Bocas del Toro Business Directory
On this page you will current information on businesses in Bocas del Toro. Business are listed alphabetically in their respective section: (1) restaurants/bars, (2) tours and activities (3) specialty stores (4) professional services and (5) transportation.
Amaranto Spot for coffee lovers (and fans of healthy, delicious eating). Specialty coffee drinks, fresh & healthy breakfast & lunch options, cold-pressed juices, smoothies, buddha bowls and more. IG @amaranto.bocas Mon-Sat 8am-8pm Located on Calle 1, in front of the police station (Google Maps)
Aqua Lounge A legendary Bocas hostel open to the public for day chilling and a host to many super fun parties, including Reggae Night (Thurs), Filthy Friday, Domingo Paraiso (Sun). Over the water, with a huge sundeck, natural pools and two story dive deck. BDT restauarant on-site serving breakfast, smoothies, bowls, burgers, seafood, vegan options and more. Sunset happpy hour every day 5-7pm. IG: @bocasaqualounge Mon-Sun 8am-9pm (restaurant hours, bar open later for events). Located on the southwest side of Carenero Island.
Bambuda Bocas Town Massive over-the-ocean bar and restaurant with an extensive cocktail list and Caribbean fusion menu. Relax on the ocean front deck, taking in the sun, or take a dip into the sea to float your worries away! IG: @bambuda.hotels Mon-Sun 7:30am-10pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Avenida Norte and Calle 6a
Barco Hundido A Bocas del Toro late night institution. A wild over-the-water dance club with with local DJs playing the best of reggae, dancehall, reggaeton, salsa and all sounds Latin and Caribbean. There is an Italian pizzeria on-site open 5-10pm. The bar is usually open until 3am and 4am IG: @barcohundido_bocas Mon-Sun 5pm-late night Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 1ra
Bibi’s on the Beach Seafood specials, margaritas, views of the surrounding islands. On the water, beach access, swimming, snorkeling and Sunday Funday with live music & DJ. $1.50-$2 boat ride to Carenero Island. IG: @bibisonthebeach Tues-Sun 12pm-10pm Located on the east side of Carenero Island.
Bocas Sushi Delivery sushi! A variety of uramaki & maki rolls, poke bowls, vegetarian & vegan options and special orders. Available for events (try their famous “sushi cayuco” for your next event – a canoe filled with sush rolls!) Free delivery in Bocas Town. Contact +507 6347-8884 or @bocassushi on Instagram to place your order. 4pm-10pm (or earlier, order in advance) Fri-Wed (closed Thurs)
Buena Vista 8am-9:30pm A Bocas del Toro staple serving up local smiles since 1997.Open every day for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. Located in a beautiful modern built version of a classic Bocas del Toro wooden home. Boat access, over the water, in the heart of Bocas Town. Eating and drinking at Buena Vista directly supports 10 Bocatoreño families; many of whom have worked at the restaurant for over 15 years. @buenavistabocas Mon-Sun 8am-9:30pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 3ra
Calypso Cantina Unwind with a cold beer & delicious food relaxing on the water at the beautiful Bocas Marina featuring the flavors of Chef Mo, utilizing only the freshest, local and all-natural ingredients. Wood-fire pizza, Wednesday Chinese night (from an authentic Chinese chef), the classic Friday live music BBQ and different comfort food specials daily (Guinness lamb stew, chicken parmasen, lasagna, cowboy ribeye steaks, to name a few). For reservations or to arrange special boat transport: +507 6716-7778.8am-10am 12pm-2pm 4:30-9pm Location on Google maps.
Coco Fastronomy Home of the “BAPÉ” the only place to find this delicious fried bread creation stuffed with various fillings. NEW! La Bandeja Signature: a mix of skewers, fish boquitas, rice and sauces (great for sharing.) Full bar, cocktails, happy hour on the water, on the beautiful back del of Hotel Bocas del Toro Mon-Sat 10am-10pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town Calle 1ra.
