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7 Instagram Accounts that will make you want to visit Bocas del Toro

By at April 16, 2014 | 6:59 pm | 0 Comment

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In Bocas del Toro there are several businesses using Instagram to share the magic of Bocas del Toro with their followers. BocasdelToro.Travel searched the internet and found the best Instagram accounts in Bocas del Toro. So start packing your bags because after seeing these pictures your going to want to visit Bocas del Toro right away. #1 BocasdelToro.Travel

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Bocas is Suite! Top 3 Most Luxurious Hotel Suites in Bocas del Toro

By at April 6, 2014 | 4:14 pm | 0 Comment

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- Enjoy Popa Paradise Beach Resort's private beach for some 'barefoot luxury' - Hotel Palma Royale Penthouse suite will blow your mind away - Stunning views from the Presidential Suite of Tropical Suites If your looking for an amazing hotel experience, somewhere you can unwind after a sailing trip through the archipelago, or a day of snorkeling off the shores of

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3 Reasons NOT to miss the Bocas del Toro Carnival

By at February 27, 2014 | 3:35 am | 0 Comment

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From March 1st till March 4th the Caribbean destination of Bocas del Toro, Panama will fill with diablitos, visitors, artisans and lots of color when the carnival festivities takes over the streets and beaches. People from all around the world come to Bocas del Toro to enjoy this unforgettable party! Are you going to miss it? We sure hope you don't, and if your still not

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Top 10 Things to do in Bocas del Toro

By at January 22, 2014 | 7:35 pm | 0 Comment

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There is so much do to in Bocas del Toro, Panama that sometimes its overwhelming. BOCASDELTORO.TRAVEL complied a list of the top 10 things to do in Bocas del Toro on your next Bocas Trip. #1 Go Sailing: There are various types of sailing trips offered- over nights and daily tours. Try BocasSailing.com, they offer a wide variety of sailing tours and their daily sailing

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New Years Bocas del Toro 2013-2014

By at December 23, 2013 | 10:27 pm | 0 Comment

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Every year Bocas del Toro hosts the #1 parties to celebrate New Years in Panama. One of the most unique characteristics during New Years in Bocas del Toro is the diversity in visitors- tourists from all over the world and Panama City come to Bocas del Toro to celebrate New Years. If you want to visit Bocas del Toro during New Years you have to book with

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3 Places to Eat in Bocas del Toro with a View

By at October 17, 2013 | 8:20 pm | 0 Comment

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Take a seat and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Bocas del Toro archipelago from three of the many Bocas del Toro restaurants with a view. Luckily for tourists Bocas del Toro serves some of the finest culinary treats that Panama has to offer, covering everything from fresh healthy wraps to delicious seafood Caribbean classics. Bocas Blended: The Coolest Place You Will

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Caribe Shuttle is the Easiest Way to Travel Between San Jose and Bocas del Toro

By at October 15, 2013 | 12:22 am | 0 Comment

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Getting from Bocas del Toro, Panama to San Jose, Costa Rica has never been easier. Starting December 15, 2013 Caribe Shuttle will be offering shuttle services between San Jose, Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro, Panama. This package will include everything: lunch and all transportation fees. The Caribe Shuttle guide will assist you with the immigration process leaving

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Bikram Yoga & Surf Retreat in Bocas del Toro

By at October 14, 2013 | 9:06 pm | 0 Comment

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If you love yoga & surfing then make sure to set this date: from the 25th of January till the 1st of February 2014 join Hot Bikram Retreats and Monoloco Surf School for unforgettable week of yoga, surfing, and lots more. Stay at beachfront Hotel Tierra Verde located on the small island of Isla Carenero, only a few minutes from Bocas Town. All rooms have

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Panama Art & Cooking Classes in Bocas del Toro

By at October 14, 2013 | 7:36 pm | 0 Comment

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Bocas del Toro: Panama's Newest Cooking & Art Vacation Destination Bocas del Toro, Panama has now become one the newest cooking and art vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Random Art offers culinary and art vacation packages in Bocas del Toro, Panama. SEE CULINARY & ART VACATION PACKAGES IN BOCAS DEL TORO PANAMA While staying at the beachfront Sand Dollar

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Celebrating 45 years of Gran Hotel Bahia

By at October 7, 2013 | 3:07 pm | 0 Comment

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"A hotel? Why are you going to develop a hotel here if people do not even come!" My father continued by saying that people only came to Bocas del Toro for the Feria del Mar. I responded, "Well, we will bring them to Bocas and make this work". 45 years forward and now Gran Hotel Bahia stands as one of the few locally run hotels in Bocas del Toro, a region now

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Mat Meola Surfing Bocas del Toro: Ola de la Semana

By at October 2, 2013 | 9:03 pm | 0 Comment

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Bocas del Toro Surfing Destination The accessibility and diversity in surf breaks and high-quality surfing resorts in this region of Panama, makes Bocas del Toro one of the most favorite surfing destinations in Panama for North American and European surfers. The multilingual assistance available from people working in this industry is impressive and the quality in

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Bocas Photo Contest #YoAmoBocas

