From extraordinary hikes to spectacular sights, Panama is a nature lover’s paradise. Tall trees tower over rare species of plants and animals while wildlife wanders through the rain forest. Have a glance under the sea for even more incredible discoveries. Opportunities are endless, though these are some of the best that keep nature lovers coming back to Panama again and again.
Located in the mountains of the Chiriquí Highlands is a quaint village known as Boquete. Quiet and peaceful, Boquete offers a gorgeous landscape of coffee plantations surrounded by mountains and is home to one of the top three private gardens in the world, “Mi Jardin es Su Jardin.” Equal, ample opportunities for hiking as well as cozying up and relaxing with a cup of exquisite Panamanian coffee make Boquete an incredible destination for nature lovers.
Bocas Del Toro
This beloved beach town on the sea is equal parts Caribbean chill and epic beach party. Surrounded by the jungle and rainforest, surfers love to come to Bocas del Toro to catch the tide. Water taxis are everywhere waiting to take travelers to secret, secluded coves and extraordinary snorkeling locations. Bocas del Toro is a dream destination in Panama.
Plenty more on offer
Panama boasts many more incredible opportunities to hike, including Summit Municipal Park, devoted to a botanical garden, Taboga Island’s Trail of the Three Crosses, Darien National Park’s serious jungle trail favored by nature enthusiasts, the Finca Suiza, and La Amistad International Park in Chiriqui.