Visit Isla Bastimentos and enjoy the wonders that it has to offer. This tropical island will surprise you with its variety of landscapes both on the water and on the ground.
La Isla Bastimentos is one of the largest you will find in the archipelago of Bocas del Toro. Here you will find a town called Old Bank, an indigenous community and the Marine Park named Isla Bastimento. In this place, it is also the Red Frog Beach complex and some other beaches that fascinate your eyes.
The village of Old Bank, although small, includes great surprises; its inhabitants are Antillean workers who initially arrived to plant bananas. Reaching this place isn’t difficult at all; a boat will take you there for $ 5 and in 10 minutes. The language spoken here is a mixture of English, Patoi and Spanish.
The community that you can find here is called Quebrada de Sal and it is quite far and getting there is not so easy, but don’t worry because if you want to go there are tours that include trips to the place at accessible prices. The cost of the boat trip is not included but this is one of the only ways you can enjoy the National Park.
Bastimentos is a place to see the sloths, monkeys, birds and many other species that inhabit this wonderful natural park.
Among the beaches you can find we have:
It is considered one of the best beaches in the area. You can get there on foot from the Old Bank community. That beach always has strong waves you should be careful when bathing. You will find other beaches such as Playa Polo or Playa Larga beach where you can snorkel or dive.
Red Frog Beach
It is very easy to get to this tropical beauty at all times of the year. Take a boat that takes you to the Red Frog marina where you will have to pay three American dollars, and then walk on a long path about 15 minutes. Once here, you can find hostels, tent hotels, restaurants and tour among other varieties of services. There, you will enjoy the view and its relaxing water.
Isla de Bastimentos has the best resort you can find in the region. These lodgings include all services for your comfort.
Do not miss the opportunity to see this fantastic island and the wonders that it has to offer. Remember to share your experience with us.