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101 Exciting Things to do in Panama! - 95-98: The Perl Islands

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101 Exciting Things to do in Panama!
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33-44: Casco Viejo
45-53: Near Panama City
54-56: Kuna Yala Comarca
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81: Province of Herrera
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85: Ngobe Bugle Comarca
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95-98: Perl Islands


95) Watch magnificent humpback whales glide by and breach off Isla Contradora with Captain Andy of Panama Yacht Adventures Tel: 263- 2673.


96) Go spear fishing off the Pearl Islands with Hacienda del Mar on San Jose Island


97) Charter a private jet, sneak off to the powdery white sands of the island where the TV show “Survivor” was filmed and the Shaw of Iran spent his exile - Isla Contradora - the Counting house - where the pearls were  counted and logged before being shipped off to Spain. Buy her some pearls, then pop over to San Jose Island, a private island with one single luxury resort - Hacienda del Mar. Reserve a waterfront table for drinks  and dinner, walk on the beach and watch the sunset together before jetting back home. Hacienda del Mar resort Tel: 269- 1787/ 269- 6634. Private jets - SKY  MAXX Corp., at Albrook Airport. Hangar 4-D. Tel: 315- 0344


98) Suntan nude on a deserted beach in The Pearl Islands (Playa de las Suecas = Swedish woman's beach) on Isla Contradora, the island's nudist beach. Don't bother snorkeling or diving on this beach - there are some  pretty fish - that's it! The best place to stay on the island is Hotel Punta Galeon ($114 - $166/night includes breakfast). The airport is right there, but was temporarily closed for runway repairs. We took the ferry from  Las Brisas on the Amador Causeway. The hotel overlooks the beach, has good food, a nice pool, great views, good service, it is clean and comfortable. Rent a golf cart for one hour only ($35) You can cover the entire  island in an hour easily. The Contradora Hotel (where the cast and crew of Survivor stayed) has been sold and is being torn down. The actual filming took place on three small deserted island nearby - ask any  fisherman to take you on his boat for $10. Hotel Punta Galeon:, E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tel: 214- 3710, 214- 3720 Panama City reservatons: Tel: 250- 4134


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Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015 17:28  

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