Visit Bocas del Toro

Situated on a beautiful beach on the island of Colón, Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort is located within the Bocas del Toro archipelago – one of Panama’s most exotic regions.

Only five minutes from Bocas International Airport and the provincial capital, Bocas Town, our property is perfectly situated for exploring this unspoiled Caribbean paradise.

Until recently, few outsiders have experienced the beauty and rich cultural heritage of Bocas del Toro. Here at Playa Tortuga Resort, we believe in making it easy for guests to enjoy this unique location – that’s why we arrange tours and transportation to neighboring islands, departing directly from our own private pier.

Colón is the fourth largest island in Panama and has restaurants, tourist information centers, bars and various entertainment venues.
Other popular islands in Bocas Del Toro include:

  • Zapatilla Cay
  • Bird Island
  • Bastimento Island
  • Cristobal Island
  • Popa Islands
Beach Shop

By Plane

AirPanama offers 1-hour domestic flights from Panama City.

By Bus

From the Albrook Mall bus station, there are daily departures at 8 PM through the Pan-American Highway bus fleet.

By Car

Take the Pan-American Highway to the entrance to Gualaca (404km). Turn right and continue to the end of the road to Chiriquí Grande (98 km) in Punta Peña. Then follow the road to Almirante (68 km), where you can leave your car at a parking lot near the water taxi terminal.

By Ferry

Boats depart Almirante Bocas Marina at 8 AM, Monday through Saturday.

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