Explore More Of The David Area

Tired of the tourist crowds? Looking for a bit of an adventure? Here's a list of Lonely Planet author-tested excursions to spice up your travels:

■ Rest those tired bones in the Los Pozos de Caldera hot springs Take a bus to the town of Caldera, hike along the dirt road for 45 minutes and soak up the health-giving properties of the spring; see p198.

■ Learn to appreciate rum before you down a tumbler or two Contact Mr Garcia (% 772 7073) to arrange a private tour of the Carta Vieja rum factory, which is located on the outskirts of town.

■ Swim with Chiricanos at Balneario Majagua and Balneario La Cascada Hop on a Boquete-bound bus and jump off at either of these popular local swimming spots; see below

■ Beat the David heat with a trip to nearby Playa Barqueta Grab some friends and take a taxi to the lovely dark-sand beach of Playa Barqueta for a day of fun in the sun; see p198.

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