FLM in Panama

Location:
Finca La Maya is located slightly more than one hour west of Panama City, near the town of San Carlos on the Pacific Coast. 

Air Travel:  When traveling by air, visitors generally arrive at Tocumen International Airport (PTY). Continental, Delta, Copa Airlines, American Airlines and others all have direct flights from major cities in the U.S. – particularly from Houston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Miami. Contact a travel agent to find the most convenient flights to and from your destination. Finca La Maya can, if requested, provide transportation for participants from PTY to the finca. When planning your itinerary for Panama, consider all the other fabulous things to do in Panama… you may want to plan a longer stay!

Detail Map to Finca La Maya

Driving directions to Finca La Maya

Motorists:  Driving directions to Finca La Maya

From Panama City:  Drive southwest on PanAmerican highway (”autopista”) for approximately one hour 10 minutes to San Carlos (depending on traffic). Continue past the turnoff for San Carlos for .8 km where you will see bus stop shelters on both sides of the highway. Turn RIGHT  at Restaurant Carlitos. In 60 seconds you see a house with a yellow wall. Go RIGHT. Continue this paved road, all the way to a stop sign (alto). You see a baseball field on the right.  Continue straight on this road for 2-3 minutes until you see a short 3 foot high white cross on the LEFT. Immediately before that white cross, bear LEFT, leaving the hard paved road for a dirt one. Continue another minute straight ahead until you see bright tangerine color walls and a double gate. This is the entrance to “Finca La Maya” which is clearly indicated on the wall on the left side of the gate. You’ve arrived!

From El Valle turnoff:  Drive toward Panama City on the PanAmerican highway.  Before the village San Carlos, you see restaurant Carlitos on your left, and a road just before this restaurant. Turn to this road. In 60 seconds you see a house with a yellow wall. Go RIGHT. Continue this paved road, all the way to a stop sign (alto). You see a baseball field on the right.  Continue straight on this road for 2-3 minutes until you see a short 3 foot high white cross on the LEFT. Immediately before that white cross, bear LEFT, leaving the hard paved road for a dirt one. Continue another minute straight ahead until you see bright tangerine color walls and a double gate. This is the entrance to “Finca La Maya” which is clearly indicated on the wall on the left side of the gate. You’ve arrived!