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Perfect blend of nature and sophistication at Urraca Private Island

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathroom, Sleeps 14

Welcome to Urraca Private Islands Our Eco-Lodge and Private Pavillon provides an authentic island venue with excellent amenities and incredible opportunities to enjoy nature.

The Islands are protected by coral reef and are surrounded by turquoise and fluorescent ocean waters. The area presents diverse marine life and marine vegetation while offering breath taking panoramic views of Cayos Zapatillas, a very well appreciated site for nature lovers passionate.

It is the perfect place for a family getaway or for romance – it is a place to relax and enjoy the island lifestyle most of people dreamed about without ever been able to encounter it.

Ecotourism have here a new definition. Out of beaten path traveling is gorgeous, now imagine there is no path just a wonderful boat trip in between mangroves islands. You will find this small mangroves Island with your dedicated captain.

Now watch the welcome: you will meet capuchin monkey name Toutie, a ñeque name Lúa witch is here protected from being and endangered specie. At night a kinkajou name Quiso which is a night living animal will give you a little wink.

You will be served by authentical native Ngöbes which are used to give their hart without counting.

The encounter of that kind of civilization is so far away of what we know that it worth the visit in itself.

If not enough you will find this marine wonder that escape any description, including wild life and an unique heated natural pool.

Suspended between sea and sky in one of 4 small bungalows powered by solar panels, shower with rainwater, feast on catch of the day, swim in a natural pool & be pampered.

If not enough again you can have access to our private pavilion composed of a completely equipped house.

Choice is yours, the beauty of your travel experience is mine.

More Details

Francine Roy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2015


Bocas del Toro Province Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 14
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Our Eco-Lodge is located on an island and to protect the environment, we use sea water for our toilets, and rainwater for showers
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Orthopedic bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Orthopedic bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Orthepidic bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Orthopedic beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Games
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Other Amenities: On Urraca Private Island, we adopted and tamed a charming 2 exotic creature who will keep you company here during your stay. All of our cabanas are outfitted for your comfort, with electric fans positioned to ensure a constant breeze to circulate the air. We offer a range of activities and excursions we’ll be happy to help you plan and organize them during your stay. Beach Tours: - Bahia Azul and Playa Uvas - Cayo de Agua - Cayos Zapatillas - Red Frog Snorkeling and Fishing: - Fishing expedition and snorkeling with Ngöbe fishermen Expedition of the heart of the jungle: - Bats caves - Crock Night Safari - Zipline Tour at Red Frog Indigenous Villages: - Exclusive visit to an Indian village, Mamatata (Domingo) - Horseback Riding and lunch at San Cristobal Indian community Leisure Activities: - Sight seeing - Bird watching - Photography - Phenomenal of phosphorescent water around Urraca Private Island


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Perfect blend of nature and sophistication at Urraca Private Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
U.S. - Wis.

A must for the the exotic searching traveler, Mind blowing!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have always tried to find adventure and relaxation in our travels. This particular spot may have ruined us for the rest of the world. Francine saw to our every need. We now adventure travel with our 4 yr old girl and 8 yr old boy. When we arrived - starfish galore, a monkey climbing into my little girl's lap, a natural fish nursery - with no need for snorkel equipment. Fresh Noni juice, a chef brought in special for us - lobster almost everynight ( if we wanted it) and travels to private beaches were just the more mundane activities provided. I am a fiber artist and wanted to desperately learn from the Ngobe women there. This was arranged. We spent 2 days at their house - learning from each other. Our children laughing and playing with theirs. Comfortable nights, great hostess and wonderful learning experience. I wish many of you to experience this magical place and leave as I did with tears running down your cheeks.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Une expérience unique et authentique au bout du monde...

  • 5 of 5

J’ai eu l’immense chance de partager quelques jours avec Francine dans ce lieu paradisiaque et j’en garde de superbes souvenirs.

Apres avoir croisé des dauphins en chemin, Francine et son Touti (son petit singe) nous ont accueillit chaleureusement dans leur superbe demeure sur pilotis au cœur des mangroves.

Réveil avec vue imprenable sur les Caraïbes, plongée au cœur de récifs coralliens, rencontre avec la population locale… Francine est l’hôte parfaite et a su rendre le séjour magique et inoubliable.

