Beautiful House and Land in Paradise on Isla Popa Overlooking the Caribbean

  • $495,000
Popa Island, Punta Laurel, Panama


This is a property that you ake up in the morning and have to pinch yourself that you own twhis. Your days can be full of hiking the jungle property outback or enjoying the Caribbean waters out front with beautiful coral reefs. It is a 25 minute boat ride to Bocas Town and 10 minutes to the little store, over the water seafood restaurants and boat gas station on Crawl Cay. The popular Popa Paradise Resort can be seen from the top deck. Relax in your hammock with a view that only the lucky new owners will get to see from their own private front deck! If you are looking for a great retirement house, second vacation house, or a  higher end tourist lodging that  can be maintained by a single caretaker, look no further.

This is truly a spectacular property known as ” The Mermaid Lounge”  was built on a beautiful bluff that affords a million-dollar ocean view of the two Zapatilla Islands and the vast Bastimentos National Marine Park. There are 3 white sandy beaches on the property, all situated on nice hilly land

This beautiful house was built by a good local builder that fashioned the house out of nispero wood – a hard native wood that is almost bug proof and rich in color, and now very hard to find as well as very expensive. The house consists of two 24×24 ft floors inside.  The first floor has 1 bedroom and 1 bath guess bedroom. The kitchen and dining area are also  located on the first floor that measures 1600 sq ft with a 30×12 deck. A deck surrounds the house. A bonus to this floor is the home theater with a large 102 inch projection screen.

The second floor has the master bath and bathroom also has a wet bar. There is a deck off this room that offers spectacular Caribbean views.

The owner has the house furnished but will entertain dealing with certain pieces.   There are many new upgrades such as Whirlpool clothes dryer, LG washing machine, Mabe black propane stove , Kohler kitchen faucet , oversized Kohler soaking tub with Kohler fixtures on the master suite deck for built in vanity, Samsung white glass refrigerator, a glass Navy freezer as well as many smaller upgrades. Many nice add- ons!!!


There is a ground floor  bodega that is set up as a caretakers quarters complete with electric, water and sanitation. The property also has another 15×24 bodega that also houses a 9000 watt generator with dual propane/gas gen set. This bodega is a man/woman cave can hold all types of tools and materials affording you with hours of pure tinkering or concentrating on your creative hobbies. The solar system receives monthly maintenance and performance tune-ups on batteries and panels.  There is a water catchment system that stores more rainwater than you will ever need.  Down by the loading dock there is a covered refurnished boat lift behind a rock break wall for knocking down swells! A refurnished mechanical lift system brings your supplies up to the house, so you do not have to.

There are long term clear ownership  documents on this very clean Rights of Possession land. Remember no taxes! The property is in a Panama Corporation for ease of ownership transfer. This property is what some people dream of. It offers much in the Caribbean life style that we live here for. Crystal blue water, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and nice hilly land for growing . Words cannot explain this place, you must experience this place for yourself.


There is an additional 13,720 mts of land with some waterfront next to the main property that is available for  $149k  This property has many uses such as farming to resorts. Just needs your ideas.The listing number for this piece land is PO699

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Updated on February 8, 2024 at 9:17 pm
  • Property ID: HZPO595
  • Price: $495,000
  • Property Size: 2 Hectares
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Garage: 1
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Property Type: Homes, Land, Residential, ROP
  • Property Status: For Sale, New Listing, ROP
  • Address Popa Island, Punta Laurel, Panama
  • City Bocas del Toro
  • Area Isla Popa
  • Country Panama

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