Isla Zapatillas, Bocas del Toro Province

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Escape civilization with a visit to Isla Zapatillas, a set of two uninhabited islands known for their pristine, tropical beaches. Take a boat ride to one of the two islets, and find a secluded beach to relax on. Warm white sand and crystal clear waters encircle the islands' lush vegetation. Sunbathe, lounge in the shade of palm trees, or try snorkeling around the coral reefs just off the shore. Bring plenty of water, snacks, and sunscreen, as this remote location doesn't have any facilities. Using our international travel planner, Isla Bastimentos attractions like Isla Zapatillas can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Included in the tours to the Bastimentos Park, the island shoe is essential for whoever visits Bocas del Toro. Emerald beaches without waves and few people, located 40 minutes from La isla Colon.
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  • Zapatilla is a short boat ride off the coast of Isla Colon. One feels remote as the island has no real services, just natural scenery. In the midday, the water taxis are fairly profuse, so the solitar...  more »
  • The best way to go is through companies that offer day tours in include approximately two hours in Cayo slippers in addition to activities such as Snorkeling, watching dolphins and sea stars. It is always better to take water since these islands are not inhabited and are part of the National Park.
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