If you love nature, you can do a lot of ecotourism in Boquete. You can go rappelling, horseback riding, or you can go to the river. Boquete is very rural in that sense although it is not like living in the jungle because there are also restaurants, bars, and supermarkets.
There are some disadvantages to living in Boquete. One is the mode of transportation for places that are a little far from downtown. Valle Escondido is one good example. Most expats live there and they need bikes, cars, or any kind of transportation so they can come to town. Another disadvantage is that because Boquete is small town, you do not have many choices of hotels, restaurants, or bars like you would if you lived in Panama city. Also, the closest hospital to Boquete is in David, which is around 45 minutes away.
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