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Taboga Island is known the flower
island of volcanic origin which together with Taboguilla, Urabá, Melons, Chama,
Estivá, Bora, Morro Otoque and form the island of Taboga District.
Taboga Etymology The word derives
from an Indian word "advocate" who means abundance of fish. Taboga Island, Panama, is an island
steeped in history, a wonderland of an environmentalist, and a place is
friendly and people expect to welcome you.
Taboga has a colorful history with
the passage of many cultures for their land influences of Spanish, French,
English, and Americans.
You can swim in the sparkling clear waters, stroll along its flower lined paths,
nature trails to walk their Pristine, smell the roses, taste the forbidden
fruit, and explore discover, smile and be you.
Only 12 miles off the mainland coast of Panama, getting Taboga Island is safe,
easy, comfortable and enjoyable. Two services take ferry passengers to and
from the island over the weekend and one working day. The trip is less
than an hour.
One of the most popular is the beach of La Restinga, located near the town
pier. In this beach when the tide is low a sand bar separates the island
from a small one, known as the Morro de Taboga. Near this last beach at the foot of El Morro, can still
be seen the remains of an ancient shipyard.
Beyond the village, stands an elevation known as Cerro de la Cruz, a monumental
cross that is at its peak. From this point you can enjoy excellent views
of the people and towards neighboring island of Urabá. Also, here is the Cave of San Pedro, the
ruins of the Convent of the Spanish and the home of Francisco Pizarro, conqueror
It has an area of about 590 hectares and a population 1100 inhabitants
according to the latest census and the total of 250 houses perimeter of
coastline is 13 miles. Taboga has an exuberance tropical mountain have as
few as 300 meters above the level of sea as well as white sand beaches. The
part of the island with largest population concentration is the one that looks
to the city, the back of the island is a protected forest reserve by the ANAM.
Taboga is one of the most beautiful and exotic islands of the seas tropical. And
it is a favorite of all Panamanians during holidays and weekends. It is
easy to understand why the painter Paul Gauguin, stayed here for a while to
appreciate the beauty.
The narrow streets lined with flowers have not changed much since the days when
the ships of the Pacific Steamship Company had their Based on Taboga. It
is alleged that the little church of the square was second built in this
hemisphere. The island has several beaches where you can swim in the warm waters, with increased security.
On the island of Taboga is also the Three Way Path Cruces. One of the best views of the Pacific Ocean
offers from Taboga Island Hill Watcher. Tres Cruces The road leads from sea
level to cover through the thick vegetation of the island. From this point
we can admire the endless waters of the Pacific Ocean on one side and another lada
comprehensive view across Panama City. You can also view down small houses
in the village church and colored umbrella Restinga beach. To return you
can walk along the road to the village from the other side. The way the road is longer but also
Other popular beach on the island of Taboga is Playa Honda Taboga. It is
located in Taboga Island just across the town. From wharf you can see in
his left hand. The beach is open to all public and has some huts that