Paradise Fishing Lodge

Paradise Fishing Lodge is located just 50 miles from the famous Hannibal Banks. This entire region is known to have some of the best saltwater sportfishing in the world. Plentiful baitfish bring thriving game fish species to the area, and this diverse fishery is remarkable.


Fishing at Paradise Lodge

Paradise Fishing Lodge

Paradise Fishing Lodge is located just south of David, in Quebrada de Piedra, Chiriquí, Panama. Strong underwater currents flow north, along the west side of South America, up into the Gulf of Chiriquí. Cold, nutrient-rich water from the ocean floor is brought to the surface and supports abundant microscopic life, which in turn supports baitfish. These plentiful baitfish bring thriving game fish species to the area.

Fish for giant yellowfin tuna, record-sized black or blue marlin. On occasion, the offshore fishing can be rough, but there is always good fishing around the islands if it gets too choppy. Paradise Fishing Lodge offers anglers excellent inshore fishing – snook, 20-to 70-pound cubera snapper, pompano, huge roosterfish (15-to 80-pounds), mahi-mahi, and jacks flourish here.

Fishing Facts:

Paradise Lodge Fishing Boats

Season:  The prime fishing season in Panama typically runs from November through August; however, fishing is great year-round here.
Boats:  The Lodge currently has six, center console fishing boats - a 31-foot Contender, four 27-foot Contenders, and a 26-foot Bluefin. All are equipped with new twin Suzuki 175 h.p. 4-stroke motors, modern electronics, and required safety gear.
Equipment:  The use of top rods, reels, and rigging is included in your package. We recommend that you bring your own spinning outfits and some popper lures. Detailed information is in our confirmation packet.
Guides:  Experienced and professional captains who have generations of local fishing experience. They speak enough English to get by. Whether you want to troll for giant black marlin and monster yellowfin tuna, or bottom fish for grouper, giant cubera snapper, roosters or amberjacks, the list goes on... Let your guide know what species you'd like to target.

Paradise Fishing Lodge

Paradise Fishing Lodge

The beautiful lodge sits high on the hill overlooking the Pacific ocean with 360-degree magnificent views and comfortable accommodations.
YouTube video of Paradise Fishing Lodge.
The Lodge has eight, air-conditioned guest rooms with ocean views and accommodates up to 17 guests. Paradise Fishing Lodge A large swimming pool, a swim-up bar, a huge hot tub, and up to 25 acres of beautiful grounds to explore. For an upgraded level of comfort and privacy, there are two, new villas available. One of the villas has five bedrooms and five bathrooms; the other has three bedrooms and three bathrooms with a private swimming pool.
Communications:  Complimentary Wi-Fi is available, and cell phones work well at the Lodge. There is also a guest phone for you to use for free on a reasonable basis.
Meals:  The Lodge has a small, open air restaurant overlooking the ocean. Hot, hearty breakfasts, take a packed lunch on the boat or dine at the restaurant. Appetizers such as sushi and chicken wings are served before dinner. Dinners always feature a fish entrée and some type of meat, accompanied by salad, vegetables, and dessert. They do have some no-see-ums and Off spray is available for guests to use.
Alcohol:  is included in your package. In addition to standard non-alcoholic drinks, they have a wide variety of local and imported liquors, as well as beer and wine. There is an open swim-up bar at the pool.

Getting Here

You'll fly to the Tocumen International Airport in Panama City. The Lodge is approximately a five-hour drive from the airport; this ground transfer is included in your package. Depending on your flight times, you may need to spend a night in Panama City. There is a list of recommended hotels in our confirmation packet that run $70.00 - $125.00 per night. Airfare and hotel nights are not included in the package.


2019 USD Rates:

Double occupancy rooms
4-anglers per boat:
6-nights and 5-days guided fishing
$3,270.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days guided fishing
$2,780.00 per person
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$2,350.00 per person
3-anglers per boat:
6-nights and 5-days guided fishing
$3,870.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days guided fishing
$3,290.00 per person
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$2,750.00 per person
2-anglers per boat:
6-nights and 5-days guided fishing
$4,900.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days guided fishing
$4,115.00 per person
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$3,540.00 per person

Non-angler sharing room  
$150.00 per person, per night*
If a non-angler is not accompanying an angler, there is an additional $550.00 fee for the ground transfer.

More options available.
Request an information packet.

Packages include:

Ground transfer to and from Panama City/Paradise Fishing Lodge; lodging at Paradise Fishing Lodge; all meals and beverages, including the open bar at the Lodge; daily laundry service, guided fishing, use of sportfishing gear, Panamanian Tourism Hotel Tax at the Lodge, and 7% Panama State Tax. (Fuel costs are included in the packages up to 4.00 per gallon. In the event of an increase, you'll be notified two-weeks before your trip of any additional cost. Their boats use approximately 100 gallons of fuel per day. We are sorry to have to implement this surcharge, but is the only way to keep the lodge running with top quality boats, gear and staff.)

Packages do not include:

International airfare to Panama City, Royal Saloon VIP Airport Service ($60.00 per person); overnight stay in Panama City, if needed; meals and beverages in Panama City; gratuities to your captains, mates and lodge staff; and anything not mentioned under inclusions.

Non-Angler Activities:

At the Lodge, relax by the pool, explore the nearby white sand beaches, or hike the spectacular grounds. You can also arrange to go horseback riding or snorkeling. In David, tour the Museum Of History and Culture Jose De Obaldia, or shop and take in a movie at the Mall Chiriqui. About two hours from the Lodge, in the mountain town of Boquette, they have ATV tours, zip lining, bird watching, and a coffee plantation tour.

Paradise Fishing Lodge


Mahi-mahi or Dorado, the common dolphinfish

Paradise Fishing Dolphinfish

Dorado, the Spanish name for this fish, means gold. Mahi-mahi its Hawaiian name means very strong. Once hooked, this beautifully-colored fish is fast and acrobatic.

Cubera snapper - Intimidating

Paradise Fishing Cubera Snapper

With their large teeth, these carnivorous fish can tackle large prey.

Yellowfin tuna fishing January through May

Yellowfin Tuna Fishing

Yellowfin tuna often travel in large schools.

Paradise Fishing Lodge - YouTube Video (same link as above)

Paradise Fishing Lodge

Located on 25 acres with 360-degree breathtaking views, the Lodge was appropriately named.

Swimming Pool with territorial views

Swim-Up Bar and Waterfall

The Lodge swimming pool has ocean views, a swim-up bar, and waterfall.

Paradise Fishing Lodge

Paradise Fishing Lodge

Outdoor dining with beautiful views. All meals and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages at the Lodge are included in the package.

Call 1-800-205-3474 for more Information:

Request Paradise Fishing Lodge Info Packet 

Go to . . .

Panama main page