La Pintada is a typical Panamanian style town that is based around a central church Plaza. The locals have a great sense of pride and like most towns in Panama's interior the towns people are very friendly, honest, and hardworking.
La Pintada also has a wide variety of petroglyphs carved by native Indians thousands of years ago.
La Pintada is located within the province of Cocle. Cocle is known for its bright colorful festivals and hand made local crafts which include the well known Typical Panamanian hats and other folkloric items.
Some of the festivals include the aquatic carnivals, the Tomato Festival, the Orange Festival and the Sugar Cane Festival.