A four hour bus ride from Bocas del Toro on the north pacific side of Panama close to Costa Rica lies the city of David. David is a calm and quiet city of about 350,000 individuals, including the surrounding areas. David has many ex-pat residents and retirees.
The town of David features many resources with full sized shopping malls, a large central park, many restaurants, bars, nightclubs/disco-techs, and is surrounded by the most beautiful rivers and mountains loaded in waterfalls and the plush jungle life of Central America. David is growing rapidly along with its neighboring Boquete, and all of the commodities of a major city are available there. David is a great city and a very fun and safe place to live.