Handpicked by a Panama Local Expert, we bring you our guide to '10 beaches in Panama that are paradise and you can not miss'.

Some are the favorite of tourists and you may have heard about them and others are more requested by the inhabitants of the country who seek rest or on the contrary, adrenaline and pure fun. In the Pacific or in the Caribbean Sea you can find coral beaches with white sands, as well as beaches bordered by mangroves with living and healthy ecosystems for scientific exploration. A set of starfish on a beach with crystal clear waters, a pair of fresh lobsters taken from the sea in front of your bungalow are part of the blessings of the beaches of this destination. We highlight a dozen beaches in Panama but they are many more and surely we need more than one in this list

Red Frog Beach

Things to do in Panama Located in Bastimentos Island, Red Frog beach is probably the most popular beach in Bocas del Toro. The beach is not only very beautiful, but it is really easy to get to, thus its popularity.    There, you can do it all: relax and sunbathe on the white sand, snorkel and appreciate the beautiful coral reefs that surrounds the island, surf their amazing waves, s...

Isla Iguana

Things to do in Panama Isla Iguana is the top natural attraction of the Azuero Peninsula offering the only white sand beach of that region and beautiful crystal clear waters. Isla Iguana is a secluded paradise, considered a wildlife refugee, inhabited only by rare birds, giant lizards and purple and red crabs.     It is located only 8km off the shore of Pedasi, Los Santos and it is a...

Santa Clara Beach

Things to do in Panama Santa Clara is located around 110 Kilometers from Panama City in Cocle Province and is very easy to get to. A reasonably short and straight drive on the Pan-American Highway will bring you to the village of Santa Clara.   The beach boasts beautiful white sand and sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. If you are visiting for the day you can rent cabanas with t...

Las Estrellas Beach

Things to do in Panama The Bocas del Toro archipelago, in the western part of the country, is made up of 10 main islands and a series of islets where you will find dreamy beaches and is one of the most visited tourist destinations.   In this case, we highlight a beach on Isla Colón that owes its name to the giant orange starfish that live there. It is not necessary to look for a lot bec...

Beach of Isla Coiba

Things to do in Panama UNESCO granted it the title of World Heritage Site precisely because of its beauty and state of conservation of its coral reefs, the great diversity of animal species and flora, with vegetation to be lost.   If you go to this beach in Panama, you can practice water sports, scuba diving, bird watching and ecological tours. The Isla Coiba National Park was, at the ti...

Cayo Coral y Cayo Zapatillas

Things to do in Panama Cayo Coral is at the southern end of Isla Bastimentos, in Bocas del Toro, and is the perfect place to snorkel. Its warm waters, coral reefs and transparent facilitate the practice of this irresistible water sport for those who access it, either through a complete package that includes for example Cayo Zapatilla or a trip of several days, since there is accommodation to be...

Playa Farallon

Things to do in Panama In this Panamanian beach, about 90 minutes by car from Panama City, you can ride horses but also fish and relax in its luxurious All Inclusive hotels and resorts. In addition, not only tourists will stop there but you can spend pleasant moments with Panamanians, chat and have a snack to learn about their history and culture, as they are very friendly people and they tr...

Playa Blanca

Things to do in Panama If you are looking for a luxurious All Inclusive resort, Playa Blanca, in the province of Coclé, is a good option. About 90 minutes from the city center, this beach is very popular for Panamanians but also for tourists due to the number of resorts and tourist establishments that are located there.   Not only warm, transparent waters and white sand await you on thi...

Playa Venao (Vena'o)

Things to do in Panama Playa Venao is a great year round surfing spot very popular for its consistent beach breaks.It is also very attractive for its great view of the surroundings hills, and the laidback beach atmosphere.   Playa Venao or Vena'o (as the locals pronounce it) is located in Los Santos province, 25 minutes away (30km) from Pedasi.   Playa Venao is a 4km (3 mile) long...

Isla Grande

Things to do in Panama About 119 kilometers from Panama City and 13.5 kilometers from the city of Colon, is Isla Grande, the largest of a series of islands in the area and the most visited by tourists.   This natural beauty is an imposing mass of exuberant vegetation of palm trees, white sand beaches in whose waters you can see the whole range of blue. It has an approximate extension of ...

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