Welcome to Bocas del Toro, Panama!
We are located on an unspoiled archipelago on Panama’s North Eastern Caribbean coast that Columbus discovered in 1502A.D. The interactive map shows our proximity to mainland Panama and Costa Rica, and our island setting on Isla Bastimentos. Bocas Town on Isla Colon is the main entry point for the enchanting Bocas del Toro archipelago.
Red Frog Beach Island Resort & Spa is a 15 minute water taxi ride from the local airport and the shops in Bocas Town. Red Frog Beach Resort includes the around 50 Luxury Villas with private pools, Marina, Punta Lava Bar & Grill, and El Susurro Spa. The island also includes miles of rainforest trails, 5 beaches, great snorkeling and surf access, Nature Preserve and turtle habitat, our Zipline Canopy Tour, the Cave Tour, access to other islands and much more!
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If you choose to stay in Panama City before flying to Bocas, our partner hotel are DeVille Hotel Panama and Grace Panama Hotel.
FLIGHTS TO BOCAS DEL TORO FROM PANAMA CITY
Commercial flights from Panama City’s Albrook airport can be arranged online through Air Panama. The Albrook airport is across town from the Tocumen International Airport (PTY).
Air Panama provides at least 2 flights or more per day from Panama City to Bocas Town, Bocas del Toro. It is a one-hour flight from Albrook airport to Bocas del Toro (some flights stop briefly in Changuinola before landing in Bocas).
FLIGHTS TO BOCAS DEL TORO FROM COSTA RICA
There are flights between San Jose, Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro throughout the week through a small local airline. See their website for details if you are planning to travel through Costa Rica to arrive in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Getting to Red Frog Beach Resort From Bocas Town
From the airport in Bocas, you can take a taxi to the water front in Bocas Town. Along the waterfront there are shops, water taxi services, as well as a Red Frog Beach Resort office.
RED FROG BEACH RESORT OFFICES IN BOCAS TOWN
Stop by the Red Frog offices here if you have questions about anything while you are in Bocas Town, but feel free to bypass the office and get a boat directly to Isla Bastimentos and our resort if you are anxious to get settled in.
RED FROG’S EXPRESS SHUTTLE
Our express boat shuttle departs at the times below. The rate for guests is $7.00 each way per person. For shuttle services before 6:00pm the price is $5.00 each way per person and this can be scheduled at our front desk or Bocas Office.
Departs from Red Frog
Departs from Bocas Town
|6:00 pm||6:30 pm|
Our captains have been charged with adhering strictly to this schedule. Please refrain from asking them to depart earlier or later or make additional stops.
Driving from Panama City to Bocas del Toro
For the most adventurous, this is a 9 to 12 hour drive from Panama City to Almirante, where you can park in a storage garage, then a 45 minute boat ride to Bocas Town on Isla Colon, then the water taxi to our island resort.
The weather in Bocas averages 27 degrees Centigrade or 82 degrees Fahrenheit year round. The beaches are long with soft, straw colored sand and the water is warm, clear and blue. Bocas Del Toro lies 9 degrees above the equator in the tropical zone. Isla Bastimentos is a living rainforest, and because of this it does rain throughout the year. Generally, rain comes in short storms which pass through quickly, clearing up to a sunny afternoon and leaving the ground and forest refreshed.
Bocas Town to Bastimentos
Panama – Hurricane Free Zone