Portobelo Ruins and Isla Grande Beach day

Tour Number

Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 2



English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Beach day

The caribbean side of Panama has a beautiful coast and landscapes with montains, cristal clear waters and a historic site like the ruins of the fort of Portobelo, Portobelo was founded in 1597 by Spanish explorer Francisco Velarde y Mercado. From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries it was an important silver-exporting port in New Granada on the Spanish Main and one of the ports on the route of the Spanish treasure fleets.
on this tour you not only will enjoy the beautiful nature and beach but also you will visit a very important historical part of America.


7:00 am pick up at the hotel

8:45 am arriving at portobelo to visit the ruins and museum

9:15 am departing from portobelo and head to Isla Grande (25 minutes driving)

9:45 am arriving to the dock tho take the speed boat to go to the island of Isla Grande.

10:00 am use of the faciities of the hotel

12:00 noon, lunch

2:30 pm bording the speed boat back to the dock

3:00 pm departing back to panama

5:00 pm drop off back to the hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: lobby of your hotel or any point of the city you may choose

End location: lobby of your hotel or any point of the city you may choose

Duration: 10 hours

traffic and wheather conditions may affect the duration on the tour


private transportantion using my air-conditioned minivans suzuki Ertiga model 2016

What’s Included

- private transportation
- beverages
- toll roads
- my services as tour guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 us - you will need some money for souvenirs and museum tickets at portobelo

What’s Extra

you will need sunblock, hat, flip flops, bathing suit, extra clothes


Please contact me if you are travelling in a group of 3 or more people.

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