Contadora was blessed with white sand beaches, green and turquoise waters. The most popular ones are Playa Larga, Playa Sueca, Playa Cacique, Ejecutiva and Galeón beach. During the colonial period the biggest pearl in the world was founded called the “Peregrina”. Contadora is 1 hour and 45 minutes from Panama City. There are a lot of activities that you could enjoy such as snorkeling, sailing around the Islands, rent a paddle boarding and windsurfing. It is paradise for diving lovers. It is possible to do a day trip or organize a great weekend with your family or with your partner. The most visited Islands in the archipelago are Saboga, Chapera, Mogo Mogo, Pacheca, Viveros el Rey and San José Island; on these destinations you could make sport fishing and whale watching between the months of July and October.
We recommend visiting during the dry season (summer) from November to April, and during the season for whale watching during July to September.