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Bocas del Toro, panama

Bocas del Toro, the archipelago off the northern Caribbean coast of Panama, is known for its unparalleled beauty and vibrant nightlife.

The crystal clear waters, white sand beaches, world-famous waves, colorful coral reefs, the abundance of marine life make Bocas del Toro a tropical paradise. The laid back vibes of this surfer town and the constant flow of world travelers make for a very active and healthy nightlife. This unique atmosphere makes Bocas without a doubt the most popular destination to learn Spanish.

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Spanish by the Sea - Bocas

Founded in 1998, Spanish by the Sea – Bocas del Toro, is one of three options in Panama to take spanish classes.  On the main island of Isla Colon, the school is one block off Main Street where you can easily walk to restaurants, tour operators, bank, bars, shops, airport, hotels, coffee shops, etc. The variety of Caribbean cultures native to the island mixed with its booming tourism industry creates an intriguing hub for linguistic and cultural exchange. Bocas is also a biologists dream come true. The conservation and preservation efforts have successfully protected much of the Caribbean wildlife here, including four of the eight species of sea turtles that nest on these beaches.

The largest of our 5 schools, it houses up to 30 students, a large front garden with fruit and palm trees, tropical plants, lounge chairs and hammocks for easy studying; and 8 unique teaching stations that create the perfectly relaxed environment to attend class. Read here how we work with you to teach you Spanish!

Who wants to study at Spanish by the Sea- Bocas del Toro?

High quality classes, world-class adventure activities, stunning natural beauty, and a very active and worldly night-life makes Bocas a place for everyone!


So why Bocas?

  • Relaxed Caribbean pace.
  • Perfect place to get your PADI Dive Certifications; Open Water, Advanced, Rescue, and Master.
  • World Class Surfing.
  • Adventure seekers paradise; sea kayak, horseback, zip lining, cycling, among others.
  • Night life! It’s always Friday night on the Island.


Coming from San José? 

Caribe Shuttle provides daily service between San José and Bocas del Toro. The shuttle, which includes a lunch in Puerto Viejo, will pick you up at your downtown hotel in San José (or at the Denny’s near the airport) and drop you off at the Caribe Shuttle Dock in Bocas del Toro. Book your shuttle trip here.

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