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2 days and 1 night on a Paradise Island in San Blas - Private Bedroom provided by Tao Travel 365

2 days and 1 night on a Paradise Island in San Blas - Private Bedroom

2 days and 1 night on a Paradise Island in San Blas - Private Bedroom
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Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
Tour snapshot
Duration:
2 days
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Group size:
14
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Group size:
    14
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
San Blas is one of the last pristine island archipelagos in this world with an indigenous Guna population that to this day still lives in a very simple and happy way. Tao Travel 365 is offering an amazing experience that will allow our guests a glimpse of paradise while sleeping on 1 island and other islands with our complimentary San Blas boat tour. We are Tao Travel 365 and we offer you the best of everything: • If choosing our optional transportation, timely pick-up from your Panama City hotel with spacious, comfortable 4x4 cars. • Full insurance for cars, boats & guests • All our boats have sun protection with big awnings • Quality meals prepared in a CLEAN kitchen with FRESH ingredients. •Bi-lingual English/Spanish tour guides. •Excellent customer service. We are available 24/7
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English, Spanish
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 127626P33
Important information
Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • San Blas Boat Tour
  • Snorkel Equipment (Mask & Snorkel) during boat tour
Exclusions
  • Guna Entrance Fee paid to border patrol ($22 for Internationals, $7 for Panamanian residents)
  • Beverages
Duration
2 days
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Please be ready and wait in the lobby of your building between 5:00-5:45am. If you have provided a WhatsApp number in your booking, the driver will communicate with you if he is encountering delays or cannot find your location.
  • Carti Parking and Boat Terminal, F23C+W2C, Warsobtugua, Panama If driving to San Blas with your own car, please ensure to arrive no later than 8:30am and in a SUV vehicle. All other cars will be turned around at the border crossing. Carti has 3 ports. Your lancha/boat and captain will be waiting for you in the Barsukun port.
  • Carti Parking and Boat Terminal, F23C+W2C, Warsobtugua, Panama We will gladly arrange transportation from Panama City or from Playa Bonita with pick up times between 5:00-5:45am. Contact us for cash prices.
  • Airports:
  • Tocumen Intl Airport, Panama City Panama
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Check out from your cabin on the island is at 8:00am and you should be back in Panama City between 6-7pm
  • Departure time is between 5:00am and 5:45am from your Panama City lodging. If staying at Playa Bonita area, your departure time is between 5:00am and 5:15am.
  • In San Blas Islands there are no ATMs - please bring. You can buy additional drinks, snacks, souvenirs etc
  • Aside from using generators for electricity, there are no amenities and utilities as you are used to from the city. Electricity only available between 6pm and 6am. Food is basic, yet freshly prepared such as fresh fried fish, mixed seafood, chicken or lobster (at extra charge) with salad, rice or plantains.
  • PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR ORIGINAL PASSPORT. WITHOUT IT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE KUNA TERRITORY AND THE SAN BLAS ISLANDS.
  • Please be advised that San Blas is in the Kuna territory, which is an autonomous, Indian zone. The services are very basic and most cabins are minimalistic. The Kunas will be providing all touristic services, such as meal preparations, car and boat transportations, lodging, and tour guiding. We are proud to be working with this friendly tribe and with each booking we give back to the community, supporting their customs and their traditional way of life. We kindly ask you to respect this beautiful culture and their simple way of life, leaving your expectations behind and learning about their innocent culture.
  • You are welcome to bring a cooler with your own drinks, potable water, snacks and beverages (fruit juice or alcohol). The driver will stop at a supermarket on the way to San Blas in order for you to purchase additional items.
  • The boat transfer from the port to the islands may be bumpy with some sea spray. If you are sensitive to motion sickness, please prepare accordingly by bringing appropriate medication. You may also get wet, so please bring some water protection for your luggage and yourself
  • There are no electrical outlets in the bedrooms, only light. You can recharge your phones and cameras in the main house.
  • We recommend that you bring your personal hygiene items, such as towels, sunscreen, hats, mosquito repellent.
  • We will check the availability of the cabin and will send you a confirmation mail.
  • “Tigo” is the cell phone company that has the best reception in San Blas
  • PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR A 2.5 to 3 HOUR CAR JOURNEY EACH WAY OVER BAD ROADS WITH POTHOLES, SLOW CURVES AND OFF-ROAD SECTIONS! THERE IS ALSO A 25-30 MINUTE BOAT RIDE TO YOUR FIRST ISLAND WHICH CAN GET QUITE BUMPY AND WET. We feel that the islands are worth the long drive, but some travelers have complained about the roads and the fast boat ride from and to the port. While we strive to provide our guests the best service and an unforgettable experience in San Blas, we are not responsible for road and ocean conditions, and we would like you to be aware of this fact :)
  • IMPORTANT SAN BLAS DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ! While San Blas is a beautiful island archipelago with stunning beaches and clear waters, it also has its downsides, for which we would like to make you aware off. San Blas is very rustic without the amenities and standards you might be used to from home. Compared to places such as Tahiti and Maldives that are managed by international hotel chains, San Blas has remained autonomous without the influence of outsiders. When visiting San Blas, it should be viewed as a cultural experience where guests live with the Kunas and respect their traditions and ways of living. No aircondition No Wifi No luxury facilities Electricity only available between 6pm and 6am Water is a precious commodity in San Blas. It is either brought in by boat or pumped from the island well. Oftentimes pumps can malfunction and cause water outages. Beds and mattresses can be uncomfortable All services will all be handled by the indigenous Kuna. While Tao Travel 365 strives to provide the best service possible and train the Kuna in customer management, some of the below services are often out of our control. Car transportation (the ride to San Blas takes 2.5 to 3 hours, with 1.5 hours over slow, curvy roads with potholes. For those with motion sickness, please prepare accordingly) Boat transportation (depending on weather and ocean conditions, the 20-40 minute boat ride might be bumpy and wet with ocean spray). Island cabin management (cabins are very rustic and facilities, such as showers and bathrooms are often “home-made” with PVC pipes. Some guests have complained that sheets are old). Island kitchen (meal plans are repetitive and food might taste bland) Trash is a worldwide problem and unfortunately San Blas has not been spared from the ever increasing issue. During certain tides and ocean and wind conditions plastic trash from throughout the Caribbean ocean accumulates on the beaches of San Blas. While the local Kuna are working hard to collect the constant trash washing up on their beaches, guests will nevertheless find evidence of plastic spread out on the island. During the wet months (April - December) or during windless days, all of San Blas experiences sandflies, which are little blood-sucking flies that leave itchy marks. Please ensure to bring natural insect repellent and prepare to return to Panama City with a few itchy memories. Due to the complexity of the logistics involved with each reservation in San Blas (arranging cars, boats, cabins and meals), we kindly ask our guests to adhere to the itinerary schedule sent to them in advance of their trip to San Blas. For any changes in schedule, you must first contact our office and we will attempt to accommodate your request. Please note that additional fees may apply. We kindly ask our guests to lower their expectation when visiting San Blas and to focus on the beautiful paradise that San Blas has remained despite the effects that modern society has ceased to them. The Kunas are very gentle and kind people, but can also be somewhat shy at times. When approaching them with a smile and an open heart you will be guaranteed an innocent, happy smile in return.
  • The use of drones is prohibited in San Blas. Heavy fines are imposed on those who disobey the law.
  • The road to San Blas is very curvy with lots of hills and off-road sections. If you are sensitive to motion sickness, please prepare accordingly by bringing appropriate medication.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • San Blas Boat Tour
  • Snorkel Equipment (Mask & Snorkel) during boat tour
Exclusions
  • Guna Entrance Fee paid to border patrol ($22 for Internationals, $7 for Panamanian residents)
  • Beverages
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Please be ready and wait in the lobby of your building between 5:00-5:45am. If you have provided a WhatsApp number in your booking, the driver will communicate with you if he is encountering delays or cannot find your location.
  • Carti Parking and Boat Terminal, F23C+W2C, Warsobtugua, Panama If driving to San Blas with your own car, please ensure to arrive no later than 8:30am and in a SUV vehicle. All other cars will be turned around at the border crossing. Carti has 3 ports. Your lancha/boat and captain will be waiting for you in the Barsukun port.
  • Carti Parking and Boat Terminal, F23C+W2C, Warsobtugua, Panama We will gladly arrange transportation from Panama City or from Playa Bonita with pick up times between 5:00-5:45am. Contact us for cash prices.
  • Airports:
  • Tocumen Intl Airport, Panama City Panama
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Check out from your cabin on the island is at 8:00am and you should be back in Panama City between 6-7pm
  • Departure time is between 5:00am and 5:45am from your Panama City lodging. If staying at Playa Bonita area, your departure time is between 5:00am and 5:15am.
  • In San Blas Islands there are no ATMs - please bring. You can buy additional drinks, snacks, souvenirs etc
  • Aside from using generators for electricity, there are no amenities and utilities as you are used to from the city. Electricity only available between 6pm and 6am. Food is basic, yet freshly prepared such as fresh fried fish, mixed seafood, chicken or lobster (at extra charge) with salad, rice or plantains.
  • PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR ORIGINAL PASSPORT. WITHOUT IT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE KUNA TERRITORY AND THE SAN BLAS ISLANDS.
  • Please be advised that San Blas is in the Kuna territory, which is an autonomous, Indian zone. The services are very basic and most cabins are minimalistic. The Kunas will be providing all touristic services, such as meal preparations, car and boat transportations, lodging, and tour guiding. We are proud to be working with this friendly tribe and with each booking we give back to the community, supporting their customs and their traditional way of life. We kindly ask you to respect this beautiful culture and their simple way of life, leaving your expectations behind and learning about their innocent culture.
  • You are welcome to bring a cooler with your own drinks, potable water, snacks and beverages (fruit juice or alcohol). The driver will stop at a supermarket on the way to San Blas in order for you to purchase additional items.
  • The boat transfer from the port to the islands may be bumpy with some sea spray. If you are sensitive to motion sickness, please prepare accordingly by bringing appropriate medication. You may also get wet, so please bring some water protection for your luggage and yourself
  • There are no electrical outlets in the bedrooms, only light. You can recharge your phones and cameras in the main house.
  • We recommend that you bring your personal hygiene items, such as towels, sunscreen, hats, mosquito repellent.
  • We will check the availability of the cabin and will send you a confirmation mail.
  • “Tigo” is the cell phone company that has the best reception in San Blas
  • PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR A 2.5 to 3 HOUR CAR JOURNEY EACH WAY OVER BAD ROADS WITH POTHOLES, SLOW CURVES AND OFF-ROAD SECTIONS! THERE IS ALSO A 25-30 MINUTE BOAT RIDE TO YOUR FIRST ISLAND WHICH CAN GET QUITE BUMPY AND WET. We feel that the islands are worth the long drive, but some travelers have complained about the roads and the fast boat ride from and to the port. While we strive to provide our guests the best service and an unforgettable experience in San Blas, we are not responsible for road and ocean conditions, and we would like you to be aware of this fact :)
  • IMPORTANT SAN BLAS DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ! While San Blas is a beautiful island archipelago with stunning beaches and clear waters, it also has its downsides, for which we would like to make you aware off. San Blas is very rustic without the amenities and standards you might be used to from home. Compared to places such as Tahiti and Maldives that are managed by international hotel chains, San Blas has remained autonomous without the influence of outsiders. When visiting San Blas, it should be viewed as a cultural experience where guests live with the Kunas and respect their traditions and ways of living. No aircondition No Wifi No luxury facilities Electricity only available between 6pm and 6am Water is a precious commodity in San Blas. It is either brought in by boat or pumped from the island well. Oftentimes pumps can malfunction and cause water outages. Beds and mattresses can be uncomfortable All services will all be handled by the indigenous Kuna. While Tao Travel 365 strives to provide the best service possible and train the Kuna in customer management, some of the below services are often out of our control. Car transportation (the ride to San Blas takes 2.5 to 3 hours, with 1.5 hours over slow, curvy roads with potholes. For those with motion sickness, please prepare accordingly) Boat transportation (depending on weather and ocean conditions, the 20-40 minute boat ride might be bumpy and wet with ocean spray). Island cabin management (cabins are very rustic and facilities, such as showers and bathrooms are often “home-made” with PVC pipes. Some guests have complained that sheets are old). Island kitchen (meal plans are repetitive and food might taste bland) Trash is a worldwide problem and unfortunately San Blas has not been spared from the ever increasing issue. During certain tides and ocean and wind conditions plastic trash from throughout the Caribbean ocean accumulates on the beaches of San Blas. While the local Kuna are working hard to collect the constant trash washing up on their beaches, guests will nevertheless find evidence of plastic spread out on the island. During the wet months (April - December) or during windless days, all of San Blas experiences sandflies, which are little blood-sucking flies that leave itchy marks. Please ensure to bring natural insect repellent and prepare to return to Panama City with a few itchy memories. Due to the complexity of the logistics involved with each reservation in San Blas (arranging cars, boats, cabins and meals), we kindly ask our guests to adhere to the itinerary schedule sent to them in advance of their trip to San Blas. For any changes in schedule, you must first contact our office and we will attempt to accommodate your request. Please note that additional fees may apply. We kindly ask our guests to lower their expectation when visiting San Blas and to focus on the beautiful paradise that San Blas has remained despite the effects that modern society has ceased to them. The Kunas are very gentle and kind people, but can also be somewhat shy at times. When approaching them with a smile and an open heart you will be guaranteed an innocent, happy smile in return.
