Bocas Town, Bocas del Toro

Bocas Town, Bocas del Toro

Infobox Settlement
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subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = Bocas del Toro Province
subdivision_type2 = District
subdivision_name2 = Bocas del Toro

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Bocas del Toro is the capital of the Panamanian province of Bocas del Toro. It is city and a world-renowned tourist resort located on the island of Isla Colon in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago in the Caribbean Sea off the northwest coast of Panama. It has numerous world-class resorts, many of them specializing in eco-tourism and All Inclusive tourism. Approximately a 20 minute boat ride from the mainland of Bocas Del Toro would transport you to the island, there's also an international airport for air access.

Population & tourism

Relatively few Panamanians live on the island, opting for cheaper housing on the mainland of Panama.Fact|date=August 2007 Its white, sandy beaches, ecological parks, diving keys, restaurants and food, nightclubs, attractions, tematic parks, music and dances, shops and markets both in the zone and the downtown make it a popular tourist destination year-round for tourists from the North, South, Central America, Europe, Oceania and Asia alike.Fact|date=August 2007


Access can be either via airline or boat, a 350 minutes drive from the Capital or an 85 minute drive from the nearest city of Changuinola will take you to a touristic port where boats arrive each 20 minutes constantly, another way involves air traveling, in which you may take a flight of about 75 minutes from the capital's secondary international and regional airport, access from outside the country is provided by some airlines.

Access via air from the United States is not available directly, however, flights to the city are available with a stop in the capital city of the country and from Costa Rica.

Twin Cities

*flagicon|Greenland Nuuk, Greenland
*flagicon|USA Nome, Alaska, United States

External links

* Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort


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