Hotel in Boca Chica voted best in Panama 2024

Replenish your body and soul in Panama’s tropical sunshine. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of our water’s edge setting. In 2024 we were voted Top Hotel in Panama in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice ‘Best of the Best’ Awards.

The Hotel


Bocas del Mar Hotel in Chiriqui is a stunning boutique hotel in a privileged coastal location. We’re on the mainland at Boca Chica and easy to reach from the Inter-American Highway. Here your day can be as relaxed or as adventurous as you want it to be. Read more. Read Reviews.

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Our Guest Rooms


Feel yourself unwinding in our luxurious guest bungalows

Bocas del Mar Hotel accommodations consists of large bungalow-style guest rooms, or ‘cabañas’ as the Panamanians call them, architect-designed with a beautiful contemporary style. Open your drapes each morning and the Pacific Ocean is there to greet you!

Relaxation & Adventure


Bocas del Mar Activities, on the mainland in Boca Chica, is a spectacular vacation gateway to so much more to see and do on ocean and land.

Island Beach-hopping Mini Cruise

See wildlife and enjoy optional snorkeling in our modern boats. Daily scheduled or custom-made available.

Sundown & Mangroves Boat Trip

Explore many miles of pristine, dense mangroves in Bocas del Mar’s own excursion boat.

Whale-watching (July-October)

On everyone’s wish list is to view one of nature’s most intriguing and beautiful creations.

Fun Nature HIkes

Take a beautiful day tour to the spectacular Kiki waterfall or cross locally to Boca Brava.



Massage and treatment in oceanside studio in hotel gardens.

Eat & Drink


Our mission is simple; good food, done well.

Bocas del Mar Hotel is proud to invite you to join us in our beautiful restaurant and bar, set on extensive lawns overlooking the Pacific Ocean and alongside one of the stunning swimming pools.


We also have an inspiring events room for group meetings and celebrations.

Special Offers



Don’t miss the chance from Hotel Bocas del Mar. Comfortable trips to see the humpbacks from our private dock with small group numbers. 

Late July to Mid October.


Between late July and mid October experience a magical experience with us viewing the majesty of nature


For special “Relaxation and Adventure” packages with savings, (4 or more nights). Contact us to reserve direct or for more details.

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