El Rompío Beach

For the inhabitants of Villa de los Santos and Chitre is the beach EL Rompío one of the most favorite. The beach El Rompío is located in the Los Santos province about 12 kilometers from the town Villa de los Santos driving on paved road in good condition. It is one of the three beaches connected together and is located between the beaches Monagre and Los Guayaberos. If you want you can to walk on shore of the Pacific Ocean to reach the next beach. The beach is quite flat and spread out several kilometers on the both sides.

The sand is dark and fine, the bottom of the sea is shallow gently descendig, so you can walk very far into the ocean and the water will reach your waist only. The trouble is that this beach has no shadow, therefore seems a good idea to carry an umbrella with you. In case of emergency of heatstroke you can hide your body in the beach restaurant and drink cold beer and in this manner prevent dehydration. In the restaurant also offer a variety of seafood at good prices. Sometimes on the weekends the beach can be crowded with people with stereo, quad (ATV) and watercraft (Jet Ski), so nothing for seekers of peace and tranquility.

Como Llegar

To visit the beach Monagre you must first arrive to Villa de Los Santos. From Panama City take the Panamerican Highway towards the interior. On the way pass through the cities Penonome (151 km), Agua Dulce (197 km) and when reach Divisa (215 km) turn left towards Chitre (251 km). From Chitre you have to find the road to the Villa de Los Santos (256 km) and continue by the main road direction Las Tablas. The entrance to the beach is aproxidanamente 6 kilometers from the bridge at Las Villas de Los Santos and is marked by a sign with name of the beach. Here turn right and after another six kilometers you will find an intersection like a "Y". Take the right one and go other 2 km more to reach the beach. To travel by the bus you can do it with visiting the Great Transport Terminal in Panama City and take a bus to Chitre. Buses are modern with air conditioning and travel time is about 4 hours. The City of Chitre in Herrera Province has a transport terminal and from here you can take a small bus to the Monagre.

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