LAS PLUMAS Owner Dirk de Veer hails from the Netherlands. He owns a secure gated complex in the Paso Ancho district of Volcan and now has expanded to rental cottages and luxury homes for rent
The rental cottages are named after Panamanian birds:
TANAGER, WOODPECKER, QUETZAL, HAWK, MOTMOT.
Please see the rental prices below.
The master guest house and guest cottages are located on the banks of the Chiriqui Viejo river. This is a perfect spot for birdwatching, and an ideal location from which to explore the Volcan-Boquete region.
Pictured above the QUETZAL home:
3 bedroom, 2.5 bath.
Daily: $130 - Week: $595 - Month: 1350
Pictured above: The MOTMOT house.
3 bedroom, 2 bath.
Day: $130 - Week: $595 - Month: $1350
The rates for the following homes are:
TANAGER: 2 bed/1 bath: Day: $60 - Week: $249 - Month: $495
WOODPECKER: 2 bed/1.5 bath Day: $75 - Week: $315 - Month: $625
HAWK: 3 bed/2.5 bath Day: $130 -Week:$595 - Month: $1350
Pictured above: WOODPECKER house.
Pictured above TANAGER house.
Phone in Panama: (507) 771-5541
Mobile Cell: (507) 6527-3848
PEOPLE LIVE IN VOLCAN?
11,200 at the last census, of which about 300 are expats.
CAN I OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT?
Yes, you need original letters of recommendation from your home bank - but you can draw money from the ATM even if you do not have an account.
HOW MANY STORES DO YOU HAVE IN VOLCAN?
10 supermarkets, 3 hardware stores, three gas stations, two garden supply stores and over thirty places to eat.
CAN I BUY A GUN IN PANAMA?
Yes. It takes about 2 months and you do have to fill out some forms.
ARE THE LOCALS FRIENDLY TO FOREIGNERS?
Yes. The majority of locals believe that the American "Just Cause" invasion of Panama, liberated them. However, most locals think that all Americans are millionaires.
DOES THE EXPAT POPULATION MEET OR SOCIALIZE?
Yes. Every Friday morning most of the expats meet for
breakfast at MANA'S RESTAURANT. We have ex pat musical "Pub
Nights" every Saturday at the DEEP FOREST TAVERN, and every Sunday at the NEW Caballo Loco Saloon (actually a restaurant and children are welcome)
If you sing KARAOKE or play the guitar you are most welcome.
POET'S CORNER: If you write or can recite a poem, Every other Sunday we feature a chance for you to perform you work in front of an audience.
There are hiking, walking, quilting and motor bike clubs. There is an unspoken rule that we help "newbies" in any way we can.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE LOCAL INFORMATION?
There are many FREE articles about the history of Volcan area at:
CAN I GET A MAP OF VOLCAN?
Free maps are available for Volcan and most of Panama at: