Bocas del Toro jungles

This item appears on page 76 of the May 2010 issue.

The province of Bocas del Toro, Panama, boasts protected cloud forest with monkeys, toucans and sloths; Caribbean beaches reached by boat or trek; breakers for surfers; snorkeling and scuba diving at coral sites with dolphins and tropical fish; sites with manatees, and indigenous communities to which visits can be arranged.

Newly opened in Bocas Town, the Bocas Sustainable Tourism Alliance Tourist Information Center (Calle 3, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro; offers bookings with member tour operators, hotels and restaurants.