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.

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. $65 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. $35 per person includes boat, guide and snorkel gear.

Dolphin Bay

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


Experience the amazing diving Bocas has to offer with our diving excursion. Whether you are a novice or seasoned diver our professional instructors and dive masters can accommodate you. We also offer dives for clients who are not certified, through our “Discover Scuba Diving” program. Spectacular reefs and brilliant colored sea life await your discovery under the sparkling water. $135 for a two tank dive; $155 for a Discover Scuba dive.


Bocas offers some of the best surfing in the Caribbean, for all levels of riders. From beginner beach breaks to intermediate reef breaks, the surfing is great for all levels. Our professional surf instructor and guide will take you to the best breaks suitable to your level, to ensure a safe and fun ride. $160 per day.


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Popa Paradise Beach Resort
Isla Popa, Bocas del Toro, Panama
Phone Number (507) 6550-2505