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Wonderful secluded beach

We took a panga out here in the morning, settling on a three hour trip with a local at the dock in... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Adam K
via mobile
this quiet island in the bay

a stop on the Windstar cruise this Parque Nacional Marino Gulfo de Chiriqui, Isla Parida, a perfect... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
steelydad2014
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10 Mar 2017
“Wonderful secluded beach”
22 Feb 2017
“this quiet island in the bay”
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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We took a panga out here in the morning, settling on a three hour trip with a local at the dock in Boca Chica. It has a pretty white sand beach. We popped open a fresh coconut and enjoyed it in the shade. It can...More

1  Thank Adam K
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

a stop on the Windstar cruise this Parque Nacional Marino Gulfo de Chiriqui, Isla Parida, a perfect row of coconut trees line a protected fine sand beach with really warm, gentle, clear water, little in terms of facilities, bit of a Gilligan's Island feel, a...More

Thank steelydad2014
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

This is really a fantastic Island with 3 amazing beaches! Sunglasses is a necessity at these beaches because the sand is really very white with sunsine. In the right season you will maybe meet some whales by going to the Island, even Bolanos is only...More

2  Thank Lagache-Crabeels
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Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This remote island in the Gulf of Chiriqui is a fun day, but you should come prepared. There is nothing here but trees, sand, and ocean. The waters are clear and if you can negotiate a good price for a boat ride it is worth...More

3  Thank G3Knightwind
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Reviewed February 11, 2015

Spent a day here on a trip from Boquete. Lovely for swimming or just lying on the beach, with the water lapping around you. Look for the thousands of hermit crabs, scuttling around. Fascinating little creatures!

1  Thank CAROL B
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

We live locally here in Panama, but only occasionally go to the ocean. A friend of our recommended that we go to Bolanos as it was quiet, beautiful, crystal clear waters, relatively undiscovered and not too expensive. We called "Leo" the owner (+507-6936-0778) of a...More

7  Thank Terry R
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Camped for several days on Isla Bolanos with friends, good beach, swam, snorkeled, kayaked around the island. Saw many Humpback Whale, some very close to the island. One surfaced with in a few feet of friends in a kayak! Beautiful place.

3  Thank BZ_Sailor
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Went on a snorkeling tour to the Isla. While hanging out at the beach, a group of local guys climbed a coconut tree and brought down a dozen and shared them with us. Nothing like fresh coco on the beach.

2  Thank RedKitty_12
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

Nice beach to swim and snorkel on. Fish to see and bring a knife to enjoy the coconuts!

Thank ThorYUL
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