Cala Mia Island Resort Offers a Unique Event Destination

Are you looking for the ideal place to do an event in Panama? Cala Mia Island Resort in the Gulf of Chiriquí can host different types of events ranging from small Panama destination weddings to yoga retreats. We are an hour away from the airport of David in the capital of Chiriquí—close enough to civilization, but far enough to feel …

6 Tips on How to Become an Expert Hiker

6 Tips on How to Become an Expert Hiker

We’ve all seen them—the experienced hikers on the trail who always look like they know exactly what they’re doing and where they’re going. You can recognize them from their light backpacks and their obvious agility. To learn how to become an expert hiker yourself, consider these tips. Bring the right gear Being prepared is a key quality of an expert hiker. Essential items …

Tips for Identifying Birds Characteristics to Consider

Tips for Identifying Birds: Characteristics to Consider

Bird-watching becomes a lot more fun when you know the species of bird you’re looking at. Without taking the time to identify the bird, you may end up looking at a rare species without even realizing it. Whether you’re an experienced birder or a bird-watching beginner, following these tips for identifying birds will take your skills to the next level. Appearance …

A Guide to the Species of Wildlife Found in Panama

A Guide to the Species of Wildlife Found in Panama

Bridging the gap between North and South America, Panama is a haven for diverse and breathtaking wildlife. Animals are free to wander between both continents, so the country fosters biodiversity unlike anywhere else in the world. According to Los Islotes, “The country is home to 218 mammal species, 226 species of reptile, 164 amphibian species and 125 animal species found nowhere else in the world. Panama also boasts 940 avian species, …

A Beginner's Guide to Horseback Riding

A Beginner’s Guide to Horseback Riding

Horses are beautiful, majestic animals that humans have enjoyed riding for thousands of years. While riding a horse is a thrilling and enjoyable experience, it can also be intimidating—especially if it’s your first time. Your inexperience, however, shouldn’t prevent you from riding horses. From proper riding positioning to how to dismount, this beginner’s guide to horseback riding will tell you everything you …

Experience a Panama Highlands and Island Vacation Package

Experience a Panama Highlands and Island Vacation Package

The province of Chiriqui in Panama is privileged since it has everything: a growing capital city, mountains and beaches. Experience the best of Chiriqui with our “Islands and Highland” package. You will stay in Cala Mia Resort on the island of Boca Brava in the Gulf of Chiriqui and in one of our partner hotels in the highlands of Boquete.   Packages can be tailored according to your …

The Only NAUI Panama Diving Center is Cala Mia

The Only NAUI Panama Diving Center is Cala Mia

Only premier diving destinations, such as the Gulf of Chiriquí, can be considered NAUI Dream Destinations. Cala Mia Island Resort received this prestigious certification putting itself on a short list of superb diving destinations worldwide. Our area has so much to offer to divers of all levels of experience.  If you have never gone diving and want to get certified, you …

A Fusion of International and Traditional Panamanian Food

A Fusion of International & Traditional Panamanian Food

One of the things you are probably wondering is, how is the food at Cala Mia Island Resort? If you read our reviews on Trip Advisor you will see guests keep on repeating one word “fantastic”.   Prior to your visit to our resort in Panama you will get an email asking about your food preferences. We understand that guests have …

5 Relaxing Things to Do in Panama at Cala Mia Island Resort

5 Relaxing Things to Do in Panama at Cala Mia Island Resort

Everyday stressors can add up and become overwhelming as time goes on. According to Medical Xpress, “the majority of Americans (55 percent) said they had experienced stress during much of the day…” Such prolonged stress can have several negative effects on your mental and physical health, including high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, and panic attacks. As such, it’s important to get your …

10 of the Main Reasons to Travel to Panama

10 of the Main Reasons to Travel to Panama

If you’ve previously overlooked Panama as a vacation destination, you could be missing out on the best trip of your life. Whether you’re searching for an adventurous, relaxing, or romantic getaway, Panama has numerous experiences and attractions to suit any travel style. From its stunning landscapes to its vibrant culture, there’s no shortage of reasons to travel to Panama for your next …