La Tavida – Cerro la Vieja

Great Birding Spots of Panama with photos and maps

Cerro la Vieja (The old Lady’s Mountain) is located about 40 minutes up into the mountains from Penonome in Chiguiri in the province of Cocle. Up there you find the Eco Lodge called Posada Ecológica Cerro La Vieja, unfortunately they closed on January 2014 but still have the cabañas available at the waterfall (see the Posada Ecológica Cerro La Vieja website here for up-to-date info) Around the Hotel there are a few trails to go hiking and bird watching and don't miss to visit the impressive waterfall La Tavida close by where the water rushes down from a height of 30 meters and you may take a refreshing bath. The cabañas at the falls are a great place to hang out for a weekend, you wont regret it!

La Tavida Waterfall – Cerro la Vieja

cabañas available at the waterfall

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