Bocas del Toro Archipelago Travel Guide


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Plan Your Bocas del Toro Archipelago Vacation

With its turquoise waters, sugar-sand beaches, and funky island towns, the relatively isolated archipelago of Bocas del Toro has the same attractions as major Caribbean destinations with a fraction of the crowds, development, and price. An astounding variety of flora and fauna cover its six major islands, 52 cays, and 200 islets, with an overlay of a fascinating Afro-Caribbean and indigenous culture.


Bocas del Toro Archipelago Hotels

Accommodations here range from traditional wooden buildings in town to rustic but enchanting bungalows nestled in the wilderness of Isla Bastimentos. more


Bocas del Toro Archipelago Restaurants

The town of Bocas has an ample restaurant selection, with such surprising options as Thai and Indian cuisine to complement the traditional seafood. more

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Things To Do in Bocas del Toro Archipelago

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Bocas del Toro Archipelago Experiences

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