Coiba National Marine Park, off the southwest coast of Panama, protects the 503-sq-km Isla de Coiba, an area of astounding biodiversity. There are 38 smaller islands in the surrounding marine areas within the Gulf of Chiriqui. All protected from the cold winds and effects of El Niño. The Islands Pacific tropical moist forest encompasses exceptionally high levels of mammals, birds and plants due to the ongoing evolution of new species.
Just an hour's boat ride from the Pacific coast of Veraguas, visit one of the largest marine parks in the world, with exuberant biodiversity and a great variety of species has led it to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.