Best Places for Backpackers in Bocas Del Toro, Panama.

Enjoy backpacking around Bocas Del Toro, Panama without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Bocas Del Toro, Panama.

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Top 23 hostels in Bocas Del Toro, Panama.

These are the 23 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Bocas Del Toro, Panama.

1
BarrBra B&B

100 /100

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BarrBra B&B

The BarrBra B&B experience is lived through a magnificent 2 story house built directly over the sea. The house includes 4 rooms on the 2nd floor. We have a vast experience in hospitality sector and we have a great knowledge about the area, so we capitalize both in order to offer a fantastic stay to...
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JunglePaunch

100 /100

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JunglePaunch

Fall asleep to the sound of the jungle and wake up to the sound of the sea. Our cabins are built on 14 feet stilts to get you closer to the fascinating canopy life and to take advantage of the breeze and the views, its feels like are in cool tree-house! Calling: surfers, nature lovers, explorers, be...
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3
Palmar Beach Lodge

94 /100

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Palmar Beach Lodge

Palmar is the only beachfront hostel in the Bocas del Toro archipelago. Cruise across the bay from the main island on our free boat shuttle, which leaves three times a day from town, and arrive on Isla Bastimentos, home of the Bastimentos National Marine Park. From the dock, walk ten minutes across...
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The Bocas Beach House

94 /100

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The Bocas Beach House

The Bocas Beach House is a Caribbean house located on Avenida Norte and 8th street, one of the best parts of Bocas Town! Just steps away from the Main Street, however still quiet for when you want some relax time. The Bocas Town Beach House has a big pier from where you can jump right into the bea...
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Bambuda Lodge

93 /100

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Bambuda Lodge

*WINNER 0F 2016 HOSTELWORLD HOSCAR - BEST HOSTEL IN PANAMA* *Bambuda Lodge now features an 150 ft waterslide from the bar to the ocean!! One of a kind. Come try it out. * * Now offering free transportation 2x per day! details below :) * Bambuda Lodge is the only place in Bocas with a waterfront...
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6
Skully

92 /100

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Skully's House

Newly built hostel just outside of town ($3 by taxi). Ideal for those who want a break from noisy, crowded places. Relax on our white sandy beach, jump into our swimming pool or simply chill on hammocks or comfy swings by the sea. We have many free activities, such as ping pong, pool table, horsesho...
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7
Aqua Lounge Bocas del Toro

86 /100

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Aqua Lounge Bocas del Toro

Aqua Lounge is located on the warm Panamanian Caribbean sea, on Isla Carenero, one minute boat ride (1$) away from Isla Colon. The hostel has a huge sundeck with lounge chairs to enjoy sunbathing and the amazing sunsets, we have the perfect view to Bocas town. On top of that, we have natural pools,...
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8
Hostal El Jaguar

86 /100

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Hostal El Jaguar

Hostal El Jaguar is built right out over the Caribbean ocean on the calm side of Bastimentos island, which means that you can jump in the water off our dock! The common area is an open air deck over the water which includes our hammock garden, plenty of tables and seating to socialize, two communal...
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9
La Guayana Hostel

85 /100

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La Guayana Hostel

La Guayana Hostel offers a safe environment with a family atmosphere. Close enough to the city to walk, ideal to enjoy the warm and peaceful nights of the Caribbean. Our hostel services include wireless Internet access, air conditioning available, two fully equipped shared kitchen, indoor communal t...
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10
Hostal Mamallena Bocas

84 /100

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Hostal Mamallena Bocas

Hostal Mamallena Bocas Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged for your entire stay. Check in from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please communicate your time of arrival after the booking. Check out from 07:00...
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11
Surfari Bocas

83 /100

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Surfari Bocas

General: No Breakfast included Limited hours front desk from 8 AM to 8 PM. Pet friendly: please contact the property before your arrival. No Party allowed Silence between 11 PM to 9 AM No external guest allowed after 11 PM Broken key : 10 USD Non-smoking rooms and property....
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12
Twin Fin Hostels

