- Last Updated on 19 July 2013
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the best surfing locations in Central America. As commercial surfing is still rather undeveloped in Panama, the beaches are only rarely overcrowded, so that surfers are on their own and can practise without being disturbed. Surfers can do both in Panama, explore now beaches and breaks or attend one of the surf spots known world-wide.
Why is Panama Suitable for Surfing?
Beside the good conditions and breaks for surfing on a high level, it is possible to travel to Panama at a very favourable price due to the weakness of the Dollar. Apart from this aspect, Panama – contrary to other countries such as Costa Rica or San Salvador - disposes of a well-developed infrastructure so that the surf spots can be easily reached. Also with regard to medical care in case of accidents Panama is ahead compared with other countries in Central America.
Panama Surf Spots and Their Breaks
The provinces of Bocas del Toro, Los Santos and Veraguas are certainly some of the most known surfing regions which are not only popular among local surfers, but are also used as venue for international surfing competitions.
Playa Las Bovedas
Playa Mojon Beach / Boca La Caja
Atlantic- and Caribbean Coast
Red Frog Beach
Frente de Teta
Frente Rio Mar
Punta Rio Mar
I would like to go there, but how?
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