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Panama Beach ....Please respond

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Panama Beach ....Please respond


I am thinking about travelling to Panama City this month. I am looking at the intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa. Can someone please tell me what the beaches in Panama are like.


Kirkland, Washington
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You'll have to get outside of Panama City for any decent beaches. My guidebook rates beaches as follows:

Snorkeling: Perlas Archipelago, San Blas Islands, Parque Nactional Isla de Coiba, Bocas del Toro (we didn't have much luck in the San Blass--too much wave action and faired only slightly better in Bocas--December must be somewhat less desireable a time of year on the Caribbean side).

Scuba: Parque Nacional Isla de Coiba, San Blas Islands, Perlas Archipelago, Bocas

Windusrfing: Punta Chame

Surfing - Playa Santa Catalina, Morro Negrito Surf Camp

Have fun for the ever-elussive search for the best beach!

Simcoe, Canada
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hi, i am booked at the playa bonita from jan 23 to the 30th. i was hestitant in booking since new resort. anyone been there yet that can tell me if the resort is nice?