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Address: | Carenero, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 507507, Panama
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+507 6464-4242
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Guests on the Catamaran MOVIDA enjoy a fun filled day sailing around the...

Guests on the Catamaran MOVIDA enjoy a fun filled day sailing around the archipelago of Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Lay back, relax and sail with us through the mangroves, with the dolphins and enjoy snorkeling at some outrageous reefs. Come aboard our 42ft/12meter catamaran and experience Bocas Del Toro tours in a different way. We welcome you all. Individuals, couples, families, big groups, students and people of all ages, shapes and sizes. Since 2005 we've worked with many tour operators from many different countries. Come experience the difference and step off the "beaten track!"

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Marcel did a great job of picking unique and excellent places to sail, snorkel, and watch dolphin. Even though the wind was light, he made the best of it and we enjoyed a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
John and Sandy T
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Washington, IL
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Washington, IL
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Marcel did a great job of picking unique and excellent places to sail, snorkel, and watch dolphin. Even though the wind was light, he made the best of it and we enjoyed a relaxing day of sailing. Highly recommended! Bring cash, they don't take credit cards!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As other reviewers have mentioned, don't plan too much around a trip with Bocas Sailing unless you choose to privately charter their boat. We booked a trip two days in advance and paid down deposits, and were told the only reason they'd cancel is if the boat broke, or the weather was horrible. We got an email the next day... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

9 of us (8 adults and one child) chartered Bocas Sailing's catamaran for a perfect day of sailing around Bocas. Captain Marcel was full of interesting information about Bocas environment and history. The 42' catamaran is older but well maintained and has lots of room to spread out and relax. We were under sail almost the entire trip and Marcel... More 

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Gorredijk, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great trip through the waters around Bocas del Toro; nice sailing, saw several dolphins and also some snorkling along the coral reef Our captain did a great job and has a lot of good stories to tell 👍💪

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Torrance, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I am very disappointed with this company. I chose this tour because it was recommended to me by the owner of the home I am renting and reserved this tour days ahead of time and saved it for the last day of our stay in Panama as a special way to end our family vacation. I confirmed with Marcel several... More 

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Bocassailing, Owner at Bocas Sailing, responded to this review

We're terribly sorry that you didn't feel appreciated. On top of questionable weather we had a huge rip in our Mainsale and needed time to replace it. Unfortunately with a boat, things break sometimes and we do our best. Thanks for your feedback and we hope you had a good vacation. Tyler More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had an excellent day on the water. Marcel knew two perfect snorkeling spots where we were able to get some great GoPro footage. We even got an octopus on camera! Sailing was Soooo relaxing, especially when we constantly too noisy water taxis everywhere. He was a great personality and knew a ton of local history. This was one of... More 

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Thank Dan H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

On Sunday night we booked a spot for 2 people on the boat for the following day. When we got there they informed us there were some troubles with the motor and the trip might have been cancelled. After 10 minutes the guy confirmed us it was cancelled and offered us to join the following day. According to his words,... More 

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Tennillepanama, Owner at Bocas Sailing, responded to this review

The motor is replaced with a reliable clean quiet 4 stroke engine. We are sorry for this week of engine problems Thx for understanding Owner More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Roger was the perfect captain. We had a wonderful sail, nice lunch, two nice snorkeling stops and the wind kicked in to finish out our perfect day. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank palaroche
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was an incredible experience! The reefs in the mangroves are unique, colorful, and beautiful. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, professional, and very helpful. We enjoyed the sandwiches, beer, water, music, and overall relaxing setting on the water. I highly recommend this experience for anyone looking for a relaxing adventure that's unique to Bocas!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had a great time relaxing and exploring the two snorkeling spots, and we saw lots of dolphins! The sandwiches were delicious as well.

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