Bocas del Toro Fors & Againsts


  • Current weather is warm
  • Very high level of secondary and higher education
  • Relationship between people and authorities is based on the principles of democracy
  • Clean air without pollution
  • Mild weather conditions throughout all the year
  • Road accident rate is pretty low
  • Not expensive for living
  • Not overfilled with people
  • A lot of entertainments, cafes, restaurants and places to relax with friends or just to have a good time
  • Mostly negative attitude to cigarettes
  • Good atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends
  • Women do not have to worry about safety


  • Level of medical care is not very sufficient, lack of modern equipment and personnel
  • Not appropriate for families with children
  • Not favorable business environment
  • Pretty dangerous
  • Freedom of speech is quite limited
  • Bad English, it’s not easy to communicate with locals
  • Very hot and damp climate
  • Slow-moving Internet
  • Not good atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends

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