Un voyage que je recommande a tous les amoureux de la nature qui recherchent une expérience dépaysante et authentique.

Un grand merci !

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour ce merveilleux témoignage, je garde de très beaux souvenirs
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3 0

Un rêve

  • 5 of 5

J'ai été accueillie par un groupe de beaux enfants indiens locaux avec des voix sublimes. L'endroit nous ébloui - on se retrouve dans un nouveau monde où tout est synonyme de beauté. Une succession d'agréables surprises nous attendait de jours en jours - Urraca Island à toi seule, tu possèdes la beauté de ce coin de pays avec ta verdure luxuriante, ta mer si bleue, ton accueuil hors du commun et de ton site enchanteur, je reverrai le tout dans mes plus beaux rêves. Mais, il n'est pas dit que je n'y retournerai pas.

Merci Francine pour tout - Tu es une hôtesse chaleureuse et exceptionnelle

P.S. Je ne peux oublier ton singe Touti qui est aussi attachant que sa maîtresse

  • Submitted: May 23, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: J'ai passe des moments memorable en votre compagnie, merci
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1 0
Quebec City

PARADIS sur terre et sur mer, rien de moins !

  • 5 of 5

Mai 2011 sera à jamais mémorable grâce à notre séjour chez FRANCINE, à Urraka. Comment oublier son accueil, la BIENVENUE fleurie et chantante de son groupe d'amis indiens, la VIE EN ROSE avec une nature pittoresque difficile à décrire, un singe-Capucin TOUTI plus qu'attachant malgré quelques espiègleries, un personnel bien formé pour les délicieux repas servis avec couleurs tropicales, les tours en bateau, la chance inouïe de voir des dauphins tout proches, et j'en passe ?? Je lève mon verre d'ABUELO pour tous ceux et celles qui vivront, chez Francine, pareille aventure paradisiaque ! Bravo et merci 1000 fois à Francine.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: De vous avoir recu ici a Urraca correspond a un reve, merci
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Un voyage unique !

  • 5 of 5

Mon voyage chez Francine, à l'île d'Urraca, restera à jamais gravé dans ma mémoire! Un endroit magnifique et extraordinairement paisible, rien de mieux pour se détendre et se recentrer sur soi-même. Francine nous accueille avec une touchante générosité et nous fait partager son amour de la nature avec des excursions à vous couper le souffle! Ce petit hôtel surprend autant par son charme que par son confort, rien n'y manque! Ajoutez à cela une piscine naturelle d'eau translucide et une vue imprenable! Les repas sont généreux et délicieux, cuisinés avec des produits frais, je vous recommande les langoustes fraichement pêchées! En bref, pas de superflu, que de l'authentique! Je le recommande à 100% !

  • Submitted: May 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci vous avoir a Urraca a été une chance
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Montreal, Quebec

le paradis sur terre

  • 5 of 5

Exceptionnellement paisible, un site enchanteur dont la nature nous ressource instantanement. Apres quelques jours a Urraca Island, nous sommes partis avec le voilier de 40' de Francine a l'aventure dans les environs...

A chaque fois que nous sommes revenu a Urraca, nous etions bien heureux de retrouver le comfort et l'ambiance chaleureuse de ce merveilleux petit resort.

Lyne et Dominic

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Is a fantastic place to relax, away from stress, all the noise and pollution found on developed islands.

The magic of your stay here extends well past sunset. The tropical waters around the house are illuminated by a spectacular phenomenon of luminescence.

Cayucos (indians woo boat) and Snorkeling gears are available for no charge.

Exclusive tours include a trip to an Indians village 'Mamatata', a crocodile night Safari with our captain 'Crocodile Dundee', a traditional fishing and snorkeling expedition with Ngöbes fishermen, and a boat tour to the best locales beaches of Zapatilla Islands Natonal Park, Bahia Azul, Cayo de Agua and Red Frog.

Our house was built by the Ngöbes Indians with their traditional techniques and local furniture.

The Ngöbes Indians are also employed by the resort, providing for them a place of employment and economic viability.

Solar panels provide all our energy , which is an added benefit for the environment and the ecosystem.


Rates & Availability

Bocas del Toro Province Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $88 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

The Price is Per Bungalow/ Per Day , sleep 2 per bungalow
Price Includes:
Lodging in one of our five sea cabanas
Tropical breakfast de luxe

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