Starfish Beach, Bocas Town

3.3
#1 of 29 in Beaches in Panama
With white sand between your toes and turquoise waters lapping at your feet, Starfish Beach ofers swimming and other beach activities. The site is famous for and named after the giant bright orange starfish that call this area home. Take a swim in the clear, shallow waters or rent a kayak or water bike and explore the surrounding area. Take time to spot the giant starfish, but refrain from touching them. Nearby, dine on fresh seafood at a local restaurant or try a cocktail. You will access the bay via minibus from neighboring towns or by water taxi. Plan a Bocas Town trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • This is one of my favorite places to go to see starfish. You can snorkle right off the beach. You can rent a lounge chair in the shade for $5 and stay for the day. Several great places to get fresh se...  more »
  • Very touristy beach where the biggest attraction is to see the starfish. It is advisable to go first thing when the stars are still close to the shore. Good beach bars where you can enjoy seafood. You can see lazy bears in the surrounding trees. Do not visit on holidays. Tourists are joined by locals and the beach is crowded.
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