Free bikes came with our rental, so we spent many sweaty hours biking around the island, in search of beaches, seafood, and coconuts.
The best part of our stay was our rendezvous with great travel friends, who we'd met on a previous trip to Nicaragua.
In Bocas, you can hire inexpensive water taxis to take you to other islands, beaches, and over the water restaurants. It's low season right now, and it's not difficult to find a secluded, tranquil beach.
Although Bocas Town is a bustling tourist location, many Ngobe-Bugle people still live in traditional homes, using dugout canoes as transportation.
Question: What do you put on horrible insect bites to soothe the itch? (TH told me to ask this question....)