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  fact the first resort area to be developed in the country. Due to it’s age a stability Coronado has grown to have a wide variety of services and amenities for those enjoying a day at the beach or a weeks vacation. Amenities in the area include: large modern supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants – low-cost ‘fondas’ and fast food spots to beachside bistros and fine dining, medical and veterinary clinics, a hospital, gardening centers, hardware stores, banks, apparel shops, outdoor markets, a shopping plaza and even a new shopping mall. Additionally you will find one of the oldest and finest professional golfcourses in all of Panama at the Coronado Golf & Beach Resort. The 18 hole hole course is a par 72 covering 7,092 yards. It was designed by Tom Fazio, who recently was honoured as the #1 golf course designer in the world.

At Coronado Beach Panama you will also find professional tennis courts, spas, outdoor jacuzzis, beautiful gardens, an olympic sized swimming pool, 4 restaurants, 4 bars, conference rooms, an exclusive children’s play areas and a world class equestrian center.

Some Pro’s and Con’s for Investing in a Vacation or Permanent Home at Playa Coronado

Coronado Pluses:

  • It has well developed infrastructure to support full-time year-round residency.
  • It’s located just over an hour from Panama City.
  • Long, Beautiful beaches.
  • Although the area is well developed there are still many opportunities for business and property investment.
  • there is still a lot of room for appreciation in Coronado and the nearby surrounding areas.
  • Owning a single family home with acreage is still affordable.
  • The local people are very friendly and small community has a warm and hospitable atmosphere.
  • Broadband wireless and fixed internet service are widely available in the area.
  • Coronado is an ideal location for entertaining out of town guests with fantastic amenities – Coronado Spa & Resort, the equestrian center, the Fazio Golf Course and Playa Coronado or course!

Coronado Negatives:

  • Coronado is growing and a number of ex-pats and locals now call it their permanent resident. However, Coronado is still thought of as a weekend town. And there is truth in that. On long weekends Coronado can get very busy, loud and congested.
  • Although there is a long list of services and amenities n the area it’s still necessary for periodic trips into Panama City. Generally speaking full-time residents typically make the one hour drive into the City every week or two.

Where is Coronado Panama?

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