Find your next vacation rental hotspot in Chiriqui, Panama.
Located on the west coast of Panama, this province is the most developed in the country. The province rests on the Pacific Ocean to the south, and lies between the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Ngobe-Bugle, Veraguas as well as being just east of Costa Rica. The population of the province is more than 350,000, while the capital city is David.
The province was originally home to many indigenous tribes called Guaymies
, which included groups such as Changuinas, Zurias, Boquerones, Buricas, Doraces, Bugabas and Gualacas. The history of these groups still persists throughout the region, making it an interesting and exciting place to explore and visit.
The economic situation in Chiriqui is primarily based on agriculture and livestock and as such the province exports these products and materials to the rest of the country. Tourism is also quickly becoming quite popular here, making it not only a good economic source for the region, but also making it easier for visitors to get around. Because of this, vacation rentals, condo rentals, and other accommodations are plentiful across the region. In some of the more prominent towns, there are also many excellent restaurants and pubs to enjoy the local food.
As in the rest of Panama, the climate in Chiriqui is varied depending on the areas. In the lowlands, it can be quite hot and humid; while in the highlands, it is cool and moist.
When in the region, key locations to stop in at include the capital city of David, as well as Boquete – a small, beautiful town situated in a stunning valley surrounded by the Central Mountain Range. The town has a diverse selection of flora and fauna to explore, with mountains, volcanoes, national parks and rivers abound. Many tours run from here, including treks into the forest or to go kayaking and river rafting. Another key highlight is ascending to the top of the Baru Volcano.
Vacation rentals shouldn't be hard to find in either of these towns.
Whatever your interests while you’re in Chiriqui, you’ll be sure to find plenty of fun and adventure. The province has many choices for lodgings and accommodations to fit your needs.