Welcome to Boquete, a hidden gem nestled among the majestic mountains of Chiriquí, Panama.
This charming town, located at the foothills of the magnificent Barú Volcano, offers a refreshing
escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Boquete is renowned for its pleasant weather,
warm-hearted inhabitants, and blooming gardens, creating a welcoming atmosphere that
captivates all who visit.
Boquete’s lush mountainsides are adorned with sprawling coffee plantations and citrus fruit
orchards, making it a paradise for coffee aficionados. Among the verdant hills, the finest coffee in
the world, the Geisha variety, thrives. This highly sought-after coffee is celebrated for its delicate
fragrance and delightful notes of honey and citrus. Harvested mainly by Ngöbe-Buglé communities
between October and February, the coffee plantations form a beautiful tapestry adorned with the
vivid colors of traditional women’s dresses.
Beyond its coffee culture, Boquete beckons nature enthusiasts with a plethora of outdoor
activities. The town serves as an excellent starting point for hikes, outings, and trekking paths that
wind through primary and secondary forests. As you explore the forests, you'll be enchanted by
tree branches covered in lush moss and gleaming bromeliads, creating an almost magical
Birdwatchers flock to Boquete in search of the resplendent quetzals, often referred to as the
sacred bird of the Mayan civilization due to their stunning emerald-green plumage. Catching a
glimpse of these magnificent creatures is an unforgettable experience that draws bird lovers from
all over the world.
For those seeking breathtaking vistas, a trip to the summit of Barú National Park is a must. As the
highest point in the country, the summit offers sweeping views of both the Caribbean Sea and the
Pacific Ocean on clear days. The awe-inspiring sights from this vantage point are sure to leave
visitors in awe.
Moreover, Boquete is in close proximity to La Amistad National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage
Site that extends into neighboring Costa Rica. This park forms part of the largest Mesoamerican
Biological Corridor, showcasing the rich biodiversity and natural wonders of the region.
Come and experience the hidden treasures of Chiriquí Province, where Boca Chica’s coastal
wonderland and Boquete’s mountain charm will leave you spellbound. Whether you seek
relaxation on pristine beaches, thrilling encounters with wildlife, or a journey through lush forests,
DMC Panama Journeys invites you to embark on an unforgettable adventure in this mesmerizing
part of Panama.