San Blas Islands Tours

San Blas Islands
A string of 378 tiny islands dotted along Panama’s northwest coast, the San Blas Islands offer a welcome change of pace from the mainland. This region provides everything you’d expect from a Caribbean paradise: coconut palms, white sand beaches, azure waters, and a complete absence of electricity, tourist resorts, and stress.
 
The Basics
Though multi-day island-hopping tours allow plenty of time to explore the islands, you can also take a day trip from Panama City. Day tours typically include round-trip transport from Panama City, a speedboat cruise to the islands, and lunch on one of the islands. It’s possible to visit up to three of the islands in one day, including popular stops such as Fragata island, Perro island, and the Natural Pool.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Accommodations, food, and facilities on the islands are very basic. If you stay overnight, expect to sleep in a simple cabin, tent, or hammock, without electricity, Wi-Fi, or running water.
  • Bring everything you need with you to the islands, including water, cash, sunscreen, and your swimsuit.
  • The islands are an autonomous region, and visitors to the islands must carry their passport.
  • The main language spoken on the islands is Tulekaya, but you will be able to get by in Spanish and English.
 
How to Get There
It’s possible to reach the San Blas Islands by boat from Panama or from Cartagena, Colombia. Another option is to fly; small planes depart from Panama City to El Porvenir, where water taxis leave for the other islands. To travel by boat, the easiest option is to join an island-hopping tour from Panama City, including round-trip transfers to the port at Puerto Cartí and a speedboat to the islands.
 
When to Get There
San Blas is a year-round destination. From December to March, sea winds pick up, however, making island-hopping uncomfortable for those who suffer from seasickness. From June to November, expect frequent rains, but don’t let that stop you from visiting the showers typically only last an hour before the sun comes out.
 
The Kuna people
The San Blas Islands belong to the indigenous Kuna people. The Kuna fiercely adhere to their ancestral traditions and live off the earth, eating homegrown produce and fish, sleeping in simple huts, and creating traditional crafts such as baskets and colorful blouses (molas). The islands make up one of the few regions in Panama that have not been westernized, with no foreign-owned businesses and few tourist amenities.
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Day Tour in San Blas Islands - All Included - Visit 3 Islands in 1 Day

Head to the Caribbean coast of Panama on a day trip from Panama City to the San Blas Islands. Traveling by boat, you'll visit Island Waily Lodge, check out a shipwreck and natural swimming pool, and enjoy the tropical scenery and atmosphere.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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San Blas Island-Hopping Day Trip from Panama City

Visit the paradiscial Panamanian Caribbean on this day trip to the San Blas Islands from Panama City. Visit three or more islands over the course of a full day, stopping to snorkel and enjoy the white-sand beaches and tropical sunshine. Tour includes catch-of-the-day lunch, use of snorkel equipment, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Panama City.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Day tour in San Blas in English - Visit 4 island and 1 Community, Lobster lunch!

This tour is the best mixed between the unique paradaise that San Blas Islands offers, you can relax and spend some time at the islands, and at the same time meet the guna culture by a super nice English spoken Local guide, who studied in USA. Visit total 4 islands and 1 Community. Breakfast, Lobster lunch and Open potable water and soft drinks are included. Travel in a confortable way, with no more than 4-5 passengers by car, this makes a huge difference.Snorkel in Island Perro Grande, and Natural swimming pool!
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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San Blas Panamanian Paradise

In just 2 hours from Panama City, you will reach paradise on Panamanian land, where you can have a connection with nature, customs and views of the famous islands of this beautiful place. Crystal clear waters, white sand. An experience you will never forget.We will visit 3 islands and the famous natural poolIsla hierbaIsla perro grande Isla piscina
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Day tour in San Blas Islands

Visit the amazing paradaise of San Blas Islands by your own time and rules. You will have a comfortable car 4x4 for up to 4 people. Groups of 2 people will need to share with other 2 people. Once you arrive to the port you will have your own capitan and boat, you can choose the time you want to spend in each of the 3 islands. Kayaks, Snorkel mask, life jacket will be provided.Self guided tour. Once you book we will provide all info needed so you can explore by your own, please notice there are no english-speaking guides in this tour.Under request we can provide towels, beach chairs ** limited quantity.**Minimum 2 people
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Duration: 13 hours
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7-Nights Low Cost San Blas Islands

Visit Panama City and the San Blas Islands on a 7-night trip that combines Panama’s vibrant capital and a remote archipelago of tropical islands. With the logistics of accommodations and ground transfers taken care of, as well as meals in the San Blas Islands, you’ll have the flexibility to explore on your own or join guided tours; airport car service upon arrival and departure ensures a stress-free escape.
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Duration: 8 days
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Cayos Holandeses San Blas Adventure

Cayos Holandeses "Dutch Days" arethe most beautiful Virgin Islands in San Blas, Panama. You can spot turtles, rails, big fished and amazing sport to snorkel and see coral reef. All 7 Islands are medium-big size and are totally unhabited.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Private 4X4 Transportation to San Blas Islands Day Tour in Boat

Experience the fascinating Guna Yala on this all-day trip to the San Blas islands. Travel by private 4x4 and boat and explore Panama’s spectacular east coast. Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off, a light breakfast, bottled water, lunch and a local guide all included the cost of the tour. Go snorkeling in the clear Caribbean waters and learn about Kuna culture on this convenient day trip from Panama City.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Pasadia en Guna Yala

Contamos con guias experimentados, Lanchas con todo el equipo de Seguridad, guias locales Gunas, es un paraiso natural de Aguas cristalinas y arenas blancas,que quedara enamorado de su belleza.***IMPORTANTE TODA GIRA DEBERAN ABONAR 50% 24 HORAS ANTES DE SU GIRA***
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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8-Day Chagres and Guna Yala Kayaking Expedition

This exciting adventure combines river rafting in the Chagres National Park, learning about the indigenous life at the Embera Village and exploring the island paradise San Blas while snorkeling and sea kayaking.
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Duration: 8 days
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1 Night Bungalow Over the Water in San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands is an indinegous protected zone, with more than 365 islands with white sand and turquoise color water, barely untouched by the man and infraestucture. During this trip you can disconnect from your daily routine and technology, and enjoy your time with the friends you are travelling with. Living a experience as a Local Kuna lives! This trip offers stay in the best accomodations in Over the water Bungalows with private bathroom and wooden floor in Island Waily Lodge, but bear in mind the cabana is very basic too.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Private Day Trip to San Blas from Panama City

Visit the San Blas Islands on a full-day, shared trip from Panama City that includes transport by 4WD vehicle, beach time at Isla Perro Chico, lunch, and a boat tour of the islands. Explore an archipelago with a thriving indigenous culture, swashbuckling pirate history, and almost 400 picture-perfect white sand islands along Panama’s Caribbean coast.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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