By at September 10, 2013 | 4:48 pm | 0 Comment

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Recentaly BOCASDELTORO.TRAVEL reached more than 10,000 fans on Facebook, make us one of the most popular destinations in Panama on social media. Because of this, on September 9th 2013, BOCASDELTORO.TRAVEL will be launching our first photography contest #YoAmoBocas where our fans can upload their best Bocas del Toro photos. The photos with the most votes will win for 2

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Bocas Combo 2013

By at September 4, 2013 | 7:31 pm | 0 Comment

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The best vacation package in Panama has arrived- the Bocas Combo! If you have never been to Bocas del Toro then THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY! This promotion is valid only till NOVEMBER 2013 ACT NOW! Known for its warm crystal clear Caribbean sea and hot sun this is the BEST season to visit Bocas del Toro! One of the best features of the travel package Bocas Combo is

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Bocas Para Todos: Promoting Bocas Culture

By at May 30, 2013 | 5:10 am | 0 Comment

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Over the years the culture in Bocas del Toro has been changing. Before the 1980s Bocas del Toro had a classic Creole Caribbean culture. It wasn't till the last 25 years that Bocas del Toro has exploded with development and tourism that has mixed different cultures and created the mutli-ethnic mix we see today: Panamanians, Chinese, Europeans, North Americans and other

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A Traveller’s Profile: Beltrán Rodriguez Diaz

By at May 12, 2013 | 4:37 pm | 0 Comment

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Recently I had the opportunity to meet a world traveller- Beltrán Rodriguez Diaz. Beltrán had the opportunity to travel to various continents such as Asia, Africa, Europe and now Central America. Since the beginning of his travels he launched a very interesting website about the places he has visited. Without a doubt, his travels have only began. When and why the

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Bocas del Toro’s Most Charming Bed & Breakfasts

By at February 6, 2013 | 5:27 am | 0 Comment

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It's only natural that more people are choosing bed and breakfasts over hotels- at B&Bs you are truly guests and in Bocas del Toro you can expect the same. Throughout the Bocas del Toro archipelago you can find a wide variety of Bed and Breakfasts: historic Bocas Town homes to idyllic Caribbean beachfront villas. Below is our lists of some of Bocas del Toro's

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My Experience with Bocas Culture

By at January 29, 2013 | 11:55 pm | 2 Comments

[caption id="attachment_2103" align="alignright" width="180"] Article by,Jean-Francois Robert,CHE, CFBE[/caption] Recently, I had the good fortune to teach a seminar on Leadership in Hospitality to hotel professionals in Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro. I have had this opportunity on several occasions and each time I am more impressed with the quality of people who live

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Where to Stay in Bocas del Toro ‘Al Natural’

By at January 11, 2013 | 5:06 pm | 0 Comment

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Bocas del Toro, an archipelago of untouched beaches and uncrowded seas, hosts some of the best eco-lodges in Panama. Here is The Bocas del Toro Travel Directory recommended list of Where to Stay 'al natural': 1. De la Luna ~ Organic Sustainable Living Resort: De la Luna is a tranquil Ngobe style Eco-Resort nestled on the remote jungle laden island of Loma Partida on

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Christmas and New Years Events in Bocas del Toro 2012

By at December 18, 2012 | 11:22 pm | 0 Comment

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Christmas and New Years in Bocas del Toro is right around the corner - the most exciting moment to be in Bocas del Toro. Here are some tips when visiting during peak season in Bocas del Toro: Could not find a hotel or a mix up with your reservations? Contact for assistance, we can help find other accommodations: Twitter: @TheBocasIslands Keep all your stuff

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Vacation Specials at Hotel Tierra Verde on Carenero Island

By at December 6, 2012 | 11:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Hotel Tierra Verde located on Carenero Island offers a unique experience for visitors. Carenero Island is only a few minutes by boat to Bocas Town. On Carenero there are no cars and no roads. Yet some of the best restaurants in Bocas del Toro are located only a few steps from Hotel Tierra Verde. Surfing here is considered some of the best in the Bocas del Toro

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Crafts Fair in Bocas del Toro

By at December 6, 2012 | 10:15 pm | 0 Comment

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Cosmic Crab Cafe Sunday December 16 from noon Crafts Fair Local artists present: jewelry, ceramics, clothes, woodcrafts, organic soaps and candles, homebred goods, organic produce, original art prints, handpainted silk clothes and decoratives! And reopening of $9.95 all you can eat Sunday brunch buffet: fresh baked breads, muffins, bagels, spiced maple brandy ham,

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Win 4 Week Spanish Immersion Vacation in Bocas del Toro and $500!

