Boca del Drago, Bocas Town

3.3
#4 of 21 in Beaches in Panama
Search crystal clear shallows for colorful starfish at Boca del Drago, where palms and mangroves line a white sandy bay. If you look closely, you will see plenty of starfish in the bay in all different colors and sizes-- many call this bay home. Over the years, this natural attraction has brought a hub of tourism to the bay, with plenty of beach restaurants now selling food, drinks and the odd souvenir. Out from the shore look for a small speckle of coral-- it offers good snorkelling conditions in calm waters. Remember not to touch the starfish. Use our Bocas Town travel route planner to arrange your visit to Boca del Drago and other attractions in Bocas Town.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Ok so when I see the pictures of this place I think it's literally covered in starfish - there certainly are starfish and you can find them....but only if you're snorkeling really....they're typically...  more »
  • September 27, 2017
    We were told Starfish beach was a hit or miss based on how many starfish you will see; however, we saw plenty! Wait for the buses right outside the Golden Grill, they come every 30 minutes to take peo...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    Extremely quiet place, ideal to relax, do something of snorkeling and enjoy the sea. I did not try the food there since star leaves charge in beach and 200% accepted is definitely an option.
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