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“Castaway island”
Review of Isla Zapatillas

Isla Zapatillas
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Full-Day Speedboat Tour from Bocas Town: Explore 5 Locales
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Castaway island”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

If you are staying in the Bocas region then Isla Zapatillas is definately worth visiting. It is everything you would expect of a tropical island and was a beautiful place to spend the day. It is a small island but has lovely hidden beaches, clear warm sea and places to explore.

Visited December 2013
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New York City, New York
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A must see in Bocas!”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Yes the boat ride is uncomfortable but it's absolutely worth it! This is one of the loveliest beaches I've ever been to (and I've been to a lot of beaches!). The water is calm and you can sit comfortably in the ocean for hours. Great place for snorkeling so make sure to bring your gear!

Visited December 2013
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Shimla, India
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely beach”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had a amazing time, where the beach is great and a nice boat drive despite the bumpy ride. Once there you forget the boat ride

Visited February 2013
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Markham, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“G.o.r.g.e.o.u.s !!”
Reviewed November 15, 2013

Such a beautiful place to spend the day! Went for a little run around this super tiny, beautiful island. Bring some snorkeling gear, sunscreen and snacks and you're golden for the day!

Visited November 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Isla Zapatillas - A stunning Caribbean beach in Panama”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

This secluded , coconut trees covered island is an absolutely stunning island.Our tour operator gave us about 90 minutes to spend in this island and said he will take us to a different island.After landing in this island I told him we like to spend more time in this island and not worry about taking us to another island.It was worth spending about 3 hours in this island.This island is comparable to some of the best caribbean islands .

Visited May 2013
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