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With great opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, boating, fishing, surfing or just exploring the coast, visiting Bocas Town with children cannot go wrong. The islands gives opportunities for watersports both in the interior in Admiral bay and Cihirique Lagoon and in the open sea in Clon and Bastimentos islands.
The best beaches are in Colon Island, Bluff is the most popular one. Wizard and Long beaches in Bastimentos are also favored by visitors. Kids will love the great variety of underwater fauna. Expect to find peppermint shrimps, arrow crabs, bristelworms, bristel starfishes and even seahorses.On Colon Island, the best spots for Scuba diving are Mangrove Point and Big Baight. These spots as well as Boca del Drago are also good spots for snorkeling as the waters are calm and clear. There are companies that tailor the tours to your needs, no matter you have fishing or snorkeling in mind.
You can also try fishing on the coral reefs some gray angelm white snapper, groupers, eels and even sharks.
Somethng that the kids will loove is watching the marine turtkes as they arrive for nesting at the coast of Bocas Town.