Isla Bastimentos In Pictures

Take a closer look at an island off Panama’s Caribbean coast.

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Making the Journey
Shelley Metcalf

Making the Journey

Motorboats ferry guests and supplies to Isla Bastimentos. Visitors reach the island via a one-hour flight from Panama City to the town of Bocas del Toro, then a boat ride.

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