tranquilo bay

Bocas del Toro, panama


Adjacent to Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park sits Tranquilo Bay, an adventure eco lodge, and with a range of excursions on offer here, this resort has really earned its title. Choose from island hopping to hiking, snorkeling to kayaking and surfing to wildlife tours, there is something for everyone. With abundant wildlife all around you, expect to see sloths, a multitude of birds, spotted eagle rays, white faced capuchins, rare tropical insects, iguanas and everyone’s favorite ocean dweller – the dolphin.

Tranquilo Bay is situated on Bastimentos Island, in the archipelago of Bocas Del Toro, on the northern Caribbean coast of Panama. The lodge is sensitively positioned amongst the convergence of three eco-systems, providing a spectacular opportunity to comfortably immerse you in one of the most biologically diverse places on earth. Flights run daily from Panama City to Bocas town, where you’ll be whisked off on a 25-minute speedboat ride to Tranquilo Bay.





Eco-Friendly Rooms

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Adventure Experiences

Water Activities





Property Details

  • Wrap around elevated porches on the main lodge building provide outstanding eye-level views of all the magic where the ocean and mangrove forest meet the rainforest. Whether you’re just looking for wildlife, or you’re into photography, being immersed in the canopy will amaze you.

  • The interior of each of Tranquilo Bay’s 9 accommodations is comfortably appointed with air-conditioning, local hardwoods, tile floors, fine linens and a calming color palette to welcome you at the end of your adventure each day. 

  • Each unit features a king or queen bed or two double beds, handcrafted for Tranquilo Bay from local hardwoods with an orthopedic mattress.

  • Rates start at $175


Rates Include

On-Site Activities:

  • Birdwatching

  • Canopy Observation Tower

  • Exploring & Hiking on Nature Trails

  • Fishing Kayaking Photography

  • Snorkeling

  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding

  • Swimming

  • Wildlife Spotting


  • A/C Individual Cabanas

  • 200+ Acres of Conserved Land

  • Kilometer+ Caribbean Coastline

  • Delicious Meals

  • Drinks

  • Equipment Usage

  • First-Class Facilities

  • Experienced Bilingual Naturalist Guides'

  • Adjacent to National Park & Municipal Reserve

  • Wifi in Main Building

Regenerative Impact

  • Use of plastics: Tranquilo Bay tries to use the smallest amount of plastic possible when they send guests off on excursions.

  • Food: Tranquilo Bay brings raw materials into the lodge in the largest quantity feasible and then makes as much of their food as possible onsite. The hotel sources large amounts of its foodstuff from within Panama, bakes bread and desserts on site each day, and has planted fruit trees that will increase their self-sufficiency in the future.

  • Chemical usage: Tranquilo Bay uses the smallest amount (and the least harmful option) of chemicals possible for cleaning and insect management.

  • Water usage: Tranquilo Bay practices responsible water usage and educates their employees and guests in such practices.

  • Water treatment: Tranquilo Bay captures natural rainwater then purifies it using state-of-the-art filtration and UV light sterilization technique.



Top Activities


Kayak & Paddle Boarding


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Rainforest Hiking


Indigenous Culture



Member Perks

  • Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability

  • Guided Lagoon Kayak & Snorkel Tour (value of $100)