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Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel

3 star hotel
Calle 4ta Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro province, Panama, Panama
24 rooms
FREE Internet

Bocas Dive Center

PADI 5 star dive center
Max 6 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Get certified, fun dive or Go Pro with the region's only PADI 5* IDC center whilst staying in a state-of-the-art boutique hotel specifically designed for divers
  • Colorful soft corals and sponges house a variety of reef fish and macro life including parrot fish, barracuda, spotted eagle rays, cowries and large schools of jacks
  • Dive right from one of the best rated locations in Bocas Town, then soak up the sun post-dive on the ocean-front deck with a cocktail in hand
  • The hotel is on stilts over the Caribbean Sea, making for impressive sunsets and the perfect setting for a memorable dinner with 180 degree ocean views
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 500.00 USD
  • 90 days before trip start: 50%
  • 44 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 67 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 67 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 21 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel

Dive Center


  • Bocas Dive Center is the only PADI 5* Instructor’s Development Center in Panama, boasting and international and multi-lingual dive staff
  • Specially designed, custom-built dive boats and an environmentally-minded team running regular conservation activities
  • The Bocas archipelago is dotted with reef after coral reef and bathed in calm, warm waters home to a variety of macro life such as cowries, arrow crabs, nudibranchs and more
  • Keep an eye out for nurse and reef sharks, spotted eagle and manta rays and large schools of jacks and snappers patrolling the reef edges


Bocas Dive Center offers state-of-the-art facilities, quality equipment and direct access to the Caribbean Sea. 

The center has specially-designed boats for the distinct conditions of the Bocas del Toro archipelago. This includes one large, modern vessel for primary dive trips, plus two more boats for smaller groups and special diving tours.

This is the only PADI 5* Instructor Development Center in Panama, making it the best choice for divers looking to Go-Pro in this region! For less experienced divers, the international and multi-lingual instructors offer a range of recreational training. 

The team are committed to safeguarding the ocean environment, running regular underwater clean-ups and other conservation activities. 


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Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Beach Front Location
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Free-Diving Course
  • Sidemount Diver

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)

Diving gear

  • Nitrox ($)

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc

Resort Amenities

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Good for...

  • Wheelchair/Disabled-Friendly

Great for families

  • Board Games


  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Equipment For Kids


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Cny, Renminbi)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Nightclub

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Resort Description

Divers Paradise Boutique Hotel is a resort designed for divers and reflects Bocas del Toro's unique Caribbean style. 

The hotel, just steps from Isla Colon and a 10-minute walk from Bolivar Park, is built on pillars anchored to the seabed. It has a diving school and dive shop on site, an ice cream parlor and a restaurant with spectacular 180 degree views of the sea. 

Enjoy quiet rooms with a minibar, pantry, music systems and soundproof windows. Some rooms have sea views and all offer private bathrooms with a shower and free toiletries. For dinner, the Pier 19 restaurant is a guest favorite. Don't miss the jazz nights every Thursday.

With the only PADI 5* Instructor’s Development Center in Panamá on site, it's the perfect place to GoPro but there are spectacular dives for all levels. 

How to get there


  • The closest airport is Bocas del Toro Isla Colón International Airport.
  • The resort offers a free shuttle from /to the airport, less then 5 minutes away (advance notice required).
  • Check in time is 3pm. 


  • Check out time is at 10am.
  • After you have checked out at the reception a shuttle bus will escort you back to the airport (advance notice required). 



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