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Address: Colon, Panama
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Isla Grande Tour from Panamá City
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Great day trip from Panama City

We visited Isla Grande on a day trip from Panama City through PBA tours. If you go ask for Javier - he's awesome! It was about a 90 minute drive plus a short boat ride. We had a... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Isla Grande on a day trip from Panama City through PBA tours. If you go ask for Javier - he's awesome! It was about a 90 minute drive plus a short boat ride. We had a great day at the beach at the hotel. The weather was perfect, the water is beautiful and clear and warm. We ate... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

I read other reviews before we decided to go here and the other reviewers were right on the ball this place has a really amazing beach and its a little hard to get to it takes some effort it's not just like jumping int o your hotel pool. But that's what makes it so special. The beach was really clean,... More 

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Treasure Island, Florida
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Water taxi to island only$2.50 per person. If you find the right place beer is only $1.00-2.00 per drink. We spent 4 hours on the island and ate and drank for what I would say is cheap. You can negotiate in each place. My suggestion, is don't stop at the first place, walk around for a while than start the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place. It takes a little bit long to get there but the place is beautiful. You have to cross from one place to the other

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South Carolina
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Isla Grande on one of our days while staying in Panama City.. we rented a car and took the 2 hour drive (took us twice as long because we missed a turn off the Parkway), but still had time to enjoy the island.. You have to pay to park, ride the ferry to the island, and you can... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I traveled from Costa Rica to Panama in car. We left the car on Costa Rica's side and crossed the border. The process of crossing the border itself lasted about 4 hours, since we had to make a line in Costa Rica's side to pay taxes and getting the passport stamped (it was the same line for... More 

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Syracuse, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Do your research before you make your reservation. Our hotel was super crappy. The couple in the room next to us was fighting and then love making and it shook the whole place. Investiguen antes de ir. Nuestro hotel fue malo, pero deberia de haber mejores hoteles en la isla.

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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

isla grande is a beautiful beach, you hardly see one or two waves.. transparent water, white sand.. it's an amazing place if you are looking to take a break from the city! the best beach i've ever been in my life! on the other side, there's no vegetarian / vegan food to order (that's why i didn't put 5 stars)..... More 

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Barcelona, Venezuela
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Small but very nice beach, best way to enjoy it is staying there, have many places for accommodation with all kind of prices, there also a small shop and restaurants. If you want to go there from Panama city, you must take a bus from Albrook terminal to Colon, then in Colon's terminal take a bus to La Guaira, don't... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Calm serene beach, nice cool little island that this beach is at.The drive is 2 hours from the city and the boat ride to the island is quick and nice. I really enjoyed it and would love to venture there again.

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