Cosmic Crab Café Over the water restaurant boasting exceptional food, exotic frozen drinks, friendly service and a gorgeous sunset view. They buy their fish and seafood from local fishermen and crab and lobster divers who stop at their dock to sell them the day’s catch, enabling them to serve the freshest quality, deliciously prepared food right to your table. Stay on site in conditioned over-the-water mini cabins and large garden cabins. Carenero Island. $1 / one minute ride from Bocas Town Mon-Thurs 8am-11am, Fri-Sat-Sun 8am-9pm Reservations: +507) 6399-2330
Dog House Pizza By pizza lovers for pizza lovers! The California, the Veggie, the Mexican, Hot Wings, Goat Cheese, Chicken Spinach: choose from their menu of fun and delicious artisanal pizzas. Now serving cocktails! Enjoy a pizza, drinks, people watching in the heart of Bocas Town at their sweet covered outdoor location on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 1ra, next to Selina Hostel and La Mar Dental and Medical Clinic.On Google Maps.IG: @doghouse_pizzabocas Mon-Sun 12pm-11pm Delivery available! Order now +507 6460-7832
El Ulitmo Refugio Caribbean-fusion style with an ever changing menu that is seasonally steered by the availabilty of fresh local ingredients. Enjoy killer cocktails and sweeping ocean views on their breezy back deck. Live music Saturdays 7pm. For reservations, contact +507 6726-9851. Tues-Sat 4:30pm-10pm Located on Isla Colon, Avenida Norte & Calle 4ra
JJ’s at Bocas Blended Smoothies, wraps, wings, sandwiches, burgers *poutine fries* and drinks on the water at Bocas Docks. Look for the painted bus. Mon-Sat 8am-6:30pm Isla Colon, Avenida Norte, between Calle 5 & 6.
La Neta Caribe La Neta burger, ceviche, fried fish Caribbean-style & more… Breakfast, lunch, dinner & cocktails on the water at Selena. DJs, live music, karaoke, pool tournaments, bingo and lots activites to enjoy. IG: @lanetacaribe. Mon-Sun 7am-2am Located on Isla Colon, Calle 1a
La Taquería Traditional Mexican food made with flour tortillas Nixtamalization-style! Micheladas, margaritas, variety of craft beers and Bocas’ most complete hot sauce collection. Outdoor seating with a people watching vibe, centrally located in Bocas Town. Tues-Sun 11am-11pm. Located on Isla Colon,Calle 1a, across from Caribe Shuttle.
Merén Pool Club & Restaurant Oceanfront pool and restaurant with a swim-up bar and gorgeous seaside views. Mon-Sun 7:30am-11pm Located in the Tropical Suites Hotel, Calle 1ra, Isla Colon.
Om Cafe Funky over-the-water restaurant with authentic Indian and Asian cuisine. Happy hour 4:30-6pm. Home of “Fancy Friday!” Mon-Fri 4:30pm-10:00pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 3ra & Ave B
Paki Point Surf bar in front of the famous Tiger Tail surf break (Playa Paunch). Burgers, pizza and Brazilian food. Beers, snacks, cocktails and beachside lounging. Wed-Sun 12pm-8pm Located on Isla Colon, Playa Paunch
Pane E Vino Casual Italian dining in an adorable 2nd story location overlooking the Bocas Town center. Authentic Italian cuisine, cooked with love, at affordable prices and served with a smile. Tues-Sat 12pm-9pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 2da & Avenida Luis Russell (Ave E)
Random Art Cafe Cozy cafe and cultural center. Indoor (A/C) and outdoor (garden) seating serving breakfast and lunch. Book exchange, painting & cooking classes (all ages) & the famous “Wine and Paint” nights. Check @randomartbocas for class and event schedules. Tues-Fri Brunch 10am-3pm and dinner 6-10pm and Saturday by reservation only +507 6780-2429. Located on the 1st floor of “Casa del Parque,” Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 2nda, behind the Simon Bolivar park
Raw Fusion A breezy oceanfront lounge in the heart of Bocas Town, serving up the freshest sushi and Asian fusion. The perfect place to unwind and take in beautiful island views.Tuesday-Sunday 4:30pm-10pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 1ra, next to Hotel Bocas del Toro. IG:@rawfusionbocas
Restaurant Pier 19 Caribbean food delights served over the water at Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A great place to enjoy a cocktail and watch the sun set. Regular wine tastings, wine pairings and food & beverage themed evenings. On Instagram: @pier19bocasdeltoro Mon-Sun 8am-9:30pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Avenida Sur & Calle 4ta, near the ferry dock (On Google Maps)
