Boca Chica Tourism

Boca Chica is a town and corregimiento in San Lorenzo District, Chiriquí Province, Panama. It has a land area of 88 square kilometres (34 sq mi) and had a population of 441 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 5 inhabitants per square kilometre (13/sq mi). Its population as of 1990 was 171; its population as of 2000 was 291. There is only one road (paved in 2008) to this town and it ends at the estuary of the Pedregal River with the island of Boca Brava just across the water. Boca Chica is the main jumping off point for the islands in the Gulf of Chiriquí. The village is known for its sport fishing (black marlin, dorado and tuna are abundant) and many businesses in the area are geared toward that activity. Boca Chica is the home to the Annual International Jigging and Popping Tournament (the first held on June 11, 2009) where the winner took in a 130 lb. yellowfin tuna for a $10,000 prize Its popularity as a prime fishing destination has attracted a number of developers to the Boca Chica area. As a result, a growing expat population has been established in recent years.

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  • Know the pollution level of Boca Chica before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 91.67 (Very High)
  • How safe is Boca Chica for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Boca Chica.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 10 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 66.56 (High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.8 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Boca Chica

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.5 USD

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