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Playa Bluff

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Great beach to chill on the main island

Be careful with big waves. And go to the part where island plantation is for their refreshments... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wieke2019
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Beautiful Beach

just a great beach, very uncrowded - surf was up so you really needed to be careful in the water... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
SFR15
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Chicago
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Bluff Road, Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be careful with big waves. And go to the part where island plantation is for their refreshments. Swimming isn't always possible. No lifeguards available. Surf only for experienced surfers.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

just a great beach, very uncrowded - surf was up so you really needed to be careful in the water but plenty of pools to avoid the bigger waves. Bom Bom beach bar is perfect spot for food/drinks...plenty of great surfers come for the breaks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SFR15
Reviewed January 23, 2019

this beach is not suitable for swimming.. my girlfriend nearly lost her life and all locals relayed similar experiences.. the currents are literally deadly and some have died.. the ocean's power is magnificent, walking along the shore is enjoyable, but it is not the place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jesse R
Reviewed January 18, 2019

We went to that beach. We played on the sand. Sad kids (6 & 8 yrs old) who we could not let in the deadly rip tides. Sand was extremely fine due to the harsh waves grinding the sand. Very pleasant to walk on and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Florence B
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Going on January is not the best time. The golden sand beach is flooded by heavy waves which masked it difficult to have actual beach space and not able to swim. Once it relaxes is a great virgin beach to just get some sun, relax...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 515carlaf
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Really a beautiful beach with tide dependent size. On low tide you have a huge beach which might be very small during high tide. Swimming is not really possible because of big waves but nevertheless one of the nicest beaches in Bocas...

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank saschaheckmann
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Bluff beach is a great place to get away from crowds. While we visited the beach didn’t see any nesting turtles, but if your timing is right with a it if luck you may see some. Not the best beach for swimming, but a good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank theworldofatraveller
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Getting to the island from mainland Panama is a bit of a odyssey but this beach is worth it. You can’t swim here except if you are a surfer but the long stretch of golden sand, palm trees is stunning. We stayed in a hotel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank amiraI7691IN
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Terrible beach, impossible to swim, impossible to go into the water. It has currents that can pull you in and pull you out of the shore. Waves on this beach is very strong and no way you can enjoy it unless you are a surf...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LovelyBBQ
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Went here for the afternoon...sat by the beach with my friends and drink some cocktails and laid on the beach...what an amazing place!

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank WestCoastGiirl
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