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Red Frog Beach Island Marina

Bocas del Toro

2020 10 April
2020 11 April
  • 9.336936
  • -82.177686
  • Isla Bastimentos
  • Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Mon. - Fri. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sat. 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Contact us for important dates
  • 87° F (30° C) Sunrise: 6:22 AM
  • 78° F (26° C) Sunset: 6:39 PM
  • Low ENE 3-6 ft 7:11pm
  • High ENE 3-6 ft 1:18am


  • 95 Total Slips
  • 12 Megayacht Berths
  • Max Length: 300' (91.4m)
  • Max Draft: 20' (6m)
  • Max Beam: No Restrictions
  • 30 amp, 50 amp
  • 100 amp SP, 100 amp 3P
  • 200 amp, YPI Hardwire
  • 24hr Gated Dock Security


  • Private Beach Access
  • Restaurants
  • Ship's Chandlery
  • Private Shower House
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Guest Laundry


  • Fueling Services
  • Customs & Immigration
  • Canal Agent Services
  • Provisioning Services
  • Vessel Repairs & Maintenance

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Nearly 10 years with IGY Marinas

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Contact Information

Deci Davis
United States Phone Contact

+1 281-892-1637

Chelsea Miller

+1 507-6726-4500

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We here at Red Frog Beach Island Marina are excited to welcome you to Panama. Whether this is your first visit to our beautiful island or you've stayed with us in the past, we hope you find everything you need here.

Nestled in the Caribbean's hurricane-free islands, Bocas del Toro lies in the naturally protected waters on the southern Leeward side of Isla Bastimentos, 5km from Bocas Town.

We welcome you to explore our resort, property and all the amenities, as well as the untouched splendor which will invigorate your senses with the tranquility of its creative spirit and sun swept beaches.

If there is anything you need, please don't hesitate to reach out anyone here at the marina.


The Red Frog Beach Island Marina Team


  • Marina is accommodating vessels currently at dock.
  • Red Frog Marina is under quarantine.
  • Panama borders closed.
  • No vessels allowed in.
  • Offices are closed to the public.
  • Staff are answering emails and phone calls.
  • Laundry and bath house remain open.
  • Red Frog Market is open.

Fuel station available by appointment through VHF 68 or 


Maritime Authority in Bocas del Toro
     (507) 757 9447 or (507) 6558 0587

Ministry of Health Panama – Bocas del Toro Hospital
     (507) 757 9201

National Migration Service


Is the Marina accepting incoming vessels? 
     No vessels are being accepted even if you have departed and returned same day

Are vessels allowed to depart the Marina? 
     Yes vessels are allowed to depart but will not be able to return until boarders reopen

Are the marina amenities currently available for use? 
     Yes.  The Red Frog Market is open.  The bath house and laundry facility will remain open, however, please maintain a safe distance to avoid any potential spread of the virus.

Is there a curfew in place? 
     Patrons are only allowed to leave to obtain necessities

Are vessel repairs available?
     Please contact the marina office for detailed information

Is fueling available?
     Yes - by appointment only, please contact VHF68 or

Are Ports currently open?     
     Yes - with exceptions - contact the port directly for details

Arrival Information Details

Advanced reservations are strongly recommended at the Red Frog Beach Marina. Berthing is not guaranteed without a confirmed reservation. We ask that you provide advanced notice, when feasible, of your approximate arrival time so we can be fully prepared for your arrival and minimize any inconvenience to you.

Please Note: Captains and his/her assignee must check-in/check-out with the marina office for each stay unless otherwise arranged with marina management.

Check-Out: 1:00 pm Check-In: 2:00 pm


When feasible, we request an estimated time of arrival 24hr in advance so we can be fully prepared for your arrival and minimize any inconvenience.

Upon arrival into the Government Cut, contact the marina office on VHF Channel 68 to obtain directions to the slip assignment. A skilled dock attendant will report to the slip to assist with docking, line handling, and connections. Once comfortably settled, we ask that you visit our marina office to check-in. The staff will answer any questions you have.


Upon departure, we request you contact the marina office 1-2 hours prior to departure to ensure all items are in order. A receipt can be provided at the marina office or emailed upon request to the email address provided at the time of check-in. If all items are in order, please hail the marina office on VHF Channel 68 if you would like assistance with disconnection and lines.

Early Check-in / Late Check-out

If a slip is occupied after 2:00 pm on the day of your scheduled departure, an additional night's dockage will be charged to your account.

We will do our absolute best to accommodate your requests whenever possible. In most cases, if your slip is available prior to 2:00 pm on the day of your arrival, or after 1:00 pm on the day of your departure, we will allow you to remain in the slip at no additional charge. Prior arrangements must be made with the marina office for early arrival or delayed departure in order to avoid unnecessary charges.

Temporary Slips

In the event an early check-in and/or late check-out is unable to be accommodated in your currently slip, we will try to accommodate by making another slip available until such time your slip is available or you are ready to depart the marina.

