Bocas del Toro

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and Caribbean charm of Bocas del Toro, a paradisiacal destination located on the north coast of Panama. With its lush jungles, stunning coral reefs and white sand beaches, Bocas del Toro has become a tropical haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Bocas del Toro is located in the province of the same name, in the northwest corner of Panama. It is made up of a series of main islands, with Isla Colon being the largest and most popular with visitors.

How to enjoy the destination:

To fully enjoy Bocas del Toro, dive into its crystal-clear waters snorkeling or scuba diving, discover its pristine islands on boat excursions, relax on its idyllic beaches or venture into the rainforests to observe its rich biodiversity. In addition, you can delight yourself with the delicious local cuisine and enjoy lively Caribbean nights in the bars and restaurants of Isla Colon.

What to do:

  • Explore Bastimentos Island National Marine Park: Discover a great marine and terrestrial diversity in this beautiful national park that is home to pristine beaches, mangroves and nature trails.
  • Visit Zapatilla Island Nature Reserve: Embark on an excursion to this uninhabited island, where you can enjoy paradisiacal beaches and snorkel in crystal clear waters.
  • Engage in water activities at Red Frog Beach: Enjoy surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding and more at one of the most famous beaches in Bocas del Toro.
  • Explore the Ngöbe-Buglé indigenous community: Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of this indigenous community, learn about their handicrafts and enjoy their hospitality.

Places of great tourist interest:

  • Bastimentos Island
  • Zapatilla Key
  • Estrella Beach
  • Red Frog Beach
  • Dolphin Bay

Enjoy tropical beauty and Caribbean warmth in Bocas del Toro, a destination that will captivate you with its natural exuberance and dreamy beaches.

Climate and average temperature:

Bocas del Toro has a humid tropical climate all year round. The average temperature ranges between 25°C and 30°C, with high humidity. The rainy season runs from May to November, while the dry season extends from December to April.

How to get there from Panama City:

To get to Bocas del Toro from Panama City, you can opt to take a domestic flight from Tocumen International Airport to Bocas del Toro-Isla Colon Airport. There is also the option of taking a bus from Albrook Terminal to Almirante, and then taking a ferry or speedboat to Colon Island.

Lodging Offer:

In Bocas del Toro, you will find a wide variety of lodging options to suit your preferences and budget.

  1. Resorts and Luxury Hotels: If you are looking for a luxury experience, there are resorts and boutique hotels that offer elegant rooms with ocean views, swimming pools, spas, gourmet restaurants and exclusive services.
  2. Hotels and Inns: In the main town of Isla Colon, you will find a large number of hotels and inns that offer comfortable rooms and basic services. Some have colonial or Caribbean charm, while others are more modern.
  3. Eco-Lodges and Jungle Cabins: If you are looking for an experience closer to nature, you can choose to stay in eco-lodges or cabins in the middle of the lush jungle. These places will allow you to enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of Bocas del Toro.
  4. Overwater Bungalows: One of the most exclusive and unique options in Bocas del Toro are the overwater bungalows. These accommodations allow you to enjoy breathtaking ocean views from your own private terrace, as well as direct access to the crystal-clear waters for swimming or snorkeling.

It is important to note that the availability and prices of accommodations may vary according to the season, so it is recommended to make reservations in advance, especially during the busiest months.


  • Pack light and cool clothing, such as bathing suits, short-sleeved shirts and shorts.
  • Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, insect repellent and a hat to protect you from the sun.
  • Be sure to book your accommodations in advance, especially during high season.
  • Respect and take care of the natural environment, following conservation rules and avoiding the use of chemicals harmful to marine ecosystems.

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