Ocean | Popa Paradise


Popa Paradise is the ideal location from which to explore the magnificent Bocas del Toro Archipelago. Without leaving the resort you can enjoy over 1,000 ft of wide sandy beach. Kayaks, paddles and snorkeling gear are provided free of charge. There is a beautiful reef just a couple of hundred meters off the beach.

Below are a few examples of off site excursions that can be arranged by our staff for you and your group. Tours can be customized based upon your interests. We provide a guide, packed lunch, snacks and beverages. All of our day trips are weather dependent, and do not need to be booked in advance. While we try to accommodate as many guests’ wishes as possible, we can’t guarantee availability of every excursion on any given day – our three resort boats can be quite busy with other excursions, guest transfers and bringing supplies to the hotel. Let our Managers know what outings interest you, and we will do our best to make it happen.

The Zapatilla Cays

A part of the Bastimentos Marine National Park and just two miles off our beach are the incomparable and world famous Zapatilla Cays. The islands are known for blue water, white sands and a great reef. $80 per person includes boat (resort launch), beverages, picnic lunch, snorkel gear, beach towels and entrance fee.

Snorkeling at Crawl Key

Coral garden and Panamanian restaurant. $45 per person includes boat, guide and snorkel gear.

Dolphin Bay

Watch the dolphins at play. $45 per person includes boat, guide and beverages.

Scuba Diving

Experience the amazing diving Bocas has to offer with our diving excursion. Whether you are a novice or seasoned diver, we can accommodate you. Open Water (or equivalent) certification is required. Spectacular reefs and brilliant colored sea life await your discovery under the sparkling water. $150 per person for a two tank dive includes boat, dive master, scuba gear and two cylinders.

Dolphin Bay Snorkel

A magnificent mangrove-protected coral reef unique to the archipelago, and a visit to a starfish encrusted reef. $55 per person includes boat, guide, beverages and snorkel gear.


Guided fishing charters tailored to your needs. Talk to our knowledgeable staff for options and pricing.


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Popa Paradise Beach Resort
Isla Popa, Bocas del Toro, Panama
Panama (507) 6550-2505 U.S.A. (509) 388-2404
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