On the other side of the Panama Canal, Isla Taboga anticipates your arrival. Nestled in the warm, tropical waters of the Bay of Panama, stroll along the flower-lined paths, for which the island was named. This humble town boasts pristine nature trails and a variety of wildlife.
Optional Excursions and Activities
*Optional sightseeing tours are at an additional cost unless otherwise specified.
Island Town Tour
An island filled with history and beauty, Isla Taboga is located just south of Panama City. First discovered in the early 16th century, the island was originally name Isla de San Pedro. Its current name derives from the Indian word for many fish, aboga. The small town of San Pedro was founded in 1524 by Hernando de Luque, dean of the Panama cathedral. San Pedro Church, located in the town, claims to be the second-oldest church in the Western hemisphere. Isla Taboga is also believed to be the birthplace of Rose of Lima, the first Catholic saint of the Americas.