Bocas del Toro Eco Resort
Situated oceanfront in Bocas del Toro, this boutique resort will give its guests a feeling of being in a completely different world, far away from everyday work life.
TV’s, radios, the Internet or electrical outlets are not to be found in Al Natural Resort bungalows; power at the hotel comes from solar panels. Al Natural Resort bungalows are distanced from each other and stand a few feet away from the Caribbean shore with great views. They are open to the sounds of the tropical forest and the gentle ocean an impressive against soft sands. The bungalows have solar heated water, king sized beds with mosquito nets and beachfront hammocks. Meals served on a communal table; candle light dinners are shared with new friends and fines wines. Clients at their bar will see monkeys and bats visit the resort at dusk to nibble on fruits.
Al Natural Resort Bungalows
On dark moonless nights, the ocean lights up with an awesome display of glowing zooplankton. Other wildlife seen in and about Al Natural Resort bungalows include lizards, sloths, crabs and lots of fish in the ocean. Bocas del Toro receives a bundle of rain, so visitors should try to come here during the sunny months between December and April. Bear in mind this Eco resort does not take credit cards and guests should bring potent bug spray, a flashlight, beach towels and water shoes.
Al Natural Activities
There are trails through the jungle for trekking around Bastimentos Island. Most come to Al Natural Resort to relax or to jump into the ocean from their dock. Snorkeling for starfish and other sea life beyond the lodge’s coast is very fun. For first class snorkeling, a Zapatillas Cay boat trip they arranged where over 200 types of tropical fish live. A stop for lunch at Kraal Cay is almost a must for those on route to Zapatillas Cay. Other meaningful tours include mangrove kayaking, dolphin watching, a visit to an indigenous community and an excursion to Red Frog Beach.
Bastimentos Island National Park
Bastimentos Island is part of Bocas del Toro archipelago in Panama and home to Bastimentos National Park. This island hosts wildlife, jungles, long white sand beaches, mangroves and great coral reefs to snorkel in. To get there, it takes an hour boat ride from Bocas Town.