Bocas del Toro Archipelago Travel Guide

Advertisement

Guidebooks
Photo of Bocas del Toro Archipelago Photo: vilainecrevette/iStockphoto/Thinkstock

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.

Hotels

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. All...read more

Restaurants

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. Dining...read more

Fodor's Choice
Things To Do

Things To Do in Bocas del Toro Archipelago

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

Hotels

Bocas del Toro Archipelago Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Idyllic Islands: Jungle-hemmed beaches, coconut palms growing in pale sand, emerald waters... the archipelago has the stuff of tropical fantasies... Read more

  • Panama's Sea Turtles

    Sea turtles have long been common in the archipelago, where they graze on sea-grass beds by day, and lay their eggs on its beaches by night... Read more

Advertisement

·Weather
Weather Underground
mostlycloudy

Now

76° F Mostly Cloudy 71% Humidity April 19, 2014 at 2:00PM

Check historic weather for your trip dates

Arriving:
Go
  • Mi tocaya y yo en Panama

    Who we were: I grew up in Panama and wanted to share that beautiful country with my namesake, mi tocaya. Read more

  • Panama

    We returned from a two weeks tour of Panama, a country that has so many interesting to offer. Read more

View more trip reports