El Valle de Antón | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOEl Valle de Antón

El Valle de Antón, generally called El Valle, or Anton's Valley in English, is a town with a population of 7,600 in the province of Cocle.

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Coclé

TEMPERATURE

64 - 86°F (16 - 30°C)

CLIMATE

Fresh/cool

TERRAIN

Mountain

El Valle de Antón is a rural community built on the crater of an ancient inactive volcano. Due to its cool weather and calm environment at a reasonably short distance from the capital city, it is a popular weekend destination among nature-loving nationals. It has hotels and inns focused on wellness tourism and the area around the town is known for being one of the habitats of the Panamanian golden frog, an endangered species. Some interesting sites in El Valle are its trails, mountains, waterfalls, hot springs and the “El Nispero” zoo.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

It is one of the last habitats of the critically endangered Panamanian golden frog.