Island & Beach in Bocas del Toro

Bastimentos beach

 If you’re a beach lover, we are sure you’ll love Bocas del Toro!  You can literally choose a different beach for every day of your vacation . Being away from the big cities from the mouths of the rivers, our waters lack of pollution, this factor and the fact of being outside the Caribbean hurricane zonemake the sea bed with the percentage of live coral top the world (65%) also in the archipelago are concentrated 95% of coral species throughout the Caribbean owncounting unique and endemic species in the area.

On Isla Colon you’ll find the following beaches: Playa El Istmito, Big Creak, Playa Mango, Paunch, Flat Rock, Bluff Beach, Starfish Beach in Bocas del Drago, La Piscina, Playa Lagarto and Mimitimbi Beach amongst others.

On Carenero, near Isla Colon you will  find several white sand beaches and on Bastimentos Island  you will be able to enjoy Playa Primera (Wizard Beach), Playa Segunda, Red Frog Beach, Playa Polo and Playa Larga (Long Beach).

On the east of Bastimentos there are more unamed beaches and all the rest of the islands (Solarte, Cristobal, Popa, Cayo de Agua) have their fare amount of amazing beaches. Some of the most spectacular beaches can be found in the Zapatillas Cays (see photo) and in Escudo de Veraguas.

In Bocas del Toro you will be able to find almost every single known type of coral in the Caribbean and an immense variety of tropical fishes and sea life.

Bocas is also a great place for divers and snorkelers due to its calm, accesible waters with plenty of coral and sponge gardens to explore at shallow depths such as Crawl Cay.Also the Snorkeling can be done at the foot of the Laguna Azul ECO Lodge Hotel: Coral, sea stars, crabs and a host of small fish swimming among the roots that surround the lodge of the Laguna Azul ECO Lodge Hotel.

To explore the different landscapes that offers Bocas del Toro and Laguna Azul ECO Lodge Hotel, have 2 boatsequipped with high-powered engines.

For guests seeking a more authentic experience the lodge is at the disposal Kayucos and Canoes Excursions included in the price of the Lodge
  • Visiting Bocas del Toro and markets.
  • Playa de las Estrellas.
  • Red Frog Beach.
  • Watching dolphins.
  • Visit Gnobe the native community.

Please contact our Personal Concierge for more information.