Chiriqui Highlands, Panama: Why Expats Move Here?
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Chiriqui Highlands, Panama: Why Expats Move Here?

Are you looking for a paradise to relocate to in Panama? If so, you might want to consider the Chiriquí Highlands. Situated in the westernmost part of the country, Chiriqui Province boasts a population of 500,000 inhabitants. It shares borders with Costa Rica to the west, Bocas del Toro province to the north, the Pacific…

Living in Puerto Armuelles, Panama – The Pros and Cons

Living in Puerto Armuelles, Panama – The Pros and Cons

Living as an expat in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, has its challenges and rewards. The town is located on the Pacific coast of Panama, near the border with Costa Rica. It is a small town with a population of around 20,000 people in town and the nearby areas. Many North Americans have also made Puerto Armuelles…

The Mountain Towns of Panama
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The Mountain Towns of Panama

Updated: February 14, 2024 Panama’s highlands can genuinely make you happy. The sights are beautiful, with verdant pines and bougainvillea bursts coating the mountain slopes. Secret jewels consist of streams, waterfalls, and hot springs. Let alone several of Panama’s finest flora and fauna – including many species of multi-colored birds, orchids, and much more. The…

Buena Vista, Chiriquí is Just Our Little Slice of Heaven
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Buena Vista, Chiriquí is Just Our Little Slice of Heaven

This week Oscar and Megan sat down for another expat interview with their good friend, David, to interview him about what it is like to live in Buena Vista, Panama. Buena Vista is located in the Chiriquí Highlands. It is situated just 30 minutes south of Volcan, and 30 minutes north of Bugaba. The town…

Boquete, Panama, A Place that You Can Just Relax
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Boquete, Panama, A Place that You Can Just Relax

This is another segment of our expat interviews, where Megan will interview Renee, a young retiree, who chose Boquete as her retirement destination. Boquete, is located in Chiriquí Province, in Western Panama, next to Costa Rica. It sits at the base of Panama’s highest mountain, Volcan Baru, and enjoys an eternal spring-like climate at 1,200…

Pedasi, Panama, Living an Exhilarating and Blessed Life
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Pedasi, Panama, Living an Exhilarating and Blessed Life

Pedasí, Panama, is one of our favorite spots on our tours. We actually stay overnight there. And, it has been one of the most popular destinations of our guests who have decided to make the move to Panama. Pedasí is located at the bottom of the Azuero Peninsula on the east coast, just off the…

Retire in Nueva Gorgona, Panama: Great Views at an Economic Price
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Retire in Nueva Gorgona, Panama: Great Views at an Economic Price

Nueva Gorgona, (New Gorgona) is a town in the Chame District of Panama Oeste (West) province, located minutes from Chame and Coronado. It is 80 km (50 mi) from Panama City, on the major Pan American Highway. It’s beautiful 4.2 km long beach and close proximity to Panama City has attracted developers and Panamanians from…

Retire in David, Panama, a City of Convenience
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Retire in David, Panama, a City of Convenience

David, Panama’s third largest city, located in the western province of Chiriquí, consists of about 160,000 residents and sits back about 15 miles from the pacific ocean. David was founded in 1602, but was not recognized by the colonial government until 1736, and was then known as La Ermita San Jose de David. Later in…