Lucero hosts golf tournament to raise funds to help kids stay in sports

Saturday, May 20, Lucero Golf & Country Club is pleased to host the XIII Lexus Cup Golf Tournament in support of Club Activo 20-30 David, a professional organization dedicated to helping underprivileged children participate in sports.

Perched 3,600 feet above sea level in Panama’s Boquete Highlands, Lucero Golf and Country Club features a world-class, par-72, 18-hole championship golf course. Every hole offers its own stunning view of the surrounding mountains, the ocean and the city of David.

Golfers of all levels are invited to participate in this fun event on Saturday, May 20, which will be played using Mexican Best Ball rules. Prizes will be awarded.

The $120.00 donation per person includes:

  • Welcome kit
  • Green fees (taxes included)
  • Golf cart
  • BBQ lunch provided by Seasons Restaurant
  • Happy hour

Join us for a great day of golf, and support Club Activo 20-30 David in their important work of making sports accessible to less-fortunate children.

To register, call 721-0030. For information on Lucero Golf & Country Club, visit www.lucerocountryclub.com.


Lucero auspicia torneos de golf para recaudar fondos para mantener a los niños desamparado activos en deportes.

El sábado Mayo 20, Lucero Golf & Country Club se enorgullece en auspiciar el XIII Torneo de Golf Copa Lexus para apoyar al Club Activo 20-20 de David, una organización de jóvenes profesionales dedicada a ayudar a niños desamparados a participar en deportes.

Ubicado a 3,600 pies de altura sobre el nivel del mar en las Tierras Altas de Boquete, Panamá, Lucero Golf & Country Club,  está caracterizado por ser una cancha de campeonatos de clase mundial par-72 de 18 hoyos. Cada hoyo ofrece vistas maravillosas de las montanas circundantes, del océano y de la ciudad de David.

Golfistas de todos los niveles están invitados a participar en este evento lleno de diversiones este sábado, Mayo 20, el cual será jugado utilizando las reglas de las Mejor Pelota Mexicana (Mexican Best Ball rules). Se otorgarán premios.

La donación de $120.00 por persona incluye:

  • Kit de bienvenida
  • Green fees (impuestos incluídos)
  • Carrito de golf
  • Almuerzo BBQ provisto por el Restaurante Seasons.
  • Hora Feliz

Únete a nosotros  para un gran día de golf, y apoya al Club Activo 20-30 de David en su importante labor de ayudar a hacer accesible los deportes a niños desamparados.

Para registrarse, llamar al 721 -0030. Para información acerca de Lucero Golf & Country Club, visite www.lucerocountryclub.com.

A Memorable Stay at Lucero

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A RECENT VISITOR’S THOUGHTS ON HER VISIT TO LUCERO

My husband and I decided to do something different for Christmas this year. Instead of our usual jaunt to Florida or the Caribbean, we opted for a golf holiday in Panama.

We flew into David, and drove to Boquete.  Going up Calle Raideep, to our destination – Lucero Golf and Country Club, I couldn’t help but wonder how someone came up with the idea of putting a golf course in this secluded, mountainous region.

As our days at Lucero unfolded, so did the answer to my question.  We arrived with few turns in the road to a gated community with breathtaking panoramic views of the mountains with stunning, spanning golf course.

We settled into our three-bedroom rented villa with a quick unpack and a refreshing swim. After we booked our golf games for the week we headed back to the main town of Boquete, a mere 15 minutes drive. Boquete is such a charming town with quaint bakeries, cheese spots, wine stores, cafes, restaurants etc.  We filled our grocery needs amply, including fresh vegetables from the farmers’ stalls and fresh fish caught just that morning from a vendor near the local grocery store, Romeros.  We were settled in our villa in a few hours armed to enjoy our week ahead.

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Waking up each morning to bird sounds and glorious unhindered views of the golf course from our bedroom was a rare treat. The course with the side lies, uphill lies and elevated greens, is challenging. One that brings you back over again. When the golf score wasn’t  great, it didn’t matter.  The fresh mountain air with stunning views everywhere – especially like the ones on number 3 and 14, made up for it.

