From $155 Price per person – minimum 1 night

Iguana Island

ARIYALADUB

San Blas Tours from Panama City

A paradisiacal Island

For several years Iguana Island has been one of the most popular and crowded islands in the San Blas archipelago, after a few years of total closure it has returned with its beautiful beaches surrounded by a crystal clear sea to welcome its visitors.

Isla Iguana (Ariyaladub) today is without a doubt the most authentic island in San Blas, with its cabins made of white cane, thatch roof and sand floor show a distinctive picture of the Guna lifestyle.

We recommend this wonderful island to all those people who want to live an authentic experience, It’s a great place to enjoy pristine beaches and snorkeling.

Minimum 1 night

From $ 155

Price per person

For several years Iguana Island has been one of the most popular and crowded islands in the San Blas archipelago, after a few years of total closure it has returned with its beautiful beaches surrounded by a crystal clear sea to welcome its visitors.

Isla Iguana (Ariyaladub) today is without a doubt the most authentic island in San Blas, with its cabins made of white cane, thatch roof and sand floor show a distinctive picture of the Guna lifestyle.

We recommend this wonderful island to all those people who want to live an authentic experience, It’s a great place to enjoy pristine beaches and snorkeling.

5:30/6 am Departure from Panama City by 4x4 car
Passport control and payment of taxes to enter the region
Boat transfer from the port to the island
Accommodation in the chosen cabin
The Guna family will provide you with details and times for meals and tours (if included) during your stay on the island
Relax on the island and enjoy the moment
Sleep on Iguana Island

*If Late Check Out is not included, departure from the island is expected after breakfast, arrival in Panama City is expected between 12 and 1 pm. With Late Check Out, departure from the island is scheduled for 3pm, arrival in Panama City is scheduled between 6 and 7 pm

Cabin & Prices

Prices for person

Accommodations on Iguana Island are typically rustic, it offers 2 types of accommodation: shared cabins and private cabins with shared bathroom. This allows guests to immerse themselves in the natural surroundings and enjoy a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

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Shared Cabins

1 Night (4 meals included) $ 155

2 Nights (7 meals included) $ 200

3 Nights (10 meals included) $ 245

For each additional night in a Shared Cabin, the cost is $45 more per person and includes 3 extra meals.

•Several cabins used as shared dormitories, could be 6 people up to 8/10 people.
•They are assigned once you arrive on the island and cannot be chosen before, they have a sand floor.
•The bathrooms are separated from all accommodations and are quite basic.
•There are 4 toilets and 4 showers shared between all guests.
•There are not outlets for charging in most of the cabins, however guests may charge devices in the restaurant area in the evening.

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Private Room with Shared Bathroom
(minimum 2 people required)

1 Night (4 meals included) $ 160

2 Nights (7 meals included) $ 210

3 Nights (10 meals included) $ 260

For each additional night in a Private Cabin, the cost is $50 more per person and includes 3 extra meals.

•5 Private Cabins with shared bathroom, they have sand floor.
•They can accommodate 2 or more people.
•The bathrooms are separated from all accommodations and are quite basic.
•There are 4 toilets and 4 showers shared between all guests.
•There are not outlets for charging in most of the cabins, however guests may charge devices in the restaurant area in the evening.

Are you traveling in a Group?

To choose more than one Private Room you can make more reservations or make a single one, by selecting the total number of people who will travel. Immediately after booking, send us an email with the number of Private Room you want (minimum 2 people for Private Room).

If we do not receive any mails from within 5 minutes of your booking, will be confirmed 1 unique Private Room for all selected people.︎

Island activities

This is a small guide that we created to give travelers a greater vision of the island they choose to book, it was generated from the feedback of the clients who have traveled with us over the years and from our continuous presence on the islands what allows us to live the experience personally.
In no way we want to influence the choice of customers, we simply try to explain as much as possible what to expect on the island.

Food

Meals are included from lunch on the first day until breakfast on the last day. They are normally based on fish, rice and salad.

Food

Meals are included from lunch on the first day until breakfast on the last day. They are normally based on fish, rice and salad.

Beach

This is one of the most famous islands in the archipelago, a good beach and a beautiful sea.

Beach

This is one of the most famous islands in the archipelago, a good beach and a beautiful sea.

Guna Family

This tour is personally managed by a dedicated Guna family, who are committed to providing exceptional service and are always available to assist their customers.

Guna Family

This tour is personally managed by a dedicated Guna family, who are committed to providing exceptional service and are always available to assist their customers.

ATTENTION!

YOU ARE BOOKING WITH A DOWN PAYMENT (YOU ARE NOT PAYING THE TOTAL AMOUNT), THE REST OF THE BALANCE IS PAID IN ONLY CASH ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR.​ AFTER BOOKING, PLEASE MAKE SURE READING YOUR E-MAIL AND RECEIPT.

All about this tour

AVAILABILITY

Tours are available every day.

WHEN TO BOOK

Spots in San Blas are very limited. You can book up to the day before the tour, as long as there are places remaining.
​Book now to guarantee your spot.

FREE CANCELLATION

Cancel up to 72 hours in advance to receive a full refund. Read our Refund Policy for more details.

PLACE OF DEPARTURE

Lobby of your hotel/Airbnb in Panama City

DEPARTURE TIME

Between 5:30 and 6 am

RETURN TIME

Departure from the island after breakfast between 8 and 8:30 am, arriving in the City between 12 and 1 pm. It is possible to leave the island later, it has an extra cost

LATE CHECK OUT

It costs $20 per person (minimum 2 people), lunch included. You will be back in the city around 7 pm. With late checkout you will need to leave the cabin after breakfast to allow for cleaning and to have it ready for the new guests who will arrive. You will have a place to leave your things until you leave the island (around 3 pm on the last day).
*Please at the moment you make your reservation, it’s important that you notify us if you will be doing a late check-out, in order to make a better organization, because if you do it at the island it might not be available.

​DURATION OF CAR TRIP

115 km from the City, between 2:30 and 3 hours

ROUNDTRIP

4×4 transportation from your accommodation (Hotel/Hostel/Apartment) in the Downtown of Panama City only.
We won’t pick anyone up from these places: Westin Playa Bonita, Dreams Playa Bonita, or any of the hotels in Playa Blanca.

In the areas far from downtown , the meeting point can be: supermarket, gas station or parking lot (to be decided during the reservation).
San Blas Dreams is not responsible for reservations outside this area.

​DURATION OF BOAT TRIP

The island is located about 40 minutes from the port

What is included in the package?

Round trip ground transport from your accommodation in Panama City​​​
Accommodation in the chosen cabin
​​​Boat rides to and from the port​
Typical Meals
Drinks such as beer, rum, water, or soda are available on the island for an additional fee ($ 1.50 – $ 2 each)
Entrance to the Guna Yala territory + port fee: Panamanian Citizens and Foreign Residents $ 8, Tourist $ 23 (from 10 years old)
Snorkeling Equipment ​​
Tour to the other islands, it is possible to organize it on the island, it has an extra cost of $20 per person

What else should you know before this trip?

We prefer a client who is informed and aware of his/her choice to a client with wrong expectations.

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