About this listing
Decorated in browns and beiges this bright corner suite has a bathroom with shower, fan and orthopedic mattress. Prepare a meal in the communal kitchen to enjoy on your own hand hewn table on our balcony and watch the monkeys play.
Our family run hotel is a nature lover’s paradise. Situated within the Portobelo national park and less than 500 metres from the sea, it is the perfect location to explore the coral reefs, mangroves and jungles that are part of this amazing protected reserve.
Our cabanas are clean and comfortable and are the perfect base for you to explore the surrounding areas. Catch a water taxi to Isla Grande directly from Puerto Lindo which is less than 5 minutes walk away. The historical towns of Nombre del Dios and Portobelo are both about 20 minutes away. You can also explore our local beautiful nature walks, horse ride, dive, kayak, surf or snorkel.
Considered experts in organising crossings to and from Colombia and the San Blas Islands, we can assist in making your bookings with the most reputable captains.
All of our guests are more than welcome to use our fully equipped kitchen between 6am-10pm, communal terrace, pool table, darts board, our book exchange and fitness equipment. Tea and coffee is also available all day. You can also buy breakfast, cool drinks, beers and wine.
Interaction with Guests
A large tiled and covered terrace open on 2 sides and overlooking palm trees and the Rio Pina, which winds its way from the hostel to the ocean is furnished with large hand-hewn picnic tables allowing guests to mingle over meals and social times.
We live in a separate building on the grounds so there is always someone on hand to help with your questions or help you plan your day.
We also have a wealth of information all around our property to help you do your own planning.
Musts for Puerto Lindo include eating the locally caught seafood at one of the nearby restaurants, bird watching on our local nature walks, spending the day on the tropical white beaches of Isla Grande, visiting the monkeys on Isla Linton, kayaking through the mangroves exploring the historical sites of Nombre del Dios and Portobelo and swinging in one of our hammocks watching the hummingbirds and monkeys play. You can also dive, zip line, horse ride and hire bikes.
Puerto Lindo is not yet on the tourist trail so a there is still the authentic Caribbean feel to this beautiful village. It really is the perfect place to experience a different pace of life.
The Hostel Wunderbar is located at Puerto Lindo, on the Costa Arriba in Panama at N 09°36,060' and W 79°35,269'.
From Panama City make sure you take the Corredor Norte, direction Colon.
Keep following directions for Colon until you see a sign for Sabanitas where you see a Mc Donalds on your left and shortly after a Supermarket Rey on your right.
At Rey turn right and follow signs for Portobelo. After Portobelo, follow the signs for Isla Grande. Hostel Wunderbar is about 6km further down on the left hand side. If you reach the Delta Station on your left you have gone about 300 metres too far!
From the Albrock Bus Station in Panama City, take the bus expresso #23 to colon, the fare should be $2.50. Get off the bus in Colon and step directly in the bus "costa arriba-Isla Grande",at 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.00pm or 5.30pm Tell the bus driver to stop right in front of the Hostel Wunderbar 300 metres before the yachtclub of Puerto Lindo.
Taxis from the airport direct to Hostel Wunderbar cost about $90 one way and can be arranged on request.
Smoking allowed in designated areas only