The town of Caldera is a very quiet place where everything looks clean and simple. A small church
beside the main street in front of an empty field that looks like is for sports, an also
small square with a playground for children and several bars (¨jardines¨) break the monotony of
To reach Caldera from David, turn to the right when you see a sign indicating the town, more
or less 28 kilometers from the Interamerican Highway. From Boquete turn to the left in the sign
that it is located at 10 kilometers of that town. In both cases you have 11 kilometers to the
begining of the town by a paved road in good condition.
In the way is worthly to stop in the first kilometer to look a beautiful panoramic view of the
mountains and valleys. Later, at kilometer 6, you will find a fork of the road. Taking to
the right you will reach the town of Gualaca and the Esti Hidrologic Project. Taking to the
left is the right way to go to Caldera.
Two kilometers ahead of the fork the road crosses the Caldera River, a good stop to take
pictures of this beautiful river. A small fall is an additional incentive to the view.
Two more kilometers and you are in Caldera town, right in the main street. So, it is the moment
to visit their two main attractions: the