Coclé (8)

The El Caño Museum is an area of ​​8 hectares out of a total of 50 hectares where an indigenous community that numbered more than 30,000 people once dwelled, according to the chronicles of the conquerors. 

El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden

Written by Tuesday, 12 March 2013 08:26

El Níspero Zoo is in a beautiful setting, surrounded by nature. This zoo is worth visiting for its magnificent scenery alone. A paved road leads from downtown El Valle to the zoo entrance, where parking is available. Admission to the zoo costs $5.00 for foreigners and $2.00 for residents.

Las Mendozas

Written by Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:39

Even before the Spanish conquest, the Las Mendozas swimming hole was an important place for residents who lived in what is now the area of Penonomé. Its strategic location on the Zaratí River and position between the mountains and the coast made it an important zone for commerce.

Playa Blanca

Written by Wednesday, 01 August 2012 11:55

Playa Blanca is a beach on the Pacific Ocean near the town of Farallón. It is an ideal place to rest, sunbathe, and take a refreshing swim in the sea. The beach is long and wide, stretching between a rocky reef and the Farallón River.


Written by Tuesday, 31 July 2012 16:40

Farallón is a very popular vacation beach among both locals and foreigners. It recently has become home to several resorts and residential communities, including Decamerón, which has many amenities such as golf courses, beach access, a shopping mall, and restaurants.

La Pintada

Written by Tuesday, 31 July 2012 14:00

The district of La Pintada was founded on October 19, 1848. They say that the Coclé River flowed past from the south and that many peasants and villagers from nearby areas who went to town did their shopping in a small store that stood out for being the only house that was painted. Over time, the locals began to refer to the town by saying, "let's go to the painted house, let's go to La Pintada".

Relax in a spa

Written by Friday, 27 July 2012 10:17

Cariguana Spa is a mountain hot springs spa dedicated to promoting holistic health and the wellbeing of all who visit.

Its design incorporates valuable elements of the so-called Sacred Geometry, the superior Science of Life and Habitat, which was also used to build the Greek Parthenon and Gothic cathedrals.

Valle de Antón

Written by Friday, 27 July 2012 09:56

El Valle de Antón is also known as 'the home of eternal spring' for its year-round pleasant climate and flowering plants. The town is situated in a fertile valley with an extension of 18.3 km2, an altitude of 600 meters above sea level, and an average temperature of around 18° C.