Isla Parida Snorkeling

The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Panama.

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Southwest of Panama City in Golfo De Chiriqui, the snorkeling off Isla Parida in is very popular. There are numerous snorkeling dive sites throughout Parque Nacional Golfo De Chiriqui. To reach the snorkeling in Panama by air, fly into Tocumen International Airport (PTY) located just east of Panama City. From Panama City, there are domestic flights to destinations throughout the country. The domestic terminal at Tocumen International Airport tends to serve destinations in western Panama. The main domestic airport in Panama City is Aeropuerto Marcos Gelabert located in the Albrook sector of the city. The only domestic airline is Air Panama, which luckily serves many of the islands. When leaving Panama, there is a required departure tax of $40USD per person in cash, which may be included in the international airline ticket (reconfirm that it is included).

Overall, Isla Parida is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 7 snorkeling dives in Panama.


Local Contact(s):  Autoridad De Turismo Panama Tourist Board (507) 526-7000.

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To Panama" from Rough Guides

Recommended Map:  "Panama Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Isla Parida Lodge

Luxury Loding:  Chiriqui Gulf Eco-Resort

Article Source:   Best Isla Parida Snorkeling Review

GPS:  8.107306, -82.32547

Date Published:  12/26/2011

Date Updated:  8/7/2016

ID:  22983

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