Carenero island is just a few minutes from isla Solarte and happens to be one of Bocas del Toro’s top surfing spots. Carenero has surfing spots for beginners as well as experienced surfers looking for endless barrels. There are so many spots at this island that if you really want, you can find a place just for you or a few friends. Don’t get stuck at the same spot fighting waves with tourists, by moving down the beach a ways you can find spots just for yourself.
Isla Bastimentos is also close by and offers endless options as well. When the waves are small check out Wizard Beach or Long Beach, both sand bottoms with beautiful beaches and crystal clear warm water. Isla Solarte’s ideal location is perfect for exploring the Bocas del Toro surf spots.