Boquete is a colorful, wooded valley surrounded by the mountains of Chiriquí, in northwestern Panamá. The valley of dreams? Maybe so. This is a recurring destination for those who dream of trails with waterfalls and exotic animals, climbing natural rock formations, tasting the best coffee and enjoying excellent seasonal meals. Discover this unique place where peace and adrenaline converge.

Places to Visit in Boquete

In the center of the district lies Bajo Boquete, its capital. The town, which is very charming, friendly and comfortable to walk around is surrounded by mountains and crossed by the Caldera River. Riding around you’ll see that there are a variety of hotels, cabins and hostels, tour operators, restaurants and local breweries that will make your visit even more fun. 

Further north lies Los Naranjos, an area popular for its many coffee farms and great biodiversity. Experience it by visiting its protected areas such as La Amistad International Park (PILA) and Barú Volcano National Park, home to more than 300 species of birds.

To the right of the village is Jaramillo, another special area where you can have memorable experiences. Here you can support local production and cuisine by eating delicious food made with seasonal products 'from farm to table.'

Things to do in


Coffee Experience

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Climbing and Rappelling

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Hiking & Waterfalls

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Places to Stay

Getting There

Getting to Boquete is quite easy: take a plane from Panama City directly to David, and then a car for 50 minutes. Boquete is crossed by a paved main road that makes getting around the valley very easy.

Boquete has activities year-round. Take advantage of the summer, from December to March, for activities such as climbing, ziplining, visiting Ngäbe-Buglé, an indigenous community, and harvesting coffee the artisanal way. During the rainy season, from June to November, you can experience the power of the rivers by river rafting. You will find hiking, agrotourism and the great atmosphere of Boquete, every time you visit it.

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Tierras Altas

The Tierras Altas region is a quite different place from the rest of Panamá. It is a mountainous district located in the extreme west of the country, in the province of Chiriquí. Take in its peaks, forests, rivers, and set out on an adventure among agriculture and culinary activities it has in store for you. Can you fathom how it feels to see both oceans at the same time? Well, in Tierras Altas, you can!

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