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Great place fun for families Outing.

My family and I ate enjoyed The lagoon of San Carlos is a very quiet place, excellent different... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Connie L
Texas City, Texas
A peaceful place. Sometimes.

The lagoon of San Carlos is a very quiet place, although sometimes there are people who make noise... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
Estefani U
La Chorrera, Panama, Panama
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Apr 26, 2018
“Great place fun for families Outing.”
Dec 11, 2018
“Awesome place to hike, have lunch and relax!”
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We stayed at La Maracuya just down the road from the lake and came up here to hike the mountain over the lake. Wow, the views from the top were spectacular. A great day trip for sure.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

My family and I ate enjoyed The lagoon of San Carlos is a very quiet place, excellent different unique. Family Oriented.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Connie L
Reviewed September 13, 2017

of course this place is a bit far away from the City BUT it is totally worth it. Just go with a rented paddle board or contact a guide like wanderpanther, voyairpanama and they will hook you up. Camping is just insanely fun and it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Alex G
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

The lagoon of San Carlos is a very quiet place, although sometimes there are people who make noise with their music or leave trash, but it does not happen often. the road before arriving is rustic. Once you arrive you have to pay the entrance...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Estefani U
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Nothing special. You can't fish there, you don't want to swim there. You can drink & BBQ but then you have to drive back down the mountain unless you plan to camp.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank jared p
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The place it's very pretty But the street to get to the Laguna is in really bad chape Lugar muy hermoso pero la calle para llegar a la laguna se encuentra muy deplorable

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank MaidaA36
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice option only 1 hour away from the city, very popular for locals, temperature normally around 25 c 75f, you have to pay to enter, very cheap option to go camping or just to relax

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank MrDave_01
Reviewed December 16, 2015

On my trip back from the inlands of Panama I overheard some local people mentioning this place. It takes about 50 minutes from the panamericana to reach this spot. It is a small lake surrounded by steep mountains on one side. There is a small...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Finca J
Reviewed December 9, 2015

wonderful Little lake for a nice car camping experience. The lake is clean and the surrounding mountains have some nice trails with some incredible views. The camping áreas are a bit uneven so you have to search to find that perfect level spot, but when...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Rob G
Reviewed October 4, 2015

A nice day trip to take out of the city. Bring some good shoes to hike if you want to get a lovely view, and the lake is nice... a medium size with a walking path around it with some good spots to stop and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank S L
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