We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Star gazing

Great place to spend half a day. Many starfish, maybe less than the past, but still worth it... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Super nice! Watch out from glass in the sand

On our first day we took a boat taxi with Captian Max. We were so lucky, for he was cheaper than a... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Michelle G
San Jose, Costa Rica
Read all 370 reviews
All photos (207)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“star fish”(19 reviews)
“starfish beach”(49 reviews)
“beautiful beach”(15 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Reviews (370)
Filter reviews
155 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstar fishstarfish beachbeautiful beachboat taxivendors sellingdesert islanddrago beachlarge starfishwalked aroundboca townthe water was crystal clearsoft sandmask and snorkelreturn ticketestrellabeachesbocas
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 155 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

All the beaches in Bocas are very nice and Boca Del Drago is not exception. Wavy but fun. Soft sand and easy to get there- take a bus from the center, runs pretty smooth

Thank Karolina S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Great place for swimming, snorkeling and beach walking. Very quite and there are no people pressuring you to do something.

Thank patagoniakid
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Great place to spend half a day. Many starfish, maybe less than the past, but still worth it, especially if you go snorkeling a bit further than the shore. Unfortunately, despite the sings, some people are still touching the starfish and taking them out of...More

Thank villamango
Reviewed 23 May 2018

On our first day we took a boat taxi with Captian Max. We were so lucky, for he was cheaper than a regular Taxi, came with a cooler. We stopped at a supermarket and bought snacks and drinks. He helped me carry everything. It was...More

2  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 6 May 2018

a nice spot to see views, eat and swim and snorkel. We enjoyed this spot and would go again. peaceful and nice.

Thank solsenz
Reviewed 25 April 2018

By now all starfish are dead and only thing you can find here is cheap beer and expensive beach sits.

Thank patz_boom
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Try to find a spot towards the edges of this beach so you have more privacy. Be careful of the tiny prickly coral things that might pinch your foot.

Thank mariessima
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We took the Drago bus to this beach and had a lovely afternoon. We were able to do this quite easily without a tour guide. Saw a sloth. Highly recommended.

Thank 790theresap
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Everyone talked about we should go to Bocas del Drago and Star Fish beach. We took the $5 round trip bus. The bus is interesting due to the roads and scenery. It is about a 15-20 minute walk to Star Fish beach. The best part...More

3  Thank SBCATraveler
Reviewed 4 March 2018

In last approximately 4 years since like 2015, Boca del Drago and Starfish Bay (another name for Area) has went from quite, cute little area with few tourists and people in General to a very busy beach area with lots of bars, restaurants. When I...More

2  Thank Robert Z
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Andres C
27 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Cárita Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry... yes there’s a cost but I really don’t remember. And I’m really sorry to answer so late.
Google Translation