Cacao, the Black Gold of Bocas del Toro  

Bocas del Toro is home to the “black gold,” the precious cacao that grows thanks to more than 1,000 producers. Most of the farmers are from the indigenous Ngäbe-Buglé community, and they will offer you community-based tourism experiences where you will learn about the organic cacao sowing, their community, traditions and relationship with the land.

The Cacao Culture

The Cacao Culture

Cacao is an ancestral plant that has been cultivated in the Americas since ancient times. In Panamá, more than 12,355 acres (5,000 hectares) are dedicated to its cultivation.

Discover Panamanian Cacao

Discover Panamanian Cacao

Come and join one of the cacao tours to see the process step by step. As you enjoy breathtaking landscapes, you will learn about the plant and the ancestral secrets for planting this valued fruit.

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