Our pool
Our pool

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Lauren (Lala) hosted a SOLD OUT wellness/adventure retreat in March 2022. Join us for the next retreat in October!

Lauren & Leah hosted a sold out yoga/barre retreat in April 2018.

Thank you to The Blond Abroad for naming us “a true gastronomical gem” in Bocas https://www.theblondeabroad.com/ultimate-bocas-del-toro-travel-guide/

Check out the write up on this beautiful wedding we hosted for Deniz & Andy https://junebugweddings.com/wedding-blog/laid-back-panama-wedding-at-the-firefly-bocas-del-toro/

We made the list for “Most Unique Boutique Hotels”!  http://pty.life/boutique-hotels-panama/

Top 10 places to stay in Panama!!! Thank you, PTY Life. http://pty.life/bocas-del-toro-hotels/

Our guest Pat made this EPIC video capturing the amazingness of Bocas. Check it out! https://youtu.be/J_ILMLeCAaM

Thank you House Of Turquoise for the love! http://houseofturquoise.com/2015/07/the-firefly-bocas-del-toro-panama.html

A recent wedding here at The Firefly has gotten some attention! Check it out here http://www.fyeahgayweddings.com/braden-phillips-panama-island-wedding-panama.html

ELEVEN years in a row of winning Trip Advisor’s Certificate Of Excellence!  Major thanks to everyone who has stayed or eaten with us and contributed to our awesome reviews!

We  filmed a show for The Travel Channel, “Life’s a Beach”,  detailing our story and our business! Air date: summer 2016.

“Like” us on our Facebook page! Check out our page for up to date news, pics, happenings, events and specials! www.facebook.com/thefireflybocas 

In the beginning of August 2013, we had the pleasure of being filmed for an episode of “House Hunter’s International: Where Are They Now” ; a follow up to our original episode.  It re-airs often on HGTV. Check your local listings.

Another amazing article on Bocas Del Toro! Proud to call this our home 🙂 http://www.cntraveler.com/islands/caribbean/2013/01/bocas-del-toro-panama-islands-caribbean

 Come see why Conde Nast Traveler named Panama “The coolest Caribbean spot of the moment” in their Oct 2012 issue.

The Firefly  proudly supports The Surfrider Foundationwww.surfrider.org

We appeared on HGTV’s House Hunters International in September 2012. Yep, the first in Bocas 😉 The episode often re airs. Check the listing descriptions to see us in action.


The New York Times list of where to travel in 2012! Guess who’s Number 1 ? Panama!


Wanna know how we got started and watch the process of our b&b coming to life? Check out our video blogs on YouTube under “The Panama Project” . Currently, we have 24 episodes up!


A HUGE Thank you! to everyone who helped in the very beginning with our crowd funding efforts!  It means the world to us and you are all forever a part of The Firefly.

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