Panama has several mountain communities offering a nice variety of properties. These communities are home to hundreds of species of birds, streams, waterfalls and an abundance of flora and fauna. The most well known mountain towns in the country are El Valle de Antón, Altos del María, Cerro Azul, Cerro Punta and Boquete in Chiriquí.
Many expats choose these communities for the cooler spring like climate, small town feel, fantastic views, welcoming feel and to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Most of these mountain towns are located less than a couple of hours from the beach.