Destination Colon Province Travel Blog in the Republic of Panama

Colón is a province of Panama. The capital is the city of Colón. This province has traditionally been focused in commerce (through the Colón Free Zone, Panama Canal and its banking activities), but also has natural resources that are being developed as tourist attraction, such as coral reefs and rainforests. In fact during the Spanish colonial period, the Colon region of Panama was the center of trade, commerce, and overall economy for the Spanish. Read more about Colón.

MIDA - Colon


General Features of the Province of Colon: Location

Geographical Position: The province of Colon is located in the northern and central part of the Isthmus of Panama. Bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, south to Panama and Cocle provinces, east to the San Blas (Kuna Yala) and west to the province of Veraguas.

Territorial Extension: Colon Province covers an area of ​​approximately 4,890.1 square kilometers divided into five districts and forty townships.

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Hotel Sister Moon


A Hidden Eden

Sister Moon elaborates on a cliff overlooking the sea in one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. Lonely Planet described it as the home of the modern Robinson Crusoe. Nurture your body, mind and spirit in a tropical atmosphere with breathtaking sea views forests, impressive rock formations, flowing palm trees where you can enjoy an atmosphere of rest and privacy Cozy cottages, each with its own bathroom and private terrace facing a full bar the pool that winds on the sea A restaurant with the most delicious and varied cuisine, full of flavors typical of the region and international cuisine. All kinds of entertainment and activities: surfing, diving, hiking, water sports, fishing, navigation, and more. A cheerful fishing village less than 20 minutes walk (3 min. by boat). 

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San Marino Ocean Front


San Marino Ocean Front is a unique and exclusive development located on the Caribbean side of Republic of Panama, approximately 90 minutes from Panama City. It consists of 108 lots which are surrounded by Ocean and the Green Rain Forest Hills. Another benefit is the Marina with break water for safe usage of the boat ramp which enhances the entire development.  It has an extensive beach area for walking, swimming or to do some snorkeling. Also it has a natural reef for those who like to see the sunset.

San Marino Ocean Front has a Club House overlooking the Ocean with swimming pool, gazebos, barbecue, bar area for any resident or private meeting. All the streets in the community are paved and private with a perimeter wall and gated security. 

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Colon Costa Arriba 216 HAS

  • Located less than a 3 hour drive from the thriving metropolis of Panama City; on the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean.
  • Over the course of 5 years, 9 bordering pieces were acquired from beach to main road totaling 216 hectares + 0173.66m2 (533.79 acres).
  • The 9 pieces are titled (verifiable through the public registry in Panama City), with approx 16 HAS of beach front currently in rights of possession, requested for purchase (ie: a title request) in 2004 under the name of a Panamanian Corporation. The granting of title on the beach front is pending.
  • The property has approximately 1.2km (3,937 feet) of sandy beach and approximately 35m+ (114 feet) of main asphalted road frontage.
  • The beach is a beautiful cove with natural coral formations that protect it from erosion and provide a calm water experience with limited tidal changes.
  • Of the 1.2 miles of beach front, approximately 40% is direct to the water access, with the balance a mixture non-direct to water access composed of coral and mangrove.
  • The property is designated as a low density, coastal tourist zone.

Isla Grande Bananas Resort

Captured around lunchtime while staying in Bananas Resort, located on Isla Grande in Colon. Isla Grande is a popular caribbean vacation/second home area for upper middle class panamanians. The Bananas Resort is located on the open ocean side of Isla Grande, a short boat ride from main land in La Guaira, a sleepy fishing village. Bananas has its own parking area on the mainland and shuttles guests back and forth over the relatively calm waters via small 15hp wooden boats. Bananas resort is arguably the best hotel within a 2 hours distance this side of Panama, second only to Coral Lodge further along the coast towards San Blas. If traveling on a budget, be sure to inquire about the European Plan, otherwise the American Plan will do. A little known fact is that Bananas Resort is built and operates on possessory rights property, and not titled property as some might think. A revelation to some who wish to own and operate a beachfront business while paying no property taxes...whodda thunk it.

Bananas Resort

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