About Las Lajas
Las Lajas is a popular destination in the Republic of Panama mainly famous for its 15 km long beach, one of the best in the country. It’s located in the Gulf of Chiriquí of the Pacific Ocean, just a 15 minute drive from the Pan-american Highway. The beach is one of the more extended in all of Latin America so it’s never crowded and you feel as if it’s all for yourself. It’s the perfect place for families and a good option for learning to surf. The area is one of the main gates to explore the Ngöbe-Buglé indigenous region and offers wonderful landscapes to discover as well as many traditional celebrations all throughout the year. Las Lajas tourism official website will guide you to discover this gorgeous region. Plan your next holiday to Las Lajas!
Las Lajas and San Félix are easily accessible by bus; from/to the bus terminal in David (every 30 minutes max.) as well as from/to the Albrook bus terminal in Panama City with connections every hour (6 hour ride – 5 hours the night express bus). The stop is at the main intersection of San Félix and there are two ticket offices. If you travel to/from Santa Catalina you can take a direct shuttle booking here.
The closest airport is E. Malek in David, 80 km from Las Lajas. It’s connected with flights from/to Panama City and San Jose, Costa Rica. From the airport you can take a taxi to the bus terminal or rent a car.
Coming to Las Lajas by car is very simple. Drive on the Pan-american Highway until the San Félix intersection (follow the signs). The beach is 10 minutes from there.
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