Discovering Surfing Talents End of Summer Party

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To be young again, wouldn't it be nice. Play, eat, repeat. Play, eat, repeat. Those were the days! At the Discovering Surfing Talents end of Summer Party - play, eat, repeat was the itinerary for the kids in attendance. There was a BBQ, a birthday party complete with a piñata full of candy, a soccer field and multiple trampolines to … [Read more...]

Pantay Restaurant Playa Coronado Panama

Coronado Panama Pantay

Sunday evening after checking out of the condo, tired and hungry from spending the day at the Discovering Surfing Talents, we headed to Pantay Restaurant in Playa Coronado. Pantay restaurant is probably my new personal favorite in Playa Coronado.  They have a variety of different food options from Filet Mignon to hamburgers and fish … [Read more...]

Discovering Surfing Talents Contest 3 Day 2

Discovering Surfing Talents, Playa Serena, Playa Coronado, Panama Surfing, Surf Panama

Once again, the Discovering Surfing Talents kids surfing contest held at Playa Serena Coronado, Panama was a great time. This was the largest group of young surfers yet to participate in the event. There was barely enough time in the weekend to finish the contest. Heats ran all the way until nearly 5pm in the afternoon on … [Read more...]

Discovering Surfing Talents Contest 3 Day 1

Playa Serena, Coronado, Panama Surfer, Discovering Surfing Talents

Discovering Surfing Talents is hosting another fun grommet surf contest at Playa Serena in Coronado.  Today finished the first day of heats.  Tomorrow the kids battle it out in the finals for the chance to win prizes and Panamanian grommet glory. Unfortunately, the waves were really small today, but since the average competitor weight … [Read more...]

Bay View Resort El Palmar Panama

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During the second kids surf contest of the Discovering Surfing Talents we stayed at the Bay View Resort in El Palmar.  The Bay View Resort is one of the few ocean front hotels in the area of Playa Coronado.  It was probably one of, if not the first, beach front hotels in the area. The Bay View Resort has  a nice pool setting surrounded … [Read more...]

Don Chacho Grill Playa Coronado Panama

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Don Chacho Grill in Playa Coronado was recently one of the sponsors of the Discovering Surfing Talents kids surf contest held at Playa Serena.  Kalani won a gift certificate from the popular restaurant.  He invited Pucha and I to lunch immediately after winning the certificate, the boy was hungry after two days of fierce competition, so … [Read more...]

Playa El Palmar

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Bay View Resort at Playa El Palmar has been our hangout during the two Discovering Surfing Talents contests held at Playa Serena in Coronado. Pucha is friends with the owners of the ocean side resort, so it's out first pick for availability. Playa El Palmar is a small beach front community located just to the west of the small town of … [Read more...]

Discovering Surfing Talents Contest Two

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The point at Playa Serena in Coronado hosted better waves than forecasted for the second event of the Discovering Surfing Talents.  The swell was only reported to be around one foot, which normally means flatness at Playa Serena, but this weekend the Pacific Ocean gave a little extra, just enough for the grommets to catch some fun waves. … [Read more...]

Discovering Surfing Talents Surf Contest Playa Serena Coronado


Discovering Surfing Talents was held over the weekend in playa Serena in Coronado about an hour outside of Panama City.  Super Deportes and other local businesses sponsored the surf contest and clinic for aspiring under 18 year old surfers. There were different categories based upon the competitors ages with professional judges … [Read more...]