Isla Grande Panama

Isla Grande is so popular and so loved by Panamanians, that to the local residents in and around Panama City, it is known simply as “The Island.” Is it possible to love something too much? With all things natural balance is key and Isla Grande may in fact be loved a little too much. Isla… Continue Reading

Portobelo Panama

Portobelo lies 20 miles northeast of Panama’s Free Trade Zone – the City of Colón. Historically Portobelo was only accessible by water  but was eventually connected with Panama City via a stone road. Portobelo was founded in 1597 by Francisco Velarde y Mercado, a Spanish explorer. Legend also has it that Columbus named the port, Puerto Bello – “Beautiful… Continue Reading

Coronado Panama

Playa Coronado aka Coronado Beach, is a coastal community and resort area located on the Pacific Ocean about an hours drive from Panama City. The vacation town of Coronado is visited by thousands of national and foreign tourists each year. Often thought of as the play ground for residents of Panama City Coronado was in… Continue Reading