Cerro Tute

Veraguas Province

With excellent open views of the valley, Cerro Tute is home to the area’s famed bird life and features a cliff blasted with up-currents that seem to prevent anyone falling off. An extensive trail network winds through primary and secondary rainforest. It's a few kilometers south of town on the western side of the Santiago–Santa Fé road; count on five hours there and back.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Veraguas Province attractions

2. Alto de Piedra

1.51 MILES

There are three waterfalls in Alto de Piedra northwest of town. Though you can visit on your own, access can be difficult and affected by recent weather…

3. Feria de Santa Fé

1.56 MILES

The town's fairgrounds are where all important events and celebrations take place.

4. Cascada de Bermejo

2.09 MILES

An excellent half-day road and trail walk (five hours round trip) leads to this tall waterfall with a delightful swimming hole in the dry season. Follow…

5. Parque Nacional Santa Fé

2.11 MILES

This vast, mountainous park covers 726 sq km of pristine wilderness, extending from the northern edge of Santa Fé to the Cordillera Central, and includes…

6. Río Bulaba

2.35 MILES

There’s a lovely swimming hole on this river about a 20-minute walk from town. Head northeast along the road past the Coffee Mountain Inn on the way to El…

7. El Salto

2.75 MILES

The impressive waterfall known as El Salto lies about three hours southeast of Santa Fé along a 4WD road that is usually only accessible during the dry…