Not so far from the town of Las Palmas in Veraguas province hidden in a deep valley there is El Salto. It is a wonderful waterfall with a spectacular fall of the cristaline water 45 meters high. And there is more, at the foot of the waterfall there is a natural pool with refreshing water. The place is surrounded by tropical forest which emphasizes its natural beauty and scenic attraction, it is a hidden paradise in the midst of nature. Without doubt it is a grate place for a picnic and a refreshing swim. Do not forget to take the camera, you vill love this tourist attraction.
The town of Las Palmas is located in the west of the Veraguas province about 320 kilometers from Panama City. To go there from Panama City, take the Panamerican road to the central provinces and pass trough cities of Penenomé (151 km), Agua Dulce (197 km), Santiago (250km). From the Santiago continue on the Panamerican road and you rich the small village Los Ruices (305km), where you can see upper bridge for pedestrian. From this point the road starts to descend and in the few minutes you reach a place with a few houses called Ojo de Agua (312 km) where is a small intersection. Here turn left and go other seven kilometers on the meandering road and then you rich the village Las Palmas. Continue straight ahead through the village and ride down a slope by the paved road to the river with waterfall. In the village there are some signs pointing to the waterfall.
To reach Las Palmas by bus you have to go the bus terminal in Albrook and take bus to Santiago, in the Veraguas province. In Santiago there are some buses to Las Palmas. When you reach the village ask any person to show you the way to the waterfall. The waterfall is located approximately 1.5 kilometers from the center of the village and so it is possible go by walk.