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Isla Bolanos

Address: Panama
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
David, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 small fishing boat to take us out. Leo speaks some English, so this helped. He... More 

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Central America
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Seattle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Brighton, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

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

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