5 Tips for Living in Bocas del Toro, Panama
By Betsy Burlingame
Bocas del Toro, Panama is a popular tourist destination and filled with laid-back expats and locals enjoying the island life. With its low cost of living, thriving nightlife and welcoming expat community, Bocas del Toro is a great place to live.
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Thanks for the Tips & Insight about Bocas. I'd Love to give it a try IF I can tolerate the Heat.
Very informative article !
What about Almirante ? Is Almirante a place to spend a few months ?
What about Internet service, reliable with good speed ?
I live on Playa ©£>]]<. Will name w/ ^ comfort level. I live be/ The States & Panama. I have Gatos in both locals. Can I fly my Panamanian Katz to/from on either of the 2 carriers? Or preferably Copa, akin 2 the dogs I C flying w/their Humans? Thx 4 your input.
I'm really excited to visit Bocas del Toro this Nov. for a 90 day stay, this article make me even more excited. I'm having trouble finding a reasonable rate on an apt. on line. I've read that it isn't unusual to just fly there & see what's available, as many places do not advertise online. I'm looking for something around $500. Can anyone advise me on this subject. Perhaps provide a contact email also ?
Thank You so much