San Blas, Guna Yala | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOSan Blas, Guna Yala

Guna Yala, formerly known as Kuna Yala, is an indigenous territory in northeastern Panama. The San Blas Islands have some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Central America.

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Guna Yala

TEMPERATURE

62 - 86°F (17 - 30°C)

CLIMATE

Tropical

TERRAIN

Beach

Previously known as “Kuna Yala”, Guna Yala is an indigenous territory located to the northeast of Panama, with more than 365 islands to visit. It is the home of the Guna indigenous group, who have mantained their culture and traditions, as well as the natural wealth of the area. Tourists may choose between hotel lodgings or the ecofriendly lodgings built by the locals. Restaurants offer traditional dishes, mostly seafood. Diving, swimming, enjoying the sun and relaxing amidst the beautiful surroundings are some of the visitors' favorite activities. The most common way to get around in the archipielago is by sailing between the islands, but you may also fly from Panama City to one of the local airports in San Blas.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

The San Blas Islands are a collection of 365 islands, one for each day of the year.