Isla Bastimentos National Park | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOParque Nacional Isla Bastimentos

According to local legends, the English pirate Henry Morgan hid his treasure on this island. It is known for the richness of its flora and fauna and is in the same unchanged condition in which Christopher Columbus found it when he first arrived. A large part of the island belongs to the Bastimento Island National Maritime Park.

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Bocas Del Toro

TEMPERATURE

70 - 82°F (21 - 28°C)

CLIMATE

Tropical

TERRAIN

Beach

Thousands of years ago, when the archipiélago of Bocas del Toro separated from the continent, a distinct ecosystem was born, destined to become the “Galapagos of the North”. Known for its forests, mangroves, swamps, coral reefs and beaches, a significant portion of the island belongs to the Isla Bastimentos Maritime National Park, home to some endangered amphibian and reptile species. Tourists will find ecofriendly lodgings, inciting them to relax and enjoy the surrounding natural beauty. According to the legends, the pirate Henry Morgan hid his treasure in this island.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

Red Frogs, beautiful beaches and Silverbacks, the largest point break in the Bocas islands.