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
Panama's premier mountain destination, Boquete has something for everyone: spectacular mountain views, rainforests, nature, rafting, a variety of lodgings and a quaint friendly town. Towering over the area is the magnificent Volcan Baru, an inactive volcano providing majestic views and volcanic soil for a lush flora and fauna. Tourism attractions world-class rafting and kayaking, golf, coffee farm tours, birdwatching, hiking, horseback riding and thrilling a zipline canopy tour. Lodging options range from friendly hotels to sophisticated hotels and eco-lodges.

Rated as one of five best places in the world for a second home and retirement by the Fortune magazine and the AARP, many Americans and Europeans have made Boquete their permanent home.
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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 »