Restaurante Yarisnori Local mainstay serving up fresh seafood and Caribbean specialties. Rent one of their exclusive beach sunbeds while sipping cocktails from their Sunset Drago bar. Located in Boca del Drago beach. Google Maps IG: @yarisnori Wed-Mon (closed Tues) 8:30am-6:30pm
Rush Bocas Big, spacious over-the-water restaurant 4pm-9pm, cocktail bar 4pm-12am and discotheque 10pm-3am. DJs, live music, special events and Maria by Rush specialty cocktails! rushbocas.com IG: @rushbocas Located on Isla Colon, Calle 3ra (main street), between Avenida A & B. Google Maps Mon-Sat 4pm-3am
The Floating Bar ***Closed for November*** Only the Fodor’s #1 rated floating bar in the world! Your ideal spot for jumping into the Caribbean Seal off the top of a barge, floating around, snorkeling mangroves islands. This barge is rocked by a different local band every Music Monday at 4pm. Also weekly: $6 for 2 tacos for Taco Tuesdays (and Taco Thursdays). Float & Flow Yoga on Saturday mornings at 10:30am. $2 / 2 minute boat ride from Bocas Town. Thurs-Tues (closed Wed) 12pm-sunset Located floating off the south side of Isla Colon (Google Maps)
The Wings House A wonderful chill outdoor spot known for its wings and sangria. Burgers and other items are available too. +507 6771-4550. Located on Isla Colon. Calle 5 & Avenida B, in front of Almacen Doradito. Mon-Sun 5pm-10pm
The Lighthouse Local and international cuisine open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A relaxed spot, great for groups, centrally located. Rooms available. Inquire for pricing and availability Mon 8am-3pm Tues-Sun 8am-10pm Located
Tiki Bar Eckl’s Bocas Over the water tiki bar and restaurant in the Hotel Bocas Town (and not just for guests). It’s the happy hour spot, with 2 x 1 margaritas 3-4pm. And 4-6 happy hours on local beer, wine and mixed drinks. Burgers, wings and seafood . This Tiki Bar Eckl’s is the 2nd location; the original Eckl’s is in Buffalo, New York, USA, with a 100 year old family history. Tues-Sat 1pm-9:30pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 1ra, next to the police station. Google Maps
Bocas Dive Center Five star professional dive academy located in a state-of-the-art boutique hotel catered to divers (Divers Paradise). 9am and 2pm departures. FREE try dives for those curious about SCUBA diving. Mon-Sun 8am-8pm Located in the Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel, Avenida Sur and Calle 4. Google Maps
Danuta’s Holistic Therapy Danuta is a practitioner with over 30 years experience working with ancestral medicine and holistic therapies. Zen Shiatsu, Thai Foot Massage, Reiki, Shamanic Cleansing & Therapeautic Baths. Located on the water at the Genesis Creativity House. Avenida Sur and Calle 6, Google Maps. +507 6686-0235 danutashealing.com IG: @danutaholistic
La Buga Dive & Surf PADI 5 star dive center and surf school First class dive trips, surf lessons and trips for all levels, Kayak and Stand-Up Paddle Board rentals.8am-8pm labugapanama.com IG: @labugadiveandsurf Located on Isla Colon, Calle 3ra, between Avenida B & C. Google Maps
Living Tattoo & Barber Studio A space to satisfy tattoo lovers and provide the basic hair and barber needs, with friendly, pleasant and timely service. Mon-Sun 10am-10pm Located in Selina shop 1, Calle 1 and Avenida Luis Russell (Ave E), next to the Selina hostel. Google Maps IG: @livingtattoobocas
New Leaf Panama Adventures near Panama City: overnight tours in indigenous villages, day ecotours to monkey Island, sloth sanctuary and indigenous village. Zipline in the rainforest. The company is owned and operated by a Panamanian female, Tereza, who supports the female guide community in Panama, with a focus on equality, sustainability, and paying fair wages to guides, and the local and indigenous communities they visit. Mention this ad with promo code “BREEZE” for a 15% discount | +507 6308-9694 | www.newleafpanama.com | IG: @newleaf.panamatours
Panama Dive School PADI dive resort and easy going SCUBA school. Professional and friendly PADI-certified instructors ensure that your dive courses & fun dives exceed your expectations. panamadiveschool.com IG: @panamadiveschool Mon-Sun 8am-7pm Isla Carenero, next to Aqua Lounge. Google Maps
