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Isla Grande

Colon, Panama
+507 225-2798
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“water taxi” (4 reviews)
“day trip” (6 reviews)
“nice beach” (3 reviews)
Colon, Panama
+507 225-2798

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Isla Grande on a day trip from Panama City through PBA tours. If you go ask for Javier - he's awesome! It was about a 90 minute drive plus a short boat ride. We had a great day at the beach at the...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I read other reviews before we decided to go here and the other reviewers were right on the ball this place has a really amazing beach and its a little hard to get to it takes some effort it's not just like jumping int o...More

Thank Topekagal9
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Water taxi to island only$2.50 per person. If you find the right place beer is only $1.00-2.00 per drink. We spent 4 hours on the island and ate and drank for what I would say is cheap. You can negotiate in each place. My suggestion,...More

1  Thank bandit153
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place. It takes a little bit long to get there but the place is beautiful. You have to cross from one place to the other

Thank Angela Gisela R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Isla Grande on one of our days while staying in Panama City.. we rented a car and took the 2 hour drive (took us twice as long because we missed a turn off the Parkway), but still had time to enjoy the island.....More

1  Thank SugarKane1
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I traveled from Costa Rica to Panama in car. We left the car on Costa Rica's side and crossed the border. The process of crossing the border itself lasted about 4 hours, since we had to make a line in Costa Rica's...More

1  Thank backpackergirl_99
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Do your research before you make your reservation. Our hotel was super crappy. The couple in the room next to us was fighting and then love making and it shook the whole place. Investiguen antes de ir. Nuestro hotel fue malo, pero deberia de haber...More

2  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 16 November 2016

isla grande is a beautiful beach, you hardly see one or two waves.. transparent water, white sand.. it's an amazing place if you are looking to take a break from the city! the best beach i've ever been in my life! on the other side,...More

Thank Trn T
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Small but very nice beach, best way to enjoy it is staying there, have many places for accommodation with all kind of prices, there also a small shop and restaurants. If you want to go there from Panama city, you must take a bus from...More

1  Thank EduardoLCM
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Calm serene beach, nice cool little island that this beach is at.The drive is 2 hours from the city and the boat ride to the island is quick and nice. I really enjoyed it and would love to venture there again.

Thank avi91
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We are visiting panama for a day on a cruise, would this be a good day out, how long to get there from Colon ??
8 January 2017|
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HI there. 2 years ago I stayed at the HOTEL ISLA GRANDE. I have been calling this hotel for the past 4 days and no one answers the phone. Does anyone know if this hotel is still open? Any contact information would be appreciated. I also think that the Banana Resort on this Island is permanently closed? I can't fin a website for Hotel Isla Grande either. Joey
7 January 2017|
Response from Edward G |
Yes it is open. We went there yesterday for a day trip from Panama City. We stayed on the beach at the hotel for the day and ate lunch there (our tour guide has a relationship with the hotel operator Alberto). Hope that... More
Shahin J
I'm going to Isla grande , is there any suggestion where to go for tonight ? We are couple ? Looking for a nice beach to swim and nice hotel . Thanks
31 May 2016|
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Response from Josie F | Reviewed this property |
Isla grande there ir only few small "restaurants " if we can call that way .. And only one small part that you swim the rest is full of rocks and you won't be able to sunbath or be in the sea .. Is like a small Island with... More