Gitano del Mar: Panama Colombia border crossing


Since 10 years

About Gitano del Mar

The party-boat between Panama and Colombia

Like you probably know, there is no road between Panama and Colombia. So, how to cross the border? There is different options available. But we have the most exciting way to cross the Panama Colombia border.

Spend 5 days on Gitano del Mar a 52ft catamaran, you will have a snip-it of life at sea including 3 glorious days to enjoy the San Blas Islands before to reach Panama or Colombia. This boat is a greet experience cause YOU make it. The really large majority of our passengers are travelers and backpackers from all around the world, so, we have interesting interactions and a good ambience on board. We share road stories and tips, and we live plainly.

El Gitano del Mar have at your disposal, 3 bathrooms, a fridge, a large kitchen, fresh water shower outside, spacious cockpit for dining and hanging out, good sound system. huge deck with lots of space outside and two big nets in the front to lay down and relax. Our cook will provide you 3 meals every day. There is no air-con but in case you feel too hot in your cabin we have some mattresses, pillows and sleeping bags for the ones who prefers to sleep quietly outside under the stars.

On board: kayak, paddleboard, snorkeling gear, fishing equippment, dice, cards and other games…

Fuckin-Bueno: the best High view on San-Blas
Sunset catamaran San blas

On the road to latin america

backpackers and travellers since 10 years already

Build travel memories


Private cruise

Gitano  Crew

Young Professional & Experienced crew: you can’t find better. Here is the dream team.


Captain Elena, will be your host during this 5 days trip. She know perfectly the area and will help you to discover the beauty of San Blas and the freedom of sailing.


The cook will propose 3 meals by day and when it s possible some beach barbecues on the evening.

Cruise in San Blas



Real adventure! Something to remind when you  will be old. Something beautiful: Sailing! Not easy to speak about it, the best is to live and feel it, kiss the real freedom, far away of busy life and material preoccupation. feel the sea spay on your hair, breathe the purity of air, nothing is comparable. We propose 5 days of authentic concentrated life.




There is no road for reach a border to the other, this is jungle, beautiful, powerful and wild. There is different ways to cross the Panama/Colombia  border

 Since 10 years, thousands of travellers  and backpackers passed by Gitano del Mar to reach their destinations on the Latin-American road. Since 10 years we sail safely this fantastic party-boat, and build beautiful memories with you.

Gitano May not have the most confort ever. It’s not his purpose.

Here we have Fun, we play music, share road-story’s and traveling tips. Here, we laugh, live & love.

Come on board









CRoss the

Panama Colombia Border

On Gitano del Mar


Reserve your trip 

Simple and tasty food

Our secret  we love what we do

Pancakes and toast for breakfast, fruits, fresh fish when we catch some in our lines, lobsters when it’s the season. Caribbean dishes and tasty meal included in your 5 days trip.


Gitano crew catamaran San Blas

What to expect.

Water activities

You can snorkeling or do kayak we also have on board wakeboard material and fishing equipment

Simple and tasty Meal

Our cook will feed you with tasty meal, if we catch fish we will cook it and we also buy fresh fish and lobster (during the season) directly to the kuna, from the sea to your plate.

Paradise islands

Cross the border with young and fun people, and relax during 5 days before to start a new adventure on the other side.

 Next departures:

Panama to Colombia

Colombia to Panama