In the event a temporary slip is made available to you, and you do not relocate the vessel, the marina reserves the right to charge you two times (2x's) the original daily rate for each night you occupy the temporary slip.

This is necessary as at times, the marina operates at full occupancy and failure to relocate the vessel could negatively affect other guests.


Please note: Cancellation policies are subject to change. Please refer to your reservation confirmation or contact the marina office direct for confirmation of cancellation policy. Cancellation requests must be submitted directly to the marina. Any cancellation requests received through the IGY Marinas website are not considered proper cancellation.

Contact & Hours of Operation

Customs & Immigration Office
Contact the marina office to arrange for clearance.
Appointment Required

Port Captain's Hours of Operation:
Mon. - Fri. 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Closed on weekends & holidays

Customs & Immigration Information

  • Please note: We do our best to ensure this information is up-to-date, however, this is strictly for informational purposes only. We recommend reviewing the Customs and Immigration site for the destination requirements.

Customs & Immigration Office

Upon your arrival, a marina staff member will contact the Port Captain who will arrive to your vessel with the official documents necessary for clearance into the country.

Those reaching the port of entry after closing hours are required to raise a quarantine flag and report in the next morning.

In order to clear in and out of the Panama Immigration Office and to request an Exit Zarpe from the Port Captain, you will need two (2) copies of each of the following:

  • Vessel registration documents
  • Vessel clearance documentation from the last port of call
  • Two (2) copies of passenger/crew list (total of four (4) copies)
  • Passports of all crew and guests and Panama Entry Stamp
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Credit Card (Visa or Mastercard)
  • Navigation Permit (Cruising Permit)

Safety Equipment Requirements

All vessels cruising the Caribbean waters should have the following safety equipment on-board:

  • Functional life-vests for all passengers
  • Parachute, orange, and para-rocket flares
  • Bell and/or Whistle
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Flashlight
  • VHF Radio
  • First-aid Kit
  • Anchors
  • Tools

Tocumen International Airport (PYT)
Address: Avenida Domingo Diaz, Panama, Panama
Phone: +507-238-2700

  • Tocumen International Airport is the international airport of Panama City, the capital of Panama. The airport serves as the homebase for Copa Airlines and is a regional hub to and from The Caribbean, South, North and Central America and additionally features routes to some European and Asian cities.

Bocas del Toro Isla Colon International Airport (BOC)
Address: Ave. E. Bocas del Toro PA 507, Panama
Phone: +507-757-9208

  • Bocas del Toro "Isla Colón" International Airport is a public airport located 1.5 kilometres northwest of the center of Bocas del Toro, a town on Isla Colón in the Bocas del Toro Province of Panama. A small terminal exists at the east end of the runway.

Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" International Airport (PAC)
Address: Marcos a Gelabert, Panama, Panama
Phone: +507-501-9800

  • Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" International Airport is a public airport located 1.5 kilometres west of the center of Panama City, in the Panamá Province of Panama. It is on the site of the former Albrook Air Force Station.


  • Bocas del Toro Hospital +507-757-9201
    Av. H Nte., Bocas del Toro 507, Panama

  • La Mar Dental & Medical Clinic +507-6992-9646
    Calle 1ra, Bocas del Toro, Panama


  • National Bank +507-757-9230
    Ave. E Norte, Bocas del Toro 507, Panama


  • Mailboxes Etc. +507-757-9558
    Av. H Nte. Isla Colon, Panama

  • UPS +507-757-9960

Inspire Giving through You - June 8, 2019

Bahia Roja Elementary School

Red Frog Beach Island Marina will be assisting the Bahia Rojo Elementary School. They will be collecting and purchasing school supplies and kitchen supplies for the children and staff at the school.

The Bahia Rojo are located next to the marina and are indigenous to the area of Bocas del Toro.

If you are unable to attend but would still like to help, please contact for further information.

Our number one goal is to work together inspiring others through the act of giving back our time, support efforts, accessible resources, goods and services.

Inspire Giving through You - June 9, 2018

Bahia Roja Elementary School

Red Frog Beach Island Marina worked to beautify the Bahia Roja Elementary School. Minor construction was performed on the school - building and closing up the walls and floors. A fresh coat of paint was applied to the building's exterior. New signs were installed and classrooms were cleaned. Also, school supplies were donated for the students. It was a great day at the school!

The Bahia Rojo are located next to the marina and are indigenous to the area of Bocas del Toro.

If you were unable to attend our day of community service, but would still like to help, please contact for further information regarding donations and where to send them.

Inspire Giving through You - June 10, 2017

Bahia Roja Tribe of Bocas del Toro

In working with the Bahia Rojo Tribe in Bocas del Toro - IGY staff and volunteers from Red Frog Island Beach Marina collected school supplies for the children currently attending school within the tribe. The Bahia Rojo are located next to the marina and are indigenous to the area of Bocas del Toro. Red Frog Island Beach Marina donated 50% of all collected contractor fees towards the initiative with a goal to raise $2,000 USD for school supplies. In addition to providing school supplies for the students, a laptop and Wi-Fi connectivity was provided from the marina and its Wi-Fi technician!

