SHOP: Top 5 Local Boutiques In Bocas del Toro, Panama

G2G stamp logo Panama FINALArtisan crafts and locally woven “molas” you can’t find anywhere else!

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All of our favorite shops in Bocas del Toro are located in the capital city of Bocas Town, on Isla Colón. Many of the shops are nestled next to one another, so it will be easy to buy all of your favorite souvenirs in one trip! 

Insider Tip: If you have the opportunity, purchase artisan crafts directly from the indigenous communities you visit on your trip. It is the perfect moment to buy beautiful woven purses and handmade jewelry, and to give your money directly to the community. 

1. Artisinas Bribri: Best Mola Finds

Calle 3ra, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama (map)

While shopping in Bocas del Toro, finding “molas” should be at the top of your agenda. Molas are colorful handwoven fabrics woven by indigenous Kuna women in the community. The fabrics are sewn into everything from clothing to purses, wallets, and wall art. Don’t miss the opportunity to bring home something local!

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2. El Cacique – Best Panamanian Handicrafts

Calle 3ra, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama (map)

El Cacique has a wide assortment of hand carved figurines, colorful woven textiles, and shot glasses for your crazy best friend. If you’re looking for a one-stop shop so you can head back to the beach, you’ve found what you’re looking for. 

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3. Chocolate Shop – Best Souvenir Treats

La Veranda Hotel, Bocas Town, Panama ‎ (map)

If you don’t get a chance to go on a chocolate tour, or even if you do, stop by Chocolate Shop for some incredible and authentic Panamanian chocolate. The chocolate bars are not just locally made; they are guaranteed 100% organic, so now you can max on chocolate guilt free! 

chocolates panama bocas del toro shop


4. Pachamama – Best Coffee Shop

Calle 3ra, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama (map)

Coffee is sold all over Panama since Central America is known for the cash crop, but Pachamama has fair prices and some amazing local roasts to take home. Spend some time learning about the harvesting and roasting of the beans, and pack your caffeine fix with a great story. 

Panama coffee bocas del toro shop

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5. Feryleritz – Best Caribbean Beach Wear

Calle 1a, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama (map)

Bring home the Caribbean vibe with colorful bathing suits you’ll tell stories about for years to come. What’s the point of visiting a cluster of islands if you don’t come home with the perfect swimsuit?  

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