Bocas del Toro
Our Spanish center is located on the main island of the Bocas del Toro archipelago on the northeastern coast of Panama. Bocas has just recently been discovered by international tourists but still retains its typical Caribbean architecture and relaxed, slow pace. Because of its location in one of the most untouched and beautiful regions of Central America, there are a number of unique options from which to choose. The PADI dive program allows students to become certified scuba divers or advance their ability with any of the other programs PADI offers, including Dive Master. For students not interested in scuba diving, the school has a variety of excursion options available, that combine outdoor activities with introduction to the local culture.
Our language center is located in the valley of Boquete, famous for its coffee, wildlife and natural beauty, in the western highlands of Panama at 1,200 meters (3,600 ft.). Nestled among the country’s most mountainous region, this peaceful town is situated between the Caldera River, which lies to the east, and the Baru Volcano to its west. Boquete enjoys a sunny, cool mountain climate, comfortable year round and considered nearly perfect. Boquete is also known as the “Valley of the Flowers and the Eternal Spring.” This highly lush land is home to the Ngöbe Bugle indigenous and is also considered the Ecotourism capital of Panama. The untouched tropical cloud forests surrounding Boquete are home to an immense variety of flora and fauna.
Panama City (El Dorado)
Panama is situated on the land bridge between North and South America. Our center is located in the midst of the country’s capital, Panama City in one of its best residential neighborhoods, El Dorado. Near to the downtown areas, the large Metropolitan National Park and not far from the Panama Canal, truly one of the modern wonders of the world. The city is also one of the most important financial and commercial centers in the world with a dynamic and bustling business community. This is a cosmopolitan city of skyscrapers which has one of the most multiethnic and culturally diverse populations in the world. It is an incredible place to visit and get to know the people as well as a being a great jumping off point to many of the country’s natural wonders.
The Isthmus of Panama separates the world’s two largest oceans, as well as North and South America. Panamanians are friendly, fun, tolerant, proud and eager to please and have a host of professional services directed towards the visitor.
Bocas Del Toro
The archipelago of Bocas del Toro in Panama is situated on the northwestern coast of Panama in and around the Bay of Chiriqui. International travelers have only recently discovered this isolated region of Panama.
Nestled in the Western Highlands of Panama at 3600 ft. is the valley and town of Boquete. With a cool and comfortable year round climate is a great to visit and get out of the heat and humidity of the coastal plane.
Panama’s currency is know as the Balboa, which is printed only in coins and not in paper bills. The value of the Balboa coins are equal to that of the US dollar, and are used and regarded as such.
Retiring or Buying a Home in Panama
Panama offers foreigners many opportunities for investment as well as a great place to retire. Find out about some of the different reasons and see if Panama is the right place for you.
Retiring in Boquete
Numerous articles have been written in the last few years touting Boquete as the perfect place to retire. Take a look at what they have to say and see if it might be the right place for you.
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