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Not so much for going out here. It s more to calm down from Bocas del Toro experiences.
Not so much for going out here. It s more to calm down from Bocas del Toro experiences.
there are some bars. mainly locals, you wont find many tourists. the locals are chill and ive never had a problem. at the end of town they have basketball courts and theres a bar on site. a cool place for locals and foreigners to chill. bastimentos is about peace, beauty, and quiet. a great place to stay...go into bocas to party. you can get a taxi back to bastimentos anytime.

Revision as of 09:42, 8 August 2009

Bastimentos is an island in Bocas del Toro.

For everyone who feels a bit overwhelmed by the Party Scene in Bocas del Toro (town) this is the place to go. In Bastimentos you are going to find the relaxing atmosphere the loud Taxis and Bars of Bocas del Toro (town) can t offer.


Get in

You can take a Taxi Boat for 3 $US from Bocas del Toro (town).

Get around

There are no cars or roads on this island. So walking and water taxis are the ways of transportation.


There are several beautiful beaches in walking distance from town. One is Wizzard Beach (1.2 km from town) and the other one is Red Frog Beach (~ 1 hour walking)

good waves, spearfishing, surfing, snorkeling, diving, beautiful rocks and little islands, and many more beautiful sights. so many things to do. hidden beaches, and then a random bar at the end of red frog. peace and quiet.


Walk up to the Coee SHop Up in the Hill and have a great coffee/tea/etc. while reading/changing a book and enjoying the calm environment and the nice views.

Definently recommend this. get some brownies and truffles. theres a book store here to. wonderful family runs it.



Not so much for going out here. It s more to calm down from Bocas del Toro experiences.


There is are several Hostals in town, on of them is called Hostal Bastimento and has Internet access, a little bar and nice rooms. For people who like it a bit more quiet walk until the left end of the town (if you are looking to the water) and follow a little path for 50 meters after the asphalted peer ends. There you will find a few cabins with shared kitchen and Dive Excursions for moderate prices and a lot of tranquilidad.


Get out

Taxi boat to Bocas del Toro (town).

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