Boquete in top retirement destinations of the world
By Martijn | September 13, 2013
The association of American Retired Persons (AARP) ranked Boquete as one of the top retirement destinations in the world. The Mountain Town Boquete in the Highlands of the Chiriqui Province of Panama is a located on an comfortable 1,200 meters above sea level and has good weather conditions all-year round.
From Panama-City to Boquete: crossing four amazingly distinctive provinces
Boquete is quiet a drive from the capital of Panamá: Panama-City. In about seven hours it will take you from the metropolitan Panama-City trough four different provinces, which consists of the District of Panama, Coclé, Veraguas and Chiriquí. Along the way you will enjoy the variety in landscapes. Then there also is an option to fly directly from Panama-City to the City of David, which is located on approximately 45 minutes to Boquete. Flight tickets can be purchased online at national airline AirPanama.com
Why Boquete is such a popular top retirement destination
Many of the foreigners find Boquete an excellent retirement destination due to the excellent climate conditions, the quiet and fresh air, stunning nature and friendliness of the locals. Boquete has a variety in beautiful tropical forest, rivers and streams. Besides of being a top retirement destination, Boquete is famous due to their world-famous coffee plantations. You will find a high variety of local coffees: from Cafe Duran which is being roasted and consumed by most of us in Panama to Geisha Coffee which is being sold in the most expensive and exclusive restaurants and bars around the world. The ground fertility is high means you will find all kinds of vegetables, vegetations and flowers such as orchids among other. Bird watchers will enjoy the quetzals and hummingbirds that fly freely everywhere in and around Boquete.