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Cocaleca Tours

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Playa Las Lajas, Panama
About Cocaleca Tours
Tours and activities off the beaten track, for small groups with the local guide Gamaliel and his Dutch wife. They are passionate about sharing the Panamanian culture and nature in the area of Playa Las Lajas. If you like an authentic, non-touristy experience and get to know the tales from the local native population, check out our activities: Nature walk on indian trails to meet an indigenous family; Horse ride on the kilometers long palm lined beach of Las Lajas; Horse riding in the hills and discover ancient mysterious rock carvings; Explore the Mangroves with the Cayuco boat; Surf and bodyboard classes from a local champion in the mellow waves of Playa Las Lajas.
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

My partner and i had a wonderful afternoon with Gama and his horses. It was not the first time that we do a tour with Cocaleca and again we were so happy afterwards! For me as a advanced rider, it was like a childhood dream...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank malemija2019
Reviewed April 8, 2019

i am an experienced rider and have done horse riding in various countries around the world, but: I have never before had such a great experience! Gama is the most lovely guide you can think of. He is passionate to make everyone have a great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I had a wonderful trip to the mangroves with Lize and Gama. They are lovley people and i felt welcome and save. It was an informative, interesting and funny trip and i learned a lot about the significance of the mangroves and the everyday life...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went for a horseback tour of the Las Lajas countryside with Gama today. We saw a tarantula nest and crocodile den, as well as ancient carvings on huge volcanic stones. We had many opportunities to stop and admire gorgeous views stretching...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Denise B
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We also did one in Bocas del Toro. But we enjoyed the tour with Gama way more! The horses look healthy, Gama really likes his animals and enjoys what he is doing. Beautiful landscape! The tour was even longer than promised (2h instead of 1,5h)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

we did the horse riding tour and it was perfect. The horses were friendly and very sensitive. I'm not an experienced rider but I felt save with them. Also the guide allowed us to run as fast as we wanted, so more experienced people could...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

What an amazing experience!! It was so much fun riding the horses down the beach with Gama. The horses were so gentle and Gama always kept a close eye on us to make sure we were having fun. it was nice that Gama stayed close...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic tour! The horse riding with Gama was absolutely special and heartwarming! Thanks a lot!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank littlestony
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We went horse riding with Gama twice. The first ride was with my daughter and husband on the beach. They loved it!!! The beach is wide, quiet and clean. The horses are well trained and very sensitive. They really do what you want them to....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Annelies14
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

The horseback ride was a highlight of our Panama adventure. It was a busy Sunday at the beach, so we opted for the mountain excursion. So glad we did!!! This was the best ride we’ve experienced. The horses were healthy and spirited. The trail took...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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December 16, 2016|
Response from tr0picalvacati0n |
What tour you are interested in? If you are also interested in the mangrove tour, i can inform you it will take about 2 hours. We will drive you to the mangroves in about 10 minutes and will explore the estuary by boat till... More
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December 10, 2016|
Response from CocalecaTours | Property representative |
Hi, it is always better to book at least some days in advance so we can coordinate your tour. Last minute is sometimes difficult. The tour has to be done with high tide and every day the tide is changing. If you let us know... More
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