Located in the province of Veraguas, the Coiba National Park was established in 1991 to protect the tropical forests and marine environment and its beaches of spectacular natural beauty. The magnitude of the park goes from Isla Coiba to its 38 smaller islands and it is considered one of the largest marine ecosystems of the world. It is paradise island for nature and marine life lovers.
One will be able to engage in many different types of activities in this park, like admiring spectacular animals like the huge humpback whale, the orca, the spotted dolphin, whale shark, tiger shark, sting rays and turtles that come to the warm sand to lay their eggs. One will also be able to admire more than 100 different types of birds that live in the area and some that can only be seen here like the “colaespina de Coiba (Cranioleuca dissita)” and also land animals that will only be seen here like the “ñeque” and howler monkey.
For those who love to dive deep into the waters and admire coral reefs, you will be fascinated with this reef that is the second largest coral reef in the Pacific Ocean. If you want to enjoy sport fishing this is also the perfect place, since you will be able to find all sorts of fantastic fish like the marlin, “dorado” and the yellow fin tuna. And if you only wish to lie down and relax and enjoy the sun and the warm sand, you will also be able to do it, since these white sand beaches are privileged.