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Isla Grande

Colon, Panama
+507 225-2798
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Isla Grande Tour from Panamá City
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“water taxi” (5 reviews)
“day trip” (6 reviews)
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Colon, Panama
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+507 225-2798

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's around 1.5 hours one way from Colon on a scenic coastal road. There are several free beaches along the way. Parking in the lot for the water taxi is $5 (they now have official receipts to give you). $2.50pp each way for the taxi....More

Thank beachump2010
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Isla Grande has one of the very few beaches in the area with gorgeous turquoise water lapping at a golden coral sand beach. To reach Isla Grande by car it is about an hour from the Colon Highway. The road is slow and winding and...More

1  Thank Duckb0y
Reviewed 2 September 2017

First off...to get here you drive to Colon and then follow the coastal road through several quaint towns...you might see a local soccer match in progress as you drive through Portobello or see school girls in their clean uniforms walking to the bus stop. When...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The bathroom at the dock was very dirty and they charged you for using it. At the beach, a lot of stray dogs of which one did number two near the water. The lady at the kiosk near the hotel was very nice to us...More

Thank frankdeurriola
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This was probably my favorite part of my entire trip to Panama. We drove from Panama City to Isla Grande and it probably took about 2 hours. When we got there we paid a lady $5 US dollars to park and we paid $5 USD...More

3  Thank Kimtsy S
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Isla Grande on a day trip from Panama City through PBA tours. If you go ask for Javier - he's awesome! It was about a 90 minute drive plus a short boat ride. We had a great day at the beach at the...More

1  Thank Edward G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I read other reviews before we decided to go here and the other reviewers were right on the ball this place has a really amazing beach and its a little hard to get to it takes some effort it's not just like jumping int o...More

Thank Topekagal9
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Water taxi to island only$2.50 per person. If you find the right place beer is only $1.00-2.00 per drink. We spent 4 hours on the island and ate and drank for what I would say is cheap. You can negotiate in each place. My suggestion,...More

1  Thank bandit153
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place. It takes a little bit long to get there but the place is beautiful. You have to cross from one place to the other

Thank Angela Gisela R
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Isla Grande on one of our days while staying in Panama City.. we rented a car and took the 2 hour drive (took us twice as long because we missed a turn off the Parkway), but still had time to enjoy the island.....More

1  Thank SugarKane1
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beachump2010
10 October 2017|
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Response from frankdeurriola | Reviewed this property |
The parking and boat services are run by the local town's "cooperativa" which is a business-like model where all locals work at and benefit. The parking service is legit, although it looks informal. If you don't wish to... More
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jlove2015
6 January 2017|
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Response from Edward G |
Yes it is open. We went there yesterday for a day trip from Panama City. We stayed on the beach at the hotel for the day and ate lunch there (our tour guide has a relationship with the hotel operator Alberto). Hope that... More
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