Mountains & Highlands

Mountains & Highlands

Panama's highlands offer cool year-round weather, and have become a popular retirement destination for folks from all over the world. And if you love coffee, have we got a treat for you! Panama's Chiriqui province is home to some of the best beans in the world!


Spectacular Mountain Scenery, Coffee Farms, River Rafting and a Year-Round Spring Climate
Boquete is Panama's premier mountain destination. At the center is the magnificent Volcan Baru towering over, an inactive volcano providing majestic views and a volcanic soil for a lush flor and fauna. Tourism attractions include mountain views, world-class rafting and kayaking, golf, coffee farm tours, birdwatching, hiking, horseback riding and a zipline canopy tour. Choose from a wide range of lodging options from resorts to eco-lodges. Boquete is also rated as one of five best places in the world for a second home and retirement by the Fortune magazine and the AARP.
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El Valle de Anton

Panama's Perfect Mountain Getaway
A picturesque mountain town just two hours from Panama City, El Valle is a great escape from the hustle and heat of the city. It's also a popular day trip for those staying in Panama's Riviera. Read More »

Volcan—The Other Side of the Volcano

The Other Side of the Volcano
On the other side of the Baru Volcano from Boquete, lies Volcan, a mountain destination rivaling Boquete in natural beauty. Not being as "developed" as Boquete is a big part of the Volcan's charm. Bordering Costa Rica, Volcan's attractions are the Volcano itself bestowing majestic views everywhere, the Amistad Internacional Park which straddles Panama and Costa Rica and Volcan Baru National Park. Read More »