What To Do in Bocas del Toro 2022

what to do in Bocas del Toro

What to do in Bocas del Toro? Surf, dive, sail, learn Spanish, dance salsa, practice yoga, hike jungle, snorkle the Caribbean, go on beach excursions with friendly local guides, cacao farm tours, cultural activities, and special events!  Scroll and you will find a list of companies that provide many of the must-do experiences that Bocas del Toro, Panama has to offer. Let’s start with a few upcoming activities…

Yoga in the jungle? Yes! 8:30am every day, 4:30pm Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday All levels welcome! At La Selva at Nomad Tree Lodge.

Salsa lessons with a live salsa band 8pm at La Neta Caribe every Wendesday.

Escuelita Nautica sailing school for kids (and adults) with Panama Sailing Learn to sail with Captain Daniel +507 6668-6849. Charters, panga tours and kayak/SUP rentals also available.

Dive Against Debris! Every final Sunday of the month there is an underwater clean-up led by Bocas Dive Center. Certified divers receive a free dive tank to participate.

Check out our events page for more weekly happenings and upcoming special events. The following is a directory of businesses that are ready to provide you unforgettable Bocas del Toro (and Panama City) experiences:


Dive with Bocas del Toro’s largest and most modern dive center: Bocas Dive Center!


Bocas Dive Center

Bocas’ largest and most modern dive center with 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 at BDC’s exclusive “Mayday” sunken ship dive site, for those curious about SCUBA diving. All certifications, specialty courses and Instructor Development Courses.

Monday-Sunday 8am-8pm 
Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel
Avenida Sur and Calle 4. Google Maps
bocasdivecenter.com | IG: @bocasdivecenter

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.

WhatsApp +507 6686-0235
danutashealing.com IG: @danutaholistic
Isla Colon, Avenida Sur and Calle 6, Google Maps.

La Buga Dive and 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.

Monday-Sunday 8am-8pm
Isla Colon, Calle 3ra, between Avenida B & C. Google Maps
labugapanama.com IG: @labugadiveandsurf

Lost Boys Blues Bar

ROCKTOBERFEST 2022: “Halloween on the Dark Side” is back! On October 31, 2022, the Bocas del Toro venue with the most professional stage, sound and lighting will be hosting an audio-visual extravaganza that you will NOT want to miss. After 2 years of the pandemic blues and virtual concerts for the annual October event, it’s time to have a proper rock and roll celebration, in person. All of the original Lost Boys members will be back on stage together and they will be performing their classic “Pink Floyd Experience” on Halloween night, along with special guest performers. Get your costume ready!

Doors at 7pm, Music at 9pm, October 31, 2022
www.lost-boys-blues-bar.com | IG: @lostboys_bluesbar
Carenero Island, Pirate Arts Experience (Casa Chocolate) Google Maps


New Leaf Panama (Panama City)

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.

WhatsApp: +507 6308-9694
IG: @newleaf.pananamatours
FB: New Leaf Panama

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,

Monday-Sunday 8am-7pm
Isla Carenero, next to Aqua Lounge. Google Maps
IG: @panamadiveschool

Panama Sailing

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). +507 6668-6849

Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm
Avenida Sur, between Calle 4 & 5
Waterworld Adventours sign on the gate.Google Maps
IG: @panamasailing

Up in the Hill

Permaculture & chocolate farm jungle tours and gift shop. Check out the Pure Tree line of products made with plants from the organic garden. www.upinthehill.com

+507 6607-8962
Top of the hill, Bastimentos Island