Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Bocas del Toro

The area's culture and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bocas del Toro. This relaxing city is known for its beaches, island views and snorkeling. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Bocas del Toro

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bocas del Toro a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bocas Butterfly Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Institute for Tropical Ecology & Conservation - Bocas del Toro Biological Station (6.8 mi / 11 km)

Seasonal weather in Bocas del Toro

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, March, April, February and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 93°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bocas del Toro

Bocas del Toro is famous for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Bocas del Toro is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bolivar Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Playa El Istmito (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Playa Punch (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Wizard Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Red Frog Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)

How to get to and around Bocas del Toro

Fly into Bocas del Toro (BOC-Bocas del Toro Intl.), the closest airport, located 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bocas Town?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 39 holiday lettings near Bocas Town. From 14 Houses to 7 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bocas Town is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bocas Town?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bocas Town. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bocas Marina: 122 holiday lettings
  • Bolivar Park: 121 holiday lettings
  • Bastimentos National Marine Park: 123 holiday lettings
  • Bastimentos Sky Zipline: 124 holiday lettings
  • Bocas Butterfly Garden: 123 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bocas Town listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bocas Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Bocas Town. Our other popular types of Bocas Town holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bocas Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Bocas Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.