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Starfish Beach

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Beautiful walk to this beach!

Loved the walk to this beach along the shore and through the. Trees....beach not that big, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Parker, CO
Fun Day Trip

Many ways to get to Starfish Beach. A nice relaxing day on the beach with Starfish scattered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isla Colon, Panama
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“playa estrella”(42 reviews)
“nice beach”(23 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
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All reviews playa estrella nice beach clear water water taxi star fish beach chairs walk minutes palm trees actual beach favorite beach public bus calm waters pretty beach lobster low season nice walk worth the trip
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the walk to this beach along the shore and through the. Trees....beach not that big, but water is nice and there are a couple of little restaurants and picnic table areas. I didn’t see any starfish, but didn’t swim, just waded. Lots of locals...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many ways to get to Starfish Beach. A nice relaxing day on the beach with Starfish scattered throughout the area. PLEASE don’t pick up our Starfish! Numerous restaurants on the beach with cold beer and local cuisine.

Thank JnJ-BigBear
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starfish beach is wonderful. It was so peaceful and quiet and there were lots of Starfish around. Kinds enjoyed it. We also loved the bocas del drago beach (we walked to the starfish beach from here through the mangroves forest). If you are a group...More

Thank j0hns0nj0e
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the big and popular beach. Good sun, sand and water. Most people get here by taxi from town,

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter had been there about a year ago and was unwilling to believe what she had heard about Starfish Beach now...but it was very disappointing...lots of white plastic beach chairs on the water's edge and not many starfish...

Thank Elizabeth Y
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Soooo glad we went to Starfish Beach! The $2.5 bus ride let us see much of Colon. The ocean-side walk through jungle/mangroves enchanting. But swimming in the ocean, looking at the Starfish was magical! I told 3 people not to touch the starfish...made me said...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This was my second trip to Starfish Beach. The first trip 3 years ago there were very few actual starfish. This trip there seemed to be more of them. The problem here is that so many people want that coveted pic of themselves holding a...More

Thank eadams2017
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Rode bikes to get here and rained the whole way but the sun was out when we got there. Took boat to get to beach and was cheap and very fast. Couldn’t find hiking path to get there but found it for the way back....More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The beach is lovely, and is a flat, easy walk through the forest from the taxi stop. The only issue is the sharp spines which stuck all of us in the feet and hands, and which were painful and annoying to remove. The starfish were...More

Thank stephen_lead
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I came here twice and saw a sloth, a stingray and countless starfish. It literally is my dream beach! I highly recommend the walk from Bocas del Drago which is about 10-15 mins. It’s a beautiful path through the palm trees.

Thank K8LJ
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July 7, 2017|
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Response from bandit153 | Reviewed this property |
Like the person above stated, you can spend as much as you want. If you want to travel by bus, boat , walk or ride a bike all depends on you. It can be really cheap if you research the trip and plan it out. It doesn't... More
July 6, 2017|
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Response from travellady61 | Reviewed this property |
Its easy! Just take the public bus from the main square in Bocas del Toro. From the last stop you can walk for 20 min. or take a boat for 5 min.
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Response from Tiny H | Reviewed this property |
Es una playa semi virgen, no hay construcciones donde hospedarse, únicamente hay lugares para comer y se hacen paseos del día.
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