83 /100

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Twin Fin Hostels

Enjoy the island vibes with your friends, share stories and relax in our back garden while the sun goes down. In the morning, why not mellow out in a hammock or sit on our open terrace while sipping your coffee? However you like to spend your time here, our friendly staff will make sure you find a l...
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13
Panama

80 /100

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Panama's Paradise Saigoncito's

On the main Island of the archipelago Bocas del Toro, named Isla Colon, you'll find Panama's Paradise. Our Cabanas are comprised of 10 different properties, divided into rooms, apartments and cabanas. All are situated on a small property near the water, surrounded by lots of lush, green tropical pla...
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14
Selina Bocas del Toro

78 /100

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Selina Bocas del Toro

Selina’s beachfront property in Bocas del Toro is located in Isla Colon, just 500 meters from the airport. Here you can dive right into the Caribbean from our huge water deck, then head to our dope co-working space to connect and get stuff done. Day and night, we offer our community something to do:...
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15
Selina Red Frog

76 /100

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Selina Red Frog

Red frog is a location full of experiences. The jellyfish will welcome you by surrounding your boat as you arrive at the dock and step out onto the path to your destination - you've just arrived. As you begin your walk around the mangrove swamp you're quickly transported into a true, tropical rainfo...
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16
Caribe

73 /100

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Caribe

We are a small and peaceful hostel in a beautiful and adventurous Island. Where people loves the clear Caribbean waters and the fun night life. Located in Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama. Caribe Hostel is the perfect place to stay for vacation. We offer you good service. The Hostel is 10 min...
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17
Spanish by the Sea

71 /100

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Spanish by the Sea

We are a hostel and a Spanish language school. If you choose to stay at our hostel, either as a student or non-student, you can be independent, make food, relax and be alone or interact with fellow travelers and join our organized activities. Our little sanctuary is within walking distance of everyt...
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18
Coconut Hostel

70 /100

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Coconut Hostel

This new hostel is located directly opposite the park has quickly become the best of Bocas Town! Coconut Hostel has 12 cozy dorm rooms, 6 of them on each floor. The rooms have space for either 4 or 6 guests with bunk beds in each room. Each floor has shared bathrooms with several showers with ho...
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19
Chalet Tio Juan

69 /100

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Chalet Tio Juan

Chalet Tio Juan is a charming four bedroom chalet located in Saigon area. There is a nice outdoor area with hammocks and pick-nick table to enjoy dinner together and has a small but complete kitchen... two can cook at the same time, with two stoves and two sinks. All the rooms all a small sink and y...
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20
Cliff

67 /100

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Cliff's Hostel

Looking for the perfect place to chill out and hang your hat (or your surfboard) while you're on vacation in Bocas? Check us out! Free WiFi, free breakfast (pancakes and coffee), and free cable TV. Full kitchen for guest's usage. Filtered water for .50 per 1/2 gallon. Printing service (paid). W...
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21
Sun Havens Apartments & Suites

60 /100

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Sun Havens Apartments & Suites

Cancellation policy for standard rate reservation: 10 days before arrival. Breakfast not included. All apartments and Suites have private kitchen. No curfew. There is no capacity for extra beds in the room. Non smoking rooms. Pets are allowed at this property on request. Before arrival,...
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22
Panama`s Paradise Rafael`s House

60 /100

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Panama`s Paradise Rafael`s House

Rafael`s House is located in the heart of Bastimentos Town and has been part of Old Banks history for over 80 years. Rafael`s house is built in the Caribbean, colonial style that is widely seen on the Islands. Rafael`s House stands on stilts, is colorfully painted, has lots of windows and balc...
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23
Jon´s Place

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Jon´s Place

Jon’s Place offers two apartments, Vista Mar and Vista Selva, both built over the water and located in a small neighbourhood close to Bocas town, called Saigon. Enjoy the huge deck and the rancho over the water....
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