Take a Panama Family Vacation with Cala Mia

Take an all-inclusive family vacation in panama, our tropical family vacation package is designed for families to discover the magic and adventure of the Gulf of Chiriquí. The gulf and its internationally protected waters make Cala Mia one of the best family resorts in Panama for exotic fishing, diving, and other aquatic activities.

Select from 5 or 8 night family package

1. From Panama City airport

All inclusive VIP Panama City (PTY) package is where we handle total in country logistics. Includes overnight stay in Panama City and all domestic flights, Panama City tour and all transfers to the Island Resort.

2. From David City airport 

All inclusive package that excludes the Panama City portion. Guests arrive at David (DAV) airport where the adventure begins.

Family Destination – Compare this to the rest !

Integrated resort with the New Zealand owner on site.

Private Island can accommodate up to 28 guest with numerous sleeping configurations.

All accommodation has hot water, AC and private terraces with ocean views.

All meals and drinks including local beer, wine, and standard cocktails.

Two restaurants, beach club, infinity pool, spa, yoga studio, water toys, hiking, sport fishing, diving, horseback riding and off Island tours.

Marina and dock, so your private aquatic adventures operate on your schedule.

Extensive fleet of 8 specialized  boats to ensure your comfort  based on your selected activities

Our packages are a step above others and more competitive on a get what you pay for basis.

From David Airport, All Inclusive

David Panama – All Inclusive Family Package:
  • Price per person excluding tax.
  • Children under 10 years additional $50 per.
  • 5 night package includes the choice of 3 island and 2 aquatic activities
  • 8 night package includes the choice of 3 island and 3 aquatic activities

 5 Nights8 Nights
Guest 2 $2,100 $3,150
Guest 3 $2,058 $3,087
Guest 4 $2,016 $3,024
Guest 5 $1,995 $2,993
Guest 6 $1,974 $2,961

Package Details
  • Airport transfers from David City to/from the Island.
  • Ocean view accommodation.
  • Family pet-friendly Private Island Resort.
  • All meals and drinks including beer, wine & selected cocktails.
  • Infinity pool and two beautiful sandy beaches located at the Resort.
  • Private beach club with a bar and pizza restaurant .
  • Complimentary use of paddle boards and kayaks.
  • Game room, Spa, Yoga center, and hiking trails.
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet service.
  • On-site Spa services.
                    Choose from Island activities and marine activities based on your selected package.
                    • 5 night includes the choice of 3 island and 2 aquatic activities
                    • 8 night includes the choice of 3 island and 3 aquatic activities

                    Island Activities

                      • Horseback jungle tour
                      • Howler monkey hiking tour
                      • Kayaking mangrove tour
                      • Cooking classes
                      • Sunset Tour
                      • Spa treatment for parents

                                  Aquatic Activities 

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                                      VIP from Panama City – All Inclusive 

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                                      VIP Panama City All Inclusive Package:
                                      • Price per person excluding tax.
                                      • Children under 10 years additional $50 per day plus airfare from Panama.
                                      • 5 night package includes the choice of 3 Island and 2 aquatic activities
                                      • 8 night package includes the choice of 3 Island and 3 aquatic activities

                                       5 Nights8 Nights
                                      Guest 2 $2,450 $3,500
                                      Guest 3 $2,401 $3,430
                                      Guest 4 $2,352 $3,360
                                      Guest 5 $2,328 $3,325
                                      Guest 6 $2,303 $3,290

