Morillo Panama Teen Surf Trip

morillo panama, kalani, noriel, torio, veraguas

Few surf breaks here in Panama get me as excited as Morillo. What was once nearly an unknown surf break on the Veraguas Coast is now a popular destination for most Panamanian surfers with a dependable vehicle. The wave is one of the most consistent breaks in Panama, it's rare to find waves there under head high. When my local break of … [Read more...]

Cabañas Rolo Santa Catalina Panama

panama, santa catalina, diving, surfing, hotel, hostal

Cabañas Rolo is located in the town center of Santa Catalina on the main road heading down to the beach.  Rolo, the owner, is a local Panamanian born and breed in Santa Catalina.  He is known as a big wave surfer.  The photo to the left is of him in large Santa Catalina.  This picture has been floating around different magazines and … [Read more...]

Panama Surfer Oli Jean Carlos

Panama, surfing

Oli, as he is known here, is one of the most talented young Panamanian surfers. Here he is tearing it up at one of the best beach breaks in Panama. Charlie … [Read more...]

Torio Beach Panama Evening Sunset

Torio Beach Sunset

Not to long ago some old high school friends from Florida came down on a surf vacation. The swell was unseasonably small so instead of just hanging around the Azuero and surfing at Playa Venao and other local breaks we hit the road and went up to Chiriqui and then back down into the Veraguas coast  to surf my favorite beach break, … [Read more...]

Torio Panama Ludvigs Towers

Ludvigs Restaurant Torio Panama

Most of the time while traveling down the Veraguas Coast and surfing in Morillo or Mariato I end up staying at Ludvigs.  The business license says Ludvigs Towers, but everyone knows the place as simply "Ludvig's." Ludvig is a Norwegian ex-pat business man who owns a large real estate development, hotel, restaurant, and bakery in … [Read more...]