Panama Travel Guide

Travel to Panama City, Panama, one of the world's crossroads.


Activities
Mercado de Mariscos (Seafood Market)
Visit the local fish market to sample lobster and other seafood straight from the harbor.
Photo by Mary Knox Merrill/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images
  • Avenida Balboa and Calle 15 Este
  • Panama City, Panama

Mercado de Mariscos (Seafood Market)

Visit the local fish market to sample lobster and other seafood straight from the harbor.
Avenida Balboa and Calle 15 Este Panama City, Panama

Hotels
Waldorf Astoria Panama
Known for its elegance and luxurious accommodations, Waldorf Astoria continually gets high marks from travelers. The property in Panama is conveniently located in the city center, close to the Panama Harbor.
Photo by Waldorf Astoria
  • 47th St and Uruguay St
  • Panama City, Panama

Waldorf Astoria Panama

Known for its elegance and luxurious accommodations, Waldorf Astoria continually gets high marks from travelers. The property in Panama is conveniently located in the city center, close to the Panama Harbor.
47th St and Uruguay St Panama City, Panama
Phone: +507 294-8000

Restaurants & Bars
Las Abejas
In the bustling town of La Chorrera, visit Las Abejas, which, according to locals, makes some of the best chicheme, a drink made with mashed sweet corn, condensed milk, cinnamon and vanilla.
  • La Chorrera, Panama

Las Abejas

In the bustling town of La Chorrera, visit Las Abejas, which, according to locals, makes some of the best chicheme, a drink made with mashed sweet corn, condensed milk, cinnamon and vanilla.
La Chorrera, Panama
Quesos Chela
Visit Emilio Ho and get a taste of an unexpected cultural cuisine at Quesos Chela, his kosher dairy in Panama City.
  • Via Interamericana
  • Capira, Panama

Quesos Chela

Visit Emilio Ho and get a taste of an unexpected cultural cuisine at Quesos Chela, his kosher dairy in Panama City.
Via Interamericana Capira, Panama
Phone: +507 223-7835
Donde Ivan
In the Afro-Panamanian neighborhood Rio Abajo, sit down at Donde Ivan, a local gem where Ivan makes each dish as if he’s cooking for his family. Sample such cuisine as alligator ceviche and fried iguana meat.
  • Rio Abajo
  • Panama City, Panama

Donde Ivan

In the Afro-Panamanian neighborhood Rio Abajo, sit down at Donde Ivan, a local gem where Ivan makes each dish as if he’s cooking for his family. Sample such cuisine as alligator ceviche and fried iguana meat.
Rio Abajo Panama City, Panama
Yuly Refresqueria
No drink can quite compare to the beverages sold at Yuly Refresqueria, which include the "mattress breaker" and the "marriage saver."
  • Panama City, Panama

Yuly Refresqueria

No drink can quite compare to the beverages sold at Yuly Refresqueria, which include the "mattress breaker" and the "marriage saver."
Panama City, Panama

Transportation
Tocumen International Airport (PTY)
This airport is roughly 30 minutes from the city center.
Photo by By Joao Carlos Medau from Campinas [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Tocumen International Airport (PTY)

This airport is roughly 30 minutes from the city center.
Panama City, Panama
Phone: +507 238-2761

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