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Where to stay in Bocas del Toro Province

There are 229 vacation homes available all over Bocas del Toro Province in Panama, and we’re confident you’ll find a place that meets both your needs and your budget. Affordable vacation rentals in Bocas del Toro Province start at a nightly rate of $10, with 20% of local properties priced under $39 per night. Whether you’re seeking a holiday apartment near Green Acres Chocolate Farm, a vacation home close to Parador Fotográfico, or a place that also gives you close access to Puerto Viejo Talamanca — our goal is to help you find exactly what you need. Our website lists a wide selection of rental accommodations from top travel companies such as Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway, Booking.com, and many more. It doesn’t matter if you’re on a solo travel expedition, going on a romantic getaway to Bocas del Toro Province, or planning a family vacation for 4, we can match you with a villa that sleeps everyone comfortably. Time to make that Panama vacation you’ve been dreaming about a reality.

Where Is Bocas del Toro Province in Panama?

A provincial archipelago that sits within the northwestern region of Panama, Bocas del Toro is located near the Costa Rican border and is fringed by the Caribbean Sea. This province is comprised of approximately nine islands that include the Bocas del Toro Archipelago, Bahía Almirante, Chiriquí Lagoon, and the adjacent mainland.

What Is Bocas del Toro Province Known For?

An archipelago off the northern Caribbean coast of Panama famed for its unparalleled beauty and vibrant nightlife, Bocas del Toro is a natural sanctuary whose raw beauty is hard to describe. The first National Marine Park and a magical destination for eco-tourism in Panama, Bocas del Toro is made up of nine main islands and thousands of islets that preserve much of its raw beauty, thanks to a balanced and thoughtful development that includes jungle eco-lodges, quaint bed and breakfasts, and luxurious resorts. Home to lush verdant vegetation, laid-back vibes, crystalline waters, and threads of gold beaches, Bocas del Toro is undoubtedly deserving of the title of tropical paradise.

Where to Go in Bocas del Toro Province

  • Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park: Rolling over an area of 13,226 hectares, Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park is one of the most popular attractions in Bocas del Toro province. Showcasing the very best of nature in all its unadulterated glory, the park is home to the largest area of Caribbean mangrove swamps in Panama. A fantastic locale for snorkeling and swimming, Isla Bastimentos is home to acres of vibrant red and white mangroves, and the best-conserved coral reefs on the Caribbean coast. With the alluring blend of Playa Larga, a white stretch of powder-fine sand, and the Zapatilla Cays, nature lovers have an abundance of options to soak in the beauty of this majestic park. Whether you wish to swim in the clear waters, sunbathe on the warm sand, go on a diving or snorkeling adventure, or explore its inland nature trail, Isla Bastimentos is the perfect place to do it.
  • Red Frog Beach: A stunning golden thread of soft sand that runs through the Bocas del Toro archipelago, the Red Frog Beach is the celestial beach paradise you have always been wishing for. Backed by rolling verdant stretches of thick rainforest, the Red Forest Beach is home to concealed alcoves that provide perfect tiny spots of privacy away from the bustle of the rest of the beach. Although the waves are too tumultuous for quick dips, the dramatic views of the aquamarine-hued waters from the beach are too sublime to miss out on. Make sure to hit the ramshackle beach restaurant that serves delicious grilled fish and chilled local beer and sodas.

Popular Destinations Near Bocas del Toro Province

  • Finca Los Monos: Catch a breather in one of the most beautiful locations on the Bocas del Toro province in the privately funded garden of Finca Los Monos. Sitting pretty on the island of Isla Colon, the garden is a rolling verdant display of meticulously manicured flora. With the island receiving steady temperatures and adequate rainfall, the emerald inhabitants of Finca Los Monos remain lush throughout the year. A short 10-minute drive from Bocas Town, the garden is a great place to while away the morning or afternoon hours and learn about the local wildlife, plants, and flowers that thrive in it. Spanning the island from coast-to-coast, the garden is equipped with stunning kaleidoscopic views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea fringed by the malachite-hued foliage.

Best Neighborhoods in Bocas del Toro Province

  • Bocas Town: Buzzing with life and activity, Bocas Town thumps with vibrancy. The main neighborhood of the peninsula, Bocas Town is home to clusters of high-end hotels, quaint boutiques, and cost-effective hostels. Quietly buzzing by day and filled with life at night, Bocas Town transforms every hour. As you explore the winding streets during the morning or afternoon, you will discover a town center that thrums with the Latin spirit, as friendly locals strike up a conversation, street vendors haggle with a smile on their face, and open-air cafes and restaurants are alive with customers. As soon as the sun goes down, the town center transforms into an unadulterated party town as clubs and bars open their doors to raucous revelers who continue to party throughout the night into the early morning.

Home-types in Bocas del Toro Province

Bocas del Toro Province has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Bocas del Toro Province:

Points of interests in Bocas del Toro Province

Bocas del Toro Province has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Bocas del Toro Province:
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