Playa Paunch, Isla Colon

Playa Paunch, Isla Colon map

Big Creek, Punta Puss Head and Playa Paunch are a series of beaches more for surfers thsn for swimmers. Past Punta Bluff, the road runs along the 3miles of Playa Bluff - another beach for surfers - which reaches as far as Punta Rocosa.

Paunch or Punch Beach, is not such a scenic beach but has a reputation for great surfing when the sea is high and is one of the best surfing spots in the islands. Paunch: Pronounced "punch", has four different options. Three lefts and a right. Longer and more rippable waves, that tube on big swells.

Bocas del Toro Beaches