Bocas del Toro
Bocas del Toro
Bocas del Toro
Bocas del Toro

Study abroad in Bocas del Toro

Study Spanish in Bocas del Toro, the beautiful Panamanian archipelago in the Caribbean Sea.

With its colorful Caribbean-style houses and laid-back atmosphere, the Bocas del Toro region is a favorite holiday destination. The province is made up of a series of nearly 300 islands, with the region's main island being Isla Colón where you will find the centre, Bocas Town. Most visitors choose to stay in Bocas Town as from here you can easily explore the other islands by boat and water taxi.

With clear turquoise water, sandy beaches and jungle landscapes, this is the ideal destination for those looking for a spot of relaxation and to indulge in some outdoor activities. During the day, Bocas del Toro has fantastic opportunities for snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, biking, zip lining and fishing. At night everyone heads to Bocas Town, which comes alive with parties and where there are a host of bars and clubs to choose from. The town also contains various restaurants where you can indulge in delicious sea food and fresh local ingredients combining influences from Creole, Caribbean and Spanish cuisine.

Referred to by biologists as 'the Galapagos of the twenty-first century', Bocas del Toro is a paradise for nature lovers, being the home to an incredibly complex ecosystem. The local culture is just as varied as the wildlife, with the mainland of the region populated by Ngäbe-Buglé, Naso and Bribri indigenous groups and the islands being home to descendents of West Indian migrants. On the islands, in addition to Spanish, many locals speak Guari-Guari (also known as Bocas del Toro Creole or Panamanian Creole English), a dialect of Jamaican Creole combining elements of English, Spanish and local indigenous languages. 

Facts

Population125,400
LocationWestern Panama on the Caribbean coast
ClimateTropical

Language schools in Bocas del Toro

Language courses abroad in Habla Ya Spanish School

Habla Ya Spanish School is a small, friendly Spanish language school located in Bocas Town, Isla Colón, a tropical paradise in the Bocas del Toro region of Panama. Habla Ya Bocas del Toro prides itself on its fun, interactive teaching approach, incorporating real life practice into its lessons, and its eco-friendly mindset. The school's teachers are highly motivated and focus on giving each studen

Further details

Bocas del Toro - Travel Guide

Climate in Bocas del Toro

Bocas del Toro - Pictures


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