Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort (Bocas del Toro, Panama)

Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort (Bocas del Toro, Panama)

About Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort

Situated on Colón Island, this family friendly resort overlooks the Caribbean Sea and provides its guests access to a private beach Each of the 117 bedrooms at Playa Tortuga Beach and Resort feature stylish, contemporary decor, a flat screen television and a refrigerator. Guests can cool down in the outdoor swimming pool, or work out in the gymnasium. Kayaking and snorkeling equipment is free to hire and guests can also in a game of ping-pong or beach volleyball. The main restaurant "Naguas" serves a comprehensive buffet for breakfast and dinner, with American and Panamanian inspired dishes. "Baula" is set on the private pier and offers classic a la carte dishes and an early evening happy hour. Guests staying at Playa Tortuga Beach and Resort can indulge in a variety of excursions, including dolphin watching or forest hiking.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Isla Colón, 0823-05416, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Rating overview

  • Location
    Good  7.5 / 10
  • Rooms
    Good  7.5 / 10
  • Service
    Fair  7.1 / 10

Positive Reviews


A room with a view

Most guests love the rooms at the hotel. Beds are said to be comfortable and there is generally plenty of space. Guests also like that all rooms boast a view of the Caribbean sea.


Fantastic swimming pool

Guests generally love the swimming pool at this accommodation. Large, with clean water and plenty of sunloungers, it's a fantastic place to spend your day relaxing.


Free shuttle bus

Playa Tortuga Beach and Resort runs a free shuttle service to nearby Bocas Town. Although public transport and taxis are quite cheap, many guests found this added touch to be very convenient.

Negative Reviews


Pricey food

Some guests who've stayed at this hotel feel that the food is too expensive compared to other similar hotels. These guests feel that the hotel should re-examine their prices in order to become more competitively priced.


Poor Wi-Fi signal

A handful of guests have commented that the Wi-Fi offered at this hotel is slow, and loses connection frequently. Guests who require a strong connection to the Internet should bear this in mind.


Renovation wouldn't go amiss

A few guests who have stayed at the hotel recently feel that the accommodation is starting to look a little dated, and would benefit from renovation. These guests noticed some furnishings and linens needing some TLC or replacement, included sunloungers and towels.

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Gym
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
Wellness / Spa
  1. Massage
  2. Body treatments
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Room facilities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Air conditioning
Sports facilities
  1. Volleyball
  2. Golf course
  3. Table tennis
For children
  1. Playground

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00


Isla Colón , 0823-05416 , Bocas del Toro , Panama
Telephone: +507(757)9050 | Fax: +507(757)9044 | 

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Regular disinfection
  • Safe distance

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