A Hidden Gem: Eco-friendly Overwater Bungalows Just off the Coast of Panama

If you have always been wanting to stay in the overwater bungalow overlooking the Caribbean Sea - this Panama resort is for you. Punta Caracol was born out of the idea of creating an Acqua-Lodge in a totally virgin and natural environment. 

And no, you don’t need to spend the next 10 years restricting and limiting yourself to be able to finally book this stay.

Punta Caracol air shot

Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge in Panama, located on Bocas Island is a stunning, yet affordable, overwater resort. The bungalows are picture pretty and are surrounded by the gorgeous teal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Nine exclusive overwater cabins were constructed using the traditional methods of the Archipelago. Each bungalow is built upon stilts which support a wooden frame over the water.

The roof is covered with palm leaves which adds a subtle charm and makes the whole habitat eco-friendly congruent with the native environment. All cabins have a private bathroom with the bio-digestor that debugs waste water avoiding any type of pollution. This overwater resort also uses electricity from solar panels. 

At the resort you'll be able to learn more about its history, rich nature of the region and how it was gently engraved in every corner of this exclusive resort, learn about different kinds of native woods that were used and how they coexist with he most robust systems of renewable energy.

Punta Caracol air shot

Found at this resort is tranquility and seclusion as there are only nine cabins.  All suites have two floors and depending on what you opt for there are gorgeous panoramic views available. There are also hammocks and hanging chairs available for those who love to lounge. The decor includes four poster beds and cozy everything.  There’s also stairs to get you right out to the water amongst many other perks.

Punta Caracol air shot

If you’re able to pull yourself away from lazing on your deck there are the usual various recreational activities available. Everything from hiking, biking and onsite fishing to kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling. Yacht, and helicopter tours are also available for an extra touch of luxury and adrenaline rush. Inside the bungalows there’s free wifi, ceiling fans, free bottled water and the usual services you would expect.

Yacht, and helicopter tours are also available for an extra touch of luxury and adrenaline rush. Inside the bungalows there’s free wifi, ceiling fans, free bottled water and the usual services you would expect.

For someone looking for a romantic getaway with gorgeous views in the overwater bungalows, Bocas del Toro is the perfect place. It will be pure bliss even if all you do is gaze at the beautiful scenery from a comfy lounger.

Bungalows start at about $350 including tax. This price also includes some or most meals. 

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