Pedasi, Panama Travel Guide

Last updated: 2021

All prices listed are in US dollars

Cost of living figures are based on monthly living expenses for one person

 

A small, coastal town in the Los Santos province of Panama. Despite being its small size, Pedasi nevertheless has a visible community of expats from all over the world.

POPULATION: 5,000

 

WEATHER IN PEDASI, PANAMA

The rainy season goes from roughly May-December. Yearly temperatures are pleasant, ranging from about 18-30°C.

 

SAFETY IN PEDASI, PANAMA

Pedasi is an extremely safe town. You should have no issues here.

 

MUST DO

Explore the protected island of Isla Iguana — where you can see black iguanas hanging out and sunbathing on the beach!

 

RENT AN APARTMENT IN PEDASI, PANAMA

Apartment rentals in Pedasi are reasonable. For something basic and off the beach, you can get away with $400 or less a month.

If you want to rent an apartment for a short period of time — just to make sure the city is right for you before committing to a longterm apartment contract — we suggest using Airbnb.

 

COST OF LIVING IN PEDASI, PANAMA

As a small town, you can keep living expenses low here in Pedasi. If you’re fine with living a simple life and renting an apartment a few blocks from the beach as opposed to beachfront, you could feasibly live here on $1000/month.


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JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN PEDASI

Unless you intend on starting your own business (a dive shop, for instance) you won’t encounter many job opportunities in this small town.

 

IS THERE UBER IN PEDASI, PANAMA

No, Uber does not operate in Pedasi.

 

IS PEDASI A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE?

Pedasi is a peaceful, pleasant village with beautiful beaches. We think that it would suit many expats well. However, keep in mind that this is an extremely small tourist town that is about 5 hours driving from Panama City. If you are perfectly content with small city living, consider Pedasi. If you’re looking for somewhere a little bigger and/or better connected, well, keep checking out our guides!

 

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