Spotlight Destination: Panama

discover panama

Perfect for exploration onboard yacht, experience the unique beauty of both the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean during your once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Discover Panama and it’s surrounding islands along both coastlines!

Beautiful lonely beach in caribbean San Blas island, Kuna Yala, Panama. Turquoise tropical Sea, paradise travel destination, Central America

Your dream Private Yacht Vacation is right around the corner. Cruise through the through the San Blas Islands and the Panama Canal. The Islands are a chain of 365 islands extending over 160 km along the Caribbean Coast from the Gulf of San Blas to the Colombian border. With over 80% of the islands being uninhabited you’ll enjoy a mix of peaceful solitude and vibrant towns. The Las Perlas Islands located on the Pacific Ocean side of Panama offer unspoiled landscapes in a modern and exciting environment. Regardless of where you choose to explore, the highlight of your trip will sure to be the experience of transiting the Panama Canal.

gulf of san blas

Meet your yacht at Red Frog Beach Island Marina and enjoy sweeping views of the cobalt sea kissing the lush green jungle landscape. Situated in the hurricane-free islands of the Caribbean Sea, the protected waters invite you to begin your journey on the water. After exploring the resort and tranquil property, get settled into your yacht where you’ll sail away from the sun swept beaches toward Bocas Town.

Red Frog Beach Island Marina - IGY Marina

Known for the strong surf, fall asleep to the soothing sound of water crashing on the beach. When you wake up in the morning indulge in breakfast before walking along starfish beach. The golden beach and turquoise waters are home to giant starfish with a lively orange coloring that cover the shore. Finish the evening sipping a glass of wine while watching the beautiful sunset in the distance.

Catarata del Toro into the Rainforest, Costa Rica, Central America

After a long transit East, begin exploring the remote and natural San Blas Islands.  Although only a short trip from Panama City, a trip to the San Blas islands will transport you to a time long ago. Ran by the Kuna Indians, the islands are autonomous provinces with minimal interference from the national government. They have maintained their own economic system, language, customs, and culture throughout the years. Each island is ruled by a chief passing down traditional dress, legends, music, and dances to the generations to come. Often, you’ll see the graceful handywork of their wooden canoes and patchwork sails on the water, called “cayucos” in the native language.

las perlas islands

Explore the 200 islands and islets located on the Pacific Coast of Panama. When Spanish Conquistadors discovered the islands in 1503 they named the islands “Islas de las Perlas” due to the abundance of pearls found here. Best known for the deserted white sand beaches, exquisite scuba diving, and delicate ecosystems, revel in the peace and privacy of each unique island.

San Blas Islands, Panama - Drone Aerial View of many Sailboats & Sailing Yachts anchored in turquoise Water of Blue Lagoon next to white Sand Beach of Tropical Caribbean Island with green Palm Trees.

Visit the nature reserve of Isla San Telmo located on the southern end of the islands. Anchor off the coast and launch the water toys where you can play for hours thanks to the almost nonexistent swell. As you discover panama, take time to connect with your surroundings. Find delight in observing the unique wildlife on the islands including Scarlet Macaws, Howler Monkeys, and over 700 species of colorful fish.

A can’t miss destination, Islas Secas is remote and mostly unknown. This idyllic location boasts incredible marine life. Move seamlessly by foot or boat to access the endless ocean wilderness. Snorkel or dive amidst the aquatic wonders of the Gulf of Chiriqui, discover the biodiversity of Coiba National Park, or swim the fish stories waters which often host migrating Humpback whales. For a more thrilling adventure spend the afternoon flying through the jungle during a zip line excursion. After seeing the beautiful sites from above, take a tour of a coffee farm where you can sample some of the best coffee in the world.  

panama canal

The 50-mile-long artificial canal that divides North and South America, allows you to easily transit to a variety of picturesque coastlines. Considered one of the man-made wonders of the world, this modern marvel is over 100 years old. Since opening over 1 million vessels have transited the canal. It was even expanded in 2016 to allow for larger vessels. It takes approximately 8 to 10 hours to pass through the Gatun, Pedro Miguel, and Miraflores Locks. Rising 85 feet above sea level, this truly unique experience will be the highlight of your trip!

San Blas Islands, Panama - Drone Aerial View of many Sailboats & Sailing Yachts anchored in turquoise Water of Blue Lagoon next to white Sand Beach of Tropical Caribbean Island with green Palm Trees.

Discover Panama by planning your Private Yacht Vacation with Worth Avenue Yachts! Contact our team at +1 (561) 833-4462 or email Team@WorthAvenueYachts.com today.

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