The Canal and Central Panama Places


Isla Taboga


The snorkeling is pretty good around El Morro, where the visibility is best when the tide is high. Serious divers head to Isla Urubá, a protected island just south of Taboga.

Hotel Vereda Tropical. The Hotel Vereda Tropical rents snorkeling equipment to guests (only) and can arrange a boat ride around the island for about $60 that includes snorkeling. Isla Taboga. 507/250–2154.

Scuba Panama. Taboga lacks a dive center, but the Panama City–based operator Scuba Panama can arrange a diving day trip to Isla Morro, which includes a stop at Isla Taboga. Isla Taboga. 507/261–3841.

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