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Duck Dive Surf Trip offers you your custom Surf trip in Panama Depending on your desires, your level and the conditions, we will travel in different regions to have the best sessions for you. Our packages are all inclusive as soon as you arrive at the airport, we will be there to pick you up and start together the surf trip. On the Pacific side, from Los Santos area to the Veraguas, the options are varied: beachbreak, point break, tubular or maneuverable waves, in warm and uncrowded waters. We will guide you on spots off the beaten track.
Services non Included
Depending on the spot where we'll stay, you ll have the oppotunity to do Canopy in the jungle, walk until the waterfall, go horse-riding along the beach or in the mountain, some snorkeling, yoga with local professors and so on...
Each option being nearest to the spot, and on the beach according to the availabilities on the spots chosen for the trip; - shared dormitory - room for 2, 4 or 6 persons - more upscale room in resort - House renting
We proposed to discover Panama and its best surf spots by guiding you on the waves adapted to your level and your desires. With Bastien good advice to better understand each wave, you will only have to pass the bar and let you slide. We will accompany you to the best place at the best time to maximize your surfing time. The circuit will be previously agreed with you. It can be adapted on the spot, according to the forecast, for a real customised stay !!
All-inclusive packages: - transfer from / to the airport - daily transport - organization of the circuit - coaching in each session - accommodation (to be determined with you) - 3 meals per day (to be determined with you)
In panama you will surf the caribbean coast or the pacific side, on beachbreak and points break. With waves for all levels; beginners or experienced surfers, you will find your happiness. Accessible to longboard as well as shortboard, on tubular or maneuverable waves. In hot and uncrowded waters !!!
Weather / Temperature
Air temperature : 30°C (Summer) / 0°C (Winter)
Water temperature : 28°C (Summer) / 0°C (Winter)
Surf Story Hola gringo! If you continue your trip started in Mexico, continued to Nicaragua via Costa Rica, you really can make your legs on this destination.
Nice atmosphere and pure Latin. Nice waves with not too many Americans: Playa Serena, Playa Malibu, a few tens of kilometers from the capital but also south, far from the crowd.
Dozens of virgin spots in corners to discover in trips. To add to the relaxed and original atmosphere of the South American continent ...
A bit of history ... 1510 - The Spaniards settle at the mouth of the Río Chagres, on the Caribbean coast.
Panama becomes the starting point for the colonization of Peru.
At the end of the 19th century, the California gold rush led to the construction of the Colón-Panama railway by the United States.
1914 - Completion of the Panama Canal.
1997 - Suppression of the Panamanian army which is replaced by a civilian police. 2 years later, election of a woman president, Mireya Moscoso. On December 31, the canal is returned to Panama after 85 years of North American rule
A bit of Geo ... The Isthmus of Panama forms the umbilical cord connecting South America to Central America. Framed in the West by Costa Rica, in the East by Colombia, the country does not measure than 50 km wide at its narrowest point.
Its northern coast, however, extends 1,160 km along the Caribbean Sea and its southern coast over 1,690 kms along the Pacific Ocean.
The famous Panama Canal crosses the territory in the middle, delimiting an eastern region and a western region.
Hundreds of islands dot the Caribbean coast, including the archipelagos of San Blas and Bocas del Toro.The islands of Coiba and the Las Perlas archipelago in the Pacific, however, have some of the best dive sites in the world. offshore fishing.
The two coastal plains unfold on both sides of the mountainous massif which constitutes the backbone of Panama. It rises to 3,475 m altitude with the volcano Barú.
Practical information FORMALITIES
For French nationals: valid passport. A departure tax of B / .20 must be paid by any person leaving the Republic of Panama by air. The payment of this tax is made by leaving, at the airport, at the time of the reservation of the seats. Make sure you have this amount in cash as credit cards are not accepted.The capital is Panama City.
The official language is Spanish. English is the second predominant language.
-6 H in Winter, -7 H in Summer.
Satisfactory sanitary conditions. Due to the climate, there are strict hygiene rules and good food preservation. The water is drinkable in Panama City, Colon and David.
In inland areas, it is advisable to consume bottled water.
Vaccinations: No vaccine is required upon entry into Panama. However, vaccination against yellow fever is recommended by the health authorities.
Malaria: Only the Darien area (bordering Colombia), which should be avoided for security reasons anyway, and the coastal region of San Blas (but not the archipelago, frequented by many tourists) are affected by Malaria: it is recommended to take chloroquine.
There are two climatic periods: The dry season: from January to mid-April. The wet season: from mid-April to December.
Rain falls more on the reliefs of the Caribbean coast than on the Pacific coast where the bulk of the population is concentrated. Lowland areas have high temperatures (21-32 ° C) but are much cooler in the mountains (10-18 ° C).
There are few variations during the year.
The road network is fairly good on major roads. A 4x4 vehicle is recommended for driving on secondary roads. Buses provide connections to major provincial towns as well as to Costa Rica.
In the other direction, the Pan-American Highway stops before the Colombian border. Access to this country can only be done by air or sea. Fuel supply is provided properly and regularly throughout the country.
In the event of an accident, the vehicle must be left behind until the report is made by the police. A judgment is normally rendered by the Ministry of Transport.
Personal vehicle insurance is not mandatory.
Driving in Panama, and more particularly in the capital, is quite dangerous because of the very frequent infringements of the basic rules of the highway code.
WATER / ELECTRICITY
American plug - 110 V.
CURRENCY / EXCHANGE
The national currency is Balboa, it is indexed to the US Dollar. As the national bank does not manufacture more tickets, the greenback is used. 1 Balboa equivalents to 1 US Dollar.
79€ for 1 night
Our Rates are for the Day and by Person. Prices vary according to the number of people, the type of accommodation desired, the period, and the meals desired per day. For 2 people in a private room and 2 meals per day it is about 110 € per day per person all inclusive. For a group of 6 in a shared room with 3 meals per day, it is around 79 € per day per person. To get a specific price do not hesitate to ask for your personalized quote.
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