Updated May, 2018
It doesn’t get easier to embrace life at the beach.
This property is a prime slice of real estate.
The beach is literally at your door step.
You can watch the ocean beckoning you to swim, walk, or just admire it from your hammock.
If you buy this property you gain:
- 50 feet of beachfront
- 2100 square foot lot..
It is plenty big enough to build your dream beach home.
If you want even more beach front, buy the lot next door and double your beach frontage from 50 to 100 feet. (see below, for more info)
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Why Live Here
- Live On the Beach
- 50 Linear Feet of Beachfront (15m)
- Buy adjacent lot and own 100 feet of beachfront!
- Refreshing Ocean Breezes
- Quiet Neighborhood
- Gorgeous views of both Mt. Baru & Punta Burica
- 10-15 Minute Walk to Downtown
- Grocery Store & 2 Restaurants a 2 Minute Walk Away
- In The Charming Beach Town of Puerto Armuelles, Panama
- All utilities on site
- Internet & Satellite TV available
- Total area is 2100 sq. feet (195 m2)
- Ready for construction
- Flat site with no run off issues
- Local & expat builders available to help
- Land values in Puerto are rising. Buy now while its still affordable.
Not only is it in a great location for shopping and restaurants, but it is nearby 2 weekly expat gatherings.
This property is only a few minute stroll from both of these friendly and supportive expat gatherings.
One of these get together’s has evolved into a supportive Whatsapp group as well.
Puerto Armuelles – A Charming Beach Town
This property is in the charming & unique beach town of Puerto Armuelles. It was built from scratch by Chiquita Banana starting in the late 1920s.
Chiquita put its own unique stamp on the town. Puerto has distinct neighborhoods. The ones Chiquita built have a nostalgic feel with their tropical wooden houses on stilts. Because the town was built by Americans it has a different feel and look that other places in Panama.
There are many fishing villages, some resorts and a couple of big cities, built on the beach in Panama. But Puerto Armuelles is the only beach town in Panama. It is a great fit for someone who doesn’t want to live in a tiny village, a resort, and especially not in a big city.
Puerto Armuelles is home to about 25,000 people. It has all the services and amenities needed to such a population. So while you may chose to shop in David, you don’t need to go anywhere but Puerto Armuelles to meet your daily needs. David is the both the capital of and largest town in the Chiriqui Province It takes about an hour and 15 minute to drive there from Puerto Armuelles.
“Puerto” is a wonderful place to live. It is an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing beach lifestyle and retirement.
About Puerto Armuelles
- Puerto has a real sense of place
- Located right on the Pacific Ocean
- Historic town. Built by Chiquita Banana, starting in the late 1920s
- 2nd largest town in the popular Chiriqui Province.
- Everything you need, right in town
Although it is not yet a tourist destination, Puerto has features to attract recreational visitors, as well as retirees.
- Horseback riding on the beach or in the hills
- Surfing, stand up paddle boarding, or sea kayaking
- Walks on the beach
- Weekly expat get togethers
- Volunteer to teach English at local University and schools
- Help with local volunteer spay & neuter animal clinic
- Fishing (there is even a fishing lodge 30 mins away, Hooked on Panama)
- Feed the monkeys at Mono Feliz (about an hour drive away on Punta Burica)
- Help with turtle rescue at Tigre Salvaje (40 min walk past Mono Feliz on Punta Burica)
- Whale watching in season
- Day trips to Boquete, Volcan or Boca Chica
- Bocas del Toro is only 5 hour drive away and makes for a fun weekend trip
- River rafting opportunities and more nearby
Puerto Armuelles is a place where you can easily create a happy and relaxed life.
Come visit us in Puerto, and see if you agree with us.
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Living In Panama House
Plus we have an easy way for you to get your beach house built.
Simply have us build one of our Living In Panama Houses on any of these 4 properties.
Our Living In Panama houses are specifically designed for a tropical and relaxing beach lifestyle.
We make it affordable by leaving the finishes to you. Our Living In Panama houses are specifically designed for a tropical and beach lifestyle.
We can build you a house within 4 months of the start date.
This land is titled. It was titled many years ago by the bank Morgan & Morgan. This is good news.
If this were a right of possession (ROP) property, as a foreigner, you could not title it. That is because foreigners are not allowed to own titled land within 10 kilometers of the border. And this property is less than 10 kilometers from the Costa Rica border. (Find out about the Panama 10K rule here.)
But because the property is already titled, it is fully and completely legal for a foreigner to have the title transferred into their name. As I said good news.
It is an optional step, if you want the title of this property in your name. If you want to do it, your lawyer can handle this whole transaction for you.
Property Tax Exempt
Another piece of good news is that this property will be exempt from property taxes.
On October 18, 2017, Panama passed a huge Property tax reform. Starting in Jan. 2019, you will own zero property taxes on your primary home if you bought it for under $120,000.
So this property would be tax-exempt. (Assuming it is your primary residence in Panama).
2 Beachfront Lots In Row – For Sale
Not only is this beach front house for sale, but the adjacent beach front lots is also for sale (see site plan).
You could buy both of these lots and double your beach frontage.
Or buy the other as an investment.
Or create an instant community by buying with a friend.
If this property interests you, catch a plane to Panama.
Check out the property, town, and Panama.
This is the only way you will ever find out if is a good fit for you.
Please try to give me a heads up about when you are coming to Puerto Armuelles. That way we can set aside some out time to meet you. We enjoy giving people tours of property and town.
We love Puerto Armuelles, and you very well might love it too.
I recommend that you do the following:
- Contact us to schedule a tour of the property and the town
- If you don’t already know if Panama is right for you, take our brief “Will I Be Happy in Panama” quiz. The quiz provides a glimpse into the various challenges you may experience in Panama.
- Explore our site to learn more about Puerto Armuelles and get other FAQs answered
Keep in mind, that you really should spend some time living in Panama before you buy property. You need to make sure Panama (and Puerto Armuelles) is a good fit for you before making a commitment to buy property.
Money Back Guarantee
However, when you decide to buy, I want you to know that we offer what I don’t think anyone else in Panama offers – a chance to change your mind.
We give you 30 days from the time of signing the purchase agreement to change your mind about buying a particular piece of property.
No questions asked.
We will give you a full and fast refund (minus closing costs).
All our properties are thoroughly vetted and are priced well. Therefore,we don’t think you will take us up on this refund offer, but it is there if you need it.
Financing + Air Fare Bonus
We even sweeten the deal in 2 ways:
1) If you buy one of our properties, we will pay your airfare you spent to get to Panama. (FYI, If you do change your mind and get a refund, it will be minus the cost of the airfare).
2) We offer financing on many of our properties. Since it can be hard & time consuming for individual foreigners to qualify for a bank mortgage this is a great perk. Click the “Why Buy From Us” link below for details on our financing.
Even if you don’t buy from us, we are always available to answer your questions.
We want to help you be happy in Panama.
This beach front property is very affordable at only $42,500
We look forward to showing you the property.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Neighborhood: San Vicente
City: Puerto Armuelles
Square Feet (site): 2100 sq feet
Site Dimensions (Feet): 50' x 50'
Beachfront (linear meters): 15 meters
Beachfront (linear feet): 50 feet
Reference Name: Fidel
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