Top things to do in Playa Bluff & Around

Beach in Playa Bluff & Around

Playa Bluff

This lovely beach is pounded by intense waves. Though you wouldn’t want to get into the water here without a board, the soft, yellow sand and palm-fringed shores are pristine. The beach is 8km from Bocas town, along…
Pub in Playa Bluff & Around


A waterfront tiki bar with good pub grub, this is a nice place to gather for sunsets and cocktails, and the burgers ain't bad either. It's a US$2 taxi ride from Bocas town.
Beach in Playa Bluff & Around

Playa El Istmito

Playa El Istmito, also called Playa La Cabaña, is the closest beach to Bocas town (2.5km away), but as it's on Bahía Sand Fly the chitras (sand flies) here have an itchy bite. This is not the most attractive beach a…
Cafe in Playa Bluff & Around

Paki Point

This outdoor open-deck restaurant with graffiti art and full views of the beach serves pizzas and seafood with cold beers and margaritas. For cyclists making the arduous trip to Playa Bluff, it's a godsend. You can …
Beach in Playa Bluff & Around

Playa Punch

Further up the coast from Playa El Istmito and Sand Dollar Beach is Playa Punch (or Paunch), which is dangerous for swimming but good for surfing. It's about 5km from Bocas town.