Panama Surfing Destinations

Did you know that Panama — home of the Panama Canal — is also a surfing paradise? Panama’s coastlines usher in waves of every size and shape. Beach breaks, point breaks, and reef breaks — there is something for everyone here, both beginner and expert alike. Panama beaches are lovely in their own right, so even if surfing isn’t your forte, you’re sure to have a great time! Some of Panama’s surfing spots are long established, while others have only recently been discovered and are beginning to gain traction with local and international surfers. The following destinations are some of the best surf spots in Panama; for even more insight, check out our Panama Surfing Guide.