Boquete is Panama's premier mountain tourism destination and rated as one of the best places in the world for a second homes and retirement. Located close to the Costa Rica border, the dominating presence is Volcan Baru, a 11,400 ft. inactive volcano which towers over the area providing majestic views everywhere and a rich volcanic soil for the lush flor and fauna. Tourism attractions include mountain scenery, a wide range of attractive accomodations from resorts to ecolodges, world-class rafting and kayaking, golf, coffee farm tours, birdwatching, hiking, horseback riding, a zipline canopy tour, year-round Spring weather and a friendly populace.The small town of Boquete has a wide range of hotel choices, services, restaurants and souvenir stores. You can stay in the town itself or in a hotel on the outskirts or overlooking this lush valley. Boquete used to be a "best kept secret".How To Get ThereBy air, car or bus. You can fly Air Panama or Aeroperlas from Albrook Airport to the nearby city of David. Airfares are around $195 round trip.From David, you can rent a car or take a 45 minute taxi ride to Boquete for about $45.00 plus taxes and insurance. You can drive. It's an easy 7 hour car trip from Panama City. You can also take a bus ($25) from the Albrook Bus Terminal in Panama City that will take you to David and from their you can take another bus or a taxi to Boquete.