Bocas News

(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

Back to School with Give & Surf

Support local education! Saturday, February 11th is Give & Surf’s 4th Annual Back­to­School Fundraiser and will include a surf contest for all ages & levels starting at 9am at Paki Point (please check the fb page to the conditions of Read More

Surf, surf and more surf

We are in high season of waves in the Caribbean and with it, Bocas del Toro makes it the epicenter of the whole Surfing panorama in Panama. The waves are awesome and the surfers do not stop arriving, with them Read More

New Year’s Eve at Bocas

It is a party that spans the globe.  All around the world people celebrate the ending of one year and the beginning of another. In New York, New York over a million people gather in Times Square to watch the Read More