Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Camino A Playa Bluff Y Playa Creek, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama | 4 star resort
Prices starting from $129.00
 

Travel Blogs from Isla Colon

A Broken Man

A travel blog entry by thespeck on Mar 15, 2013

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Today was to be a fun day. Most of the students had signed up for the catamaran and snorkeling adventure with Captain Marcel. We boarded the bus and were soon at the water front. Upon boarding the boat, it was requested that we abandon out shoes, not a problem for me as I would rather be barefoot anyway. During our ride out to our first snorkeling …

A Hostel Situation

A travel blog entry by thespeck on Mar 14, 2013

Up before dawn again we quickly ate our breakfast of lunch meat, cheese, bread and eggs. Once again we piled into the bus and hit the road. As dawn was breaking many took photos of the sun coming over Volcan Baru. The only thing to mar the morning was Drew, and it was not all his fault. He might have had a little too much fun the night before which …

The adventure goes on to the end...

A travel blog entry by windstrutter

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... our faces dropped. I took another dollar and said I'd tape mine and not to worry. She was almost in tears. The lady in the shop said there was no coffee, so I told Omyra not to worry as we had coffeee on the boat. The lady also had lovely hand woven bags hanging behind the counter, I made a deal for her to make one for me and promised to get more business.
Daniel took me back in the kayuca and Tony made us a cuppa,as we talked of our mini-adventure in his ...

Stilts

A travel blog entry by mothman

... etc and 1$ beers. We had a couple and then water taxi ($1 each) back to coop pier on main island. This was a good day and quite relaxed.

Evening we went out to Ultimo Refugio - the number 1 on TripAdvisor restaurant to celebrate Josefina's birthday. It was very, very good.

Rained a lot over our time here (not on snorkel day fortunately) and we are definitely in no rush to go back. The place was ok, but so many better places in the world.


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Feeling eeekie in sunny Bocas

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Woke up feeling hot and eeeekie, I miss my bed :(

Brekkie with the Norwegian girls at Lillie's cafe and decided to give the catamaran tour a miss - did not fancy having a funny tummy on a rocking boat. Kristin also didn't feel well and decided not to go.

Read my kindle for a bit and then headed off to El Pirata for a plain ham and cheese sandwich and some internet. Felt much better post lunch and Kristin and I ...

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This 4 star resort, located on Camino A Playa Bluff Y Playa Creek, Isla Colon, is near La Buga Dive Center & Adventures, Volcan Baru National Park, Boquete Mountain Safari Tours, and Bastimentos National Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPlaya Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Isla Colon

    Reviewed by thespeck

    I would vacation here again in a heartbeat

    Reviewed Mar 15, 2013
    by (13 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Wonderful resort, dock access, pool, beach volleyball

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by uconnhusky

    Wonderful staff - comfortable quiet 3rd floor

    Reviewed Sep 12, 2011
    by (6 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Front desk and other staff were very helpful, fun, always trying to help get what we wanted. Kayaking, good food and drink, pool, breakfast buffet...recommended! Clean, quiet room, upgraded to suite...no charge...overlooking the beach [see pics].

    Last day at Playa Tortuga
    Panama City, Panama

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort Isla Colon

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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