Veraguas Panama

Western Panama

Veraguas Panama

Veraguas is located in the center of Panama and it is the only province with access to both the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean. Most of the people in this area are dedicated to farming - Veraguas it one of the largest producer of grain and has numerous coffee and sugar plantations and its livestock is said to be Panama's finest! Santiago and its surroundings are among the fastest growing areas at the moment, mainly due to real estate development and a vast potential for tourism.

Things to do in Veraguas

Visit Cerro Hoya National Park
This remote National Park protects 30 endemic plant species and hosts animals such as white-tailed deer, ocelots, pheasant, bore and the green macaw.

Coiba Island
Here you will find primary forests, beaches, mangroves and coral reefs. The waters surrounding Coiba Island are full of fish and marine animals and the largest pacific coral reefs of the Americas, making it one of the best destinations to dive.

Trip to Santa Fe
A small town in the mountains and home to many orchids, Santa Fe is just about one hour away from Santiago.

Atalaya
It is about 20 minutes away from Santiago and it is famous for the pilgrim leads to the Basilica Menor San Miguel Arcangel which is a Historic Monument. More than 200,000 Panamanians flock from far to get to Atalaya for these religious festivities.

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