Red Frog Beach, Isla Bastimentos

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Named after the strawberry-colored poison-dart frogs that inhabit the nearby forest, Red Frog Beach on Panama’s Bastimentos island continues to attract visitors with its idyllic surroundings and laid-back vibe. Situated on the northeastern side of the hilly island, the narrow, secluded beach offers plenty of activities. Besides surfing the undulating waves in the swell season, you can swim, snorkel, or laze on the soft white sands. Take a relaxing walk along the sand, surrounded by verdant rainforest, and enjoy the view from the boardwalk pier at the eastern end of the beach. Spot local wildlife, such as frogs, sloths, or monkeys, and hang out at a beach bar with a delicious drink. Our Isla Bastimentos online sightseeing planner makes visiting Red Frog Beach and other Isla Bastimentos attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Beach on the island of Bastions, pure nature... Little Trail between the woods and there it is... Great waves, giant beach, very beautiful... Thanks a lot for the visit.
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  • The beach is pristine, the sand is fine and the water is deliciously warm. Every direction you look, there is a photo opportunity.This is a beach that I will return for in the future.  more »
  • You can only come here by Water taxi. Price is a Matter for Negotiation. We paid $10 per Person and were picked up after 3 Hours (for me, 2 Hours would have been enough). The Area is in private Hands and therefore you have to pay another 5 Dollars in admission there. Right at the Beginning we could observe a Sloth-just awesome, we were alerted to the Red Frog, which had been hidden in a Tree Crevasse. Then we saw a Caiman (in the small Lake halfway), Herons, beautiful red Dragonflies, Hoouzious Monkeys. You just have to look closely and not just quickly look for the Way to the Beach. The Beach is also very nice-but you have to be careful here because of the Danger of being dragged into the Water. You shouldn't go swimming alone. When we arrived at the Beach, 8-10 People were just running very excitedly along the Beach and a young Girl was just barely rescued from the Danger zone.
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