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After 3+ years and 40 paper editions of La Playa Community Newspaper we have decided go back to our roots and continue to publish online daily at If you loved reading the paper, check out the same great content digitally, on our mobile friendly website Playa Community, from here in Coronado or anywhere around the world.

Our readers will be happy to find we’re still dedicated to providing up-to-date and honest information on the Coronado area that goes beyond the basic “Panama sales pitch”. Our stories are written by expats and locals who have lived in the area for over a decade, or all of their lives. Our articles define our times and unique home here in panama, offering you an off the beaten path perspective that you will not find anywhere else.  

At PlayaCommunity, writers continue to do what we’ve always done, researching everything there is to know about a given subject, pulling it all together in a comprehensive and satisfying narrative.  

Have a question about Coronado, Panama? Connect with us directly at Ask us anything about the beach area, from real estate related questions to where to get your dry cleaning done and we will provide you with real answers absolutely free. We are not a concierge service and we are not trying to sell you on Panama. We are Coronado residents offering you a clearer picture of the beach community, making your life here easier, or your decision to move to the beach a more informed one.

How do we do it? We share all of the facts and none of the frills, combining the good with the challenging, through our library of +30,000 informative articles we’ve been busy writing over the past 10 years. While there are imitators, we continue to be the #1 source for staying connected to Coronado, offering you the best resources to do just that.

Whether your a surfer, beach walker or planning an event at the beach, this section is for you. We free tide tables to help play your day or stay at the beach. Every year we buy verified tides that you can have confidence in, we’ll never leave you stranded!

Business Directory
Our business directory connects readers with 5000+ businesses in the beach community. Have a beach business? Basic business listings are free for everyone! We are offering the community an overview of your product or service, phone number and location. Premium listings are just $50, these include photos, a link to your website and as much info as you wish to publish on your service or product. If you can’t find what you are looking for here, send us a message and we will help you find the product or service you are looking for.

Classified Ads
Just ask our users, the classified section is the best place to find used vehicles, furniture and appliances or to sell items in the beach community. The classifieds are free for personal use, and business can use them for a small fee of $5.00 per listing. Over the years this section has also become a place to post public announcements. Our users have found homes for stray animals they have taken in, donations for charitable causes and community support here.

Real Estate
The Playa Community Real Estate section allows sellers to work directly with buyers and vice-versa. Highlight your property for a one time fee of $28.50 for 3 months of qualified leads that go directly to your inbox from our website. Looking to highlight multiple properties? We offer great discounts for multiple listings.

Do you enjoy the articles we publish in La Playa? Well, all of these articles are now available online! Go green and do your reading online at All of the information we publish is well sourced and relevant, with new content published every single day.

Visit us today at to see what’s new and sign up for our monthly newsletter for information on the beach area sent directly to your inbox bi-weekly.

Your neighbors in Coronado
(The Playa Community Team)