LOCATED IN THE PANAMANIAN CARIBBEAN SEA, THE BOCAS DEL TORO ARCHIPELAGO OFFERS A VARIETY OF ATTRACTIONS FOR ETHNIC TOURISM, SURFING, DIVING AND ECO-TOURISM.
24º - 31º C
City - Village
Colon Island offers a fantastic Caribbean culture being the capital city of the province Bocas Del Toro only 50 minutes by car from Panama City. Just a short boat ride away, the islands of Carenero, Bastimentos, Solarte, Keys Slipper, Star and Dolphin Bay, these are just some of the many mini islands to explore.
Bocas del Toro which is part of the territory with the Ngobe-Bugle, which was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1502, it was he who named the majority of the islands. In the twentieth century Colon Island was where the famous United Fruit Company had its headquarters, a company which exported bananas from the Caribbean to countries world-wide whose headquarters is now in the Gran Hotel Bahia, a proud member of the Panama Hotel Collection. Get to know the culture of the region from the Gran Hotel Bahia and enjoy its architectural beauty and history which Bocas has to offer