Handpicked by a Panama Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best surfing beaches in Panama'.

Santa Catalina

Things to do in Panama Santa Catalina is one of the best surfing beaches in Panama and one of the most consistent rock bottom point breaks in Central America.   This secluded beach is located in Veraguas province in Santa Catalina town, southwest of Santiago via the road to Sona. There are a few restaurants and low budget accommodations in this small fishing town. However, make sure to h...

Playa Morrillo, Veraguas, Panama

Things to do in Veraguas, Panama Playa Morrillo, a semi deserted beach located in the province of Veraguas, a little off the map, in fact it is not on the map. This beach is for the more adventurous, although it has accommodations and road, it is a little hidden. This beach is a special destination for surfers of all categories because it offers a wave that at its best is a spectacular tube, ap...

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...

Playa Lagarto, Los Santos Panama

Things to do in Los Santos, Panama In the town of Pedasi, ask anyone for directions to the beach, and follow the dirt road to the beach. This point is sandy and has waves on all the tides, with some rocks on each side.   It has rights and lefts that can have a lot of power with a good swell, but if it is very big the waves are no longer useful. It is one of the best surf destinations in ...

Playa Malibu

Things to do in Panama Going into Gorgona town, exactly at the end of the road you will find Playa Malibu (Malibu beach). Here you will get one of the best surfing spots in the Panama Bay with long rides and great tubes. The break is located in front of the river, you can't miss it. Normally, the right break is good at low tide and the left is good at medium tide.   The beach is also sui...

Playa Teta

Things to do in Panama Playa Teta took its name from the river that runs in front of it, the Rio Teta. Located few kilometers from Coronado town, this beach offers 2 great breaks for you to try out:   Frente de Teta (The Front)   It is a rock/sand break located in front of the river's mouth. This break has long lefts at low tide and can have some rights at medium to high tide. &nbs...

Hotel Casa Cambutal

Hotels in Los Santos, Panama A pleasant destination! An unparalleled proposal, located in the Azuero peninsula, after Tonosí, surrounded by mountains, but when you get there, you can see a unique ocean jewel without shyness. You are looking for a relaxing getaway without equal, Casa Cambutal will receive you in a cheerful and friendly, they have different rooms,   The Great House, Ye...

Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park

Things to do in Panama Isla Bastimentos National Marine Parks covers an area of 13,226 hectares, 11, 596 of which are marine area. Located in Bocas del Toro Archipelago, stretching from Playa Larga to Zapatillas Cays and the central part of Bastimentos Island including the mangroves area south of it, this park is a must see attraction in Bocas del Toro province. The park is home of the largest ...

Wizard Beach, Bastimentos Island

Arriving by boat to the town of Bastimentos takes approximately 10 minutes from Isla Bocas. Then walk 30 minutes to Wizard Beach or Wizard Beach. The beach is ideal for those who practice surfing, on the beach it is also allowed to swim. The journey is accompanied by vendors of pipe water or other types of natural refreshment, for those who like to take a rest under the shade of the trees on the p...

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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