"A backpacker community in Panama's cloud forest. This original lodge offers a unique take on jungle living, Our Pick." -- Lonely Planet

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Explore the jungles of Fortuna Indiana Jones style on the legendary Treasure Hunt, take a leap from the cliffs of the Gualaca River Canyons or discover the majesty of the Celestine waterfall.  Start the morning you arrive, just grab a map and go – ALL FREE.  Or sign up for a guided tour: the organic farm and coffee tour, Panamanian Ranch and Horseback Adventure or the Mysterious Petroglyph and Hot Springs tour at a fraction of the price for Boquete tours.  The Lost and Found is not just a jungle hostel – it’s an Adventure Center and your best base to explore Chiriqui. Super easy to find on your way Bocas, perfectly breaking up the long journey from Panama City.

Things to Know about The Lost and Found

–We do not accept children under the age of 16. Please see the FAQ section.

–We prefer cash payments, however we do work with a company that processes credit card transactions in emergency situations. The process takes about 20 minutes and the company charges a %5 fee.

-We offer all day breakfast and a highlight of our hostel is the family dinner. There is a small kitchen you can use but you will not be able to store food or alcohol in the fridge.

-Free cancellation 24 hours in advance. Your credit card will not be charged unless you do not show up without cancelling through our booking system.

-We strongly recommend booking for a two night minimum.The Lost and Found has become one of Central America's top backpacker destinations. Sometimes guests book only one night to check us out and instantly know they want to stay longer only to learn we are full the following day.