Bocas del Toro #1 Travel Guide

Located on the northern Carribbean coast of Panama is the magical destination of Bocas del Toro. The Bocas del Toro province extends from the mainland to the island chain. Bocas del Toro has some of the largest rainforests in Central America. The archipelago has 9 main islands, 52 cays, and thousands of islets. Home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Panama's first National Marine Park, Bocas del Toro has become one of Panama’s top ecotourism destinations. Considered the 'Galapagos of the Caribbean' Bocas del Toro is one of the most biologically diverse places on earth.

Bocas del Toro has just the right balance of development and raw natural beauty. For the perfect holiday, choose from luxurious resorts, jungle eco-lodges and private island resorts to beachfront surf hostels and island-style bed and breakfasts. Then, from your home-base you can go on sail around the island chain, zipline through the rain forest canopy, scuba dive in some of the most biologically diverse tropical coral reefs in the region, learn to surf in warm Caribbean waves, or take on many other adventures. You will be able to explore deserted palm lined beaches, coral reefs teeming with sea critters, swim with manatees, or even see one of the last remaining monarchies on the American continent. It's impossible to see all of Bocas del Toro on one vacation, and after one visit, you will find out why so many visitors always come back or never leave.

Where to stay: Bocas del Toro Hotels

There are a wide variety of Bocas del Toro hotels perfect for a Caribbean vacation. On-the-grid accommodations include Isla Colon, Carenero Island, and Isla Bastimentos. Most of the Bocas del Toro hotels, hostels, camping lodges, bed and breakfasts, and vacation rentals and on one of these islands.

The remaining islands are mostly off-the-grid accommodations and are much more remote. There are fewer restaurants and no nightlife. These accommodations will provide an experience rich with lots of daily activities in nature and quiet, peaceful nights. (See More)

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What to do: Bocas del Toro Tours

No other destination in Panama offers more adventure than Bocas del Toro. You can fly through the jungle canopy on the zipline tour at Red Frog Beach, hike the jungles from Old Bank or Salt Creek, or ride horses on the beaches of Isla Colon or through island trails on isla San Cristobal. You can discover indigenous communities and learn how they make organic chocolate, traditional crafts, or local dishes. You can also fish, surf, and scuba dive to your heart’s content. This is of course, without mentioning just laying out on some beautiful Caribbean beaches. And don't worry, the best people to show you all of this are located right here. (See more)

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Office: Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama
Call: (507) 6474 6884 (Panama)
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