We loved having fresh foods; the taste is incomparable.  Our new find was the lemon lettuce…which became our choice of salad filler.  Other than the local market stalls, there is a weekly farmers’ market on Tuesdays where we found wonderful preserves and honey. We ran into many Lucero residents in town – it was like a weekly church bazaar where all the locals get together.

The villa’s fully equipped kitchen with a gas barbecue made making our farm-to-table meals a pure delight.  At our evening meals we were often graced with stunning sunsets followed by heavenly starry nights.

Of course, when we didn’t feel like cooking we ended up at the Seasons restaurant, part of the Lucero Clubhouse.  The pizza oven along with a full menu of  fresh fusion delights and the incredible selection of wines and fresh gelato made Seasons our favorite hangout especially when we didn’t want to go into town.  The chef became aware of our tastes  and surprised us with culinary delights to suit our palette. On Christmas Eve, he obliged us with a turkey meal that we could take to the villa to enjoy with our children who were joining us for Yuletide celebrations.

The clubhouse with an infinity swimming pool, a lounge area and bar was an oasis after a round of golf.  The beautiful red (clay) tennis courts with purple floral vine fences just steps below the clubhouse were almost always busy with lessons or games. We even got to watch parts of a local championship round robin match on the first few days of our week.

By week’s end, we were sad and in want of going back soon to this secluded haven. The tranquil days and nights, the fresh air, the challenging golf course and the fresh, easily available and very affordable food was a perfect vacation for us busy city dwellers. Next time we will aim to bring our tennis gear and try Lucero’s tree houses, which are spectacular and oh so well appointed.

A bientot Lucero.

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Coming soon…Panama’s most luxurious new clubhouse. (Golf and spa lovers, take note!)

Soon to join our stunning championship 18-hole course? A brand new, very luxe clubhouse with all the perks you can imagine, such as:

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• A stunning infinity pool surrounded by private cabanas where you can relax and read in the sun or soothe golf-weary muscles in the hot tub. Set in lush gardens, flowers tumble around the pergolas and scent the fresh mountain air.

• An outdoor poolside dining deck, as well as ample and elegant indoor space. The clubhouse’s breezy restaurant is the perfect spot to meet for a drink, an intimate dinner – or to entertain that seemingly endless parade of out-of-town guests.

Grab an après-game cocktail, take a refreshing dip in the pool or simply lounge in the shade and enjoy the spectacular views of the Caldera basin and Volcan Baru, as well as the lush green of the first tee on our custom designed world-class, par-72 course created by renowned designer J. Michael Poellot.

We’ll see you summer 2016!

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7 Ways You Know You’ve Found Your Dream Villa When You See It

1) Villa Living

Tuscan villa view

Tuscany or Boquete? It’s la dolce vita all around at our swank new villas nestled in Panama’s lush highlands. Minutes from the golf course, set in manicured gardens with the sound of the Agua Blanca river rushing past, come and try living la vida tranquila. The second home you always dreamed of in the number one place to retire in the world.

2) Kitchen With A View

Duplex kitchen

Easy, breezy, tropical living aka life in sleek, stylish, open plan duplexes. Whip up a delicious dinner on the gourmet kitchen gas range while listening to tropical bird calls. Eat a breakfast of local coconut yogurt and wild honey at the granite bar, or lounge in the living room with a cup of the world’s best coffee and the floor to ceiling sliding doors open to the mountain breezes. It’s hard to resist the relaxed pace of life in Lucero.

3) Outdoor Life

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Luxe living on the links: Every sun-drenched moment feels like happy hour here, and with a to-do list that consists of play golf, lounge by pool and cocktail hour, it pretty much is. Kick off your shoes and take in the views with a delicious glass of wine and some nibbles on the terrace – a perfect place to entertain friends and family on sunny afternoons.

4) Sweetest Dreams Ever (Except You’re Awake)

Duplex bed

When did you last fall asleep without the sound of cars, people or planes passing by? Tranquil doesn’t even come close to describing Lucero’s delightfully noise-and-light-pollution-free nights. Our modern bedrooms are the perfect canvas for your dreams – you’ll wake feeling refreshed, de-stressed and ready to tackle that chip shot.

