La Buga Dive Center & Surf School

Main St. Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama
We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Center and Surf School located in the heart of Bocas town on Isla Colon.
Meant to be a routine supply stop for PADI Instructor Ricardo, it soon turned into the beginning of La Buga’s flourishing history. Taken in by the positive island vibes and exceptional dive conditions Ricardo decided to set up a new dive shop in Bocas Town. He created and renovated La Buga Dive Center & Adventures.
Backed by many years of experience of working for and operating dive centers, he established high standards for equipment and first class service to provide the best range of customized dive experiences Bocas had and still has to offer.
Time went on and La Buga quickly bui... read more
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PADI, PADI 5* Dive Center
Dutch, English, German, Spanish
From recommended hotels: No
Diving types
Boat Diving

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La Buga Dive Center & Surf School
Location Our dive center and surf shop is located right in the heart of Bocas Town on the main street - very easy to find and convenient to get to, right next to Rosa Blanca Pharmacy. Still mainly unknown as a superb destination for divers, Bocas del Toro offers a great range of abundant aquatic life bordering all islands. Being part of the La Amistad area, Bocas del Toro is recognized worldwide for its biological diversity. The region protects the largest zone of undisturbed highland...Continue reading
Instructors & Dive masters Instructors: Leon, Leandro, Tony
Divemasters: Manuel, Kaly, Lucy, Micro
Number of Dive Guides 7
Non-diving activities We are not only offering first class dive trip and entertaining surf lessons and trips, but also organizing fishing tours for you, renting kayaks and Stand-Up Paddle Boards
Infrastructure Bar, Classrooms, Lounge, Shower, Storage room, WC, Wi-Fi
PHYSICALlY DISABLED DIVERS Nobody should miss out the chance to explore the underwater world!
Number of boats 4

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Check-in time 08.30 am or 1.30 pm
Seasonality January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Accepted Payment Methods Card Methods:
American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, Diners Club, Maestro
Non-cards Methods:
PayPal, Cash
Read before you go Dive sites Tiger Rock, Zapitallas, The Caves and Sashe we can usually do only in September and October, due to the weather conditions


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