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Isla Zapatillas

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“day tour” (11 reviews)
“nice beach” (7 reviews)
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The island of Zapatillas is stunning. Great place to walk, paddle and enjoy the beach. Visibility for snorkeling when I visited in July 2017 was about three metres, and the current was dangerously strong.

Thank ACSM11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful place, a must see if you´re in Bocas! We did a tour, visited the coral reefs, dolphin bay, sloth island and Zapatilla. Amazing place, but you have to bring your own beverages!

Thank Elin J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is very nice but be warned, there are no services on the island. We came here on a tour which was a nice stop but if your don't plan to visit in a tour then arrange your own trip for a fraction of...More

Thank Deven D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful island. You can only visit during the day and you're not allowed to camp here, but it is one of the things that makes it so beautiful and untouched! Pristine blue waters and white sand beaches. Drop dead gorgeous!

Thank Bonnie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try to arrange your own boat to get you there and pick up... or pay $30 (dolphins, starfish, snorkeling and a lunch stop where you buy your own lunch) plus $10 for entrance to National Park. Not good value: dolphins- you get to see a...More

Thank Alfredo A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Take your own beverages! There is not really anything on this small island, but it was a very pretty place to watch the breaking waves. My husband walked around the island in about 45 minutes. We did not look for the walking path through the...More

Thank 2princessestx
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We've travelled to a lot of beaches and Zapatillas are our favorite! Warm water, calm beaches, great snorkeling and an adventure to get there. It should be at the top of your list if you are traveling to Bocas.

Thank Kertsi C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nice island as part of day trip incl Dolphin Bay, Coral Cay, Starfish Bay, lunch at end of Bastimentos and sloth island. Good value trip @ $20 + $10 national park entrance (for what? - to keep out the riffraff.) Somewhat dodgy boardwalk takes about...More

3  Thank ChrisBrown38
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our day trip to Zapatillas was the top activity we did out of our 9 weeks through Central America, I've never seen such a beautiful beach! The water is like a bath, and the best part is, you can have a whole section of the...More

1  Thank Nicoleelise199416
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Very nice for a day tour from Bastimentos or Bocas del Toro. Nice snorkeling, beautiful beach. It's possible to see reef sharks (they are not dangerous to humans).

1  Thank francisco_00089
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We're actually standing in LAX having just flowing in from SJO after 8 days in Bocas, and BDT had so much more to do than the Caribbean side of CR/Puerto Viejo. But from PV to BDT is around 4.5 hours door to door, border... More
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