Bocas del Toro is a spectacular tourist provincein Panama to enjoy the sun, sea and sand. The province of Bocas del Toro has beautiful beaches where you can practice diving, snorkeling, surfing or simply enjoy the weather and calm waters.
The province of Bocas del Toro is located in the Caribbean Sea. The capital of Bocas del Toro has the same name and is bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea, east of the province of Veraguas, the south with the province of Chiriqui and west by Costa Rica. The main islands that form the archipelago of Bocas del Toro are: Isla Colon, Isla Popa, Isla Bastimentos, Isla Cristobal, Water Cay and Cayo Carenero.
The City of Bocas del Toro is located in Isla Colon. The archipelago of Bocas del Toro is composed of nine islands, 50 keys and 200 islets. There are several options to get to Bocas del Toro from Panama City:
The best time to visit Bocas del Toro is in the dry season (February to April and September to October). In Bocas del Toro you can make sightseeing, snorkeling, diving, surfing, enjoy beautiful beaches, visit forests, turtle watching and visiting indigenous communities. Tourist attractions to visit in Bocas del Toro:
Magnificent beach areas with clear water. World class reefs, ideal for sun seekers and diving.
How to get there? From Panama City by air, to the city of Bocas del Toro in an hour, or make the connection Panama-David-Bocas del Toro.
What gives? Hotels, restaurants with local food, diving equipment rental, bike and boat rentals, guide service.
What to do and where to go: The main attraction is the Marino Bastimentos Islands Nacional Park and additionally enjoy unique Caribbean beaches of pure white sand and clear waters, as well as easy access to reef diving or snorkeling.
Bocas del Toro offers visitors a wide variety of attractions and natural environments, difficult to find elsewhere in the Latin America: thick jungles and rain forests with abundant flora and fauna, islands full of sun, beaches that compete with the best Caribbean, living coral reefs in clear water, mangrove islets in lake scenarios, indigenous Ngobe and naso, and a Biosphere Reserve that protects examples of the ecosystems and natural resources within the province.