Red Frog Beach Island Resort and Spa on Isla Bastimentos is a 10 minute water taxi ride from the airport and Bocas town. Red Frog Beach includes some of the most beautiful beaches in Central America, beachfront restaurant and 41 Luxury Villas with private pools. The island also includes miles of tropical forest trails, 5 beaches, the Zipline Canopy Tour, nearby Kayukos Restaurant, many tours including the Cave Tour and much more!
Getting to Bocas
Take an international flight to either Panama City, Panama or San Jose, Costa Rica. You will then need to book another flight to arrive to the Bocas airport (see below).
If you choose to stay in Panama City before flying to Bocas, our partner hotel is The Sheraton Hotel located at Panama Bay 15 minutes from Tocumen Airport.
Getting to Red Frog Beach From Bocas Town
There is a Red Frog Bocas Town office located along the water front open to 9am to 6pm: 507-757-7386
Many water-taxi services run from the water front in Bocas town. This is a 10-minute beautiful boat ride.
Jampan Tours is located along the waterfront in Bocas Town and offers the following schedule for $7 round trip:
|Jampan Dock||Red Frog Dock|
|9:00 am||9:30 am|
|12:00 pm||12:30 pm|
|1:00 pm||1:30 pm|
|2:00 pm||2:30 pm|
|5:00 pm||5:30 pm|
From the airport in Bocas, you can take a taxi to the Red Frog Beach office along the water front in Bocas town along the waterfront ($2 per person)
Red Frog Villa Guests can also request an airport pick-up service for $30 (round trip) per person payable in cash on arrival. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate this service.
Flights to Bocas del Toro from Panama City
Flights from Panama City's Albrook airport can be arranged online:
Air Panamá: www.flyairpanama.com
Has at least 2 flights per day from Panama City to Bocas del Toro (during peak season they offer additional flights). The flights depart early in the morning and in the mid-afternoon. It is a one-hour flight from Albrook to Bocas del Toro (some flights stop briefly in Changuinola before landing in Bocas). The flight schedule varies by day of the week; please refer to the website for exact schedules on the days you wish to travel.
Albrook Airport is located about 45 minutes (depending on traffic) across town from the Tocumen International Airport (PTY). We can assist you with this transfer.
Flights between Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro
There are flights between San Jose to Bocas del Toro periodically throughout the week. See their website for details if you are planning to travel through Costa Rica to arrive in Bocas del Toro Panama.
The weather in Bocas averages 27 degrees Centigrade or 82 degrees Fahrenheit year round. The beaches are long with soft, straw colored sand and the water is warm, clear and blue. Bocas Del Toro lies 9 degrees above the equator in the tropical zone. Isla Bastimentos is a living rainforest, and because of this it does rain throughout the year. Generally, rain comes in short storms which pass through quickly, clearing up to a sunny afternoon and leaving the ground and forest refreshed.
Driving from Panama City to Bocas del Toro
This is a 9 to 12 hour drive from Panama City. The parking garage is in Almirante right before you reach the boat company called Taxi 25 and they are open 24 hours, they charge $4.00 per day (all subject to change). After you take the boat from there, you will reach Isla Colon in about 45 minutes.