The Azuero Peninsula is home to rich colonial roots, traditional festivals, and extravagant carnival celebrations. Azuero stays true to the country’s Spanish-Colonial origins, and carries on the most important of its traditions. It also has pristine beaches, world-class surfing, great fishing, phenomenal bird watching, and nature treks.

Fun Facts

• The traditional Panamanian dress, the pollera, is made in Azuero. It can cost upwards of USD 10,000 and takes up to six month to be made by hand. 

• Azuero is so famous for making polleras that it holds an annual festival called the Festival of the 1,000 Polleras every January. 

• The small town of Las Tablas hosts the largest Carnival festival in Panama every year. 

Exclusive Experiences

• Iguana Island offers great snorkeling, whale watching, and is the natural habitat to a variety of marine life including orange and purple crabs. 

• The Canas Island Natural Reserve is Panama’s most important nesting site for sea turtles along the Pacific coast. 

• Azuero offers world-class fishing, its coast actually having been dubbed the Tuna Coast.