Panama Sailing 8am-6pm Explore Bocas del Toro on amazing vessels. Sunset cruises every day. Rentals of kayak, SUP and hobbie cat. Also: Escuelita Nautica sailing school for all ages (Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5:30). IG: @panamasailing Located on the water, Avenida Sur, between Calle 4 & 5, with the Waterworld Adventours sign on the gate. Google Maps
Up in the Hill Bastimentos lodge on an organic cacao & permaculture farm with jungle tours. Check out the Pure Tree line of products made with plants from the organic garden. firstname.lastname@example.org, 6607-8962. Top of the hill, Isla Bastimentos
Luna’s Boutique 9am-3pm Fun prints, vibrant accessories and latest women’s fashion to arrive to the islands. Call +507 6670-2288 for after hours or weekend appointments. Breeze Card members receive 10% off purchases! Located on the 2nd floor of “La Casa de los Abuelos,” Calle 4a, between Ave B & C, in front of the supermarket “Meiby” (and not far from Totos). On Google Maps
Sabroso Meats 10am-5pm Best quality pork, aged beef, hormone free chicken and lionfish. Also carrying quality kitchen supplies like coffee, chef’s knives, TFal non-stick pans, Lodge cast iron skillets and more
Super Gourmet Super deli & specialty grocer. Plenty of keto and vegan options. Wide variety of locally-crafted and specialty products. Tuesday is delivery day for organic fruits/veggies and Morton’s Bake House artisanal breads! Instagram @super.gourmet Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm Located on Isla Colon, Bocas Town, Calle 3ra (main street), on the south side, near the ferry dock. (Google Maps)
Vivero Deliciosa 9am-1pm Grow more plants! Plant nursery with ornamentals, edible fruit trees, succulents, soil, pots and more. Located on Calle 6 & Avenida Norte, next Supermercado Hawaii and Lula’s Bed & Breakfast
Bocas Docks 8am-8pm Short-term docking and marine services outpost in offering secure parking for marine craft, a small store stocked with beer, ice and various boating supplies as well as cargo and cold storage. Avenida Norte, between Calle 5 & 6. Google Maps
Bocas Island Express 8:30am-4:30pm National and international courier service with door to door shipping in all of Panama. Document and passport services. Located on Calle 1, in the Delfin Building, ground floor, across from PanaBocas Express (Taxi 25). Google Maps
Bocas Recycle Center 9am-12pm, 1pm-3pm Bring your clean and dry plastic and glass containers to the new recycling center in Las Cabanas / Playa Itsmito, next to the Chikita Beach restaurant. If you need drop off recyclables after hours, please do so on the left side of the building in the designated zone (follow the arrows on the building). Google Maps
La Mar Dental & Medical Clinic 9am-6pm English speaking medical and dental professionals: dentistry, general & internal medicine, gynecology, lab work, pediatrics and orthopedics. Contact +507 6992-9646 (cell/WhatsApp) +507 760-9932 (landline) email@example.com Located on Calle 1, next to Selina. Google Maps
RedNBlue 9am-12pm 1pm-6pm Shipping logistics company committed to giving you the best experience when shopping online. Miami to Bocas in 3 to 5 business days. No credit card needed. Located on Isla Colon, Calle 1, across from the police station. Google Maps
Caribe Shuttle Fastest, easiest, safest way to travel to Costa Rica. A/C, Wi-Fi on board and assistance crossing the border. Daily shuttles to Puerto Viejo 8am and 12pm.
Ferry Bocas Vehicle and passenger transport between Almirante and Isla Colon. FREE PASSENGER RIDES! Free water, coffee and popcorn for the kids. PROMOTION: $10 discount per vehicle, on each transit, for the guests of Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel and Hospedaje Yarisnori. $1 passenger rides for adults, senior citizens (jubilado) and children 12 and younger ride free. One hour and 40 minutes scenic route between Almirante and Isla Colon. Leaves Almirante: 7am, 12pm. Leaves Isla Colon: 10am, 3pm.
Hello Travel Daily shuttle from Isla Colon to Boquete from Taxi Valencia at 12pm. Experienced drivers, A/C, comfortable ride, with baggage assistance
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