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Gorgeous little Island with lots of animals

Cana tours which make daily trips to Isla Iguana. I found that the cheapest way to get there is to... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Desiree I
Beautiful Animals Everywhere

Whales, Lizards, Birds, Shellfish everything was amazing about this island. Special place for photo... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
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La Villa de los Santos 0744, Panama
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Cana tours which make daily trips to Isla Iguana. I found that the cheapest way to get there is to talk to one of the fishermen in Playa Arenosa and ask them to take you to the Island, the trip is 20–30 minutes in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Desiree I
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Whales, Lizards, Birds, Shellfish everything was amazing about this island. Special place for photo lovers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank esthercdiazs
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Small island but beautiful , my kids saw some fishes, my family and I had a great time. We were lucky to see whales on the way back to playa El Arenal.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aventurera14_10
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Now, this place is a small island with a ranger station and two small beaches with white sand. On one side you can see whales that are rearing young in the distance and avoid paying a boat extra to take you there. This is probably...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Ok... Great place. We are here in June the raining season and 3 hours was the max we could stand the heat. Excellent snorkeling and both beaches are nice. The reason a 4 vs a 5 is the trash . The beach can be cleaner....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thomasjsullivan
Reviewed May 17, 2018

A wonderful day trip. The ocean and beach so wonderful for swimming. The area so beautiful. Lots of fun to see the iguana as well. The 3 of us paid $20 each for a boat to take us to/from the island. If you're a larger...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Carolynn M
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Isla Iguana is a beautiful island with beautiful beaches. There are two beaches on the island, one is bigger and is where you will probably arrive. You arrive by a 15-20 mins boat from Punta Arenal, Pedasj. It's usually around $80 per boat (roundtrip), and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Enjoyed a day on this island, only after a dramatic ride to get to (large swell that day, all 4 passengers got pretty banged up en route). We spent the majority of time on the main beach but also walked around the island and it's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Dina D
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We booked the day through our hosts Craig and April at Casa Lajagua who provided a packed lunch, chairs, umbrella, towels and snorkelling equipment. Boat ride was very swift. It was a large boat with a roof cover to shade passengers from the sun unlike...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day on Isla Iguana. My kids loved playing in the sand with the thousands of hermit crabs and feeding all of the black iguanas. Water was clear blue near beach and sand was white. Snorkeling was one of the better locations...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank J J
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Kare M
March 24, 2016|
Response from Nicolás S |
6 persons, the cost is 70 dollars for the entire boat.
September 8, 2015|
Response from mamaG_10 | Reviewed this property |
There are no restaurants or toilets etc on Isla Iguana ... this would be a day trip only. If you want food / drinks, you need to bring them with you...and bring your garbage back to the mainland with you.
tekla u
January 7, 2015|
Response from mamaG_10 | Reviewed this property |
Typically you can expect to stay on the island until about 3-330pm ... the boats will want to get back across the water to the mainland wel before dark (6pm). there were some people camping on the island when we arrived... More