Welcome to Santa Maria!
Welcome to Santa Maria! A decade ago, this very desirable Panama City neighborhood didn’t exist. Now, it’s suburban feel, tons of well-planned amenities, and incredible potential for growth are compelling smart buyers to invest in Santa Maria real estate now before everybody else figures out why it is the hot new community.
Popular Santa Maria Listings
Here’s a quick look at some of the most popular listings in Santa Maria right now. If anything catches your eye, be sure to use the contact form next to the listing to request further information. One of our professional brokers will follow up with you in less than 24 hours!
Getting to Santa Maria
Why is it so hot? The attention to detail in urban planning. Convenience is key. Santa Maria is located 15 minutes from both downtown Panama City and Tocumen International Airport. The planned amenities boast walking and biking trails, a golf course, a country club, and plenty of residences to choose from.
Over the next few years, this community is expected to surpass its neighbor, Costa Del Este, in luxury amenities offered just a short commute to the city center.
So if you’re looking to avoid living in the midst of the capital’s hecticness but still want to be close enough for work or school, Santa Maria might just be the perfect place for you. There’s already a lot to like about this suburban oasis, and things are only going to keep improving over the next few years.
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What To Expect in Santa Maria
Is Santa Maria the right place for you? Whether you’re already a Panama City resident or are merely considering a move to this vibrant capital city, there are a lot of neighborhoods and lifestyles to consider. Amongst all of these options, Santa Maria is becoming a fast favorite for those who are in search of upscale suburban living but with all the conveniences of being close to downtown.
Global corporations like DHL and Copa Airlines employ a great number of Santa Maria’s residents. Most of them are professionals and senior managers with families who love the great nearby schools.
Santa Maria is also growing in popularity with retirees from Panama and all over the world. Many older residents enjoy that this community offers a slew of amenities nearby without the crowds or traffic that you’ll endure in the city’s center. Golf fans are also eager to call Santa Maria home thanks to the 18 hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus that’s at the center of the development.
When it comes to Santa Maria real estate, there are a number of different options that prospective buyers can choose from. Most condos start at around $500,000, and there are large single-family homes that can cost three to four times that amount. Which option you choose will depend on your budget, needs, and personal taste.
While some are most concerned with their proximity to the golf course, others are eager to find a unit with great views of the city skyline or coastal mountains. While most browsers of Santa Maria real estate choose to buy, you can also find plenty of rentals, ranging from about $3,000 for a condo to $5,000 plus per month for a house.
Santa Maria Real Estate Listings
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If you have any questions about the listings here, simply use the contact form next to each listing and one of our professional real estate brokers will follow up with you in less than 24 hours.
Living and Exploring Santa Maria
Residents love Santa Maria for the quality of life the community provides within close proximity to downtown Panama City. While many of the development’s features are still being constructed, residents look forward to enjoying aspects such as the planned country club featuring an Olympic-sized pool, running track, and yoga and pilates studios. There are also plans underway for Santa Maria Town Centre which will include boutique shopping, restaurants, gyms, and a supermarket.
While enjoying Santa Maria to the fullest will require a bit of patience, most residents are happy to take in the beautiful scenery and relaxed atmosphere as they watch how this community continues to grow.
One feature of the neighborhood is the Marriott Luxury Collection hotel that sits at the center of the development. The hotel includes a nice restaurant that is open to the public as well as a cafe. Residents are also known to take advantage of all of the amenities that nearby Costa del Este has to offer. Just 5 minutes down the road you can find tons of dining options ranging from quick and casual cafe fare to a gourmet Italian meal.
As the final touches of this neighborhood are underway, there is no doubt that Santa Maria may very well be the most well-planned and amenity-dense gated community in Panama City. Residents get to enjoy their own relaxing paradise within a stone’s throw of the city, and everything they need is soon to be just outside their front doors.
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Browse through our listings of Santa Maria Panama homes and condos for sale and contact us with any questions. Santa Maria Panama is shaping up to be Panama City’s most exclusive and best planned suburb. Located adjacent to Costa del Este and just before the Los Pueblos exit on the Corredor Sur en route to Tocumen, Santa Maria Panama is strategically located 15 minutes from downtown and 15 minutes from the airport. Santa Maria’s central focal point is the Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course, to be surrounded by commercial and residential developments along with a master planned community, country club, and clubhouse.
Throughout the Santa Maria master planned community will be walking trails, bike lanes, the Santa Maria Town Centre along with boutique shops, restaurants, and other related service providers like gym franchises, banks, and supermarkets. The vision behind the project includes several of Panama’s most well known luxury developers including Grupo Corccione, Bern, and Grupo Los Pueblos. All three developers are currently offering different products, ranging from single family homes, luxury condos, as well as townhome style housing.
Prices in Santa Maria start at $500,000 and Panama Equity has direct access to all of the products being offered in this high end community, due for delivery starting in the fourth quarter of 2013. There are currently 10 home designs, more than six apartment layouts, and multiple golf course, city view, and mountain view lots in the development still for sale.
If you’re interested in receiving a price list, floor plans, and purchasing information on the Santa Maria community, contact a Panama Equity agent today.