The spas of Chiriquí mountains

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Cool climate, good hotels, Sophisticated treatments

The western province of Chiriquí is famous for its beaches, mountains and coffee, but also has spas that offer everything from holistic treatments to relaxing massages that will help you recharge your batteries in the most beautiful setting. Here are just three options of the many places available.

Valle Escondido, Boquete

Valle Escondido, Boquete

The mountain town of Boquete has a few spas, but one of the most modern and innovative is La Vida Health & Beauty Spa in Valle Escondido, Bajo Boquete. It has a therapeutic program designed to eliminate stress and fatigue.

Vida Health also offers relaxing and therapeutic massages, body wraps and a beauty parlor. For reservations call 720-2454 or write to

The Haven Spa at the Haven Hotel Boquete is renowned for quality and service. It offers a range of treatments such as deep tissue massage, relaxation massage, aromatherapy massage, facials, body exfoliation and more. Their natural health clinic offers such treatments as: chiropractic work, physical therapy among others. The Haven facilities are state of the art and maintained to a high standard. For more details contact 507 730-9345 or visit

Los Quetzales Ecolodge and Spa in Cerro Punta has a complete, three-hour scrub, mud wrap and massage, with a 30-min foot reflexology treatment. You can complement your experience with an hour-long sauna and aromatherapy session (orange or eucalyptus), jacuzzi or hot tub.

All the ingredients are natural like oatmeal, pineapple, honey, almond oil, sugar, chocolate, mud from Volcan Baru, roses, eucalyptus and other herbs from their garden. For more information call 800 299-9572.


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