Puerto Armuelles Beach Rental
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This lovely vacation rental is in the much sought after area of Corazon de Jesus. The house comes with everything needed to insure your comfort, safety and enjoyment. The rental has comfortable top of the line beds and 100 percent cotton bedding, it has internet, a hammock and a gas grill. There is hot and cold water and two 18000 btu air conditioners, washer and dryer, off street parking, numerous fruit trees and more all in a private setting. The property is less then a five minute walk to the Pacific Ocean. The surf is great for surfers and swimmers alike. Puerto Armuelles was once home to Chiquita Bananas company and was a thriving beach town. It is back on the rise with a new four lane highway rapidly being built through this small but prominent beach town. it is said that Puerto Armuelles is the only true beach town in Panama. It is self contained and boasts several markets, street vendors and miles of beach.
More and more expats are finding their way to Puerto Armuelles. The average temperature is 93 during the day and 70's at night. The ocean breezes and the warmth of the ocean makes this an ideal vacation and retirement haven. Consider our rental for your Panama vacation. We live very close to the rental a five to ten minute walk and are available when needed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Less then a five minute walk is the Corazon de Jes|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Chiriqui region
Puerto Armuelles is just 5 miles (8.0 km) from the border with Costa Rica as the crow flies yet the actual border crossing lies 21 miles (34 km) away. David the capital of Chiriquí Province is about 60 miles (97 km) away. Panama City is some 235 miles (378 km) way or approximately 6 – 8 hours drive on the Pan American Highway. Puerto Armuelles most famous citizen is Omar Moreno who was a baseball outfielder from 1975-1986 in the U.S. The name, Puerto Armuelles, was given to the city in honor of one of the heroes of the Coto war, Tomás Armuelles, member of the Panamanian Defense Forces (PDF) who died in an accident on March 18, 1921, during the Coto War between Panama and Costa Rica. The former name of the city was "Rabo de Puerco" or "Pigtail". Google earth has as of April 2008 updated images of Puerto Armuelles to a much clearer image. The image shows from the bridge entering town all the way down the coast past the oil port terminals. Although most of the image is empty ocean any clear picture of the main parts of Puerto Armuelles are a blessing.
Once the center of a thriving Banana economy, Chiquita Banana i.e. United Fruit Company sold its unprofitable Pacific division which was based in Puerto Armuelles since 1927 to a cooperative of banana workers in 2003. Striking workers and other such problems with employees sped the demise of Puerto Armuelles relationship with United Fruit Company.
Puerto Armuelles, Corazon de Jesus
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