Bocas News

Bocas said NO to Plastic Bags!

March 24, 2017 will be a historic date for Bocas del Toro, Panama and her natural beauty. At last a dream has been achieved, NO MORE PLASTIC BAGS IN BOCAS! Recently a very important decree was passed that eliminated the Read More

Bastimento Island

Located just five minutes from the main Isla Colon by boat, Bastimentos is the second largest island of the archipelago. Treasuring a vast territory of wild jungle, the history of this land goes back to the times of Cristobal Colon, Read More

The Little Islands with Big Hearts

Bocas del Toro, Panama is growing and changing every day in very positive ways. In the last few years there has been a big increase in the number of visitors to the archipelago and Bocas is becoming a top travel Read More

(Español) ¡Spay Panama llega a Bocas!

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(Español) El Calipso que permanece vivo

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The World’s 15 Best Beach Towns

Carver Mostardi/Getty Bocas del Toro, Panama We can thank broke backpackers and smart surfers for discovering Bocas del Toro, a group of nine mostly roadless islands off the Caribbean coast of Panama, where there are boats instead of cars and chickens Read More

A Very Special Friend visiting Bocas del Toro: the Turtle!

We are already in March and the islands are arriving some very special visitors: the turtles. Over the next few months Bocas, like many other places in the world, will receive hundreds of these wonderful creatures that arrive here, the Read More

Its Beaches and Beer in Bocas and Beyond!

Many people will tell you that an ideal way to spend the afternoon at the beach is with a cold refreshing beer. When the sun is hot it is a favorite way to cool down. And Bocas del Toro, Panama Read More

Crack That Whip! Carnival in Bocas del Toro, Panama

In many places all around the world, and everywhere in Latin America, people are gearing up for the best celebration of the year.  It is Carnival, the five day party before the Catholic season of lent begins. And while Bocas Read More

Bocas is Love! FANLYC en Bocas del Toro

This week we have had the pleasure of receiving the organization FANLYC (Friends of the Child with Leukemia and Cancer Foundation) in Bocas del Toro, this non-profit foundation is dedicated to helping children with cancer, covering drug costs and treatments, Read More