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Pure unspoiled beach!

Bluff Beach is an amazing beach, away from the hustle of Bocas Town. The beach goes for miles and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eric A
,
Long Beach, California
Wonderful beach

This is a quiet and seldom visited jewel of a beach in Bocas del Toro. The sand is perfect, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AVM2016
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rip tides” (17 reviews)
“bike ride” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 20:30
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Bluff Road, Bluff Beach, Isla Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bluff Beach is an amazing beach, away from the hustle of Bocas Town. The beach goes for miles and has plenty of private space. No need to see anyone else there if you don't want. Our last trip there we were on Bluff every day,...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quiet and seldom visited jewel of a beach in Bocas del Toro. The sand is perfect, the views are striking and while the sea can be rough the tranquil setting and peaceful environment makes up for getting in the water. One of...More

Thank AVM2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to walk by and feel the forces of the nature in a savage environment. If you go north you are like in the middle of nowhere with nobody but kind dogs walking alongside the caribbean sea

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very lucky to negotiate a fee of $30 for return taxi fare with the very amusing and charismatic taxi driver -Bill. He pointed out the spots on the way, with a story for everything. We watched the courageous surfers at Paunch Point and...More

Thank DrJanetHall
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The beach is nice, but not good for swimming due to dangerous rip tides. There are various resorts in the area for food and drinks and they have ample sitting areas that are comfortable. WARNING: There is only one shuttle service run by a driver...More

Thank Earl6
Reviewed 28 June 2017

such a relaxing beach, empty of crowds, and a great beach to lay in the sun or read under the shade of trees.

Thank CieloJ
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Took a 40 minute taxi ride to Playa Bluff. We weren't disappointed. Very long stretch of golden beach with wonderful waves crashing onto shore. Apparently this is a surfer's paradise and there's annual surf events here. Was really hot and we baked for while before...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach close to Bocas Town. 15 minute taxi from Bocas Town ($35 round trip). Waves, soft sand, very clear water. Right in front of IP hotel, so you have wireless on the beach. Best woodfired pizza and drinks right on the beach.

Thank Rtomascik
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice beach, and a very long stretch so seclusion from others is extremely easy. There were only two other couples on the half mile of beach we explored, very nice change of pace from Red Frog and Zapatilla. Apparently this is...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stopped here at the end of our ATV excursion with the flying pirates because the beach and view were amazing. It was really nice to relax and watch the waves. Be careful of the strong currents;not the best place for kids.

Thank Josh S
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