                                      Panama City Package Details
                                      • Upon landing in Panama City you will be meet by a representative off the airplane. They will assist you through immigration to the VIP lounge where you can enjoy a cool drink while your luggage is being collected.
                                      • One-night accommodation at the Hilton Panama, breakfast included.
                                      • Local guide for your selected Panama City tour option, choices includes Panama Canal or explore historic district of Casco Viejo. 
                                      • All ground transfers and domestic flights to David airport.
                                            Island Package Details
                                            • Airport transfers from David City to/from the Island.
                                            • Ocean view accommodation.
                                            • Family pet-friendly Private Island Resort.
                                            • All meals and drinks including beer, wine & selected cocktails.
                                            • Infinity pool and two beautiful sandy beaches located at the Resort.
                                            • Private beach club with a bar and pizza restaurant .
                                            • Complimentary use of paddle boards and kayaks.
                                            • Game room, Spa, Yoga center, and hiking trails.
                                            • Free Wi-Fi Internet service.
                                            • On-site Spa services.
                                                              Choose from Island activities and marine activities based on your selected package.
                                                              • 5 night includes the choice of 3 island and 2 aquatic activities
                                                              • 8 night includes the choice of 3 island and 3 aquatic activities

                                                              Island Activities

                                                                • Horseback jungle tour
                                                                • Howler monkey hiking tour
                                                                • Kayaking mangrove tour
                                                                • Cooking classes
                                                                • Sunset Tour
                                                                • Spa treatment  for parents

                                                                            Aquatic Activities 

                                                                            • Discover Scuba Classes 1/2 day
                                                                            • Half Day Inshore fishing
                                                                            • Diving day 2 tanks 1/2 day
                                                                            • Isa Secas snorkeling trip 1/2 day
                                                                            • Whale watching during season
                                                                            • Discover surround Island 1/2 day
                                                                            • Wakeboarding / water skiing or other tow sports 1/2 day

                                                                            Sample Panama City VIP Itinerary – 5 Nights

                                                                            Day 1: Arrival to Panama City

                                                                            On arrival you will be meet by a representative when you exit the plane (look for your name on a sign). They will take you direct through immigration, no waiting. Enjoy a cool drink in the VIP Lounge while your luggage is being collected.

                                                                            Your private driver will collect your bags and transfer you to the Hilton Panama where you will checkin and review the night life options.

                                                                            Many clients explore the fine dining options in the Old City, Casco Viejo, which is home to many amazing roof top restaurants and bars.

                                                                            Day 2: Panama Tour & Domestic transfer

                                                                            Enjoy an early breakfast and be ready to discover one of the wonders of the world, the Panama Canal or explore historic district of Casco Viejo a UNESCO World Heritage site.

                                                                            Tours finish with lunch (excluded) and then you will be transferred to the domestic airport for your 50-minute flight to David Chiriquí.

                                                                            After collecting your bags your private driver will take you on an 1 hour drive to Boca Chica town. Our captain will be expecting you and will transfer you to our boat and 20-minutes later you will arrive at Resort.

                                                                            We offer boat transfers direct from the Airport as an upgrade option.

                                                                            Days 3 – 5

                                                                            Day 3 – Snorkeling

                                                                            You could take a 45-minute boat ride to Islas Secas where you can snorkel at 3 stunning spots. 

                                                                            Day 4 – Horseback riding and cooking class.

                                                                            You could take a short 10-minute boat ride to our waiting horses. Ride in and out of the forest, explore the Island and breathtaking views overlooking the Pacific Ocean. You will ride back to the resort after 2:30 hours. On return you could start your cooking class making your own pizza or even creating your very own Panama style dish.

                                                                            Day 5 – Fishing

                                                                            You could choose to enjoy a half  day of inshore fishing.  Catch your dinner or catch & release a rooster-fish. On return take a relaxing hour massage in our spa Cielo to pamper yourself.

                                                                            Day 6 – Departure back home

                                                                            Whether you are going back to Panama City to make your connection back home or you will stay longer in the country, we will coordinate all ground and air transfers based on your schedule and selected package.

                                                                            Examine Our Family Reviews !

                                                                            With 300 + resort reviews, we encourage you to review our family Island vacation reviews below, hope you will conclude our luxury island resort destination can exceed your Panama family vacation expectations.

