Bocas del Toro, Panama

In this Panama Special Report, we bring you the lively town of Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Panama’s Bocas del Toro archipelago in the Caribbean is one of this country’s most popular tourist destinations. It’s also an interesting lifestyle and retirement choice for anyone looking for the island life, and this quintessential Caribbean destination of white-sand beaches and clear turquoise waters is home to a friendly and welcoming community of just under 7,500 people.

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The cost of living in Bocas del Toro is among the lowest in Panama. A couple could live here comfortably on as little as US$1,000 per month, and you could buy a place of your own on the water for as little as US$90,000.

Bocas town boasts restaurants, shops, and nightlife, all with a casual, kickin’-it-in-the-Caribbean vibe. English is widely spoken, thanks to the many gringos who call the town home.