Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Eastern Panama Travel Guide

Bahia Pinas

Nestled in the southwest corner of the Darién, just north of the Jaque River, lies remote and beautiful Bahía Piñas, a deep bay with a rocky coastline, where mountains are covered with virgin rain forest and the aquamarine sea teems with an array of marine life. In fact, it's the marine life that draws most people to Piñas Bay, since the quality of its fishing is legendary, with more than 250

world fishing records set in the surrounding waters. Zane Grey fished in the area in the 1950s, and John Wayne and Lee Marvin hooked plenty of billfish here in the '60s. Since then, thousands of anglers have followed in their wake, heading out to Zane Grey Reef in search of sailfish and blue, black, and striped marlin. The Tropic Star Lodge, in Bahía Piñas, provides convenient access to some of the best sport fishing in the world.

Read More

Explore Bahia Pinas

Advertisement

Advertisement

Trip Finder
Store
Guidebooks

Fodor's South Africa

View Details

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.