The Pez de Oro beach is delightfully located on a point.
It is, by far, the widest part of the beach.
Which means, even at the highest tides or biggest storms, ocean waves will never touch your property.
Which is also why wonderfully shade-producing trees grow right on beach right below this property. Not just palm trees, but real shade producing mango and other trees.
These trees create the most fabulous place to sling your hammock. In the shade, yet right on the beach. I love the shady beach area here.
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Why Live Here
- By far, widest part of beach
- Natural hook/anchorage for boat moorage
- Ideal place to launch your boat
- Gorgeous views up and down the beach
- Step out your door to the beach
- Ample land for a shop, huge garden, guest quarters…
- Walk on the beach to the center of town in 20 mins.
- Drive to town in 5 min, Bike in 10 min
The neighborhood is called Pez de Oro (Fish of Gold in English).
Pez de Oro is only a 5 minute drive (10 minute bike ride) to downtown Puerto Armuelles.
(I describe the charming and unique beach town of Puerto Armuelles further down on this page.)
However, if you live in Pez de Oro, you don’t have to go into town just to pick up milk or to eat in a restaurant.
You will find all these services near Pez de Oro
- El Rancho, the best seafood restaurant in town, is about 1/5 mile away (Across from Corazon de Oro beach community)
- Tiny kiosk/tienda (store) kitty corner from El Rancho. It is run by a very friendly couple, Edith and Domingo.
- Breakfast, lunch (coffee anytime) cafe is run by Edith and her daughter. It is right next to their tienda.
- Another restaurant, Restaurante Hermonas Bustos, is about 200 yards down the street from El Rancho
- Grocery store, Mandarin, is on the main road into town. Just a 2 minute drive (or 15 minute walk) away
- 2 building supply stores and an auto-mechanic shop are all within a 2 minute drive
Living at Pez de Oro means you can live at a quiet beach without having to spend much time on the road doing your daily errands.
Pez de Oro on the far side of the San Barolo River from town. It is the closest of the out-of-town beach communities to downtown Puerto Armuelles. Pez de Oro is also further than 10K from the Costa Rica border, so Panama’s 10K rule does not apply to it.
- Over 7700 square foot property (720 sq meters)
- 62 linear feet of beach front (19 meters)
- Flat and level property
- All utilities available
- Wide beach with wonderful views
- Huge upside potential
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Puerto Armuelles – A Charming Beach Town
Puerto Armuelles is an increasing popular place for both expat retirees and investors. This is due, in part, to the near completion of the new 4 lane highway linking Puerto Armuelles to the Panama’s InterAmericana main highway. The improved access has allowed many more people to discover the many charms of this wonderful beach town.
“Puerto” also stands out because of its unique look. It looks very different from almost all towns in Panama. This is because, starting in 1927, it was built by Chiquita Banana. Chiquita Banana put its own unique stamp on Puerto building neighborhoods of tropical wooden houses on stilts as well as the downtown,and more.
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
- Growing number of 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 a 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.
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.
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.
2) We offer to finance 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 for details of our financing and airfare bonus
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.
Only $85,500 for this gorgeous beachfront property
Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Neighborhood: Pez de Oro
City: Puerto Armuelles
Square Feet (site): 7715 sq, feet
Site Dimensions (Feet):
Beachfront (linear meters): 19 m
Beachfront (linear feet): 62'
Reference Name: Pez de Oro Beach #1
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