“Los Secretos” Private Compound or Commercial Enterprise Bastimentos

  • $749,000




“Los Secretos” as it is locally known, is truly an amazing developed property located in Bahia Honda on Isla Bastimentos. Perched on a hillside overlooking the Caribbean Sea and surrounding islands the view is stunning. Periodically there are mega yachts and sailboats going by the waterway to dock at the Red Frog Marina. You can watch both, locals paddling cayucos and tour boats with tourist going past makes this property a visually magical place. Previous to COVID the property was operated as a resort catering to a French clientele. You have the opportunity to reinvent the property to either a private residence, or a commercial enterprise. It has all the ingredients of either option. Also it could have a small docking / mooring marina as an international charter company once operated out of the hotel.

A swimming pool with a view is special in itself. Sit in the pool with a cold one and enjoy the view. There are 2 docks on the property for all your water toys and your water transportation. Bocas Town is only a 15 minute boat ride away. Famed Red Frog Beach is only 5 minutes away and the reggae infused town of Old Bank is 10 minutes away. The property comes with approximately 3.5 hectares of virgin rainforest . There are jungle trails ready to be explored and wildlife to be seen. Snorkeling and kayaking are readily available. Tour companies cater to guests of Los Secretos with zip line action, bat caves tours, dolphin tours, diving and fishing charters.

As far as the layout of the property there are two very nice waterfront houses that can be operated as owners quarters or guest rooms .The bottom house has 2 bedrooms, a living room and a kitchen. The second bottom house has a bedroom and bath. The main structure on the hill has 5 bedrooms, 5 bath rooms plus a private apartment. There is a terrace with large commercial equipped chef kitchen. The “Sky Bar” on the terrace with the sea view is amazing. Also 2 bathrooms are the on both ends of the terrace. A pizza oven is a popular amenity located on the ground floor next to a storage bodega.

A large solar system with a backup generator powers the compound. There are 24 -250 watts solar panels on the roof as well as 32-6V 6 month old batteries. Large water collection tanks collect rain water then filters it for compound use. There are 3- 4000 gallon tanks and 3- 1000 gallon banks. Good WIFI is also available. The property is completely turnkey with the exception of personal items, you are ready to go on day one.

The property is in a Panama corporation and has clean ownership history with current owner also being long term. This property is priced to sell and and has everything you need to get started in whichever direction you want to go whether it be private or commercial.

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Updated on March 4, 2024 at 5:04 pm
  • Property ID: HZB685
  • Price: $749,000
  • Land Area: 5 HECTARES
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Property Type: Bar/Restaurant, Hotel/Hostel, Income Property, ROP
  • Property Status: ROP, Sold
  • City Bocas del Toro
  • Area Bastimentos
  • Country Panama

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