Discover the captivating beauty of Veraguas, an enchanting destination in Panama that will take you to a world of natural wonders and rich cultural heritage.

Strategically located in the heart of the country, Veraguas is a hidden treasure that delights lovers of adventure and exploration. With pristine golden sand beaches lapped by crystal-clear waters, majestic mountains that disappear into the horizon and lush tropical jungles that are home to an amazing diversity of flora and fauna, this destination offers a perfect setting to connect with nature at its best.

History and culture also have their place in Veraguas. In its picturesque villages, you can immerse yourself in the authenticity of Panamanian life and appreciate traditional handicrafts, colorful festivities and the warmth of its hospitable people.

The San Francisco Church is a beautiful church built in colonial style and is considered one of the main tourist attractions in the area. The church has an impressive architecture and houses valuable works of religious art inside. It is a must-see for those interested in the history and culture of the region.

Veraguas is a destination that captivates the senses and leaves an indelible mark in the hearts of those who visit.

How to enjoy the destination: Veraguas is an ideal destination for nature and adventure lovers. Here you can enjoy beautiful beaches, impressive mountains, waterfalls, rivers and a great variety of flora and fauna. In addition, you can learn about the rich culture of the indigenous peoples that inhabit the region.

What to do

Among the activities you can do in Veraguas are hiking in Coiba National Park, considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site, humpback whale watching on Cébaco Island, the beaches of Mariato, ideal for surfing and other water sports. 

In Santa Catalina you will find beautiful beaches, consistent waves and a vibrant surfing community. 

Climate and average temperature

The climate in Veraguas is humid tropical with an average temperature of 27°C. The dry season runs from December to April and the rainy season from May to November.

How to get there from Panama City

You can get to Veraguas from Panama City by private car or by bus. The trip by car takes approximately 4 hours and by bus 5 hours.


We recommend you to bring cool and comfortable clothes, appropriate footwear for the activities you will do, insect repellent and sunscreen. In addition, it is important to respect the nature and culture of the people.


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