Owning a beachfront bed and breakfast is a dream for many attracted to the idea of ditching the 9-to-5 life, yet still earning a living, making friends and working for themselves.
Bed and breakfast businesses can be a solid long-term investment — or a money loser, depending on where you buy. Luckily for you we have a list of 5 bed and breakfasts located in prime areas in the Caribbean archipelago of Bocas del Toro.
Oceanfront Resort on Carenero Island
This amazing property has 400 feet of beach frontage and a total of 7 acres of ROP land. The Caribbean Resort is currently fully operational with consistant bookings. Located on the Eastern shore of Isla Carenero, this coastal property has a combination of cabins, suites and bungalows made of local woods and by area craftsmen. The Resort has a total of 9 rooms. It is only 2 minutes from Bocas town by way of a water taxi.
You have fantastic views of Solarte, Bastimentos and the sunsets over the mountains on the mainland. On site is Escuela del Mar Surf School for personal instruction at a very popular surf break that is just down the beach from the resort. The real estate where the famous, established and successful Bibi’s restaurant is operating is part of the property and is currently under a long term lease.
The owners keep investing their income into the property to keep it maintained and continue with improvements. New air conditioners and new windows were installed earlier this year. Recently, 2 roofs on the larger buildings were replaced as well. There is room on the property for expansion of up to 4 more units or a 4 plex.
Please ask us for more information about this fantastic resort opportunity.
Bocas del Toro is a vibrant growing community of Expats and locals. You can see the signs of development everywhere and there is still time for you to get in. Everyone wants the beach property on an island in the Caribbean, right?
Must See Over The Sea Bed & Breakfast in Isla Colon
Casa Clearwater, this Bocas del Toro Over The Water Private Home, 3500 square feet under roof, 2 bedroom, 3 bath plus 3000 square feet of decking and dock plus the boathouse, and 2 swim decks, state of the art solar on this private home or turn it into the resort of your dreams.
This Over The Water Private Home was built all over the sea with 400 feet of waterfront. This Over The Water Private Home comes with 2.47 acres of land as well and another 5 acres is available for purchase if wanted. Think about what it would cost today to build this incredible place plus the amazing location on the back side of Colon in very popular Big Bight. Endless possibilities.
This Bocas del Toro home now comes with a 2016 wave runner and a 22 foot Miami panga with a 115 HP, 4 stroke motor.
Bocas Del Toro experiences a tropical rainforest climate with warm weather year round. The hottest time of year is typically June, when temperatures reach an average high of 91 degrees. Even during February, Bocas Del Toro’s coolest month, temperatures rarely fall below 70. Winters and summers in Bocas Del Toro are considered rainy seasons, with brief downpours common. Spring and fall months remain mostly dry.
The crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea attract snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiasts from all over. Discover a vibrant, underwater community of colorful coral, sponges, starfish, crabs and more. Anglers fish the fertile waters off Bocas Del Toro for snapper and tuna.
Watch the majestic marine turtles make the trek from their nests to the sea by night. If you’d rather observe creatures of the air, Bocas Del Toro is also home to an array of exotic birds. The red-billed tropic bird, brown pelican, sandpiper, egret, heron and king fisher commonly patrol the coast. Venturing into the jungle will reveal feathered friends like the toucan, parrot, dove, hawk and owl.
Contact Anne Michelle for your private showing today.
Oceanfront Private Eco Villas on Shepard Island
Captivating Tropical Caribbean Island Boutique Eco-Resort with four beautiful furnished villas that each have incredible views and are designed for maximum rental revenue with this Bocas Del Toro Resort called Starfish Reef Resort.
This Bocas Del Toro Resort located on Shepherd Island only steps from their man- made beach and coral reef on an old Chocolate Plantation. A 25 minute boat ride to Bocas Town and 15 minutes to Almirante on the mainland. The resort package includes 1 hectare( 2.47 acres) of established ROP land, 4 furnished villas (each 175-215 m2), a generator house with 20 kw Perkins generator, large Xantrex inverter, new Trojan 1160 amp hour, 48 volt battery system, 25 ft. panga tour boat for 10-14 persons, water toys, beach furniture and can include the business, website etc. for $510,000
Buy this Bocas Del Toro Resort as listed above including almost 8 more surrounding hectares that you can subdivide for lot sales profit return on your investment, or whatever you want (about 22 total acres) for only $650,000. This is a beautiful place and was established 9 years ago. Use your imagination as this can be whatever you want from a dive destination or yoga retreat to an Eco-resort .The opportunities are endless.
