Calling all horse lovers! Horseback riding is relaxing for many people and a special way to appreciate nature and the beauty of horses. It is an experience to remember at Las Olas Resort, riding along La Barqueta and enjoying the gorgeous view it has to offer! The recommended time to ride is at sunrise and sunset and we recommend long pants or jeans, a hat, and sunscreen.
Try out one of the world's most adrenaline-based sports at La Barqueta when you're enjoying your stay at Las Olas Resort. If you haven't caught the next big wave in Panama, it's about time you have! Surf boards are available to rent at Tito's Surf Shack, located next to Las Olas.
Kayaking in the Mangroves
Kayaking is an exciting way to try out new adventures. Grab your family or a group of friends and go kayaking in the Mangroves of Panama, there are so many new things to discover!
Hike in the Mangroves
Take advantage of the amazing mangrove trails in the Natural Refuge and
enjoy a 2 hour Mangrove Trail Hike. You can also participate in the El Jobo
Wildlife Trail Ride, 30 minutes from Las Olas on La Barqueta Plantation. El
Jobo is a wildlife protected path with many mangroves and native wildlife.
We are lucky enough to be on the door step of some of the very best deep sea fishing grounds in the world! Create your own fishing adventure photograph to share with friends with the best fish in the ocean!
Boating is so fun and a great way to capture what the ocean has to offer by admiring sea life and beautiful views!
Rally and Hercules Bicycles may be rented from the Las Olas Reception. They may be ridden in the hotel parking lot, the road around the hotel property, or in the neighborhoods of Las Olas Villas and La Barqueta Nice.
The farm tour is a must do activity for all the kids! Get upclose and meet all the farm animals! Try cow milking, see the pigs and sheep, and don’t forget to visit the goats.
Start digging and discover what there is to find at Las Olas beach. Clam digging is a great activity the whole family can enjoy.
Boquete Highland Village
1 hour from Las Olas, see the views of the Valley of the Rainbows, flowers in Mi Jardin (es tu Jardin), The International Flower and Coffee Fair, world-renowned coffee plantations and cefati ( visitors center.) Boquete used to be one of Panama's best kept secrets. Today, more and more people are discovering this district in Chiriqui also known as "The Valley of Eternal Rainbow". And you will see a lot of rainbows in Boquete.
Finca Dracula Orchid Farm
Internationally acclaimed for its award winning orchids, exported globally. See over 2,500 orchid species from all over the world, in the ideal climate of Cerro Punta. Enjoy a bird-watching trail where you may see famous Quetzal and other colorful birds.
There are many attractions within an hour of Las Olas! Visit the little Switzerland of Panama, the de Monte Waterfall, the Indian graveyard Sitio Barriles, picnic beside the Gariche River and see the Indian drawings near La Fuente River. Still need more to do? Browse around the town of Cerra Punta. Ask our front desk for additional recommendations.
David, officially San José de David, is a city located in the west of Panama. It is the capital of the province of Chiriquí. David is approximately 25-30 minutes from Las Olas. In David, you can shop at Chiriqui Mall, gamble at several casinos, visit the local Indian markets or just explore life in a Panamanian town.