Bocas del Toro, Panama

Bocas del Toro is located on Isla Colon. It is the capital city of the province of Bocas del Toro, Panama. It is a town and a tourist resort situated on the southern tip of Isla Colon in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago in the Caribbean Sea.

Attractions In Bocas del Toro and Isla Colon include beachfront restaurants, night clubs and discos. Scuba diving is popular in the area, as are ecotours to the Bastimentos Island National Marine Park.

Things to See and Do

* Scuba Diving
* Bastimentos Island National Marine Park
* Isla Colon beaches

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Balboa, U.S. dollar (PAB, USD)
Language – Spanish
Population – 3,500 approx
Land Area – 4,601 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – +507

Port Location – The port is located at Bocas del Toro (town) on Isla Colon.

Travel Links – There are several flights into Bocas del Toro (town) “Isla Colon” International Airport from Panama City. Air Panama flies from Panama City twice a day everyday (45 mins). Nature Air flies from San Jose, Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro 4 times per week.

Boats departs frequently from the towns of Almirante and Changuinola. If you re coming from the costa rican border it is faster to take the boat in Changuinola (if you re coming from David, it will be cheaper to take the boat from Almirante.

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