Discover Panama City, the hip cosmopolitan capital of the Isthmus of Panama, and a melting pot of diverse cultures in Central America. Between baroque facades in the chic colonial neighborhood of Casco Viejo and ruins of Panamá Viejo, to the modern metropolis with a splendid skyline, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. The 48-mile Panama Canal is a human-made wonder and an engineering marvel that bridges the maritime routes of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Expansive waterfront parks, causeways, and markets showcase glimpses of local life, and the world-class dining and entertainment venues are great for socializing. Discover rare Geisha coffee and artisanal rums paired with regional specialties at chic eateries. Explore buzzing markets replete with vibrant textiles and stylish Panama hats that make for excellent souvenirs. Nearby, picturesque islands with white sandy beaches, and lush tropical rainforests help you escape the colorful chaos of this shipping and financial hub.
Casco Viejo & Panamá Viejo
Dining & Entertainment
Beaches & Rainforest
Recommended Panama Tours
Places: San José and Central Valley (1 day) → Tortuguero (2) → Arenal (2) → Monteverde (1) → Manuel Antonio (2) → Panama City (3)
Tour Highlights: Spanish Colonial History, Museums and Contemporary Art, Saturday Markets, Vibrant Nightlife, Tortuguero National Park, Tropical...
Central Hotel Panama is located in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Casco Antiguo area, next to the Panama Interoceanic Canal Museum. Expect a 19th century, French-influenced colonial style building, recognized by UNESCO for its architectural significance.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Panama City and its friendly staff member is waiting to greet you upon arrival with a freshly baked, chocolate chip cookie. The central location of this Panama City hotel makes it ideal for business travelers and leisure travelers who would like to explore the metropolitan area.
The Bristol Panama is Set in a modern highrise building, a short drive away from attractions like the Panama Canal Museum and the Panamá Viejo historic district. Settle into ensuite rooms that feature modern, neutral-toned furnishings and carpeted floors.