It is the most central island of the archipelago and is not least known that this was used in the area of "Punta Vieja" as rotary and venue for most Latin American "Survivor" squadrons. The island is what you would expect from a sparsely populated Caribbean island, surrounded by nature and fresh air. Isla Bastimentos consists almost entirely of the jungle, there are no roads or runways. For this reason, the island can only be reached by boat. The inhabitants of the island are mostly indigenous Indians.
Isla Bastimentos Isla Bastimentos is located in the province of Bocas del Toro in Panama
Isla Bastimentos Marine National Park
On Isla Bastimentos there is a small village, a few private land, smaller hotels and some eco-tourism lodges. The island is a small paradise with its functioning ecosystem is home to many different species of animals such as sloths, howler monkeys, frogs, turtles, snakes and a variety of exotic insects. A part of Isla Bastimentos, and the majority of the water around the island is also part of Isla Bastimentos Marine Nationaparks which was founded in 1988 in life.
The island of the many ways
Not only adventurer or nature lovers can be found in Isla Bastimentos one, because the island is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean and one of the most famous beaches of Bocas del Toro the so-called. "Red Frog Beach". This is not only ideal for swimming, but also particularly appreciated by regional and international surfers people. The large reef formations that surround the island, invite to snorkel and dive. The island is very overgrown with mangroves, which can be further explored with Kayaks. The richness of flora and fauna offer many kinds of activities. So there are many trails and paths through the jungle to the numerous beaches within the island. You can swim in the turquoise sea, snorkel, dive and even surf. The most familiar type of activity, it is "to let the soul simply dangle times" and to listen to the sounds of the sea.