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“It looks like it came out of a postcard”

Laguna de San Carlos
Ranked #59 of 177 things to do in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The place it's very pretty
But the street to get to the Laguna is in really bad chape
Lugar muy hermoso pero la calle para llegar a la laguna se encuentra muy deplorable

Thank Maida A
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice option only 1 hour away from the city, very popular for locals, temperature normally around 25 c 75f, you have to pay to enter, very cheap option to go camping or just to relax

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

On my trip back from the inlands of Panama I overheard some local people mentioning this place. It takes about 50 minutes from the panamericana to reach this spot. It is a small lake surrounded by steep mountains on one side. There is a small trail that you can walk and it has a lot of places where you can camp or have a nice barbecue. I think it is not that impressive but rather simple and good for a couple of hours relaxation in a tranquil place. There is not really a good restaurant so bring your own fresh foodstuff and a plaid. And some mosquito repellant when its in the hot season!!

1  Thank Finca J
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

wonderful Little lake for a nice car camping experience. The lake is clean and the surrounding mountains have some nice trails with some incredible views. The camping áreas are a bit uneven so you have to search to find that perfect level spot, but when I was there we only had 5 or 6 other groups there with us so we weren´t too crowded. You can have a fire, which is very nice, but once the sun goes down the Little bugs start flying around and if you have a light on you are quickly surrounded. We ended up escaping to the tent around 7pm right after sunset. but during the day and right before the sun goes down it is a great Little spot. It cost me and my two kids and the car parking and our cooler $15 for one night.

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

A nice day trip to take out of the city. Bring some good shoes to hike if you want to get a lovely view, and the lake is nice... a medium size with a walking path around it with some good spots to stop and have a picnic. A very pleasant experience.

Thank S L
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