Red Frog Beach, Isla Bastimentos
(3.4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Red Frog Beach a centerpiece of your Isla Bastimentos vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Isla Bastimentos itinerary maker.
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  • Took a water taxi from Bocas for 5.00pp and asked to be picked up at 3pm. Cost 5pp to walk through the nature preserve. At the beach we sat on beach chairs and were asked to pay 3pp. Walked to the end...  more »
  • We were mugged on Wizard beach by 2 guys with guns. Red Frog beach is the safest of the beaches on Bastimento Island but beware this island IS NOT safe. Locals on Isla Colon don't recommend going to B...  more »
  • Beautiful beach with a couple of lovely restaurants. We walked from wizard beach to red frog (45 minutes or so) and were mugged at gun point on the jungle path. Having spoke to locals afterwards this ...  more »