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Boquete which was founded in 1911 is surrounded by steep, lush mountains to the north, east and west, where lies Baru Volcano, Panama¨s highest peak at 3,475 meters. So far north in the Chiriqui Province, Boquete lies only 7 km (3.3 miles) from Bocas del Toro Province to the north. While small compared to David, Boquete is the most populated and developed highlands community, with a very stable businesses geared for the tourism sector. Complete with a wide variety of hotels and restaurants, Boquete can satisfy both backpackers and more demanding travellers alike. Hotels range from $10.00-$100.00, and restaurants include Mexican, Italian, in addition to numerous local establishments.
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Things to See & Do in Boquete.
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The Kotowa coffee tour is the best coffee-estate tour in the area. The 3 hours long tour features a description of the estate's history, emphasis on the estate's environmentally friendly methods of coffee production, a full tour of the production facilities, a fascinating tour of the estate's original processing mill with all the original machinery, and a cupping session, during which guests learn what to look for in high quality coffee. Try to make reservations 24 hour before desired tour date. Tel. 720-3852.
For bird watching we recommend Coffee Adventures, Hans & Terry offer a wide range of birding tours in and around Boquete. Tel.720-3852
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Mi Jardin es Su Jardin, just uphill from Café Ruiz, is a magnificent garden surrounding a luxurious private estate. There is no entrance fee, and the garden is open every day of the year.
Only a 45-minutes walk from the center of Boquete is El Explorador. There is a cafeteria which serves breads, hot chocolate and many more of food and beverages and behind the cafeteria there is a garden like a page ripped from Alice in Wonderland. El Explorador is open only on weekends and holidays. Therefore you have to pay a little fee of about $1.00
Horseback Riding Tours
We know a friendly guide called Franklin who speaks Spanish and English who offers Horseback Riding in the beautiful area of the Hot Springs/Caldera. Tel. 720-1750
These natural hot springs are famous for their health-giving properties. Located near Boquete make the access easy. Enjoy a half day tour to the hot springs in a very relaxed atmosphere.
The mountainous area surrounding Boquete town is ideal for walking and exploring. There is a difficult hiking tour called Sendero Los Quetzales which lasts seven to eight hours. You can hike the trail either from Boquete/Bajo Mono to Cerro Punta or the other way. For this tour we can arrange a guide but the trail is also easy to find.
The Chiriqui Viejo is a World Class River that has all. Located near the Panama-Costa Rican border. It has virgin forest, water falls, and wild life that is not surpassed anywhere in Central America. Best of all, it has some of the best rapids anywhere in the world. This river can be run on day trips or two night camping trips are available from Panama Rafters - Tel. 720-2712. E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also recommended is Chiriqui River Rafting here in Boquete. They offer different river rafting tours with professional guides in the Chiriqui River. It is promised unforgettable memories and the tours are very safe. Tel. 720-1505. Cell 6618-0846
Boquete Tree Trek
Boquete Tree Trek serves a safely expercience thrill of a zip-line canopy tour that can be compared to the most famous in the world. You will glide through the trees and encounter a world unknown. The tour is divided into 11 different zip-line cables over 3 kilometers in total length. Tel. 720-1635
Tour the Isla Boca Brava
Tel. 720-1635. You will exeperience the full sea side of the pacific coast in Chiriqui while still being close to shore.
Tour the Volcano - Vulcan Baru
Tour to the Volcano, at 3,475 meters altitude, when fair weather you will be able to look at the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans both at the same time. Tel. 720-1635.
Get a Professional Massage or Facial!
Isla Verde is very pleased to be the host for Spa Boquete, our on-site massage therapy, body-work and Facial services. Please visit the Spa Boquete website for complete details. You don't even have to be a guest here to take advantage of this wonderful experience!
And much more!!!
If desired, we can arrange tours and activities for you!
The distance to the Pacific is only 1 hour and to the Atlantic 3 hours by car.
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Note: Many of the restaurantes below offer vegetarian selections or will gladly accomadate special requests.
- Delicias de Peru - Seafood
- Restaurante Hibiscus. Tel.720-2652. Internacional cuisine specialized in French style.
- Restaurante Hotel Panamonte. Tel.720-1327. International cuisine.
- Restaurante Gran Francés. Tel. 720-2556 / National cuisine.
- Restaurante Lourdes. Tel. 720-1031 / Local Panamanian.
- Restaurante Bistro Boquete. Tel. 720-1017 / .
- Restaurante La Casona Mexicana. Mexican Food.
- Restaurante Antojitos. Mexican Food.
- Restaurante Tacos & Tacos. Mexican Food.
- Restaurante y Pizzería Salvatore. Pizza / Italian food.
- Pizzería La Volcánica. Tel. 720-1063. Pizza. / Local.
- Java Juice - the best hamburgers and shakes/juices
- Panama Roasting Company - Breakfast and Lunch
- Neli Coffee Shop - Coffee and little things
If you are flying into David - all the major car rental companies (Avis, Thrifty, Dollar, Hertz and more) service the airport. If you bus or taxi into Boquete and wish to rent a car here, there is Thrifty Car Rental, Res.721-2477.
Most of the Banks in Boquete will be happy to cash American Express Traveler's Checks for a very small fee (with proper identification of course). The Banco Nacional de Panama is on the corner where you turn off the main road to get to us.
|Caja de Ahorros
|Banco Nacional de Panamá
Centro Médico San Juan Bautista. Dr. Leonidas Pretelt. Tel. 720-1881 Cel. 616-2177 / Fluent English
Clinica Valle Boquete. Dr. Basilio Markaw, Tel. 6673-3305 Dr. Augusto Sitton Tel. 6675-0422. / Some English
Consultorio Alfa. (Al lado de La Reina / Next to La Reina store). Dr. Alfonso Mou Tel .720-2434 Cel. 675-8393. / Good Enough English
Ministerio de Salud. Dr. Jeffrey Joyner Tel. 720-2341. Cel. 673-9908. / Bilingual
Travel Agent: David Viajes Tel. 774-1644
Aeroperlas Tel. 721-1195 Tickets available at Isla Verde`s front desk.