By at November 19, 2012 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

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[raw_html_snippet id="habla ya video"] Win a 4 week Spanish immersion vacation with lodging at Tungara Hostels, a buntch of tours in Bocas del Toro, and $500 in cash. All you have to do is to like the Habla Ya Facebook fan page, upload a picture and encourage your friends to like your picture. For more details on how to win a Bocas del Toro vacation visit:

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Bocas Combo 2012: Bocas del Toro Vacation Packages

By at September 7, 2012 | 11:43 pm | 0 Comment

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Once again summer has arrived to Bocas del Toro. These next couple of months are known for its tranquil seas, hot and sunny days perfect for a Bocas del Toro vacation. One of the best features of the travel package Bocas Combo is that it includes round trip tickets from Panama City to Bocas del Toro with Air Panama. Promotion valid until November 31, 2012 and from

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Walk to the Beach: 5 Closest Beaches near Bocas Town

By at August 30, 2012 | 4:57 pm | 0 Comment

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Here are the five closest beaches from Bocas Town. Bocas Town, the capital of the Bocas del Toro province, is a small bohemian town but is also the center of everything- hotels, restaurants, nightlife, tour operators and much more. Most tourists end up staying in Bocas Town. All of these Bocas del Toro beaches are less than 15 minutes from Bocas Town. Big Creek, Isla

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3 Reasons You Should Stay at Lula’s Bed and Breakfast

By at August 2, 2012 | 9:19 pm | 0 Comment

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Home away from Home. That pretty much sums up what you would expect while staying at Lula's Bed and Breakfast. The beautiful wooden home, the smiles and excellent service, and homemade goodies make you feel just like you never left your house. And most importantly the price is just right. If your looking for a hotel in Bocas del Toro that is close to Bocas Town but far

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Bocas del Toro Surf Guide 2012

By at July 23, 2012 | 6:16 am | 0 Comment

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Bocas del Toro Summer Surf Season is in full effect. There has been non-stop swells so far in July and it isn't going to stop till at least the end of August. Where should you stay and with who should you learn? The Bocas del Toro Tourism Directory put together the Bocas del Toro Surf Guide 2012. Check out our recommendations and provide your own in the comments

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The Best Sunrises: Bocas del Toro Panama

By at July 10, 2012 | 1:49 am | 0 Comment

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Over the months we have searched the internet for the best sunrises and sunsets photos of Bocas del Toro. Anyone who has been to Bocas del Toro knows that the sunrises here in the Caribbean, and if your staying at Bocas Town your in for a suprise as the sun rises over Bastimentos and Carenero Island. It's a popular image that has been shared over and over again

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Copa Vacations: Bocas del Toro Panama

By at July 8, 2012 | 5:32 am | 0 Comment

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Panama Sailing Tours: Discover the Magic of Bocas del Toro with Naylamp

By at June 24, 2012 | 9:50 pm | 0 Comment

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If you are looking for adventure and a unique way of staying in Bocas del Toro then try Naylamp Sailing Tours. Naylamp offers a variety of sailing packages with everything included: three meals, snorkeling, kayaking, and adventure! Naylamp consists of three double cabins, one bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen, which allows a maximum of 6 people to comfortably live

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Mono Loco Surf School: More than ‘Just another surf school’

By at May 22, 2012 | 3:21 pm | 2 Comments

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By Joan Bergmans Our Story WOW! What an adventure it's been so far! Mono Loco Surf School opened his doors in January 2012. With the help of our sweet friends and family we managed to start a business we love. Our surf team consist of 3 passionate surfers. Hannes Melis from Belgium, Juan David from Panama and Joan Bergmans from Holland. We all have one dream in

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Full Moon Pool Party at Pukalani Hostal Panama

By at March 19, 2012 | 7:18 pm | 0 Comment

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This next full moon don't miss out on one of Bocas del Toro's biggest parties-- the Full Moon Pool Party. Come this Friday , April the 6th to enjoy , the best tech house music, the pool, and of course 'the Moon'. Live performances by: DJ Dirty Czar, DJ Zero, and resident DJ Shaper. Don't miss out on the fire show by DJ Zero. For more information don't forget to

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Vacation Rentals in Bocas del Toro

By at March 19, 2012 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment

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When going on vacation with a group, whether it be friends, family or associates, the first order of business is finding the appropriate lodging. In the past the only viable option has been multiple hotel rooms which tend to lack ample space and an area to cook. Recently, more and more rental homes have come onto the market and they are available at better rates and boast

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Pukalani Hostal: Beachfront Hotel in Bocas del Toro

By at March 1, 2012 | 7:25 pm | 0 Comment

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Pukalani Hostal is one of Bocas del Toro's newest additions and is rapidly becoming the place to stay. With its wide variety of accommodations from surfer friendly shared air conditioned dorms to beachfront (literally only a few steps to the beach) private rooms its no wonder that this is a place to stay. Pulalani Hostal is a family ran establishment. Co-owner Juan

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Bocas del Toro on a Budget

By at March 1, 2012 | 4:47 pm | 1 Comments

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Bocas del Toro has quickly become one of Panama's biggest travel destinations. With so many new hostels, beach bungalows, surf camps and other accommodations opening on the many Bocas del Toro islands its no wonder that Bocas is THE backpacking destination in the Caribbean Central American coast. Bocas del Toro, being so remote from the rest of Panama makes it more

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In the Press

Bocas del Toro would like to invite the press and media to visit the Caribbean archipelago of Bocas del Toro and share with your readers about your experience of this unique tropical Panamanian paradise. See more