Isla Taboga, Panama
Taboga Island, Panama, also known as the "Island of Flowers," is a volcanic island in the Gulf of Panama. It is a tourist destination, about 20 kilometers from Panama City, and is about 4 km long.
The island is famous for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, soft sands and a wildlife refuge. At low tide, the northern end of the island is joined by a sand bar to the small island of El Morro, and the southeastern end is 270 meters from Isla Urava.
The Island has a charming village with a whitewashed church, a few narrow streets with a few restaurants, bakery, hotels and great views to Panama City from the top of the Island at approximately 300 meters.
Things to See and Do
* Water sports
* Marine life
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Balboa, U.S. dollar (PAB, USD)
Language – Spanish
Population - 1000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – +507
Transport Links – Isla Taboga can be accessed by boat from Panama City. Two ferry services are available daily. The trip is less than one hour.