WELCOME TO VERAGUAS
Veraguas is the only province in Panama with coasts on the Pacific and Atlantic (Caribbean) Oceans.
This is also the land of the invincible Urraca, the indian chief that was a nightmare for the spanish conquerors, during the colonial times.
This wonderful province also offers spectacular mountainous landscape because it is here where the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range) rises even higher towards its peak that in the province of Chiriqui.
Veraguas has almost 60 kms of coastal area on the Caribbean Sea and over 350 kms of coast on the Pacific Ocean. The last without counting the numerous islands.
HOW TO GET TO VERAGUASFROM/TO DAVID OR COSTA RICA:
By Car: Take the Panamerican Highway from David (190 Km) or the border at Paso Canoas (240 Km).
By Bus: Take the bus to Santiago in the David city terminal. From Paso Canoas take the bus to the David terminal.
FROM/TO PANAMA CITY:
By Car: Take the Panamerican Highway up to Santiago (250 Km).
By Bus: Take the bus to Santiago in the Albrook terminal. To return to Panama City take the bus at the Hotel Piramidal or the El Tucan restaurant, in the Panamerican Highway.
FROM/TO BOCAS DEL TORO:
By Car: Take the road from Almirante to Chiriqui Grande (68 Km) and then, at Punta Pena, turn to the right and take the road to the Panamerican Highway (98 km), turn to the left to Santiago (180 km).
By Bus: Take the bus to Panama City in the Almirante terminal and leave it at Santiago. To return to Bocas del Toro take the bus Panama City-Bocas del Toro at the Hotel Piramidal or the El Tucan restaurant, in the Panamerican Highway.
All roads mentioned are paved, in good condition. Beautiful views in the mountains.
MORE OF PANAMA TOURISM
BOCAS DEL TORO, Official Portal of the Tourism of the Province.
BOCAS DEL TORO, Portal of the Tourism Diversity.
CHIRIQUI, Portal of the Tourism of the Province. BOQUETE, Portal of the Tourism of the Region.