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Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos

Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

As part of a snorkeling/touring trip we stopped on Zapallitas and were blown away by the beautiful beaches and clear water. Be careful of the current but otherwise enjoy!

Thank ChrisFSeattle_WA
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Very good place for surfing and swimming ! It's one of my favourite beach in Bocas del Toro, Red Frog beach !

Thank Boo71
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I love this place. When we planned our trip to Panama we never heard before about Bocas or Bastimentos Island. Bastimentos has the most beautiful and conserved beaches in Bocas. This is thanks to their location. Only Red Frog beach is constructed and has some...More

1  Thank CheckinBocas
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My boyfriend and I loved Isla Bastimentos. There is so much great wildlife to see and many interesting caves. We went two separate days with two separate tours because the Island is the biggest of the archipelago and takes time to see it all. We...More

Thank lnet89
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Nivida bat cave on Isla Bastimentos was one of my favorite experiences in Bocas del Toro (and all of Panama!). Our tour guide included it as part of a larger tour of the area, out of Bocas Town. It's a 20 min boat ride...More

3  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The best secluded beaches and full of calm. With beautiful landscapes and many marine life. The Caribbean sea with the fine white sand, feels so good when you are walking there, breathing the pure air and hearing the waves crashing. The best site to keep...More

Thank Zyanya C
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and our 10 year olds really loved this trip. I stayed at the entrance cos I don't like caves. They saw lots of wildlife as well as the bats and thought the cave was great. I had a lovely time reading my book....More

1  Thank saap63
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Wow beautiful boat ride to the island. It's $10 pp. We walked around whole island on the outside/surf side. It's breathetaking . Sad thing is no garabge cans for trash. Wished there was a little tiki for refreshments!

1  Thank 2laughlivelove-2
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We spent a lot of time here. So much to WOW you from the huge rainforest to little colorful frogs and tropical birds, amazing beaches, and so much more in the water, too. Hike to secluded beaches, relax, swim or surf (seasonal), or snorkel. don't...More

Thank HeatherandFam
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Take the after taxi from any dock. Isla bastimentos had zip lining and a fantastic Eco lodge palmar. We saw three sloths. Have to look for them tho.......

Thank drew0911
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Response from Jackie A | Reviewed this property |
The usual fare to Zapatillas, Cayo Coral, etc. is $10. I found a nice man who owns a boat, and for picking us us at Almirante Port and transporting us to Isla Colon and back, he charged $15. So that must the usual cost.
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Response from Jackie A | Reviewed this property |
I followed a referral, a small boat captain by the name of Emilio. He's a native of Isla Colon, and he gave me a good price. He picked me up at Puerto Almirante, he was there waiting for me and my students. Then he gave us a... More