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As such a small country the sheer abundance of natural beauty offered by Panama is simply astounding! Lapped by the warm, pristine waters of the Caribbean Sea on one coastline, and the monster swells of the Pacific on the other, Panama is a tropical playground suited to both adventure-seeking travellers and those in search of a quintessential beach paradise. Explore the vibrant heart of the country – Panama City, zip-line through rainforests, discover Spanish ruins, snorkel the rainbow reefs at Bocas del Toro and revel in the beauty of the unspoiled islands of San Blas.

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Discover the San Blas Islands

Scattered into the Caribbean Sea just off the north-west coast of Panama, you will find the fascinating San Blas Archipelago. These 378 islands are a biological treasure trove, untouched and mostly uninhabited – save for the tall, waving palms and occasional tree crab. Here you will find your bliss and the ultimate version of paradise.

With powdery white sand beaches, tall swaying palms and impossibly clear, warm sea waters, the San Blas islands are your postcard images of paradise, brought to reality. The tourism on the larger island of San Blas is run by the native Kuna people, with very little interference from national government so as to best preserve the natural state of these islands.

San Blas is world renowned for pristine sailing conditions – the best way to travel between islands and get a true feel of paradise, while avid fishermen are spoiled for choice between trying their hand at catching the famed marlin, sailfish or wahoo when fishing with the local Kuna.

Due to the protection afforded by the coral reefs and sand banks, the San Blas islands also offer excellent wind conditions for both wind surfers and experienced kite boarders, while a whole new world of unspoiled beauty and rainbow coral reefs lies beneath the warm, tranquil waters, begging to be explored.

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Discover Bocas del Toro

Travelling through Bocas del Toro is all about embracing that rhythm and pace which is the key to the laid-back way of life that truly characterizes the Caribbean. Bocas del Toro includes a chain of islands and a section of biodiverse, rain forested mainland that makes up the Bocas del Toro province of Panama. It is a rich, relatively undiscovered slice of paradise for divers, surfers, adventurers with a penchant for exquisite birdlife, beach lovers and more.

No matter what time of year you choose to travel through Bocas del Toro – there will always be something to sweep you off your feet. From unbelievable diving conditions and the beautiful Starfish Beach on Isla Colón, to the world-class surfing experiences at Isla Carenero, Isla Bastimentos, and not for the feint-hearted, Bluff Beach! With forest trekking and incredible beaches with a character to suit all tastes – Bocas del Toro will always leave you wanting more.

Bocas del Toro is a region of Panama that is beautifully untouched and still rather unassuming as a diving destination. There is an unbelievable array of aquatic life to be discovered just off the coast of all the islands in the chain, while the warm conditions of the region and the water make for a truly peaceful and undisturbed diving experience. Enjoy the best diving visibility in the dry season from February – April and September – October. Rainbow coral reefs stretch for miles and offer up some of the planet’s most beautiful species, making for a truly world-class diving experience for divers of all capabilities.

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