Handpicked by a Panama Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Things to do in Veraguas'.

Escudo de Veraguas

Things to do in Panama Hidden beaches, crystal clear waters, white sands and thick jungle make this destination an earthly paradise. There lives a gnabe community and animals as wonderful as the lazy pygmy and the red frog. For some, this could be the most beautiful island of our country. The assertion may seem daring, but certainly Escudo de Veraguas is a magical place for tourists. It is with...

Panama Dive Center

Panama Diving Center They run trips to Coiba from Santa Catalina on daily basis. The boat usually leaves between 8 and 8.30 in the morning and comes back at about 4.30. The ride to the dive sites takes about one hour and thirty minutes. Panama Dive Center does two or three dives a day, depending on what you prefer, and (in the rainy season) weather conditions.   The diving sites are...

Isla del Canal de Afuera

Things to do in Veraguas, Panama On the northeast side of the park we find Isla Canales de Afuera, approximately 16 miles from Isla Coiba, has several sisters Isla Canales Afuerita and Canales de Tierra.   Its large area of shallow corals, where it finds great variety of marine species and its white sand make it the ideal place where to spend a day in communion with the nature; is specia...

Coiba National Park - Isla Coiba

Things to do in Panama About Coiba National Park General data It is located in the Pacific south of the Province of Veraguas, with an area of ​​270,125 hectares, protecting marine, insular and coastal ecosystems. Within this Park are the island areas of Isla Coiba, Ranchería (Coibita), Jicarón, Jicarita, Afuerita, Canal de Afuera, Uvas, Contreras and Brincanco (153,582 hectares), as we...

La Yeguada Forest Reserve

Things to do in Panama La Yeguada is located in Calobre, Veraguas and is the first forest reserve of the country. It was created in 1960 to protect the basin of San Juan River in order to supply clean and abundant water to the Yeguada hydroelectric plant. This area is now one of the best camping sites in the country because of its beautiful lakes, rivers, waterfall and mountainous scenery. &nb...

Isla Cebaco

Things to do in Panama Cebaco Island has 8,500 hectares with a population of approximately 650 people.   Most of the inhabitants are native fishermen, humble and hardworking. Isla Cebaco offers a phenomenal setting for diving, snorkeling and other water sports.   In the mountains of the island, you can find a great abundance of fruit, exotic wood trees, and fresh water from the mo...

Golfo de Montijo

Things to do in Veraguas, Panama The tropical humid forest predominates, there are also pastures, savannahs, cienegas and secondary vegetation. In the Gulf, the mangrove forest predominates, with different representative species such as red mangrove, black mangrove and white mangrove. The Wetland of International Importance Golfo de Montijo represents an important habitat for migratory birds su...

Unlimited Adventures

Best tour operators in Panama Unlimited adventures offer a variety of tour services to the Coiba National Park Island, safely and with qualified tour guides. One of the best tourist service experiences, and customer service, providing quality and all safety standards, for better satisfaction and enjoyment of this beautiful paradise.   Trip to Islands: among the beautiful ...

Isla granito de oro, Veraguas

Things to do in Veraguas, Panama A small island off the northeastern coast of Isla Coiba named Granito de Oro has emerged as one of the most popular stops for visitors interested in snorkeling the abundant waters of Coiba National Park and picnicking on one of the most pristine beaches in the world.   Its steep volcanic outcropping forms a structure which holds the beautiful white sand i...

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...

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...

Santa Fe National Park

Things to do in Panama Santa Fe National Park is located at the north of the Veraguas province. It is a highland location with 72,636 hectares of mainly evergreen forest (95% of its surface) with several tree species. The park covers lands in both pacific and caribbean slopes, it is basically all the mountainous area in the northern part of Veraguas and includes six main rivers: Calovébora, Ve...

Isla Rancheria

Things to do in Veraguas, Panama Large, numerous beaches, exotic coral reefs and some of the best diving on Earth make this pristine Panamanian island a unique eden.   Because of the location within the National Park a future commercial development has to comply with strict environmental regulations; minimal logging, zero contamination, only half of the island can be developed, the remai...

Isla Tintorera

Things to do in Veraguas, Panama Away from the noise of the city, where the only thing that disappears into silence is the sound of waves and birds.   Surrounded by a paradise of greenery and turquoise waters. This is how the days go by in this paradise where tranquility is breathed. Isla Cebaco offers a phenomenal setting for diving, snorkeling, sport fishing and other water sports. &n...

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