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Good beach

Red frog beach in very nice. There is a $5 per person charge upon entering the island. We wanted to... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
benfromutah
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Boulder City, Nevada
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Gorgeous water, excellent sangria nearby!

We enjoyed the beach cabana, the sangria and the fish ceviche. We all ate lobster in the beach... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike O
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Cypress, Texas, USA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the beach cabana, the sangria and the fish ceviche. We all ate lobster in the beach restaurant and while I enjoyed mine immensely, a couple of my friends were not happy with how theirs were cooked. Surprisingly, they were not charged for their...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beach here. Great place to get pictures. One of the more well known and famous beaches in the area and I can see why. Large beach, wide, warm water. I did not get into the water because of strong currents.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were schedule for a tour with Alejandro and Moses to Isla Zapatillas, but due to the rain and rough sea we went to Red Frog beach instead. Really appreciate the tour guides putting our families' safety as a priority and finding another spot which...More

Thank Gretchen C
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Either you are staying at the island or just visiting for the day you will enjoy this beach. Might get a little bit dangerous when big waves hit the area but you will find couple of restaurants/bars perfect to enjoy a Caribbean dish. No entrance...More

Thank patrickvollert
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Red Frog Island is probably one of the prettiest beaches I have ever visited - perfect sand, punctuated by coconut-trees and not-too-vicious waves for children to play at water's edge. Couple of friendly and reasonably-priced eateries on the beach. The 10" walk from the jetty...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Great waves. Beautiful scenery. Fantastic beach. My husband, three kids (ages 10, 9, 7) and I had a wonderful time here.

Thank annemichelemcmahon
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Red frog beach in very nice. There is a $5 per person charge upon entering the island. We wanted to rent a couple of surf boards, but nothing was available. The red frogs seem to be extinct and the food was over priced. I suggest...More

1  Thank benfromutah
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Red Frog Beach is a MUST do! When you arrive you walk through incredible mangroves and then a jungle to get to the beach. It is beautiful but I suggest wearing good shoes. There some muddy areas on the path and it would be difficult...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Is amazing, just make sure you stay at a real beachfront hotel/hostel. El Palmar seems great. The boat ride from isla colon is not so long.

Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This island is incredible and the water is clear and warm. Mangroves everywhere, great exploring, bird watching and of course, the howler monkeys are entertaining.

Thank Katy F
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Maria Del Mar C
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Response from Mafia32470 |
We have been coming to our Villa at Red Frog for 12 years and have never had any problems of any kind. You would be in more danger in Jamaica, Cancun or NY than u would be in Bocas or Red Frog. I let my kids go off on their... More
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Madsmom230
21 March 2017|
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Response from Sharna K | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Panama twice and spent significant time around Bocas 'Town and Red Frog. We are global travelers and advise to use common sense and don't live out 'loud'... don't call attention to yourself with either... More
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Response from RainbeauReiki | Reviewed this property |
The taxi from Tocumen to Albrook is $35 each way, and 30 min travel (more or less depending on traffic). It is not very difficult but it does add time to your travel day. Also, you should know that Air Panama is notorious... More
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