Ukuptupu, an island
near El Porvenir in the Kuna Yala region of Panama, is your ideal
base for exploring the Kuna Yala archipelago and enjoying life in
the islands. Just a 25-minute flight across the isthmus from Panama
City, Ukuptupu is located minutes from the Porvenir airport between
the islands of Wichub Wala and Nalunega.
Cabañas Ukuptupu, which means Sand Island, is a
tourism project that started in the 1990 with a lot of effort from
Mr. Juan García and his family who made of it an habitable place
extending building wings with rooms over the shallow water that
It used to be a Smith Sonian Institute
"Our goal is to deeply fulfill the tourists and
visitors needs to offer the basic facilities so that people would
enjoy Kuna Yala, its culture and its customs."
The activities that we do include: a tour to
beaches, religious ceremonies, festive rites which include music and
dances, visit to indigenous communities and the opportunity of
sharing with the local people, participation in activities, craft
In our dining room we offer typical plates of the
place as they are fished fried, lobster, squid, cambombia, rice with
Coconut, accompanied by patacones and/or salad.
3 meals, tour to the communities and nearby beach islands.
Services do not
Spirits, soda or water, island taxes, optional trips.
Information on the Ukuptupu cabañas
We counted at the moment on 13 cabanas equipped with common baths,
showers style kunas, wood floor, electrical energy, counted on a
Bar-billiards, where it will be able to find different drink
classes, hall hammocks outdoors.
Our double rooms and
triple, of rustic construction with walls of white cane and zinc
ceiling rest on piles in the sea We have a Maxima capacity for 30
people in double and triple accomodation.
(800) 614-7214 Toll Free
0049 2324 2804 161
(507) 260-0044 Dial 011 first if calling from USA
6679-4404 Dial 011 first if calling from USA (Celular)