Cayo Zapatilla, Bocas del Toro Province

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Cayos Zapatilla is a group of two uninhabited islands located east of Isla Bastimentos in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago of Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. North Cayo Zapatilla is 14 hectares long while south Cayo Zapatilla is comparatively bigger with 34 hectares. Both islands lie within the boundaries of the Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park.
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  • Do you know when you think how the caribbean beaches look like? This is it. Transparent and blue water with white sand and palm trees. Really nice. If you are around don’t miss it.  more »
  • I had been told a lot about the famous Key Shoe, which was the missed ride being in Bocas del Toro. We did It the penultimate day of our stay. It Is A beautiful place there is no doubt, but in the personal and my girlfriend we liked much more the wonderful scenery of Cabo Drago and Playa Estrella in Isla Colón as well no more!. To get to Cabo Slipper, the most typical and what we did, is to take a direct tour, with lunch included, with one of the agencies in Isla Colón; Which leaves at 10 am and returns approximately type 5 pm to Isla Colón. (Bocas Town), First they take you to see dolphins, which in our case we could only see two partially, but I did not care much because in Chile we can see the same during the year in a place called Damas Island (Punta Choros) located in the Fourth Region in the northern part of my P Country, and to that I had also seen many while sailing to Isla de La Plata in Ecuador years ago, so what I cared about was the rest; Then we were taken to "Holywood" where you can see a number of starfish (the same as seen in Playa Estrella), then take you to an island to see the sloths, where we saw two only and very camouflaged among the trees, then go to the Key Shoe , where you can stay for approximately 2 and a half hours, enjoying its beach, nature and sand; (Take to take and eat because there is nothing). Then back they take you to Cayo Coral, where you can snorkel and then have lunch in the same key, this place I found amazing! A wonderful place (to wear rubber shoes to get into the water by the corals) I can say that personally I liked more this key (there to stay) But if you go to Bocas you must visit without a doubt.
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  • We Took a trip to Cayo Slipper. We hired Coopeguitour, a place co-op. Included visit to Dolphin Bay and lazy Island. In The first one, we could see dolphins, starfish and corals. Then we went to lunch typical food and delicious drinks. And Finally, we snorkeled, where we could see beautiful corals and fish of different shapes and colors. The Price was very affordable. Highly Recommended!
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