Activities and Attractions
The outer islands of Bocas del Toro, within a 15 min. boat ride have some of the world's most pristine waters and white sand beaches ideal for snorkeling, diving, fishing or just relaxing in the tropical sun and for those that came to party Bocas del Toro has an abundance of nightlife and fine restaurants all within a 10 min. walk from the hotel. Our ecosystem on the islands is so diverse and is second to none in the world and houses hundreds of species of birds, fish, dolphins, monkeys, tucans, sloth, as well as other marine and wildlife.
Very nice and relaxing beach that is easy to reach by taxi or bus from downtown Bocas.> More information
The perfect day excursion from Bocas. A must visit beach!> More information
Gorgeous beach just a short cab ride from town or an adventurous bike ride along the coast!> More information
Superstition, pirates and folklore of Bocas del Toro is a collection of legends and stories as told by the local inhabitants of the archipelago. Tales of pirate treasures and the myriad of superstitions gathered from various tribes and indigenous folk are both telling and entertaining.
When Christopher Columbus visited Bocas del Toro in 1502 during his fourth and final New World voyage, he was so taken by the beauty of the area that he affixed his name to many sites, including Isla Colón (Columbus Island), Isla Cristóbal (Christopher Island) and Bahía de Almirante (Admiral's Bay).
During the 17th century, the archipelago became a haven for pirates. The buccaneers repaired their ships on the islands, built others with wood from their forests and fed upon the many sea turtles that nested on the beaches. The pirates are said to have buried treasure on a number of the islands, but to date none of this loot has been found or at least reported.
There are two road routes into Bocas del Toro Province, one over the mountains from Panama City through Chiriqui/ David, the other from the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Buses travel both of these routes.
There are 2 options to fly to Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro.
Air Panama - from AllBrook Airport in Panama City
Nature Air - from San Jose, Costa Rica
Website: www.natureair.com Telephone: +506 2299-6018