Valle de Anton
If you're looking for that unique Panamanian experience, you're in for a treat with El Valle de Anton, an entire city of 8,000 people inside the crater of the inactive El Valle volcano. With nearby picturesque waterfalls and a tropical ecosystem boasting amazing vistas, come explore El Valle de Anton, it's even more amazing than you think!
Come See For Yourself:
- A main street called Central Avenue and Central Street, which runs east-west through the village.
- Complete with a museum, zoo and garden displaying 100 species of orchids.
- The town is a popular outlet for the weekend for residents of Panama City.
- Camping, walking and horseback riding.
- Village is 27 kilometers from the main highway along a two-lane road.
- Buses to Panama City are frequent and take about 2 hours.
- To reach other locations in Panama, it is generally necessary to take a bus from the Albrook terminal.
Between June and October, humpback whales arrive from Antarctica to the warm Panamanian waters. It is the longest migration for a mammal. Panama and Costa Rica are migration destinations of humpback whales in the northern hemisphere and south.
- Between June and October, two thousand whales arrive from Antarctica.
- Humpback whales are the easiest to see because they remain long on the surface and are known as the acrobats of the sea.
- In our waters you will see Humpback whales, Bryde's whales and occasionally Pilot whales and orcas.
Type of trail: Round trip
Duration: 2 hours round (4 round trip)
Distance: 1.66 km (3.32 round trip)
Increased Elevation: 285 m (935 ft.)
Height max: 1055 m (3,461 ft.)
Attractions: Forest, rivers, waterfalls, view, pre-Columbian hieroglyphs
Activities: Trekking, hiking, bird watching, swimming in rivers, rappelling
Use: High - tourists and locals
Difficulty level - Moderate: Activity combines some easy stretches with others that require more physical effort. It applies to long walks on uneven terrain (river crossings, dense vegetation, large rocks, very slippery floor), or in short steep incline hiking trails.
Those who have seen a sea turtle nesting won't forget this unforgettable experience. If you go to Panama don't miss this exceptional display of nature.
In Panama there are many beaches the turtles come to lay eggs. The marina has several nearby turtle nesting spots. The seasons to see this incredible attraction are the months of June and November.
- Chiriqui: In this province you can also enjoy the nesting turtles at different beaches, as playa La Barqueta, the beaches of the Marine National Park Gulf of Chiriqui, island Parida, Secas islands, beach Bolanos and Gamez island. This area usually has leatherback and hawksbill turtles.
- Veraguas: The various beaches of Coiba National Park get copies of Kemp's ridley, loggerhead, hawksbill and channel. Between August and December hawksbill, olive ridley and leatherback turtles spawn on the Malena beach.
- The Saints: In this area highlights Cane Island, but also get copies to Iguana Island, beach La Marinera and the coasts of Búcaro. In this area the largest nesting species you can see is the Olive Ridley turtle, followed by the Black turtle.
- Panama: In this province include San Miguel Island and Punta Chame, where you can witness the spawning detortugas ridley and olive ridley.
- Comarca Guna Yala: In this region inhabited by the ethnic Guna every year in late May is celebrated festival of sea turtles. It is an event that lasts 4 days and 3 nights, where you can attend the birth of turtles on the beach.
Altos de Maria
Altos del Maria is located in Central America, in the Republic of Panama. Specifically in the Province of Panama, Chame District, just 1.5 kilometers from the picturesque town of Zorah and 8 Kms from del Valle de Anton through a road with a direct connection to our marina. This development is close to Panama City, but at the same time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
- Located at an altitude between 550 and 1,100 meters above sea level in the Central Cordillera of Panama that separates the Pacific Ocean from the Atlantic.
- Altos del Maria is like a big garden along all its natural landscapes, where you will find the beauty you've always dreamed of.
- Lands have been designed without changing the original topography offering a wide variety of choices for all tastes.
Sail with dolphins!
If your dream is to see these beautiful creatures up close, we invite you to visit Dolphin Bay in Bocas del Toro Archipelago. It is a dotted green mangrove lagoon surrounded by tropical forests and small family homes, which has become a favorite location to spot and interact with dolphins.
Coiba, on the southwest coast of Panama, is a remote and uninhabited wildlife area of great natural beauty. This island is the stopping point on migratory routes and breeding grounds for hundreds of species, including dolphins, with which you can spot in the open sea. Pearl Island, with its pristine beaches, is also one of the favorite places for those looking to spot these whales. You can swim, snorkel or watch from a glass bottom boat, and manta rays, sea turtles and even whale sharks frequent this area.