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Things to do in Bastimentos Island

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Sublocality Level 1
“Try the Jungle Zip line. This is a once in a life time experience. Strapped in a harness you will 'zip' along a steel cable high through the jungle. See the money's, the colorful birds and breathtaking views. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Restaurant/bar over the water. Snorkeling, and in-water hammocks. Scenic view. Easy to swim. Take a water-taxi from Bocas Town. Do not go on a Friday, when it is reserved for a private party called "Filthy Friday". Please do not come home drunk and disorderly.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Take a water taxi to Bastimentos Island and take the 15 minute hike up the hill to this charming organic family farm. 2 hours tours include a tasting of their cacao and a snack.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“great food.Tapas style A little pricey but well worth it Seared tuna with wasabi yogurt sauce,Mee Krab and the Tomato-basil soup.Don't miss Bread pudding for dessert.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A beautiful walk up the beach front from Villa 76 - stop along the way to swim and sightsee. An iconic must see on your trip ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“paddle or boat up a canal to the indigenous village and take a tour through the batcaves to be able to jump off a waterfall in the cave! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“We love to support the local businesses OWNED by locals. Lysette's is a authentic as it gets on Basti. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, this is our go-to place to eat and enjoy. Overlooking the main action of Old Bank, you get a nice breeze and can see the comings and goings of the main dock and the town square. Grab a cold beer and kick back with some real Panamanian food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“La Loma Jungle Lodge offers chocolate tours and lunch. (By reservation only)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“This is our hostel! We serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. You can book your shuttles to different locations here, take tours, rent kayaks, SUP boards, and surfboards! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gym
“Nice beach bar with food option on the beach of Red Frog. Just a stroll away and a relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Hospital Point Snorkeling: A nice coral garden with lots of tropical fish to see. We pick up a mooring in the protected bay, and you enter the water from the boat. There is a small beach which is public, but the land is private, so no hiking ashore please. Duration: 10 minute boat ride and then 30 minutes to 1 hour in the water. Cost: Water Taxis charge $? per person round trip. They will wait in the boat while you snorkel. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“The Island Market is a well stocked grocery store & bakery. You can find anything you need for your stay at Red Frog and try their freshly baked rolls and great coffee”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“At walking distance. Very nice to walk discovering the natural reserve. For launch you can have a sandwish and for dinner local food in the over the water restaurant. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Cayuko Rental Rent an authentic native “Cayuko”. Proceeds benefit the local Ngobe Indian population. Approximate paddling time to: Magic Island: 5 minutes each way. Red Frog – approximately 45-60 minutes up wind, maybe a bit less coming back The Bat Cave: 1 hour each way Duration: as long as you want! Cost: $10 for a week. Contact Albaro: (507) 6557-3661 ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Restaurant/bar over the water. Snorkeling, and in-water hammocks. Scenic view. Easy to swim. Take a water-taxi from Bocas Town. Do not go on a Friday, when it is reserved for a private party called "Filthy Friday". Please do not come home drunk and disorderly.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“great food.Tapas style A little pricey but well worth it Seared tuna with wasabi yogurt sauce,Mee Krab and the Tomato-basil soup.Don't miss Bread pudding for dessert.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“We love to support the local businesses OWNED by locals. Lysette's is a authentic as it gets on Basti. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, this is our go-to place to eat and enjoy. Overlooking the main action of Old Bank, you get a nice breeze and can see the comings and goings of the main dock and the town square. Grab a cold beer and kick back with some real Panamanian food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“This is our hostel! We serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. You can book your shuttles to different locations here, take tours, rent kayaks, SUP boards, and surfboards! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gym
“Nice beach bar with food option on the beach of Red Frog. Just a stroll away and a relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“At walking distance. Very nice to walk discovering the natural reserve. For launch you can have a sandwish and for dinner local food in the over the water restaurant. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant

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