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.
You can take a Taxi Boat for 3 $US from Bocas del Toro (town).
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.
There is a PADI dive centre on Bastimentos called The Dutch Pirate (PADI Store no S 21308) which has cheap prices for Open Water/Advanced certifications, Discover Scuba Diving experience and fun dives.
Walk up to the Coffee 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.
There are several restaurants in town.
Not so much for going out here. It s more to calm down from Bocas del Toro experiences.
Taxi boat to Bocas del Toro (town).