How to Get to Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge
By airplane: two domestic airlines exist offer this service. They leave daily from the national airport Marcos Gelabert (Albrook) in Panama City. Duration of flight: 55 minutes approx. Tariff: $225.00/person (round trip) Check them out at: www.airpanama.com
By highway: you must arrive at the town of Almirante and leave your car at the private parking spot located next to the taxiboat company called Taxi 25.
From there, 2 companies offer passengers transportation to the island: Taxi 25 and Bocas Marine Tours (a reservation is not necessary). Cost: $5/person. Duration in boat: 30 minutes (approx). Remember to call to Punta Caracol Acqua-Lodge before embarking in the boat-taxi, so we will be waiting for you at the Bocas del Toro boat terminal .
By airplane: please visit www.aerobell.com
By Road: If you will arrive from Costa Rica, you must first go to Sixaola, acquire the exit stamp and go across the border line towards Guabito (Panama). The land transportation you have used to get to Sixaola will not go across the border line.
Once in Guabito (Panama) you must approach the immigration office so they can stamp your entrance to the country.
Once the bureaucratic process is over, you must take a taxi (the fare for this service is about $15) all the way to Almirante, and tell him you want to go to the boat-taxi station of the Bocas Marine Tours company or Taxi 25. Once in the boat-taxi station buy your ticket $4/person and tell them you want to be dropp off in Bocas Island. Remember to call Punta Caracol Acqua-Lodge 6612-1088 or 757-9410 before embarking.