Most Durable Synthetic Thatch Roofing

Palmex is currently the world leader in the production and distribution of synthetic roofing, surface and décor solutions used in the construction and renovation of traditional thatch projects. Palmex is a number one choice all over the world for its synthetic and durable roofing solution to natural thatch. Soluciones Mar Caribe is the official Palmex distributor in Panama.

In order to meet & exceed homeowners’ and the hospitality industry’s needs, our team has worked on designing and developing products that are both durable and maintenance free, with classic aesthetics. Our synthetic thatch stand as highly effective long-term solutions to issues of massive over-harvesting throughout the planet.

Palmex materials meet with the strictest safety standards, and with building and construction norms currently in place globally. Our products adapt to fit any architectural style or roofing type. Thanks to the high-end materials we use and to a manufacturing and installation process that are both unique and patented, Palmex is the perfect solution for all your needs.

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Bodega Panama
Official Palmex Distributor in Panama

+507 6165-2418
#37 Avenida D, Frente Al Aeropuerto, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro

Palmex Benefits



  • 50-year lifespan
  • 20-year warranty
  • Environmentally-friendly material
  • Recycled & recyclable


  • Full protection against mold and mildew, insects and animals avoiding proliferation of bacteria therefore providing you with clean thatch.
peace of mind

Peace of mind

  • Quick and easy installation process
  • No leaf replacement or repair
  • No maintenance or daily upkeep for the indoor areas: Cost saving


  • Withstands exposure to harsh weather
  • Wind resistance
  • UV-resistant
  • Fire-retardant
return on investment

Return on investment

  • No renovation needed = no temporary hotel closing for maintenance = cost saving
  • No customer compensation
  • Structure protection

Our collections


Palmex Original

Palmex Original collection offers a permanent solution for all of your projects around the world. When choosing us, you opt for exceptionally durable, resistant and recyclable products. You are selecting aesthetics that are virtually identical to natural roofing while choosing greater peace of mind with no maintenance and unbeatable longevity.


Palmex Exotic

Our Palmex Exotic collection offers a variety of artificial Thatch roofing, surface and decor materials imitating the natural materials found worldwide. Whether you are looking for Asian reed, African reed or Bamboo, we provide the best quality products available on the market. Made for easy maintenance, long lasting and hassle-free projects.

Savanah Asian Reed Umbrella

Outdoor Living

Our new « OUTDOOR LIVING » collection offers ready-to assemble umbrella solutions in a variety of exotic synthetic thatch designs. Other great additions are to be expected soon in this new collection… All in the purpose to enhance outdoor spaces with turnkey solutions.

Panama Bestseller : Rioha Synthetic Palm Thatch


RIOHA, is designed to replicate the look of the coconut palm. The edge has a fine tip, which closely resembles those of palm trees found in many countries.

With a 50-year lifespan and a 20 year warranty, this leaf offers full and effective exterior coverage in any weather. We are certified for wind-resistance and 100% waterproofing without any membrane required. A fire-retardant option is also available for this product.

High quality material

  • High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Thermo-molded
  • Fire-Retardant version available
  • UV-protected
  • Highly resistant
  • 100 % recyclable


  • Available colors: Tobacco, Coco
  • Dimensions: +/-100 cm x 60 cm
  • Thickness: 0,7 mm
  • Weight: 310 g/leaf
  • Custom code:
rioha leaf


  • Pack of 72 leaves (98 x 64 x 15 cm) (23 kg)
  • Pack of 24 rails (10 x 10 x 300 cm) – (9 kg)
  • Pallet of 14 packs of leaves (104 x 130 x 125 cm)
  • Pallet of 14 packs of rails (100 x 25 x 300 cm)

Certifications & memberships

Our certifications and memberships comply with the regulations that security, environment, product credibility and quality require.  Our company is dedicated to making sure we respect them.

Product certification & memberships can thus be seen as an engagement from us, proving our desire to stay well aware of the trends and best practices in our industry, while staying deeply connected to customers’ needs and desires.

Customer base

From the glamorous roof of a luxurious 5-star resort to an exotic yoga center in the middle of the jungle, our products offering weather resistance and dreamy looks are suitable for any type of customer.

Hotels & resorts
Hotels & resorts

Theme Parks
Theme parks



Retreat Eco centers
Retreat / Eco centers



Camping facilities
Camping facilities