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Worth the trip

Whilst in Bocas del Toro recently, we decided to check out their famous Starfish Beach. Off the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A little underwhelming

Either the tour guide who said we would visit starfish beach took us somewhere else or it really... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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“boat taxi” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whilst in Bocas del Toro recently, we decided to check out their famous Starfish Beach. Off the bat, some of the activities company staff that we discussed this possibility with, told us that it could be a hit and miss affair in terms of the...More

Thank bones007
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Either the tour guide who said we would visit starfish beach took us somewhere else or it really was as underwhelming as it was. There were perhaps a starfish per every 5 meters below the water level, but the visit was by boat so you...More

Thank Darthsoda
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Chill beach, only a few minutes ago from Starfish beach. We stopped there during our Quad Day for a Panama beer.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Is a good place to relax and snorkel, full of star fish and other small marine creatures. I wouldn't suggest this place to eat, food isn't that good and a bit expensive

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We went here to see the starfish but was disappointed with how commercial it was and could see more starfish at the reefs in town.

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My fiancé and I visited this beach in December 2014, and I was super excited about seeing some starfish. We didn't see one. The beach didn't seem like the cleanest beach and there were several overpriced vendors renting beach equipment and food. It was also...More

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The water was crystal clear and so easy to just hang out in. We walked around carefully to avoid stepping on the starfish. Please be careful and do not handle the starfish. There were many little bars on the beach to get a drink. Fun...More

1  Thank 2princessestx
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This beach is a lovely spot in Bocas del Toro. Spent a few hours there. Some recommendations: Arrive between 8 and 9 o clock in the morning when restaurants are closed and few tourists are around. Later in the day there will be loud music....More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Our boat guide stopped here for lunch and I can't tell you which vendor we ate from but the octopus stew was awesome!

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We got a taxi to Drago beach and were then told we could catch a boat or take the 15 minute walk. I recommend the walk. It is a beautiful relaxing walk around to Starfish Beach. When you first arrive there are little restaurants but...More

Thank nessams
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Andres C
27 June 2017|
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Response from robertprestoncon2017 | Reviewed this property |
No, the beaches are free. You definitely need transportation here. There is an area on beach they sell drinks and rent chairs to sit. There is a great restaraunt just before you walk along the ocean to the beach. Enjoy