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Summit Golf & Resort

Summit Golf & Resort (Avenida Omar Torrijos, Panama City) – located just 20 minutes from downtown Panama City, the course is a 6,880 yard, par 72 championship course designed by noted American golf course architect Jeffrey Myers. The course is set on rolling hills overlooking the famous Gaillard Cut of the Panama Canal and the … Continue reading Summit Golf & Resort

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Surfing

Surfing – young travelers coming from other surfing destinations (such as southern California) will likely want to look into the surfing activities taking place in Panama, which would include destinations such as Playa Venao, Santa Catalina, and Bocas del Toro (among others). There are surf tour operators that such travelers can contact to arrange such … Continue reading Surfing

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Sports Fishing

Sports Fishing – due to the wealth of sports fishing opportunities awaiting expert fishermen on both the country’s Atlantic and Pacific coasts, various sports fishing charter services are available to book such expeditions. In the Pacific coast, Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dorado, etc. can be found in open water fishing and Grouper or Snapper in … Continue reading Sports Fishing

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Playa Venao

Playa Venao (Los Santos province, Azurero Peninsula) – unlike the beaches at the Archipélago de las Perlas (which are only reachable via airplane or ferry boat), this beach is accessible via car from Panama City (taking a 4-hour ride through the Pan American Highway to the Chitre road, which leads to Venao Beach). Budget travelers … Continue reading Playa Venao

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Mantaraya Golf Club

Mantaraya Golf Club (Avenida principal Farallón, Km. 115, Carretera Interamericana Farallón, Rio Hato, Panama) — located at Rio Hato, 1 ½ hours from Panama City, along the Pan-American Highway, the naturally scenic world class Mantaraya Golf Course (which is part of Decameron Resorts) is an 18 holes, par 72 course — designed by the internationally … Continue reading Mantaraya Golf Club

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Isla Grande

Isla Grande (beach) – this beach, located on the country’s Atlantic coast, is 1 ½ hour drive from Panama City (via highway), past the famous ruins and Black Christ at Portobelo, to a small town called La Guaira. From here a wooden canoe with an outboard motor will take you to the island—the 10-minute trip … Continue reading Isla Grande