7 días campamento de yoga y surf en Santa Catalina, Panamá

7 días campamento de yoga y surf en Santa Catalina, Panamá

  • Hostal Aguas Verdes, Santa Catalina, Soná District, Veraguas, Panama

Tropical Panama Surf Camp

When you need to escape your daily routine, want to practice sports, and enjoy nature on a faraway beach, Panalive Tours has a great week for you. This is a tropical surf camp in front of the beach, where temperatures always invite to relax and enjoy the ocean. Estero is an excellent sandy beach located beside one of the best surfing spots all over the world, Santa Catalina. In this beach break, the bottom is fine sand, what makes the waves more gentle for the beginners, and there are little waves to practice.

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  • 5 surf lessons
  • 2 hours each surf lesson
  • 4 relaxing yoga practices
  • 1 sendero hike and 1 boat tour
  • The use of surfboards
  • Drink and snacks
  • 6 nights' lodging
  • 6 días con clases guiadas
  • Francés, Portugués, Español, Inglés
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You will be staying at Hostal Aguas Verdes which is located by the entrance of the Estero beach. The accommodations are simple, comfortable, and new. Each studio room fits six people and the Green rooms fit four people.


Rooms are in front of the beach, with private toilet, kitchen area, living room, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, and refrigerator. The rooms are neither big nor small and located in a fresh and green area. The rooms fit more than three people.

The staff is very experienced and can teach you surfing in the best fashion. The daily surf lessons are complemented with yoga practice by the beach so you refresh your body and soul.


Panalive Tours has several types of boards to find what better fits you. The Panalive staff is multilingual and has lots of experience. The lessons are two hours daily in the morning. Panalive Tours always picks the best place in the beach in front of your room. After the classes, you can practice by yourself in the afternoon because the hostel includes the use of surfboards. Besides surfing, Panalive Tours uses yoga for warm up and relaxing sessions by the beach. Panalive Tours also can take you to a couple of tours around the village so you can do something else, while you are staying with Panalive Tours.


To be a good surfer, you must have your body trained, strong, and flexible, your muscles prepared for hard paddling and balancing, and your mind clear and free from any stress. Nothing can help you better than yoga! It will help you not only correct, improve your posture, and prevent any injury in the water but also increase your energy that you need in the ocean. To get mental relaxation as well as body and soul relaxation that will help you to exclude your anxiety or tension on the board.

In this surf camp, yoga is complementary and based on Hatha, so sometimes Panalive Tours does not have a teacher but Panalive Tours has a monitor that knows yoga and then sharing some knowledge among practitioners. The sessions are made at the beach by sunset or early morning with the duration of one hour.


Day 1

  • Arrival at the hostel in the afternoon (welcome drinks and snacks will be served)

Day 2

  • 07:00 Yoga
  • 10:00 Surf lesson

Day 3

  • 07:00 Yoga
  • 10:00 Surf lesson
  • 16:00 Hike to the sendero

Day 4

  • 10:00 Surf lesson
  • 12:00 Barbecue in the island. The island barbecue is made in the little island in front of Santa Catalina village, you will arrive by boat and we take S.U.P.s and snorkeling gear so you can enjoy this deserted island white sand beach.The Hiking tour is made on a hill beside the village, that has an incredible view to the sunset and surroundings and it takes about one hour.

Day 5

  • 09:00 Surf lesson
  • 17:00 Yoga

Day 6

  • 09:00 Surf lesson
  • 17:00 Yoga

Day 7

  • 09:00 Departure or excursion to Coiba
  • Picnic on the island of Santa Catalina
  • Sendero sunset hike

Santa Catalina is located on the Chiriquí Gulf in the state of Veraguas, Panama. It is a fishing village which offers a smattering of surf camps, low-cost hotels, and a few eating establishments. Still fairly secluded, the closest town with ATM, grocery, and other basic services is Soná which is about an hour away. Your surfing sessions are complemented with very good nearby spots. Literally a tropical paradise, Santa Catalina offers some of the best surfs in Panama.

The closest access point is Isla Coiba with its world-class diving, great local dives and fishing, and quiet charm for relaxing. Its beautiful beaches, lush forest, and friendly people make it a great stop for travelers wanting to enjoy some of the best of Panama's natural beauty and local flair on a minimal budget. Mecca of surf in Panama for more than three decades has been the favorite of many of the best surfers of all time. The perfect wave will make you live one of your best experiences destination.

Santa Catalina is one of the most important ports to visit Coiba National Park, a protected area of the most important of Panama with the status of world heritage site, where you will find nature in all its splendor, a true natural paradise you should know.

Nearby places

  • Soná - 1 hour
  • Bike riding
  • Boat trips to the islands around
  • Going to Coiba Island National Park
  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Skateboarding
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling tour to Coiba
  • Sports fishing
  • SUP
  • 1 island tour pick nick
  • 1 sendero hike
  • 4 yoga practices
  • 5 surf lessons
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • Use of surfboards
  • Welcome drink and snack
  • Meals
  • Snorkeling tour to Coiba
  • Transfer

Driving directions from Panama City

  • go to Santiago de Veraguas which takes four hours.
  • Then you go south to Sona which takes one hour.
  • One kilometer before Sona, turn left to Santa Catalina.
  • After driving for 35 kilometers, turn left in El Tigre.
  • After 15 kilometers, you are in Santa Catalina.
  • Once there, follow the signs for Hotel Santa Catalina on the way to the beach of Estero.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Tocumen International Airport (PTY).

Arrival by bus

By bus, you have to go to Santiago then Sona then Santa Catalina.

Santa Catalina is seven hours away from Panama city. Yet, Panalive Tours has transfers to and from the airport or the city from 175 USD for one way.

  • Una reserva requiere de un depósito del 30% del precio total.
  • El depósito será reembolsado en su totalidad si cancelas hasta 7 días antes de la fecha de llegada.
  • El resto del pago deberá ser completado a tu llegada.

Santa Catalina, Panama

Panalive Tours es un operador turístico nuevo en Veraguas, Panamá, con conocimiento y experiencia sobre Portugal y ecoturismo. Ofrece paquetes y surf junto con clases de yoga.

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Pricing information

If you wish to book a package for more than 3 persons, please send Panalive Tours an inquiry.

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