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Cheap option to get to colombia AND visit the San Blas

I had a very good time with San Blas Fronteras on our 3-day trip from Panama to Colombia. The... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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An amazing day in Guna Yala

Two of us went on a day trip this week, and had an incredible experience. I wish we could have... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Heather R
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We offer authentic day trips and overnight stays to the San Blas Islands in Panama as well as boats to and from Colombia in as little as one day, or in combination with an island stay. Our company is owned and managed by Kunas only, ensuring our clients to get to know our unique culture first-hand, while offering a highly professional service based on >10 years of experience in tourism in San Blas
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  • Average16%
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Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a very good time with San Blas Fronteras on our 3-day trip from Panama to Colombia. The organization was good and professional, and they answered my mails within few hours. It wasn't a problem at all to bring my bicycle and they didn't...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Two of us went on a day trip this week, and had an incredible experience. I wish we could have stayed longer, but it is definitely worth it to go if you only have a day. It is a long journey but unlike anything else...More

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Luis D, Owner at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Heather, thank you so much for your kind review. Yes, not even Bocas can compare to our home San Blas :) I am happy you had such a great time with us and we would be happy to welcome you some other time time make...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

An amazing experience I would do all over again! From pickup at my hotel in Panama City all the way to the Islands went smooth... other than a little car sickness :-( The Islands are gorgeous, food was amazing and the staff spoke English and...More

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Luis D, Owner at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Cathy, We are happy that you had such a great time with us! Thanks for reviewing your stay and we hope you will soon get some sun in Montana. All the best Luis

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

After searching the net and various other sources I came across San Blas Frontera's 3 day trip from Panama City to Colombia, the trip is much cheaper than the alternatives which at first made me slightly suspicious. But it was worth every penny and one...More

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Luis D, Owner at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi Mat, thank you so much for your detailed review. We are glad that you decided coming with us and had a great time, despite the first suspicions :) We can indeed offer our services cheaper than other companies since we are not a travel...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The San Blas islands are really beautiful! We stayed for 1 night with Frontera! It was not very busy at that moment, we were with the 4 of us (two couples). We were surprised by the good facilities on the island, nice cabins with a...More

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Luis D, Owner at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear NWeeber, thanks a lot for your review! We are happy that you liked the island and the facilities as well as the food :) Sorry that you had to wait at the port, we will try to improve the communication between the drivers and...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We used San Blas Frontera for a day trip to Comarca Gunayala, the San Blas islands. The communication with Luis was easy; he typically responded to my emails within a few hours. We were picked up at our hotel in Panama City at 5am by...More

1  Thank Rudy G
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Luis D, Inhaber at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Dear Rudy, thank you so much for taking your time for this very detailed review. We are very sorry that not everything went smoothly during your day trip and thus are very thankful for your feedback which we will take very serious to improve our...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

While I was searching for boats to get from Panama to Colombia this was the cheapest option I could find. I also integrated an overnight stay on the San Blas Islands including a tour to 4 other small Islands and it was definately worth it!...More

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Luis D, Owner at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Dear Ella, thank you so much for your detailed review. I am happy to hear that you liked the trip with us to Colombia and the stay in Armila. Enjoy the rest of your trip and I hope to welcome you back one day on...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

If you're thinking of doing the San Blas Islands 🌴, then it's good to see you're doing your research. It's a complex, costly business. I'll run you through some of the pros and cons here. SBF is a good company to choose if you're completely...More

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Luis D, Inhaber at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear John, thank you for taking your time and the detailed feedback. We sincerely apologize that you had rain coming in at night. We used to work with other cabins but have recently opened up our own cabins (with an intact roof). Please apologize for...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I chose San Blas Frontera to go from Panama to Colombia at the end of August 2017. I liked that they don't offer the Gringo Trail but take you by motorboat along the coast to either Panama or Colombia - so no seasickness (at least...More

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Luis D, Inhaber at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear Chrissi, thank you for your evaluation. Yes, we are indeed looking to offer a cheaper but nevertheless great way to explore the beautiful Kuna Yala and the border region to Colombia. We are happy to hear that you had a great time and would...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We did the panama to Columbia by boat tour with two days on the island. Everything was well organized and the staff were super friendly. The stay on the island was an adventure itself. The cabanas were simple but perfect. The food was really delicious...More

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Luis D, Inhaber at San Blas Frontera, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear Andrew, thank you for taking the time for your evaluation. We are happy to hear that you had a great time with us and are looking forward to hosting you again in the future. Best the San Blas Frontera team

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