Cocle, a destination that captivates the senses and transports travelers to a world where history and nature intertwine in a symphony of enchantment and wonder. Located in the heart of Panama, this hidden treasure offers a unique experience that leaves an indelible mark on the soul of those who visit.

With its rich history and cultural legacy, this destination is a true archaeological treasure. Here, ancient pre-Columbian vestiges reveal their mystery in the El Caño archaeological park, where the spirits of the past whisper fascinating stories. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of ancient civilizations as you explore the secrets that lie beneath your feet.

Another place to visit is Sitio Conte where tombs with gold and ceramic objects have been discovered, indicating the existence of an advanced and developed society. The Conte Site is considered an archaeological treasure.

But Cocle not only lives in the past, but also flourishes in the present with a dazzling natural beauty. Its white sand beaches, caressed by crystal clear waters, are an idyllic refuge for those seeking the serenity and freshness of the ocean. Santa Clara, Farallón and Río Hato are just some of the names that evoke images of tropical paradises and sunsets painted by the divine brush itself.

The lush vegetation of Cocle invites you to explore its hidden trails, where you will discover a world of biodiversity at its best. The Anton Valley, wrapped in a mountainous embrace, is a spectacle for the senses, with its hot springs, waterfalls and an incredible variety of flora and fauna that unfolds before your astonished eyes.

The warmth and hospitality of the people of Cocle will welcome you with open arms, sharing their culture and ancestral traditions. From the colorful folkloric celebrations to the delicious local cuisine, every moment is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the authenticity of this land.

As for the climate, Cocle embraces you with its gentle tropical breeze and an average temperature that ranges between 25°C and 30°C throughout the year. The sun illuminates every corner, infusing energy and life to this earthly paradise.

How to enjoy the destination:

To enjoy Cocle to the fullest, we recommend exploring its natural charms, immersing yourself in its local culture and delighting in its delicious cuisine. From relaxing on the white sandy beaches to venturing into exciting outdoor activities, there is something for everyone.

What to do:

  • Explore the beaches: Enjoy the sun and crystal-clear waters at the beautiful beaches of Santa Clara, Farallon and Rio Hato.
  • Visit El Valle de Anton: A picturesque village surrounded by volcanic mountains where you can enjoy hot springs, waterfalls and nature trails.
  • Discover history in Parita: Visit this charming colonial town to learn more about Panamanian culture and traditions.
  • El Caño Archaeological Park: Immerse yourself in Panama’s pre-Columbian history by visiting this archaeological site dating back more than 1,500 years.
  • Sitio Conte: The site has been studied by archaeologists and has provided valuable information about Panama’s ancient history.

How to get there from Panama City:

You can reach Coclé from Panama City by car via the Pan-American Highway (National Route 1) in approximately two hours. Bus services are also available from the Albrook Transportation Terminal.

Lodging Offerings: 

  1. Hotels: There are a variety of hotels in the region, from boutique hotels to luxury hotels, offering full services and amenities for guests.
  2. Resorts: Coclé also has resorts that offer high quality accommodations, along with a wide range of facilities and recreational activities.
  3. Hostels: For budget travelers, there are hostels available in Coclé that offer shared or private rooms at more economical prices.
  4. Tourist apartments: Another popular option is to rent tourist apartments, which are usually fully equipped and offer greater independence and flexibility.


  • Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, insect repellent and a hat to protect you from the sun.
  • Pack light, comfortable clothing, swimsuits, appropriate walking shoes and a light jacket for cooler evenings.

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