  • The use of drones is prohibited in San Blas. Heavy fines are imposed on those who disobey the law.
  • The road to San Blas is very curvy with lots of hills and off-road sections. If you are sensitive to motion sickness, please prepare accordingly by bringing appropriate medication.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
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Last updated: 16 May 2022
A note from 2 days and 1 night on a Paradise Island in San Blas - Private Bedroom
Please be aware that our car transportation is SHARED and can fit up to 6 guests. (1 guest up front, 3 in the middle row and 2 in the back row). We will gladly arrange PRIVATE transportation or a PRIVATE TOUR at an additional fee for added comfort & safety.
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Erin B
New York City, NY95 contributions
Dec. 2021
So grateful to Tao Travel for making this experience possible for us. Because of Covid our initial travel plans were cancelled and we ended up coming to Panama last minute during their busy season. Tao Tours was able to accommodate us, booking our San Blas one night trip with a private cabin only a few days in advance. They were very responsive and easy to communicate with over whatsapp and phone. The trip's fees and breakdown were clearly communicated and things went smoothly. After a long ride on a bumpy road and a boat trip that was also bumpy, we were dropped off on a beautiful beach for an unforgettable experience. While the accommodations are simplistic, anything fancier would detract from the sublime experience of being on an island in the middle of nowhere. You can walk the island's circumference in ten minutes and can fall asleep under the stars listening to the waves. We were picked up the next morning and had an amazing day exploring three other islands and the natural pools with starfish. Throughout, every guide or driver was friendly, communicative and we were well taken off. This is a hard working company with a hard working crew. I am so glad this trip worked out and we got to experience the wonderful San Blas Islands!
Written 6 February 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

M. Vermeij
Vaassen, The Netherlands5 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Friends
A dream coming true visiting this place! Awesome day trips to different islands and waking up by the sound of the sea and the sound of wind through the palm trees made me feel like I was in paradise, but well, I think I was! An unforgettable experience and almost a private island to ourselves! Paula and Michael are just 2 amazing people who made it all come true! Oh, and take your drone if you have one!!
Written 7 January 2020
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noeln254
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Amazing
Tao Travel 365 gave us an experience of a lifetime. Michael, the founder/CEO, was especially helpful. Thank you for
F7365TNmartinl
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Greatest experience
This was a fantastic trip to the island of San Blas! Well organized tour with the sweetest Kuna boat crew. Thank yo
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Sweet guide, relaxing and fun. Worth it for me.
If you love animals and that is why you travel this is fun. The boat ride, baby crocs( the non shoe kind) a couple
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Spectacular beaches!!! Overall the tour was a complete success! We had stunning weather, the Kunas were very sweet and
Paradise Vacation My husband and I spent 3 nights on a beautiful San Blas island. We really enjoyed this little pa
Snel6424
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Good trip, difficult transportation.
Good trip but it is FAR out of the way, and the drive to get there is brutal. If you want a relaxing beach day with
Queenjess369
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Nope
Honestly it could’ve been better, for the price you pay. Because they add an extra $70 for you to get to the island
Sara3636
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Worth the tour!!
This is such a great experience from Panama City! No need to worry about driving or pick ups. The team takes you do
Venture67142
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It's a Beautiful Beach!
The advertisement exceeds the experience. Beautiful but enjoyed other places more in Panama that were not as long a
dansS1708BL
dansS1708BL
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The Ride is Terrible!
Sorry, but I must tell the truth. The ride in the back of a small Toyota SUV was the worst experience of my life. T
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A great trip to disconnect and enjoy!
It was a really good tour! Worth the investment. Things to consider: - Yes, the road to get to the Port is full o
Sean B
Sean B
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Daniel's Gamboa Safari
I booked this tour through Tao Travel. Daniel our tour guide was fantastic. He was extremely knowledgeable about
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Young and free
Hello I will have to be honest as I write this review about this tour. The people were lovely and made me feel safe
Geonal22
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Trip not as promised
We did an island tour in Bocas Del Toro. We did not receive the trip we booked for. We paid $61 for the tour that y
Ontheoneroad11
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An adventure not to be missed in Darién
I undertook this tour with TaoTravel and they were great at keeping me informed and always got back to any of my qu
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Amazing experience
We enjoyed one of the most memorable experiences of our lives here.San Blas is one of the last. Real hidden paradi
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