Bocas del Mar, the best small hotel in Panama

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A view from one of the bungalows.

A view from one of the bungalows.

A small hotel in Boca Chica, Chiriqui province, called Bocas del Mar has been chosen as the “best small hotel of Panama,” “No 1 in exceptional service” and the “most romantic hotel of Panama” by 2014 Travelers’ Choice™, a competition run by one of the most important travel websites in the world, TripAdvisor.

Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice, now in its 12th year, awards the best hotels in the world, chosen by the people who know them best, the travelers. The winners are selected by millions of people who give their opinions and valuable comments about the hotels where they have stayed.

The Bocas del Mar Hotel is a relatively new establishment on Panama’s Pacific shore facing the islands of the Gulf of Chiriquí.

The Belgian owner of the Bocas del Mar Hotel, Diego Lagache said: “We are very happy and satisfied to win these awards which recognize the work of our staff. We are not only the best small hotel in Panama, but also in Central America.”

“We are happy to recognize the best establishments in the world, according to the people who known them the most, the million of travelers from all over the world that come to TripAdvisor to share their experiences,” said Barbara Messing, TripAdvisor’s marketing director. To see the winners of Travelers’ Choice 2014, visit:

The Bocas del Mar Hotel is located 50 minutes from the city of David and 20 minutes from the Panamerican Highway. It has 16 bungalows, two infinity swimming pools, a restaurant, bar and tropical gardens. For more information visit


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