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RE: Heading to Panama/Bocas Del Toro anyone want to go?« Reply #1 on: November 16 2007 13:11:00 »
I have never been there but i a dream to surf it
RE: Heading to Panama/Bocas Del Toro anyone want to go?« Reply #3 on: November 25 2007 18:11:00 »
May be planning a surf trip late Feb. early March. Can you send me some particulars?
RE: Heading to Panama/Bocas Del Toro anyone want to go?« Reply #4 on: January 08 2008 07:01:00 »
Dan, will you be in Bocas the middle of March?
RE: Heading to Panama/Bocas Del Toro anyone want to go?« Reply #6 on: January 30 2008 03:01:00 »
Just come back from Costa Rica and a short trip to Bocas Del Toro. There are some good quality waves there but it's inconsistent and there is not much to do between swells. I have to say I found it the least friendly of everywhere I went in Central America - there are too many crack heads with nothing to do, and the locals generally seemed un-interested and a little grumpy. We stayed on Bastimentos Island and constantly felt uncomfortable. There have been a couple of machete attacks on tourists there recently and a white girl got raped, all on the remote and barely worth surfing back beach (20 mins walk from the village) - it's a tiny, tiny place remember. Yes it's charming but it's dangerous and a bit limited.