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travel42 Port Guide: Isla de Coiba

Isla de Coiba travel42 Port of Call Guide

Isla de Coiba, Panama, 190 mi/305 km southeast of Panama City, is the country's largest island. Swathed in tropical forest, fringed by mangroves and ringed by coral reefs, this remote national park was formerly a penal colony. The colony has been phased out and is now in a state of intentional decay. The isle is envisioned as an eventual ecotourism opportunity, although no infrastructure exists at present. Facilities are minimal.

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