Boquete offers a wide selection of options in real estate in the Republic of Panama. Every thing from Condos and homes in gated developments to lots and land that you can shape into your own version of paradise. Simple to palatial homes and everything in between. You will even find farms for sale in Boquete, including actual Boquete Coffee plantations! Boquete has grown to now include altos de Boquete, bajo de Boquete, Potrerillos, Palmira as well as several other areas. Once you have made the decision to come to Boquete to find a home for sale, call our local office where our expert staff can help to guide you toward the right location for you needs.
There are absolutely no signs that Boquete’s popularity as a destination and choice for retirement is about to decrease any time soon. On the contrary, it will probably increase in popularity as Panama becomes more recognized as THE place to visit in Central America.
Discover the brilliance of Boquete Panama real estate. Mountains cloaked in green forests can be seen from any direction in Boquete, Panama. The air is clean and scented by the profusion of tropical plants and flowers that grow so well in its perfect climate and volcanic soils. High enough in elevation to have a cooling effect yet low enough to still be warm, Boquete, Panama feels like beautiful June days in the northeastern United States. The main difference is that in Boquete, Panama, June temperatures never end.
History of Boquete, Panama
Although the pre-Columbian history of Boquete, Panama is not very well known, like other mountainous areas is western Panama, it was probably inhabited by groups of Ngöbe-Buglé people.
After Spanish colonization, Boquete, Panama got its name that means “opening or gap” from people who were searching for a quick route between both coasts. Farmers mostly arrived in the area around Boquete sometime during the nineteenth century and founded various settlements shortly thereafter.
The town itself wasn’t officially established until 1911 when coffee had gained a firm foothold as the most important cash crop in the area. In more recent times, Boquete has become one of Panama’s most popular tourist destinations and retirement destinations.
Culture in Boquete, Panama
Ngöbe Buglé people still reside in and around Boquete, Panama although the culture of the town is a blend of rural Panamanian culture and a vibrant ex-pat community from North America and Europe.
This large ex-pat community makes up twenty-five percent of the population in Boquete Panama, and makes it an easy place to find English speakers.