Santa Catalina, Panama is located on the Pacific coast in the central province of Veraguas. It is a mixture of quiet fishing village, a melting pot of foreign residents from all over the world and low-impact tourism with small hotels and authentic local and international restaurants and bars.
Discovered in the late 70s by adventurous surfers, Santa Catalina was kept secret for years. In the early years of this millennium, dive tour operators and discovered Santa Catalina and the nearest access point and more convenient to the dive sites and world class wildlife Coiba National Park.
Santa Catalina beach known for its biggest natural attraction, waves of great strength that never get off the meter height, which attract surfers. The clarity of its waters and the marine reserve available to this beach allows the practice of diving.
Being one of the main access points to Coiba Island Cébaco and boat services are presented to the routes between islands that visitors can appreciate the company of dolphins playing in the foam left by the passage of their boats in hiking.
The town and its surroundings have hotels, cottages, restaurants, bars and supermarket for the necessary time to go to enjoy the sea and its charms offered by the province of Veraguas among its top sightseeing shopping.
How to get?
- Car: From Panama City you have to take the Interamerican Highway, heading to Santiago de Veraguas, then heads to Sona. Just before you will find an intersection, turn your Izquierdad and advancement. You will pass by the Town Tigers where you will find a sign towards Santa Catalina. From this point only 18 km left to reach yourdestination.
- Bus: Addressing the Albrook terminal – to shed buying tickets indicating Veraguas – Santiago or a direct ticket to dreaming fee of $ 8.50, after reaching Soná you can take a bus to Santa Catalina departures at 5:00 am. 12:00 pm. and 4:00 pm.
- Taxi: From Santiago fee $ 50.00 to Santa Catalina or from Sona $ 30.00
- Boat: You can contact us and we will accompany this and other exciting destinations.
For more information visit the official site of Santa Catalina http://www.visitsantacatalina.com/