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Selina Bocas del Toro

Coliving and coworking in the Caribbean • Surfing, Dancing, and Scuba Diving • located right on beach • amazing surfing nearby • close to shops and restaurants

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Coliving with us in Bocas Del Toro

Located on Bocas del Toro island, an archipelago on the Northwestern Caribbean Coast of Panama, is where you can find our Selena. Our coliving is surrounded by water and home to some of the most beautiful sunrises you can imagine.

At our coliving, you can expect a good balance of relaxed days mixed with crazy nights listening and dancing at our local bars. There’s room to work and play in Bocas del Toro and that’s what people come for.

With a wide variety of rooms, there’s a room for everyone at our Selena Coliving. We have standard mini rooms if you’re looking for a private room but we also have affordable and comfortable dorms that sleep guests from all around the world.

Our coliving really brings everyone together and by the time you leave the people really do feel like family sharing this incredible experience of coliving and coworking in a pretty epic part of the world.

Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf

Our remote working community

The remote working community here in Bocas del Toro is very chill! You can’t help but feel relaxed when you’re living the Caribbean lifestyle. That doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get work done, though! Thankfully there are always people working hard in our coworking space so you won’t feel like you’re always missing out on a surf or a sunset.

The work-life balance is really good in Bocas del Toro and the community is amazing. People do come here to enjoy themselves and have a good time but people also know Selena is a great place to live and stay when they want to get work done as well.

One thing most nomads and remote workers love about working remotely here in Bocas del Toro is how accessible everything is. You can get some work done in the morning and then for lunch you can head over to La Neta Caribe with some friends and grab some food.

Even though it has that small island feel there are still cafes and our coworking space where you get work done. After work, there are plenty of restaurants and bars to hang out at with all the other remote workers.

It’s a small place but the community here is strong and there’s nothing better than being in a new place surrounded by other nomads and like-minded people!

Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf

Our Coworking Space

The goal of our coworking space here in Bocas del Toro has always been to create a balance between getting work done and having the opportunity to socialize and relax as well. We know it’s not always easy to get work done when you’re surrounded by beaches, surfing, and good times so we really do try to make it a place where you can be productive.

With unlimited coffee, high-speed internet, and comfy chairs this is a nice spot to work for anyone. With a chilled office vibe, there’s room to chat and network with other remote workers and also private rooms for when you need to have a meeting.

Whatever your remote-style setup looks like we’ll do our best to accommodate it!

Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf

The Surf near Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Bocas del Toro is an island on the Northwestern Caribbean Coast of Panama and is quite undiscovered when it comes to surfing – for now. It’s the Caribbean so you can expect laid-back vibes and that translates to the water too.

What sets Bocas del Toro apart when it comes to surfing is that there are more than 10 premiere waves within a short boat ride from the center of the island. The options are really endless and for the surfer who wants to ride it all, this is the place.

You have Bluff Beach which is a short 15-minute boat ride from Selena and this is where you’ll find one of the most famous breaks close to the island. Pros drool over this heavy wave that creates some wicked tubes!

For everyone else who's trying to really keep it chill and go with the Caribbean vibe then Old Mans and Black Rock are two awesome beginner spots that have perfect mini-point breaks and good whitewash to really get the hang of surfing in the Caribbean.

Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf
Coliving and Coworking by the Surf

Our Coliving Accommodation

We offer a variety of rooms at our Bocas del Toro coliving next to the beach. A true Caribbean feel that spreads from the rooms to our communal areas. From sun up to sun down you’ll find a place to relax, get work done, and good people to hang with.

Our goal is to make you feel right at home even though it’s somewhere new with people from all around the world. Community and comfort are at the core of our values and we try and bring that to light every day at our coliving!

Room types

Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - The Standard

The Standard

 x 2

 

Private

 

Bathroom

This is the perfect room for couples or friends who want a private place to unwind. A comfortable beach-themed room that makes you feel right at home.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - Standard Mini

Standard Mini

 x 2

 

Private

 

Bathroom

Compact and cozy is the perfect way to describe the standard mini room. This room is great for couples who don’t need too much space but who want a nice cozy place to come home to.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - The Standard (with Balcony)

The Standard (with Balcony)

 x 2

 

Private

 

Bathroom

Couples or friends who want a private room with a great view. The Standard (with Balcony) is a comfortable beach-themed room with an ocean view patio that makes for a great place to unwind after a day of surfing and working.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - 4 Bed Private Room

4 Bed Private Room

 x 6

 

Private

 

Bathroom

The private dorms are meant for groups of 4-6 friends who are looking for an affordable yet convenient place to share. These private dorms are full of bunk beds and make for a great dorm for a group of friends coming together.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - The Suite +

The Suite +

 x 2

 

Private

 

Bathroom

Comfort and design is what we go for in “The Suite Room”. This room has everything you need to unwind and kick back after a busy day with work and surf. you’ll find almost everything you need to call this room home during your stay at Selina.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - The Suite + (Seafront)

The Suite + (Seafront)

 x 2

 

Private

 

Bathroom

Comfort, design, and a beautiful seafront view is exactly what you can expect from “The Suite Seafront”. With great details and awesome amenities, this room will feel like a proper surf home from the moment you open the door.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - The Micro

The Micro

 x 2

 

Private

 

Bathroom

Looking just for a place to sleep? The micro room is as perfect as it’s simple but still efficient and has everything you need to have a good night's sleep after a day of surfing and working. The room offers its own privacy and shares a bathroom with 3 other micro rooms.
Coliving in Panama - Selina Bocas del Toro - 4-8 Bed Community Room

4-8 Bed Community Room

 x 8

 

Shared

 

Bathroom

Our dorms are meant for solo nomads or a group of friends looking to share a space with other nomads. The dorms come in a few different sizes: 4 to 8. The affordable dorms are perfect for guests looking to save a bit of money. Girls also have the option to stay in an all-female 6-bed dorm. We pride ourselves in making everyone comfortable and have options for all travellers.

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How to get here

By Public transport It’s not the shortest journey but we recommend taking the 10-hour bus ride from Albrook Terminal in Panama City to Almirante. Almirante is the closest place in mainland Panama to Isla Colon. From Almirante, you can cruise on a water taxi until you’re finally at Selena in Bocas del Toro on the Isle of Colon. The trip costs roughly $33 in total. The bus from Panama City to Almirante is $27 and the boat taxi from Almirante to the Isle of Colon is $6. From the airport Once you’re in Panama city, you can fly domestically from Albrook Airport (Panama City) directly to Bocas del Toro with Air Panama. The closest airport to Selina Bocas del Toro is actually only a few minutes' walk from the coliving. So within a few minutes of leaving the airport, you’ll be at Selena!

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