How do I get to Hotel & Restaurant Hibiscus Garden in Lagartero?


How do I get to Hotel & Restautant Hibiscus Garden in Lagartero?

If you are coming from Panama City you have to calculate a minimum of 5-6 hours travelling. From David it is approx. 3-4 hours (through Las Palmas – Soná, not through Santiago). For general directions please refer to the sections below.

BY BUS to Hibiscus Garden

From Pamama City to Soná

From Panama City – Albrook bus terminal to Soná (direct bus, hourly in the morning, approx. $10).

From David to Soná

From David you have to take the bus to Santiago and from there to Soná.

From Soná to Hibiscus Garden

From Soná please have a lootk at the Timetable. Please ask the bus driver to drop you off at the entrance of Hotel Hibiscus Garden in Lagartero before arriving in Santa Catalina.
From the road it is a 1km walk down to the beach and the hotel, if you give us a call we are happy to pick you up.

From Santa Catalina to Hibiscus Garden

From Santa Catalina there are 4 buses per day to Soná. Please ask the bus driver to let you out at the Hotel Hibiscus Garden Lagartero (20 minutes after leaving Santa Catalina).

BY CAR to Hibiscus Garden

The roads are sometimes a little bumpy but you don´t necessarily need a 4×4 if you stay on main roads. The Hotel’s entry road is gravel and can be partially muddy with heavy rains. We do not recommend driving here at night; roads are unlit and can be quite dangerous (sharp curves, animals, potholes).

From Pamama City

We are approx. 5-6 hours from Panama City (350 km)
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From Soná

We are approx. 50 minutes from Soná (50 km)
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From Santiago

We are approx. 2 hours from Santiago (95 km)
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From David

We are approx. 3-4 hours from David (250 km)
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From Santa Catalina

We are approx. 15 minutes from Santa Catalina (10 km)

BY TAXI to Hibiscus Garden

Here are some approximative prices to come to Hibiscus by taxi :

  • From Soná is approx. $42
  • From Santiago approx. $80
  • From Panama City approx. $400