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Best option for 1 night in San Blas Islands?

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Best option for 1 night in San Blas Islands?

Hi TA,

I am going to be in Panama City and want to maximize my time visiting friends there but also would love to do an over night in San Blas rather than day tour, getting there early and leaving maybe mid afternoon or early evening the following day.

1) Best way to get there leaving the city as early as possible?

2) Do people typically hire transport or take buses/ferry boat?

3) Recommended hotels/camping? I am particularly interested in the camp sites/houses that sit on the water on stilts.

Thanks as always to anyone who replies.

Edited: 19 June 2018, 08:15
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Panama Province, Panama
San Blas Islands
San Blas Islands
Guna Yala Region, Panama
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1. Re: Best option for 1 night in San Blas Islands?

Hello,

Different agencies and hostels are offering packages to San Blas. You will lose your time trying to get there with a public transport and will have anyway to do the last leg with an authorized 4x4 company. You will arrive in Carti and will then take a small boat (lancha) to one of the island of your choice. I can also recommend you the Ogob Nega Cabins on Chichime Islands, they can arrange your transportation from your hour in Panama-city. All tours to San Blas (Guna Yala) leave early morning (5am - 6am).

Enjoy !

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San Blas Islands
San Blas Islands
Guna Yala Region, Panama
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2. Re: Best option for 1 night in San Blas Islands?

Thanks!

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3. Re: Best option for 1 night in San Blas Islands?

I can Highly recommend to help you to find some options 3 agencies, Guna Yala Explorer, San Blas Booking and guna yala trip.

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San Blas Islands, Panama
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