Playa Tortuga Hotel & Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Isla Colon
Today we slept in, had the breakfast buffet and went into town to meet up with Anthony at Starfleet SCUBA. [see pics] We went to Starfleet because we had met Allie on the plane yesterday and she was there to visit her good friend, Maddy, who happened to work as an intern dive instructor. At the airport we met Maddy and she said we should call …
Paulo, Gamboa Tours, took care of us. Got us to the Albrook Airport where we met Allie, an artist from NC going to visit her friend, Maddy, who works at Starfleet SCUBA in Bocas Town. Short hop of 1 hr to Isla Colon. Left Barbara's two new books in my seatback pocket and no one from the airline was able to find them.
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It pays to be posh. I booked myself two nights over my birthday at this posh resort just outside Bocas del Toro town on the Panamanian Caribbean island of the same name. The first night was pre-birthday excitement (telling myself that I couldn't hum The Beatles' Birthday' song until the next day) followed by the morning after my Birthday when I …
... Bocas del Toro, jumpers and jeans at the ready. We thought we were prepared for another night of the freezing cold, but this was just unbearable! I don’t think we could’ve lasted any longer on that bus, we didn’t get any sleep at all as the coldness was just unimaginable. I promise I'm not exaggerating. We had the last two seats at the back of the bus, and with it, the blast of the ice cold air coming from above. ...
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Front desk and other staff were very helpful, fun, always trying to help get what we wanted. Kayaking, good food and drink, pool, breakfast buffet...recommended! Clean, quiet room, upgraded to suite...no charge...overlooking the beach [see pics].
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