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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. www.scubapanama.com.