La Ensenada, Panama

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What to See

Nidori Beach

When Someone Gives You A Copy of "the Map," You Take It
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When Someone Gives You A Copy of "the Map," You Take It

A beach not too far from this Caribbean town on the Bocas side of the Ngobe comarca has been described to us as the most gorgeous, deserted beach in Panama. The beach is only a 10-minute walk from the small town of La Ensenada, which can be reached only by boat and is inhabited by the Ngobe people. Expect to pay a tourist fee of $5 to enter the area. An American volunteer named Erik (ask around for him) can help you find a safe place to pitch a tent or hang a hammock. Otherwise, there are no real accommodations as the area has not been developed for tourists. If anyone goes, I want reviews!

Getting Around

Other

Getting to La Ensenada by Bus/Boat
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Whether you are coming from Almirante or David ($5-6), ask to be let off at "La Bomba," a gas station in Rambala. From there, you'll take a $0.60 cab to La Terminal de Petroleo in Chiriqui Grande. On the left, you'll see a hardware store, and on the right, an open storefront (a "chino"). Ask around there where to catch the boat to Kusapin ($8-9 one way). The daily boat for Kusapin leaves between 10:30am and noon and takes about an hour and a half. So you don't miss it, try to get there no later than 10am. The boat company near the Texaco pump will take you to La Ensenada. If you're planning on stopping in Kusapin, look for the Sabrina Marie. Although pricier, you can also take a boat from Bocas Town. The ride would take about 2 - 21/2 hours and would cost something like $100 RT for 4 people. This, of course, would limit you to a day trip.