Hotel guest are staying just meters away from where Christopher Columbus careened his ships over to work on the  bottoms  on his last trip to the Americas calling this place Isla Carenero or Careening  Cay. Located on the waterfront directly across from Bocas Town where it is only a 3  minute $1 water taxi ride to town .

Los Balcones is more than just a hotel. The view in the front of the building is of beautiful sailboats moored in the clear waters of the Caribbean.  Another good action view is of all the water taxis buzzing by. This makes a great setting for the future tropical cocktail bar in front. There is also a commercial kitchen for the hotel’s future restaurant. The dock can also utilized for more outdoor sitting for additional diners.

NOTE: The hotel bar and restaurant are not currently not open. This opens an opportunity for the new owners ideas on creating their own atmosphere. The hotel is and has been open.

The first floor of this hotel  also has 7 rooms in addition to 2 bathrooms, front office and sitting area. There is also a nice dock for boat tie ups and guests arrivals.

The second floor has 14 rooms. The third floor is completely open. An additional 20 rooms can be built. or other amenities  such as a gym or pool room can be built. This can offer opportunities to raise rates.

The 1401.410m2 property has clean Rights of Possession papers  and an over the water concession.

If you want to live this life style and have a business to pay for it…you may have just found it!

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Updated on March 2, 2023 at 8:23 pm
  • Property ID: HZCA737
  • Price: $695,000
  • Bedrooms: 21
  • Property Type: Bar/Restaurant, Business, Hotel/Hostel, Income Property, Investment, Over the Water, Restaurant, ROP
  • Property Status: For Sale, Reduced Price, ROP


  • City Bocas del Toro
  • Area Carenero
  • Country Panama

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