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Playa Santa Clara

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Address: | Santa Clara, Penonome, Panama
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507-908-3600

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Good beach for a long walk or run

The beach was 20 min from where I was staying , walking. Several restaurants along the beach for lunch appetizers snack or any kind of drink or refreshment. Nice long beach for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Maria H
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Panama City, Panama
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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach was 20 min from where I was staying , walking. Several restaurants along the beach for lunch appetizers snack or any kind of drink or refreshment. Nice long beach for running walking swimming, not very crowded during the week. Probably crowded on week ends and holidays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Quick service, food great, when you come only coffee ya get pack of crackers lol,So cheap. Beach!! .

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Penonome, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Get here before the developers spoil another beach. This is a lovely beach still mostly used by the local fishermen. Big beautiful sand beach. Be sure to check the tide reports. The Pacific tides are high and sometimes there are rip current.

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Thank shipwreck3000
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to go on a road trip to Santa Clara, best decision ever! The beach has white sand and the water was perfect. There are many restaurants where you can rent a small ranch for $25 a day. Great get away place and really close to Panama City

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The beach is a nice dark colored water with gold sand. Facilities are difficult as they want to charge for everything being a public beach. Food sold is not good so its better to bring your own drinks and food. Nice place to spend a day but nowhere to stay for the night. The only motel is a riggedy low... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I realy love these dark beaches, it's different from the beaches in the Caribbean. Would return any time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Great beach, food was excellent and friendly canines. We drove from Panama City with virtually no traffic. Headed here after being in el Valle in the morning.

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Santa Clara, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

A new restaurant has opened - or should I say re-opened - on Santa Clara beach - beside Las Verenaras Restaurant - by David and his wife - the former owners of Scorpion Mini Super in Santa Clara. They have built a huge bohio and patio - expanding the space and offering great chicken, fish and burger dishes. Service is... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

I ran the length of the beach for about four kms and hardly saw a soul, very nice! Of course it was low season.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Nice beach. They rent dune buggies to kids who ride them up and down the beach all day and this can be a nuisance. But otherwise a very nice beach

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