Let us guide you in the Blue world and discover the best secret spots.
Panama was called “BANABA'” which means in the ancient language “Abundance of Fish”.
In fact, this is exactly what you should expect from a regular day of fishing here. You will be able to catch the Fish of Your Dreams and most importantly, it is possible to fish during the whole year !
Cubera Snapper and Yellowfin Tuna are the biggest rewarded up to now, but also Wahoo, Dorado, Amberjack, Barracuda…In addition, a lot of sharks are spotted daily in Coiba Island, especially White Tip and Whale Shark and Humpback whales usually come with their babies every July until October. If you like all this, you can stop looking for it, we are here to guide you through this amazing ocean and to make you discover the best of it, thanks to our local Team and a private boat we can bring you in the most secret and charming spots. How would it sound ?
Suggestions About Spearfishing Gear
Personally, I’ve always preferred a long gun, here we suggest from 110 cm up to 140/150 cm
Wetsuit 3 mm or even less, water temperature is about 27° C / 30° C
Bungee and breakaway, reels...
*Rob Allen guns:
140 cm Carbon Tuna Gun
120 cm Tuna Gun
110 cm Roller Gun
some bungee, belts, weights, floats…
RENTAL: $ 100 per day
Always Seeking The Best Waves
Surfing in Santa Catalina is world class. Kept secret for years by Panama's surfing elite, as Santa Catalina offers the most consistent, easy to line up, big wave in Central America if not all of the Americas. Even still, because of its remote location and the number of options, surfing is relatively uncrowded much of the time.
Most of the surf is for experienced surfers with the exception of Estero, where beginners can practice on smaller, yet consistent waves and a sand beach.
For experienced surfers, Santa Catalina, Panama offers powerful hollows that break both left and right. The bottom is rocky and the volcanic rock can be tough on feet, heads and boards! The waves roll in year round and typically range 4 to 15 feet, with the largest between February and August when faces can push 20 to 25 feet.
The water is warm year round. Wetsuits are not needed. Bring just the sunscreen, warm water wax and a pair of reef shoes to protect against the volcanic rocks.
Untouched reefs and desert beaches
This adventure is dedicated especially for those who prefer to stay on the surface of the water, it’s a perfect activity also for kids. During the day we will stop at beautiful locations, such as islands with pristine beaches and untouched reefs for snorkeling, including Coiba Island and Cebaco Island. We usually provide food and beverage and you can choose the lunch package that you like most, with fresh and local specialties. Take a break from reality and immerse yourself in the underwater world of peace, tranquility and unique beauty.
From July to October
A once in a lifetime experience to witness with the gentle giants
Join us for a day trip observing the Humpback whales and listening to them singing underwater. You can observe mother Humpback whales with their calves in their natural environment. They usually migrate in our warm tropical waters from July through October to breed and give birth. In addition it would be possible to encounter and swim with dolphins and turtles. Make your day with this exclusive expedition, spending your time watching whales, snorkeling and relaxing in Coiba National Park.
The Paradise On Earth
Santa Catalina it's the closest spot to Coiba National Park, and this place is the best marine reserve off Panama’s Pacific coast, including 38 islands that are the paradise on earth, also labelled by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Coiba is only 45 mins away from Santa Catalina, in fact this is the closest and main port that serves the Park. During a regular day you can see the lush vegetation and reefs, clear water, abundance of sea life, coralline beaches, thousands of rare birds…and this is just a taste of what this land can offer. Coiba Island was a penal colony in the past, this is the reason why it preserved its natural resources untouched. So, what are you waiting for? Join us and we will show you our favourite spots.
You Dream It, We Create It
If you like camping on the beach or you’ve never done and would like to try for the first time, you would love this adventure! Spending the night camping on a pristine island, such as Cebaco or Coiba islands, can be really magic if you are well organized. You can count on us for the organization, our Team is devoted to offer a dynamic and friendly service and ready to deliver it to everybody that is keen to try a real castaway experience under the stars and next to the fire.
Bring in your suitcase:
The rest is on us!
For such customized adventures we invite you to get in touch directly with us, we’ll be happy to let you know all details of this experience.
Horseback riding in Santa Catalina
An experience that you’ll never forget
Stop dreaming it, come and enjoy a horseback riding on our untouched beaches. In this adventure you will be galloping on desert beaches during the day, or even better during amazing Sunrises and Sunsets. Our tours are for both experienced and beginners.
Horse Riding is a great way to relieve stress and enjoy our hidden spots and also the perfect opportunity for the family to embark on an unforgettable adventure or the perfect setting for a romantic picnic. Feel free to contact us for further details or for customized horseback riding adventures.
A breathtaking waterfall called “Salto de la Palma'', disting only 1h40 drive from Santa Catalina. It is a wonderful waterfall with a spectacular fall of the cristaline water 45 meters high. And there is more, at the foot of the waterfall there is a natural pool with refreshing water. The place is surrounded by tropical forest which emphasizes its natural beauty and scenic attraction, it is a hidden paradise in the midst of nature. Without doubt it is a great place for a picnic and a refreshing swim.
Santa Catalina @ Calle hacia el Estero, Calle Kenny Road to Estero Beach
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