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Guna Yala Region

An indigenous province of Panama, Guna Yala (sometimes still referred to by its former name, San Blas) has remained true to the roots and traditions of the Guna community who call this coastal area home. The community became the first autonomous indigenous group in Latin America, refusing assimilation into the Panamanian state and steadfastly sticking to their principles and way of life. The area consists of hundreds of small islands and a long strip of coast on the mainland, with pristine, entirely unspoiled beaches all around. Tourism in Guna Yala is carefully managed to lessen the cultural and environmental impact of mass influxes, with permission from the customs office in the region's capital required before entry. Our Panama holiday planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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