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                                                                            • P5808VIvictorial Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Undiscovered Gem My boyfriend and I stayed at Cala Mia for 4 nights February 2020 .We could not have been more pleasantly surprised with the wonderful staff and beautiful resort. They were... read more

                                                                              P5808VIvictorial 3/22/2020
                                                                            • mwh18 Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Undiscovered oasis. Visit before it gets discovered!! I hesitate to write this review for fear it will be harder to return to this fantastic hotel and area. We had the sense we were in Tamarindo 20 years... read more

                                                                              mwh18 1/06/2020
                                                                            • hlthatcher Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Truly Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous Resort This is the place to relax or go on an adventure. The food is fabulous, the staff is the very best, they think of everything to make you have a... read more

                                                                              hlthatcher 1/03/2020
                                                                            • 7jesseq Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Amazing vacation! Cala Mia was one of the most incredible vacation spots I've ever been to. The location was amazing, many different activities, incredible food, and very attentive and thoughtful staff. Alex... read more

                                                                              7jesseq 11/03/2019
                                                                            • mariaucv Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating An amazing experience!!! Cala Mia is a paradise, if you need a relaxing place to rest and disconnect, you found it.

                                                                              The staff is very friendly and ready to serve you with a...
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                                                                              mariaucv 10/03/2019
                                                                            • Peter K Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating True bespoke is rare! So we have lived in the Chiriqui region for two years up here in Jaramillo above Boquete and we love it. But recently special family were visiting us and we... read more

                                                                              Peter K 9/26/2019
                                                                            • Jazzzyjaz Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Yoga retreat + gorgeous Island + Cala Mia = PEACE! Thank you OLA Women’s Tours for the trip of a lifetime to Panama! You made this so magical and effortless that I could not have asked for more. This trip... read more

                                                                              Jazzzyjaz 9/16/2019
                                                                            • MohammadameeeeeN Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Great stay, amazing view, great staff, best food I wanted to thank you for making our honeymoon experience a memorable one. 5 Stars.

                                                                              I wanted to make sure the owners hear our feedback, especially about the staff. They made...
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                                                                              MohammadameeeeeN 9/03/2019
                                                                            • peter s Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating You WILL relax My wife & twelve yro daughter stayed for four & 1/2 days, & found the experience relaxing & enjoyable to its core. For us this was a return to Boca... read more

                                                                              peter s 8/20/2019
                                                                            • Brett Peach Avatar

                                                                              Even after high expectations, this was an amazing choice. The lodge is beautiful and the service was to notch. Not to mention the family facilities and panoramic view. The crew... read more

                                                                              Brett Peach 7/14/2019
                                                                            • hmckinzie117 Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Mckinzie family My family and I have traveled all over panama for the past several years and Cala Mia Resort is our favorite by a land slide, it was packed with... read more

                                                                              hmckinzie117 6/19/2019
                                                                            • Hotels.com reviewer Avatar

                                                                              Staff really made you feel like you were family. Food is wonderful, surroundings are spectacular. Even though you are in the middle of nowhere - there is so... read more

                                                                              Hotels.com reviewer 5/08/2019
                                                                            • Linda DeMuro Avatar

                                                                              Outstanding Resort! What does Cala Mia not have cars, TVs and lot of people. What does Cala Mia have... great food starting with fresh island fruits and fish fresh... read more

                                                                              Linda DeMuro 5/08/2019
                                                                            • jcknightma Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Tropical paradise We stayed here for four nights with our 9 and 12 year old sons and loved it. All meals were very good and the coffee was excellent. ... read more

                                                                              jcknightma 4/26/2019
                                                                            • I4370INlindad Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Cala Mia Your New Happy Place Outstanding Resort! What does Cala Mia not have cars, TVs and lot of people. What does Cala Mia have... great food starting with fresh island fruits and fish fresh... read more

                                                                              I4370INlindad 2/25/2019
                                                                            • Dean D Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating The Island for Everyone Just got back from a great 6 days at Cala Mia Resort. The weather was perfect - everyday was 90 and sunny. Water temps were 85. This... read more