Since Bocas del Toro is an island just off the coast of the mainland, the school supplies were purchased off island and transported back to the Bahia Rojo's school.

Please contact

for further information regarding donations and where to send them.

Our number one goal is to work together inspiring others through the act of giving back our time, support efforts, accessible resources, goods and services.

Inspire Giving through You - June 11, 2016

Escuela de Bastimentos

Thank you to all of our volunteers, who participated in the "Inspire Giving through You" Community Outreach Project. We appreciate your dedication and commitment to make a difference by inspiring others to give back to their communities.

In working with the Escuela De Bastimentos - IGY staff and volunteers from Red Frog Marina donated 22 computers, technology equipment, and provided training to help educate the staff on how to use the computer programs as teaching tools. As an on-going endeavor, the staff will visit the school teachers and children to help with technology upgrades and modernizations in the classroom.

Our number one goal is to work together inspiring others through the act of giving back our time, support efforts, accessible resources, goods and services.

Please contact: for further information regarding donations and where to send them.

Red Frog Beach Marina Rules

To make your stay with us more enjoyable, the following set of guidelines should be followed. These are merely suggested rules of etiquette and regulations to make the Marina and its facilities more enjoyable for all customers.

  1. There is a "NO WAKE" zone throughout the lagoons. Please make sure that you are thoughtful of these areas.

  2. Do not leave garbage on the docks to be picked up. Garbage should be bagged, tied and then properly placed in designated receptacles, or placed in the garbage truck, not loosely scattered or abandoned.

  3. Oils and fuels should be disposed of properly and not in the Marina trashcan. Please ask for assistance when disposing of oils, fuels, or chemicals. Your concern for the environment helps.

  4. Try not to introduce any effluents into the Marina Lagoon. Use holding tanks if possible.

  5. Do not attempt to turn on your own water and electricity. Please have a dock attendant take care of this so you can be properly metered in and out. Using pliers or screwdrivers will damage the equipment, for which you will be charged. It is suggested that you read meters along with our dock attendant to ensure accuracy in your metered charges for utilities.

  6. Anyone caught taking water from another yacht's tap shall be responsible for the entire water cost of the metered yacht. Please use your own water.

  7. Keep power cords and water hoses in a neat and orderly fashion so that no one will trip in the dark or while carrying objects.

  8. After receiving prior approval from the Marina Office, please wash sails on lawn areas where water outlets and drying spaces are available, or do so aboard your yacht.

  9. If Marina Office has approved, please make sure that when marking anchor chains with paint, use paper or cardboard beneath your chain to keep wet paint off the docks and other customers' shoes.

  10. When cleaning dinghies, make sure you rinse debris and growth off of the docks when finished.

  11. Lock your boat when leaving it unattended.

  12. Lock your dinghies and outboard at night.

  13. Try to keep excessive noise down after 10 pm as some people do need their rest.

  14. No boat repairs are to be performed at the boat dock. If repairs need to be performed please contact the Marina Office.

  15. Barbecue and cooking in general is prohibited on the docks. Barbecue and cooking should be done on board in suitable equipment and be self-contained. Any other way is dangerous and frowned upon. Kindly clean up after yourself when finished. Charcoal ash and debris are not to be disposed of into the lagoon.

  16. When docking, keep bowsprits and davits over water's edge and not protruding across the docks.

  17. If bright deck lights or spotlights are to be used at night, avoid pointing them at nearby boats, especially down at or into their cabins.

  18. Try to control your pets. Some people do get upset by having animals on/or around their boat, specially when nature calls on their boat.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

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All the staff were great, and very helpful. DC and the office team were very accommodating and the dock team kept the facilities clean.

Captain Justin - Yacht Marama - 124ft

"Really great service, location and facilities. The best part of being here is the assistance and local knowledge."

February 2019

"We have had our Leopard 44 here for the past 12 months. We originally planned to leave after a few months but absolutely loved living at the marina."

May 2019

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    3 day - Bocas del Toro

    Situated on the Caribbean side of Panama, the Marina at Red Frog Beach Island Resort and Spa is located on Isla Bastimentos is surrounded by an archipelago of 68 islands, beautiful beaches and natural mangroves. Known for its rich rainforest, the island boasts a dramatic landscape protecting the island from harsh hurricanes.

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    5 day - Bocas del Toro

    Surfers, fishermen, yachtsmen, and adventure seekers flock to the area for its array of water- and land-based eco-activities. A short water taxi leads travelers to Bocas Del Toro, a charming town offering endemic local flavors, entertainment, and forest trekking, as well as diving and snorkeling.

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    Local Attractions - Bocas del Toro

    Since 1502, there are travelers that recorded their discovery and adventures on Isla Bastimentos and Bocas del Toro. Seeing monkeys, birds and strawberry frogs in their primary rainforest habitat, swimming with sunfish in ancient coral beds, and polishing up skills on a surfboard or in a kayak, or just soaking in the vistas, there's always something to do.

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