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San Juan del Oeste Destination Guide

Discover San Juan del Oeste in Panama

San Juan del Oeste in the region of Panamá is a place located in Panama - some 56 mi or ( 90 km ) South-East of Panama City , the country's capital .

Interactive map of San Juan del Oeste

Local time in San Juan del Oeste is now 07:49 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Quibdó, Montería, Medellín, Manizales, and Rio Isabel. When in this area, you might want to check out Quibdó . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in San Juan del Oeste ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Isla del Rey (Panama)

Isla del Rey is the largest island in the Pearl Islands in the Gulf of Panama. Its current name is probably more a reference to Christ the King than to a secular king. There are several towns, most notably San Miguel. It is easily larger than the other Pearl Islands combined, and is the second largest island in Panama, after Coiba. The first European to see Isla del Rey was Vasco Núñez de Balboa in October 1513 on his first expedition to the Pacific Ocean.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.37 -78.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Pacific islands of Panama

Sub Marine Explorer

Sub Marine Explorer is a submersible built between 1863 and 1866 by Julius H. Kroehl and Ariel Patterson in Brooklyn, New York for the Pacific Pearl Company. It was hand powered and had an interconnected system of a high-pressure air chamber or compartment, a pressurized working chamber for the crew, and water ballast tanks.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.28 -78.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1865 ships, Shipwrecks in the Pacific Ocean, Submarines, Victorian-era submarines of the United States

Pearl Islands

The Pearl Islands are a group of 100 or more islands (many tiny and uninhabited) lying about 30 miles off the Pacific coast of Panama in the Gulf of Panama.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.33 -79.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of Panama

Isla San José (Panama)

Isla San José is the second largest island in the Pearl Islands, and has an area of 44 km².

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.25 -79.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Pacific islands of Panama