Red Frog Beach on Isla Bastimentos is a 10 minute water taxi ride from the airport and Bocas town. Red Frog Beach includes the Marina, Punta Lava Bar & Grill, Kayukos Restaurant and Lounge and 32 Luxury Villas with private pools. The island also includes miles of rainforest trails, 5 beaches, the Zipline Canopy Tour, Catamaran Sunset Cruises, 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:
Flights to Bocas del Toro from Panama City
Flights from Panama City's Albrook airport can be arranged online:
Albrook Airport is located about 45 minutes (depending on traffic) across town from the Tocumen International Airport (PTY). We suggest using the private transfer services of Carlos Carvallo. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: (+507) 6780 2290.
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.