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My husband and I are planning our first trip to Panama for three months Jan-March. We would like to rent an apartment each month in a different location in Panama, to be used as a base for day trips. So far we are considering: (1) some where around Panama City (apartments seem extremely expensive in the city) (2) Boquete, (3) ? Still undetermined. We appreciate any suggestions regarding the third location or alternatives to the first two listed. We like nature, snorkeling, and partaking in ex-pat activities. Thanks in advance for any assistance. Travelady

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1. Re: location suggestions needed

Apartments are expensive in PC even for long term rentals - expect to pay $1500 for a furinished apartment in a decent area for 1 month( and it could be more)

Boquete - won't be cheap either.

But try





Good luck

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Not much to add I afraid. But . . . take at look at Volcan (instead of Boquete) way out West and cheaper - be prepared for quiet, it's not a tourism hotspot. [ http://las-plumas.com/index.html ]

You can check this site [ http://www.viviun.com/Rentals/Panama/ ] but I suspect most rentals are for longer terms.

Craigslist [ http://panama.en.craigslist.org/vac/ ] migth offer the best chance - you just need to check the site often, as things come and go.

As far other "areas" I think the Azuero Peninsula ( Pedasi, Las Tables) is an area often overlooked by visitors to Panama. [ http://www.pedasipanama.com/ ]

Also, don't give up on finding something in Panama City (might cost a little more) - it's a great base for a LOT of things to see and do.

Good luck with the search.

Steve www.panamanotes.com

Edited: 28 May 2011, 23:40
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3. Re: location suggestions needed

3rd location- check out Bocas Del Toro. Amazing area.

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