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Beautiful beaches for recreational fishing

This beautiful and pictures village of Pedasí has naturally places extraordinary tourist longs to find everything in one place. Besides having a great beaches, ideal for recreational fishing, coral reefs and also owns an island with the largest marine life around the pacific coast of Panama. A people who lives and their folklore holds that even the customs of their ancestors.

What to do in Pedasí?

  • Know your beaches and coral reefs.
  • Enjoy one of the best places for surfing in Panama along the Pacific coast.
  • Visit Iguana Island and meet an incredible wildlife refuge.
  • Wait at night the arrival of the turtles that come to spawn.

Pedasi is not only a refuge for celebrities who go to escape their busy lives, it is also a wildlife refuge. Isla Iguana is located 7 kilometers from the coast of Pedasi. The island has two beautiful beaches of white sand which would make  you believe that you are in the Caribbean, not the Pacific. 

In 1980, Isla Iguana Wildlife Refuge was created to preserve this ecological and tourist destination. 58 hectares make up this habitat that is home to a large number of animals, including Marine Earwigs (Fragata magnificiens) and iguanas that seem to own the island.

Isla Iguana is an excellent site for diving in Panama. A 16-hectare coral reef surrounds the island with 11 species of coral that are about 4,800 years old and about 542 species of fish. It is possible to go scuba diving or snorkelling in the area. You can ask your boatman to take you to Los Hongos a site that is more virgin.

To get to Isla Iguana must take a boat of the fishermen from Arenal Beach. You can make trips that include whale watching (June to October season) or fishing.

Air Panama flies to Pedasi 3 times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays.