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Bocas Town

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The colorful and relaxed Bocas Town has a welcoming atmosphere, with the modestly sized urban area showcasing typical Caribbean clapboard houses and home to a mixed community from across the world. Visits to Bocas Town allow for further exploration of the archipelago, with water taxis running regular services between the remote islands. Visitors get active on a range of ecotourism experiences, including diving in the biologically rich marine environment that thrives between each of the archipelago's islands. Surfers find a wealth of spots to choose from when on vacation in Bocas Town, with the water taxis on hand to take them and their board to the best beaches, no matter how remote. Bocas Town is in Isla Colon. Use our Panama vacation planner to arrange the details of your trip to Bocas Town and other destinations.
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Where to stay in Bocas Town

Look close to the waterfront for mid-range hotels, and on side streets for a selection of hostels. If you want a bit more seclusion than is on offer there, opt to stay farther afield in locations like Playa Bluff, a beach just a taxi ride to the north.
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