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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water is clear...the sand is soft...and there are so many sea creatures to find. My family loved it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Griffystamps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the tour booked through Coopegitours We saw a dolphin, enjoyed the starfish in a protected part of the mangrove, enjoyed snorkeling at Coral Cray. The Zapatillas Islands were beautiful, stunning colours. We saw a couple of sloths quite close on protected Sloth Island....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We went on the day trip to Isla Zapatillas. There is nothing to do on the actual island. Bring your own beers or buy on the way when you stop. We saw beautiful starfish and dolphins on route. We stopped for 30 mins for snorkelling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 100CountryMan
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Zapatilla My husband and I were part of a tour group that came to the Island. We got to the island at 12:00 and had to leave by 1:45. It was kind of a bummer to be rushing around on someone else’s schedule - so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful... The best place in Bocas del toro arquipélago. Excellent beach, cold water, good snorkel... Loved it

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Martaisgj
Reviewed October 2, 2018

One of the finest and gorgeous islands around. Diving is a must around the island. I highly recommended to go there via a boat.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Like a Robinson Crusoe experience. We arrived early, before 930 am, thanks to our wonderful hosts at Casa Cayuco and our fantastic guide, Jose. First, we snorkeled off shore and saw 2 nurse sharks, octopus and lobster, immediately, along with blue tang and Sargent majors....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank livesimpletravel
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Real nice warm waters here. The beaches were nice, isolated, with not many people which was great. Enjoyed walking around in the woods looking at the palms and fallen coconuts. No amenities here. Simply the beach and island life.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little islands, really beautiful. They are part of the marine park, so nobosy lives om the islands. It is an amazing piece of nature. Lovely white sandbeach woth palmtrees and an ocean you can snorkel in and see al kinds of wildlife under the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank sl0dder
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Zapatilla is a short boat ride off the coast of Isla Colon. One feels remote as the island has no real services, just natural scenery. In the midday, the water taxis are fairly profuse, so the solitary feel isn't there. The waters are fun to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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We're actually standing in LAX having just flowing in from SJO after 8 days in Bocas, and BDT had so much more to do than the Caribbean side of CR/Puerto Viejo. But from PV to BDT is around 4.5 hours door to door, border... More
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