We are creative and can together make it work for you. Grow and eat Chocolate (Cacao), Coconut, mango, pineapple, papaya, bananas everyday like we do.
Host family vacations, group getaways, yoga retreats, dive/snorkel trips, weddings and Honeymoons. Live Your Dream in Paradise.
Enjoy gardening with exotic flowers and plants, seeing beautiful butterflies, jungle birds and parrots, hiking trails, and villas to rent are all here. Add to that a year round Hurricane free, warm climate, a sand bar rimmed kid friendly saltwater swimming lagoon and touching zoo complete with starfish, octopus, sea cucumbers, conch, baby fish, pet Mangrove Snapper and Spotted Eagle Rays swimming by. Then add the shallow coral reef outside the swimming lagoon with beautiful coral and fish in close proximity (a water photographer’s dream), now add the colorful coral reef wall (25’-30’) for snorkeling or diving, a 130’ boat dock, cayuco with kayak oars, incredible views from 4 beautiful villas.
The owners built this dream resort and “played and worked ” as much as they wanted. You could do the same or get serious and operate the place as a profit center. Sell lots, expand with more villas & bungalows, add a restaurant, entertainment pavilion & even a freshwater pool. The owners are open to partial owner financing with a serious 50% down payment and a 5-10 year payout.
Turn Key Bed and Breakfast in Dolphin Bay, Bocas del Toro
This Titled Eco Conscious Ocean Front Resort is what you have been dreaming of. Located on 4 acres on the tranquil and pristine Dophin Bay only 20 minutes from Bocas. The resort has 3 waterfront Caribbean style cabins each with an en-suite bathroom. In addition there is a 3 bedroom 2 bath waterfront home to enjoy either as your own residence or to rent out. Another building affectionately called the bunkhouse has another 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.There are also 2 docks, one for landing the boats and one with hammocks for hanging out. This property is one the few commercial lots in the 26 lot development know as Buena Vida or The Good Life. Behind the resort there are 15 acres of common trails, orchards, meadows and jungle. This resort is rustic style and has spectacular views including watching dolphins in your front yard.
This Eco conscious resort is solar powered and uses rain catchment and it has a well. You can get cell phone reception and good internet access.
In addition to a bed and breakfast or family cmpound this property is also perfect for yoga retreats, writers retreats or corporate team building retreats, a true destination, under the stars hearing the sounds of the sea and the jungle. The common area and restaurant is perfect to serve your guests and there are 3 other local restaurants to enjoy.
Plan your trip to paradise today and put this on your must see list with Anne-Michelle. You will want to make it your own.
Oceanview Bed and Breakfast with Stunning Views
It would be hard to beat this location and what you get with this coastal island in Bocas del Toro archipelago. On about an acre of elevated land with stunning views where the owner has live for 10 years, is built a house set up for rental income.
It has 3 separate bedrooms each with their own bath. There is a common open air kitchen and dining/living room area. All the structures were engineered by the owner who is an engineer by trade and are very solid.
Post and Beam construction was used on this Green, sustainable, off the grid Eco property. Top of the line outback solar system with 3000 watts. The catchment system has an abundant 7500 gallons storage in 6 tanks and there is a propane generator for solar back up.
4 hot water on demand systems heat the kitchen and showers. The kitchen has a large refrigerator, freezer, laundry and dishwasher. Wifi is installed. The septic is in place and working great. This TURNKEY property comes with all the furniture except the owners personal items.
The grounds are manicured and include tropical trees, pineapples, flowers and coconut palms. You can fish off your own dock. The dock can accommodate 2 boats and there are 3 deep water mooring buoys for sailboat in the protected harbor.
The owner would rent the two ensuite rooms with kitchen and common area privileges for $750 a month each. Each mooring can bring in $150 each a month.
It is super close to Red Frog Marina. This property would also make a great family compound.
This place has it all in a simple and effective set up. Room for expansion too. Priced under market for quick sale.