Isla Grande, Colon

2.9
#4 of 7 in Parks in Colon Province
Hop on a boat to get to Isla Grande, an undeveloped, picturesque getaway. With no roads, a population of just over 1,000, and only a few resorts scattered across its shores, the island remains a tranquil sanctuary with a laid-back holiday vibe. Rest on sugar white beaches, lapped by turquoise waters ideal for snorkeling and swimming. If you fancy a hike, head up to the old lighthouse, which sits atop the island’s highest point and promises picture perfect views. The island offers only sparse amenities, so if you’re feeling peckish, head to one of the resorts for a seafood snack or come prepared with your own picnic. Use our Colon travel planner to arrange your visit to Isla Grande and other attractions in Colon.
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  • September 20, 2017
    Small island which is located after portobelo, you can get there only by using the lancha service which you will cross for 5 euros round trip. Once on the island you will quickly turn, beautiful beaches at each end of the island, unfortunately paid. Avoid visiting on weekends end as world black
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  • September 18, 2017
    Big Island is excellent beach for children, is very calm, super transparent Bay style and snorkeling can be. You must grab a boat in port the Guaíra, the cost per person is $2.5 from ida and return $2.5. Starting from the 7 children pay half. The ride is super short 5 minutes. The truck is left in any of the available parking and paid $5. There in the port there is a dnd convenience store you can buy ice drinks or a snack q make them missing. Arriving at the island has the option of bathing just dnd boats leave or move to the part of the Bay that is owned by a hotel, they charge $8 per person and you get a table and 4 chairs, they lend the baths and showers. The hotel has resraurante, the food is good and pretty. A plate of fried chicken with potato fingers cost $8. They are equipped with point of sale. Enjoy!
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  • September 5, 2017
    Isla Grande has one of the very few beaches in the area with gorgeous turquoise water lapping at a golden coral sand beach. To reach Isla Grande by car it is about an hour from the Colon Highway. The ...  more »

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