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Experience Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca Overview
Fast facts
  • Enjoy spectacular ocean views while relaxing on gorgeous beaches
  • Enjoy ocean sports like kayaking, jet skiing, and fishing
  • Visit the fertile valley and mountain town of El Valle for great hiking opportunities
  • Stroll through the market for fresh fruits and artisanal crafts

West of Panama City along the Pacific Coast, you will find several miles of gorgeous beaches referred to as Playa Blanca and the village of Farallon. Playa Blanca is clean and safe to swim and the area is great to enjoy the warm and peaceful waters of the Pacific Ocean. Other activities along the beach along Playa Blanca include sailing, kayaking, golf, horseback riding, jet skiing, beach volleyball and much more. The village of El Valle is a short drive up the mountain lying in a prehistoric volcanic crater and surrounded by a fertile and biodiverse valley that provides amazing hiking experiences. On Sunday mornings, the town marketplace comes alive with charming vendors selling fresh fruits and colourful artisanal crafts.

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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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