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101 Exciting Things to do in Panama! - 66-70: Province of Cocle

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66-70: Province of Cocle (pronounced ko-klay)


66) Go Golfing:


  • Coronado - 83 miles west of Panama City 18 hole par 72 (7,116 yards pro, 6637 mens, 5535 yards women) plus 9 hole par 3 with night lights. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • The Summit Golf & Resort - Jeffery Meyers designed course overlooking the Panama Canal semi-private, 18 championship holes par 72 with club house, restaurant and pro shop (6,626 yards)
  • Mantaraya Golf Club at The Royal Decameron Beach Resort, Costa Blanca, an 18 hole par 71 with driving range, practice range and pro shop.
  • Vista Mar - newest course in Panama, near the town of San Carlos. 11 holes now completed, an excellent restaurant  open to the public, a clubhouse, a pro shop and gorgeous meditation gardens. Located off the     highway on the Pacific Ocean just between San Carlos and Lago Mar.


67) Ride with the wind. Go horseback riding - The Coronado Equestrian Club is one of the best riding clubs in The Americas. Paso, Colombian or Andalusian riding. Shows throughout the year. Restaurant.


68) Eat lobster and sing karaoke on the beach at Woody’s Bar and Grill, Farallon, just down the beach from The Royal Decameron Beach Resort. Owned/run by a former Canadian Air Force couple (Monique is a  Newfie). House special: Lobster tails, three huge shrimp, salad $30. Only place in Panama to get poutine and watch hockey. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tel: 993-2201/ 6480- 0618


69) Dance the meringue with a local: Bar Renacer, right on the main highway in Penenome, Cocle Province, open-air, thatched hut roof, good food, huge dance floor, live bands on weekends. Very friendly patrons. Cheap  bar prices and good, local food. Try the Yucca fritas (deep-fried yucca).


70) Stop in (or call) to order “Paella for Two” at least two hours ahead of time at Los Camisones Restaurant, Kilometer 104, which is 10 kilometers east of Santa Clara on the north side of the Pan- American highway, west  of El Higo. A long  time favorite of middle-class Panamanians, expats and tourists alike. This traditional family-style restaurant housed in a bohio (thatched roof) buildings serves great food in a very pleasant  atmosphere. The pepper steak is excellent, as is the pago (snapper) al ajillo (cooked in garlic). Ask what the fish of the day is - they buy fresh from local fisherman every day. Finish with flaming crepes a-la-mode.  Mile marker 104 kilometers. 7 kilometers past the El Valley turn off. Open 11 a.m. - “until the last client leaves” Tel: 993- 3622


Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015 17:28  

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