Top 5 places to visit in Chiriqui
Population (2008): 19,000
Size: 488.4 km2
Places to Visit: Volcano Barú, Downtown Boquete Restaurants, Trails (Lots Waterfalls, Culebra, Pipeline, Pianist, Quetzal), Boquete Tree Trek Adventure Canopy and hanging bridges, Coffee tours (Finca Dos Jefes, Milagrosa, Café Ruiz) Caldera Hot Springs.
Activities: Hiking, Trails, Coffee Tour, Volcano Climbing, Canopy, birdwatching, rafting, golf, tennis, nightlife, restaurants
How to get there: car Rental, taxi, Shuttles, private tour, and public transportation
2. Tierras Altas (Volcán & Cerro Punta)
Population (2010): 12,717 Volcan / 7,754 Cerro Punta
Size: 488.4 km2 233.7 km2 Volcan/ 105.1 km2 Cerro Punta
Activities: Hiking, Trails, Coffee Tour, Volcano Climbing, Canopy, birdwatching, rafting, restaurants, Agro tours
Places to Visit: Trail(Volcan Barú, Quetzal), Finca Drácula (Orchids), Coffee Farms(The Janson), Sitio Barriles Archeological site, Zoo(Raquel’s Ark), Macho Monte.
How to get there: car rental, taxi, shuttles, private tour, public transportation
3. Chiriquí Gulf
Places to Visit: Boca Chica, Isla Bolaños, Isla Gámez, Isla Palenque, Isla Boca Brava, Isla Paridita and Islas Seca. How to get there: car rental, shuttles, private tour.
Activities: surf, hiking, snorkeling, boat ride, trail, kayak, paddleboard, sports fishing, diving, whale watching.
How to get there: car rental, shuttles, private tour.
4. Puerto Armuelles
It is a great destination. The amazing characteristic of this area is to be amused by the untouched beaches along the town and experience the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean. It is a colorful town, with extraordinary history, breathtaking nature, and rich culture. Visit this magnificent place and enjoy the Pacific Coast with a cold drink under the pristine palms and the fresh breeze.
Population (2010): 20,455
Size: 222.5 km2
Activities: Swimming, snorkeling, paddleboard, surf, kayak, fishing, boogie board, boat riding, diving.
Places to Visit: Big Daddy’s Beach Club, Mellizas Beach, Petro Terminal Site, Old Town, Coco Beach, Corazon de Jesus Beach, Punta Burica, Limones, El Mono Feliz (Pet Monkeys), Whale watching.
How to get there: car rental, taxi, private tours, public transportation
5. Playa Barqueta
- Activities: Hotel Las Olas Resort, surfing, horseback riding, walk the forest trail & agro experience, farm tour, fishing, kayak
- Places to Visit: Las Olas Resort.
- How to get there: car rental, taxi, private tour, shuttles, public transportation