Starfish Beach, Bocas Town
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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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The beach itself must’ve been very beautiful before it was realised you could make money off of tourists wanting to see starfish. Let me explain why: 1. The beach is completely filled with bars, resta... more »
Nous étions un groupe de 6. Nous y sommes allé par voie terrestre. Un 40 minutes taxi jusqu'à Plage Drago et ensuite un 25 minutes de marche pour rejoindre Star fish beach. La plage et la mer sont cal... more »We were a group of 6. We went there by land. A 40 minute taxi to Drago Beach and then a 25 minute walk to reach Star fish beach. The beach and sea are quiet and clean at this place. We saw about fifteen big starfish. We had a nice half day there. There are small restaurant bars, sun loungers in the shade and in the sun. We came back to town by taxi-boat. Much faster.
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