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Experience Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca overview
Fast facts
  • Soak up the sun on a pristine white-sand beach
  • Choose from a variety of charming resorts with something for everyone
  • Explore the biodiversity of Anton Valley on a day excursion

Set along Panama’s Pacific Coast, Playa Blanca is a beautiful stretch of white-sand beach just west of Panama City. Vacationers can choose from a variety of charming resorts offering sweeping ocean views that are ideal for picturesque beach getaways. Sun-seekers can soak up the sun on the soft sands and try a host of water sports from kayaking and jet skiing to boating and sport fishing. Just a short drive from the coast, nature lovers can explore the rich biodiversity of Anton Valley, a biodiverse valley located in the bowl of a dormant volcano. Cultural explorers can visit the nearby coastal town of Farallón and experience the village charm that brings travellers back year after year.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: PAB (Panamanian Balboa). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, many locals speak English. Your destination reprentatives can also help with any common phrases or translation help.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Panama.

What to buy: Panamanian liquors are a source of pride for this Central American country. Seco Herrerano, a rum-like spirit made out of sugar cane juice, makes a great add-in for a mixed drink while Chicha Fuerte, made from germinated corn, is fermented in earthenware vessels using indigenous techniques.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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