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Granito de Oro, Coiba Island National Park

Federico Chacón, Naturalist

  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 04 Dec 2019

Granito de Oro, Coiba Island National Park , 12/4/2019, National Geographic Quest

  • Aboard the National Geographic Quest
  • Costa Rica, Panama & Colombia

After visiting Granito de Oro, it would lead one to think that if you look at the word “paradise” in the dictionary, you will find the name of this gorgeous little space. Coiba Island National Park it’s one of the most pristine and well protected parks in Panama, and the little islet of Granito de Oro offers some of the best snorkeling in this region, a rocky reef with hard coral and many, many fish.

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