CSR: Educational Project in Panama

ASSISTING IN THE RENOVATION OF A LOCAL SCHOOL BUILDING There are schools in Panama, Bocas del Toro that are in need of renovation. EcoCircuitos together with APTSO.org are donating needed funds to schools, but there is still a lot to do. An EcoCircuitos volunteer vacation activity would be very welcome to finish ongoing school renovation projects….

Tranquilo Bay Winter Escape From $2195.00 – Arriving on Friday

Escape the winter to the soothing waters of the Caribbean; discover the ecosystem of Bocas del Toro archipelago through snorkeling, kayaking or hiking the National Park.   The lodge lies within an area of nature reserves on land and in the sea, which is one of the most biologically diverse places in Panama. Encounter tropical birds,…

Mindfulness Eco Retreat – Stress Relief Program

Take time to unwind in the tropics, escape the day-to-day hustle and bustle and let yourself be carried away to a place where bird songs and the wind rustling through the trees replaces the sounds of the city. You will stay in lodges that nestled in nature  allow you to disconnect and relax. Discover the…

Do you Know? Bastimentos Marine National Park

Bastimentos Marine National Park is comprised of a group of islands located in Almirante Bay in the province of Bocas del Toro. The park encompasses a large portion of Bastimentos Island, Zapatilla Cays, in addition to the waters and mangroves that surround the island. The north eastern side of Bastimentos Island faces the Caribbean Sea….

Women adventure week in Panama (June 18 – 24, 2016)

  An active outdoor program just for women during the week of June of 2016. This 7 day adventure includes: Beach combing in Bocas del Toro, active and cultural activities in the City and in the highlands of Panama, bilingual guides, and the fun of the City. Great opportunity for professional networking. This will have…

Exploration on Isla Bastimentos

By Meret Schueschke A short boat ride away from bustling Bocas Town with its multiple bars, restaurants and  souvenir shops, Bastimentos Island is a nearly untouched Caribbean retreat. With less than 1 500 inhabitants, and no access to cars on the island (there are no roads there) this is one of those places that do…

Not always best to be the brightest

One of the greatest puzzles of evolutionary biology is the color variation of the strawberry poison-dart frog on the Bocas del Toro Archipelago. Generally a shiny reddish-orange throughout its mainland Central American territory, Dendrobates pumiliocomes in as many as 30 color combinations on the Panamanian Caribbean island chain. Rising seas separated the archipelago from the…

Panama – a trendy & booming destination

  By Clémence Rouleau Panama is a small tropical country, but it is growing more and more in terms of tourism. Its strategic position makes it possible to drive from one coast to the other in short time, it is bordered by two oceans, and has a connecting position between North and South America. The…

45 places to go in 2012 – Panama No. 1

The New York Times January 6, 2012 1. Panama Go for the canal. Stay for everything else. It’s been 12 years since Panama regained control of its canal, and the country’s economy is booming. Cranes stalk the skyline of the capital, Panama City, where high-rises sprout one after the next and immigrants arrive daily from…

My Stay In Panama

By Antoine Oudot – French Intern It is a little bit hard to describe my Panamenian internship with Ecocircuitos. This is a amazing country, small, but with the richest flora and fauna I have ever seen. When I arrived there I did not know anything about Central America and this country. As so many French…