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Address: Panama Province 00107-6000, Panama
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Saboga Island is a beatiful beach located near Panamá City by Ferry.

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Lovely Saboga!!!

If you love empty and nice beaches, snorkeling, the sea, nature (some jungle) and non- touristic places, Isla Saboga is the best what you can visit! A quiet relaxing place. I was... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Nicole G
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

If you love empty and nice beaches, snorkeling, the sea, nature (some jungle) and non- touristic places, Isla Saboga is the best what you can visit! A quiet relaxing place. I was there for a week and had the best time in my three weeks holidays! I stayed in Camping Saboga (the best what you can do!- direkt at the... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I visited Saboga island with my family and we got perfect weather to enjoy it. The good: The beach with crystal clear water, cold and delicious. White sand and a very well preserved location. Fair installations, clean bathtooms and beach chairs with umbrellas to protect from the sun. The bad: Just two bathrooms, just two showers, just one restaurant. No... More 

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5 Thank Ilerick C
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

We took the Ferry at the Trump Hotel and went to Isla Saboga for the day. The ride there was fine and we were picked up at the dock and brought to our beach club. The beach where we were is nice but the sand is very rough with lots of rocks. The water was a little too cold for... More 

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2 Thank 2011Ottawa
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The first désappointement was once we found the beach full of small rocks which made it impossible to walk on it. We were able to enjoy the sun and rest but our feet hurt when we tried to take an splash. Another disappointment was the restaurant that did no have full service. They only had a planned lunch and that... More 

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2 Thank Maru107
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

In about 90 minutes, the Las Perlas Ferry transports people from the dock at the Trump Ocean Cub Hotel to Isla Contadora and Isla Saboga. The round trip cost was $95pp and for $4 more per person, lunch on Saboga was included. A shuttle van meets you at the dock on Saboga and transports you to the Beach Club -... More 

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2 Thank Starrette G
Lake Tapps, WA
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

Saboga is absolutely one of the most unique islands you can visit. Taboga is nice also -- just two entirely different islands and cultures. The adventurous go to Saboga -- explore eco-touring, spearfishing, jungle trails + very nice beach club. Pacific Islander village "old town" shares the island w / modern 4* vacation rentals in upscale development on opposite side... More 

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piacenza
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Reviewed 12 March 2015

I am very disappointed in reading some 2 stars reviews that are obviously meant for TABOGA and not SABOGA, Saboga is simply a small virgin paradise with incredible clear waters. Nothing and I mean nothing comparable with Taboga which is by far much worst.

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3 Thank serpikobell
Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

The Private Beach Club is a great weekend getaway. The location was perfect, great beaches, wonderful food, and service. www.beachclubsaboga.com

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

This island is certainly worth the journey if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Panama City and relax on a beach or snorkel (chances are you will have a whole beach to yourself). It doesn't have much else to offer - the only place to visit besides the beaches is the town itself which is quite interesting... More 

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Playa Flamenca, Spain
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

Travel to and from the Island Is by Catarmaran and takes around 1 1/2 hrs there is now a new Jetty were you get of and you are transported by ATVs to the bay were there is a small beach bar with sun beds and umbrellas for you to use. It is still being developed but you still get the... More 

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