Set in a tropical rain forest by the sea.
We are on the windward side of the island where there is always a gentle breeze.
Your own private cabin with a bird's eye view of the gardens and sea.
Full breakfast is included.
WiFi on premises.
Our charming rustic-chic designed 'tree -top' casita has a 180 degree unobstructed view of the Caribbean from your balcony - 50 feet to the water's edge.
Ethnic décor, handmade driftwood furniture, balcony, mini frig, tiled bathroom and (large) tiled shower with hot water.
Fine cotton linen and organic hand made soap provided.
Our manager, Jan, is an amazing chef (written 2 vegan cookbooks); she will prepare intimate dinners, pre-arranged. Jan prepares your breakfast.
She will answer your questions on the islands and help with local activities. She knows the islands well.
Our commitment is to provide you with a charming and memorable stay !
Guests have private access via the rock designed stairs into the Caribbean -
Stone fire pit to grille freshly caught fish or lobster.
2 seaside hammocks reserved only for our "tree house" guests.
Our guests have total privacy - as you are above the rest of the property. You do not share your cabin and space with others.
Surfing is popular on the main island of Colon and on Bastimentos --
Snorkeling and scuba diving are also favorite attractions on Bastimentos.
Swimming and snorkeling accessible in front of the property - exclusively for guest members.
No shoes are worn in the casa and balcony
Please be observant and respectful of our surrounding environment.
Water is sourced directly from spring fed wells/ or rainwater catchment.
Our septic system does not accept paper of any kind in the toilet.
A receptacle is provided, or a bidet hose, for your convenience
*No smoking, drugs, and excessive drinking are allowed on the property.
No shoes are worn in the casa or on the balcony.
Please bring Crocs and/or water shoes for the coral reefs.
It is still lovely to swim and snorkel.
Your co-operation - is always appreciated!
Hi! I am Harriet, a co owner of "Puerta al Mar"
I live in Boston, MA
My sister, Jan, is our live on property manager; she has lived on Isla Bastimentos since she arrived 8 years ago from Florida.
We lovingly created a special paradise retreat that is unique to Bastimentos.
Please refer to some of the property photos for as the quotation says-- " a picture tells a 1000 words."