5)  Details To Fall in Love With

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Decor magic: From marble bathrooms with high pressure rain showers to porcelain floors and top of the line appliances and fixtures – it’s all in the details.

6)  Easy Entertaining

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Come and play in our corner of paradise. Sit around the outdoor fire pit and count the stars, listen to the sounds of the cloud forest and enjoy the fresh mountain air. Guitars optional.

7) The Sporting Life

Being active in Lucero is irresistible – nature is so resplendent here that even a short walk can turn into a magnificent adventure as you wind through woods with flowering trees, tropical flowers, colourful songbirds and huge old shade trees. If you’d prefer to break a sweat there are Classic Clay tennis courts with their own clubhouse, complete with snacks and equipment rental. For a mix of both sport and pleasure take in a round of golf, at 1,010 meters above sea-level, the views from every hole are sensational.

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Book your visit to stay at Lucero today.

Top 5 Reasons To Go Glamping In A Luxury Treehouse

1. Leave your worries behind (or below) you
40 meters above the ground you’ll experience complete tranquility and freedom, the only noise is from rustling leaves, tropical birds and the sound of a stream far below.
 Lucero Luxury Treehouse
2. Rediscover child-like wonder – in very adult luxury
Except this time your house in the sky is more than a few boards nailed to a tree: it’s totally luxurious with the comfiest beds and linens, a walk-in rain shower, and a cozy sitting room with kitchen.
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3. Get a true bird’s eye view on the world 
Watch tropical birds like quetzals and toucans come home to roost while you drink a cold, fresh pina colada overlooking the Caldera valley and out towards the Pacific ocean.
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4. Enjoy an authentic, unforgettable experience 
Handcrafted from local Panamanian wood, this is the opposite of a McResort. There are only 1 or 2 of its kind in the world, and it could be all yours.
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5. Did we mention the view?
An expansive wraparound deck offers panoramic views stretching out from every angle. There’s even a cozy reading nook with a giant picture window made for daydreaming while you gaze out at the valley below. Astounding maybe starts to describe it.
Read more about this magical luxury treehouse hotel.

Panama’s Best New Luxury Treehouse Hotel Is Ready to Book

Welcome to Lucero’s magnificent new treehouse – A luxury boutique hotel in the sky

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Set amongst the branches of ancient hardwoods, with clear views of Panama’s magnificent cloud forest in the Boquete highlands, you could hardly hope for a more romantic setting than one of Lucero’s new treehouses. This is not your 7-year-old hideaway – this is pure luxury, from a huge walk-in rain shower to sumptuous high thread count sheets, to the 360 views from the wraparound deck.

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Wake up to the world’s best coffee (estate-grown on adjacent hillsides), while listening to the forest come alive with the sounds of tropical wildlife. Breakfast is fresh papaya, pineapple, mango in season and the sweetest bananas you’ve ever had. Then it’s time to make some tough choices: golf, tennis, or lounge-time on the deck watching eagles soar over the Caldera valley.

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In the evening, sip cocktails made with award-winning aged rum as you take in the sweeping pristine countryside below, all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

 

 

When you finally fall into the lushly appointed bed, the astonishing skies may keep you awake as you count the endless stars.

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Treehouse Amenities:

–  Luxury Linens
– Sumptuous queen size bed, and 1 double bed overlooking the balcony (perfect day bed)
– Bathroom with walk in rain shower + luxury toiletries
– 2 comfortable bathrobes
– A la carte breakfast room service
– Kitchenette with mini-fridge, toaster oven and coffeemaker for self catering
– 40-inch LED Smart TV
– Wifi

On-premise:

– Clubhouse, infinity pool and restaurant
– Golf on a 18-hole championship course
– 4 Classic Clay tennis courts

Book now
From Panama: 507-730-8101
From USA/CANADA: 1-877-727-2476
email: sales@lucero.com.pa

 

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Living in Boquete, Panama, certainly has its perks

We’re giving you a peek into what it’s like to live in one of the world’s most beautiful places, Boquete, Panama. From the everyday to the inspired day, where to go and how to play our beautiful championship course, Lucero Living is our way of sharing (and occasionally showing off) this vibrant Central American hotspot.
Custom Lucero Homes viewed from the golf course

Custom Lucero Homes viewed from the golf course