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Address: Colon, Panama
Phone Number: 5072252798
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Isla Grande a small paradise

Small but very nice beach, best way to enjoy it is staying there, have many places for accommodation with all kind of prices, there also a small shop and restaurants. If you want... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2016
Barcelona, Venezuela
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Barcelona, Venezuela
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Small but very nice beach, best way to enjoy it is staying there, have many places for accommodation with all kind of prices, there also a small shop and restaurants. If you want to go there from Panama city, you must take a bus from Albrook terminal to Colon, then in Colon's terminal take a bus to La Guaira, don't... More 

Thank EduardoLCM
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Calm serene beach, nice cool little island that this beach is at.The drive is 2 hours from the city and the boat ride to the island is quick and nice. I really enjoyed it and would love to venture there again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

It is so calm and nice.... some thing could get better in town but, nothing at all could denied the lovely place Isla Grande is.

Thank Jenn L
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Isla Grande was part of a travle tour we took and our guide stopped here, took us to the island and we pent some time swimming with my family in the beautiful blue warm waters.

Thank JenaiMorehead
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

When I was there - 30 years ago - there was no electricity and no drinking water - it was a tropical paradise.

Thank ginkobabap
San Diego, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

First and foremost island is not big , people live in village name La guira , you need them to take you to island ,La Guira is a village and not a lot of people they must to take you to island a round trip for $5 bucks but same person has to come and pick you up wherever dropped... More 

Thank Shahin J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The sea is a Caribbean Sea , so don't need to say it's amazing ! It's nice to spend the day over there and back to Panama city at night .. Don't recommend stay.. unless you like a cold shower and those kind of camping style .. I rather take 2 hours back to Panama City and have a nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

Take a water taxi to Isla Grande it costs $6 return. Take water with you as you can't buy anything there. We enjoyed a couple of hours of swimming and just relaxing, very few other people on the Island while we were there.

Thank Susan G
Volcan, Panama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Isla Grande is a little island off the coast of Colon. You get there by taking a $5 (round-trip) boat ride from La Guira. Positive Features: The water is clear. Negative Points: The only spot of sand is fenced off by Hotel Isla Grande. So they charge you $8 to use the public beach. There isn't any other spot to... More 

Thank blackandwhitecookie
Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

It takes about two hours to get there from Panama City; we stayed at a private beach where we had lunch included in the ticket to get in. Nice place to spend a whole day with the family and friends. You can go on the banana, swim at the beach, play volleyball, etc. we will go back this year!

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