed hot. The...

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akik926, website manager at By the Sea Casitas and Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review and we hope to have you back again!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Love love love this place! I have travelled to many corners of the world and Casitas by the Sea still comes top of my list. Donna Manfrino is a superb hostess. The casitas and the boat house are a great place to put your feet up. Simple, clean and homily. Hammocks on the end of the dock are where I...

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akik926, website manager at By the Sea Casitas and Guest House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed yourself and welcome back anytime!

Reviewed 1 October 2012

Stayed at the Casitas by the Sea with some friends and had a blast. Walking in to the grounds you are welcomed by a stone path through a garden. The casitas are brightly painted and separate, and there's even a spa casita if you want to spoil yourself. We stayed in the orange one with a big bed for two...

Thank mrolfes

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
By the Sea Casitas is a traditional Bocas syle guest-house featuring three simple yet yet everything you need, individual casitas on the water. Casitas are painted in bright colors and sleep a total of 8 people (purple sleeps 4 with 4 twin beds, orange 2 in a double bed and yellow has a king sized bed). They are paired with an ex-boathouse( now the main house) over the water that is home to a shared living room and fully equipped kitchen for guests to use at their leisure. Hammocks on the over-the-water dock become a place to hang out and enjoy the North side of Isla Colon (the breezy side).2 Hot water showers and private bathrooms complete the home. It is also walking distance to town or boat drivers can pick you up right off our dock.We have a swim ladder when you want to swim out front.Friendly owners are around the property every day and spa clients may occasionally need to use one of the bathrooms. If traveling in a group this is an ideal place to stay because you can take over the whole space! Spa services available if you want to spoil your self. ... more   less 

Additional Information about By the Sea Casitas and Guest House

Address: North Ave and 7th Street | Bocas Del Toro, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
Price Range: $256 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms have a fan, but no airco.”
 of 5 bubbles jmruys, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It doesn't matter which casita you get, it is all about the chill common area.”
 of 5 bubbles LeeF177, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The room closest to the ocean probably gets the best breeze at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Gold_Squadron, 29 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Great to rent out the entire space for your group.”
 of 5 bubbles mrolfes, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
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