                                                                              Dean D 2/24/2019
                                                                            • CaptainMattVI Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating A Legacy In The Making! If your idea of island hotel luxury is polished marble lobby floors and oversized flat screen TV's in your room, then you've wandered too far from your comfort bubble. ... read more

                                                                              CaptainMattVI 2/17/2019
                                                                            • TripPlanner403 Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Perfection in Paradise Our family only stayed three nights and we were very sad to leave. The accommodations were beautifully decorated but also very comfortable. Food and service are first-rate. Some of the... read more

                                                                              TripPlanner403 1/10/2019
                                                                            • alysonmandel Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating A family christmas in paradise We recently spent 5 nights at Cala Mia for the Christmas holiday 2018. All six members of my family - two grandparents, two parents, and two teenagers - LOVED every... read more

                                                                              alysonmandel 1/03/2019
                                                                            • JonathanDorn Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Blissful family treat with top-notch fishing When's the last time you were lulled to sleep by the lapping of ocean waves feet from your casita and woke up to the barking of howler monkeys in the... read more

                                                                              JonathanDorn 1/01/2019
                                                                            • Megerl Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Will exceed all your expectations!!! We just came back from 3 nights at Cala Mia and wow!! What an experience. We went for a family birthday and it was a celebration we will not forget.

                                                                              First...
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                                                                              Megerl 9/04/2018
                                                                            • Lucas K Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Beautiful hotel in paradise with the best service All expectations where surpassed! The hotel is beautiful, located on a scenic beach in Boca brava Island close to Coiba Island and some of the best fishing spots in... read more

                                                                              Lucas K 6/19/2018
                                                                            • Mysharrona Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Cala Mia, an off-world travel delight Cala Mia is an extraordinary boutique resort that has an exceptional staff and warm and friendly owner. We stayed there recently for 5 days in the family house and had... read more

                                                                              Mysharrona 6/15/2018
                                                                            • Robert M Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Sport Fishing and Family Paradise Discovered an AMAZING gem with fantastic fishing and also family friendly. Panama Nautical combines world class sport fishing with a small secluded boutique paradise island resort (Cala Mia). Great to... read more

                                                                              Robert M 6/03/2018
                                                                            • Robert M Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Boutique Island Family and Fishing Resort Wow!!! Cala Mia is simply an extraordinary small boutique resort; a real island paradise for couples and families. Everything from the natural beauty, the accommodations, the cuisine, and the staff... read more

                                                                              Robert M 5/25/2018
                                                                            • Sweetdaddy9598 Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating An awesome resort for families with different interests We were interested in a nice place offering excellent offshore fishing and other activities for those not fishing, and this place fit the bill. Most fishing lodges had very... read more

                                                                              Sweetdaddy9598 4/08/2018
                                                                            • Bella D Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating A little piece of Paradise! I have travelled to many places around the world with my family and Cala Mia is by far the best place and best experience we have ever had. This time... read more

                                                                              Bella D 1/18/2018
                                                                            • PanamaCass Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Leave your worries behind! Arriving on the island was like the movie "Hook" and the show "The Love Boat." I have not been to Hawaii, but I imagine this place still tops anywhere... read more

                                                                              PanamaCass 1/03/2018
                                                                            • Helena Q Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Wonderful hideaway What a beautiful stay. This island boasts a beautiful boutique hotel with bungalows. This rustic yet luxurious hideaway is perfect for families, romantic getaways or a beautiful retreat. My family... read more

                                                                              Helena Q 9/24/2017
                                                                            • Peggy-Jacob-2017 Avatar

                                                                              5 star rating Relaxing environment with a surpirse engagement We truly enjoyed our "home" while at Cala Mia. It had the amenities of home (AC/Wifi) with the island feel. Our main attraction to the location was the... read more

                                                                              Peggy-Jacob-2017 6/30/2017