P, Archipiélago de Las Perlas

- Panama, Archipiélago de Las Perlas

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Named for the large pearls found in its waters, the Pearl Islands comprise 90 named...
 

Islas Casaya & Casayeta

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Oysters are still harvested throughout the archipelago, and their pearls are just as legendary as they were when...
 

Isla Contadora

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Isla Contadora (Counting House Island) was once the accounting center for pearls before they were shipped...
 

Isla San José, Panama

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Home to the most exclusive resort in the Pearl Islands, Isla San José has a sinister history as a US chemical-weapons...