La Barqueta is a coastal area pertaining to the province of Chiriqui. It is conveniently located 40 minutes by car from David, the capital city of Chiriqui.
There are various developments in the area including La Barqueta Resort, Las Olas Hotel which also has residential Villas and Condos.
The area is well known for its surf breaks, deep sea fishing.
The town most closely associated with La Barqueta Beach is called Alanje and it boasts oldest church in Chiriqui. The town is a fishing and agricultural center which produces mainly rice. Alanje is located roughly 15 minutes from the beach of La Barqueta.