Hotels & Lodging

Puerto Armuelles has a range of hostels and hotels from around $10-95 per night. Although we attempt to stay current with prices, they are subject to change, so be sure to contact the accommodations to verify prices when you make a reservation. We have included lodging south of Puerto Armuelles, along the Burica peninsula as well. Some of them are pretty remote and perfect for a “tranquilo” getaway!

Bamboo Bay – Burica beach, about 30 minutes south of Puerto Armuelles. 3 Rustic, thatched roof cabins on the beach. Hot plate and small apartment fridge. Bathroom, shower and electric. No wi-fi or A/C. $50per night.    507-6683-6682  (Currently under renovation. Feb. 2018 email for update)

Big Daddy’s Beach Club & Hotel – San Vicente Beach Front Road, Puerto Armuelles. 12 rooms with wi-fi and A/C. Restaurant/bar and pool on site. $85+ per night.   507-770-0989

www.visitpuertoarmuelles.comBurica Surf House – A Boutique Eco-Hotel at the tip of Punta Burica, about a 1.5 hour drive south of Puerto Armuelles. Rent individual rooms at $20 per person and bring your own eats or pay $30 for 3 meals per day while you stay. Book the entire hotel for just $200! High speed internet is available, there are surfboards and paddleboards for rent, and fishing and snorkeling excursions.  (506)8839-2997  (WhatsApp)

Hideaway Panama – About 15 minutes from downtown Puerto, across the street from the beach in the community of Corazon de Jesus. 3 rooms with private bathrooms and a large common living room and kitchen area. Wi-fi and A/C in every room. Owned by an expat couple that have lived in Puerto over 10 years, so they know the scoop around town! There is even a small library with a wide assortment of books to read while lounging in a hammock.  (507)6493-2943

Hooked on Panama Fishing Lodge – Charco Azul beach,  Limones, about 30 minutes south of Puerto Armuelles. All-inclusive with restaurant, pool, wi-fi, and fishing charters. Fishing Charters: Minimum 3 night, including fishing, rates start at around $1400 per person. Book just a cabin at the lodge to chill by the beach for $75-95 per night, depending on season.   1-888-733-5368

Hostel Museo Las Palmas – 3 rooms available in a home in Las Palmas. The owner is Panamanian, born & raised in Puerto, and speaks good English. He has many artifacts in the home from Puerto’s past and lots of stories to tell!  507-6204-2598

Koko’s Place – Just before Puerto Armuelles on the main road. 20 rooms and a swimming pool. Built over 20 years ago, but the place has been under renovation.    6684-9154 or 6592-3097

Martha’s B&B – A small farm located in the Agua Buena Barrio, just outside of town, Martha is a Panamanian who spent time in the US and speaks English & Spanish. There are 3 rooms available with a shared bathroom for $30/night each. Breakfast is included and other meals can be ordered for an additional fee. Cable TV and horses are available for riding. NO internet      507-770-9460 or 6568-8075

Pension Balboa – Located right in downtown Puerto Armuelles across from the bus station. This place is really more like an ancient hostel, with private or shared bathrooms. On the plus side, rates are $7-10 per night. On the downside, you are sleeping on an uncomfortable bed above a noisy bar…   507-770-9145

Tsunami Inn – On the beach in San Vicente, Puerto Armuelles. 7 individual beach cabanas with wi-fi, A/C, pool, outside bar/lounge area and BBQ grill.  $60 per night  Scott: 507-6604-9369

1 Comment

  1. Rebecca

    Spent one night at Koko’s and would go back. The room was basic but clean, the staff friendly, it was quiet and the air conditioner was so cold I thought it might snow in the room. After a long day at the border the AC was welcome. If you are just passing through and looking for an option on a budget I would recommend Koko’s.


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