Panama - Cocle Province (PDF Chapter)
This is the Coclé Province chapter from Lonely Planet’s Panama guidebook.
Coclé counts a wide variety of landscapes, from all-but-abandoned coastline to towering cloud forests. The province claims some of the country’s most beautiful beaches, which are a magnet at the weekend for day-trippers from nearby Panama City.
- hike to El Valle’s waterfalls, pay a call on the golden frog and browse the handicrafts market in this lovely highland town
- feast on Farallón fresh fish with patacones (fried plantains), and stroll along the endless sands
- shop for an authentic Panama hat at Penonomé and get caught up in one of the regional capital’s festivals
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: El Valle, Santa Clara, Farallón & Playa Blanca, Antón, Penonomé, La Pintada, Reserva Privida Távida, Parque Nacional Omar Torrijos, Parque Arqueológico del Caño, Natá, Aguadulce.