We have been asked why the butterflies on our web site.  The reason is worth mentioning.  Actually, there are two reasons, one I like butterflies. But the main reason is that butterflies flock around the wet sand piles used in making cement art.  On some days there can be as many as 500 or more butterflies.  Butterflies will also land on wet cement.  The reason is that they are looking for water and can safely land on the wet sand or cement without drowning or being washed away.

Why the Butterflies?

The Space

Black Rock B&B is located high on a hill with incredible 360 degree views from the 70 foot deck.  Surrounded by 26 acres, it is very quiet with only the sounds of birds and insects.  We enjoy perfect year round temperatures in the mid 80’s during the day and low 70’s at night, almost always a cool mountain breeze.  One wing of the house has a 2 bedroom air-conditioned suite.  The private bathroom has a 2 person shower.

Interaction With Guests

Your hosts, Chris and Lorraine, having lived here for over 10 years, can guide you to all the great things to see and do.  We can direct you to the hidden water falls - an easy 10 minute walk, arrange horseback riding and put you in contact with various tour operators.  We balance between being helpful and respecting your privacy.  Many times our guests will be alone in the whole house.

Guest Access

Our casa es su casa!  We like our guests to feel at home.  Guests have use to the living room - watch movies on a 15 foot screen, share the use of the kitchen and refrigerator.  Many guests enjoy walking around the property, use of the studio and playing ball with the dogs.

The Neighborhood

This is a very safe neighborhood on the outskirts of the small community of Caldera which is part of the Boquete district.  It is a 25 minute drive to downtown Boquete.

Getting Around

Both David and Boquete busses come to the gate at our driveway.  The 1/4 mile long driveway goes up the a hill to the house. There is plenty of parking space for your car. From here it is a 25 minutes drive to Boquete and 45 minutes to David. If you have trouble walking this is probably not the place for you.

Other Things to Note

Our cancellation policy follows Airbnb and Trip Advisor's individual policies.  Lots of friendly animals that you can pet. Great bird watching on the property and in Caldera.

Arrival Information

It is really helpful if we know when to expect your arrival and how you will be getting here.  Please try to check in before dark. Check ins after 9 PM by prior arrangment.  In the common area, we ask you to be quiet after 10:30 PM.  Your suite is a separate wing to the house.  You can stay up as late as you want.  This is a non smoking house.  Smoking outside or on the deck is OK.  In case you missed it, we have friendly dogs, but our dogs are not friendly to other dogs - so no pets please.

We will pick you up the bus station or airport and give you a little tour of David - take you grocery shopping or stop for lunch or dinner for $30.

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Updated June 18 2020

Covid 19 Info

In Panama mask are requied to be worn when outside, everywhere.  You get a ticket if you do not have a mask.  Infection rates in our area are 0.  Infections in Boquete are 14 and all are recoved no current infections.  In Panama City in the poor neigborhoods infection rate is pretty high 2.9 in the rest of the country low .09   At our house you have you own totally disinfected apartment with outside entrance, private parking.   You will be totally safe.  When interacting with us we request you wear a mask and best is to use whatsupp, messanger or email to ask questions.

Buses are working and come to our house, rental cars are best for limited exposure.