Portobelo Beaches

Be sure to include the closest Caribbean port to Panama City on your next vacation in Panamá. Walk through the village, eat with a view of Portobelo Bay, and sail to beaches with turquoise water. Here you'll find plenty of marine life and beaches with up to 0.62 miles (1 km) of soft white sand. Its beaches greet you with an average temperature of 86ºF (30ºC), a refreshing breeze and landscapes that will take your breath away.

Islands in the Caribbean

Islands in the Caribbean

Set sail for paradise from Portobelo Pier and discover Playa Huertas, Puerto Frances or Playa Larga in minutes.

Getting There

From Portobelo, you can reach the beaches via the main road or by taking a boat from one of the nearby ports such as La Guaira, about 12.24 miles (20 km) away. No matter which adventure you choose for each day, from Portobelo you'll always be close enough for day trips. 

If you want to enjoy each beach a little more, the more developed ones offer hotels or rental houses and, others, camping areas. 

Discover the Congo culture and tour historic sites like the Spanish forts, the customs building and other pirate ruins. Stay among its small streets and go from beach to beach on the Caribbean side of Panamá.

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