Rio Pedregal Playa Cambutal

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Panama has an abundance of deserted beaches.Of course on weekends or holidays many beaches are full of visitors getting away for a nice day at the beach, but the majority of playas en Panama are nearly empty most days. I recently had family visiting from the United States. We spent a weekend at the Hotel Playa Cambutal. This was a good … [Read more...]

Playa Cambutal Tropical Wood and Furniture

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The spectacular hand made custom furniture that is proudly displayed throughout Hotel Playa Cambutal was created in the owners personal sawmill and wood shop. If traveling out to Playa Cambutal one can not miss the huge metal building on the right hand side just as entering into town. The building looks as if it belongs in Panama City, … [Read more...]

Hotel Playa Cambutal

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Hotel Playa Cambutal is the first and best hotel you come to once hitting the beach road in Playa Cambutal. The two story hotel is surrounded by full growm coconut palms and impeccable landscaping, it's impossible to miss. They have a large pool and a beautiful grassy lawn that kisses the sand heading down to the great Pacific Ocean. I … [Read more...]

Christmas Parade 2012 Tonosi Panama

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Much like the Pedasi christmas parade, the Tonosi christmas parade was an enjoyable time. I did not plan on being in Tonosi for the parade, but I found myself stuck their on my way back from a afternoon surf trip in Cambutal. The waves were insane so we surfed till nearly dark. On the way home we stopped in Tonosi to grab some dinner at … [Read more...]

Playa Guanico Panama

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Off the beaten path, past Tonosi, a few miles before Cambutal, is a turn off to a nearly unknown beach named Playa Guanico.  It's probably not on many maps, but locals in the Tonosi area know about Guanico Playa Guanico is barely habited, but has one of the best ocean front restaurants on the Azuero Peninsula.  Fresh lobster "al … [Read more...]

Playa Cambutal Panama

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At the end of the paved national highway that runs through Pedasi, Playa Venao, and Tonosi lies the small fishing village of Playa Cambutal.  It's located about an hour past Playa Venao on the edge of the Cerro Hoya National Park, one of the most wild areas in Panama.  It's greener, a little more rainy and the waves are always a little … [Read more...]