Nightlife and Entertainment in Bocas del toroEdit This
Acclaimed for its beaches, Bocas del toro also offers an impressive selection of bars and clubs for visitors to enjoy. There is nothing more relaxing than a long day in the sun and sand, followed by an evening of excellent drinks and dancing.
Barco Hundido is perhaps the most visited nightlife spot in Bocas Town. This bar is also known as the Shipwreck Bar, and it provides a unique atmosphere. It's actually built atop a shipwreck with a dock surrounding the premises. At night, lights turn on outside of the bar and fish can be seen gliding through the water. Barco Hunido plays a range of music - from salsa to rock - and is definitely known as a popular spot for dancing. The dress attire is generally casual.
For sports lovers, Toro Loco is a popular spot, located behind the park in the middle of Bocas Town. Toro Loco serves wings and burgers along with the option of watching 5 televisions broadcasting sports games and events from around the world. Happy hour at Toro Loco starts at 3 pm and lasts until 6 pm. Buena Vista is also a well known sports bar-located on the water with satellite televisions and strong margaritas.
Other Hot Spots
Various other hot spots include Mundo Taitu - a friendly bar with an extended happy hour time. Drink specials run throughout the night at Mundo Taitu, and are fairly priced. A mixed crowd can be found here and bartenders are friendly. La Iguana is located in Bocas Town and is known for its dynamic draw as a pub, bar and surf club. The beer is cold and the environment is casual and island style.
Although Bahia Hotel is not necessarily known as a bar, a visit is recommended in order to taste the genuine Italian pizza that is served nightly. Bahia Hotel definitely takes the prize for the best pizza in Bocas del Toro.
For travelers looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of Bocas Town, there is an option to hire a boat and take a short ride to Vaqeros Isla. Upon arrival, visitors will be greeted with a warm private ambiance and a small thatched roof bar proudly serving some of the coldest beers in Panama. Enjoy a wide variety of strong mixed drinks and arrange a time for your captain to return and drive back to Bocas Town. There is no need to dress fancy for the boat ride. Everything is casual at Vaqeros Isla.