Cerro Punta is a spectacular village located in the highlands of Chiriqui on the far western side of Panama. Foreigners and nationals both have good reason to visit this general area for its breathtaking scenery and wonderful climate where you can really beat the heat.
An American by the name of Polland said “Cerro Punta, your name is described in your mountains”, thus giving this lovely place its name. Come and learn the history of Cerro Punta and enjoy of its relaxing environment.
Cerro Punta is a beautiful valley in the shape of a bowl, surrounded by densely forested mountains. Set at almost 2,000 meters above sea level, Cerro Punta is usually enveloped by clouds.
Cerro Punta is also well known for its booming agricultural industry which produces about 80% of the vegetables consumed in Panama. You will also find several hotels, guesthouses, cabins, restaurants, bars and tour guides. And if you are looking to stay longer in Cerro Punta there are beautiful properties for rent.
Things to see and do in Cerro Punta
THE FINCA DRACULA ORCHID FARM - the home of the most complete collection of Latin American orchids.
SENDERO LOS QUETZALES - a natural trail linking the Boquete and Cerro Punta villages across the park Parque Internacional La Amistad.
PARQUE INTERNACIONAL LA AMISTAD - a binational national reserve (Panama-Costa Rica), located by the mountains in Chiriqui and Bocas del Toro on the Panamanian side.
PARQUE NACIONAL VOLCAN BARU - national park home of the highest point in the country of Panama which is Volcano Baru.
In Cerro Punta you will find a variety of restaurants with exquisite cuisinesand where your budget will not take a hit as far as food prices go. You'll also find some tasty fruit "shakes" in the area all made with local fruit.
For information on available property in the Chiriqui highlands and other Panama real estate options please contact us directly at Inter Panama Real Estate Agency.
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