at its best is a beautiful cultural blend of the “old
Spain”, the “modern America” and curiously
the “bazaar effect” of the east. A major commercial
point, Panama is strategically placed as a crossing point between
the Pacific and the Atlantic. While ecotourism, adventure and
health tourism are some of the major attractions worldwide,
Panama is also home to one of the friendliest people you will
Panama has something for everyone. This is a land of carnivals
and bird watching to adventure sports and exciting night life.
There are very few contenders to the quality of Panama’s
tourist attractions. See here for best tourist package deals.
Accessible rain forests teeming with flora and fauna unique
to its region, beautiful mountain sides spectacular in it’s
freshness to historical sites that are witness to a rich cultural
heritage, with a capital that is rival to the most modern cities
of the world; Panama is all that it promises and much more.
• Adventure sports
• Historical sites
• Highlands and mountains
• Beaches and islands
• The Panama Canal
• Living Indian Cultures
• The Panamanian Food Experience
• Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean Regatta for Paddling,
Rowing and Kayaking
• Portobelo Triathlon
Ecotourism: The Gamboa Tropical Rainforest Reserve and the
Soberania National Park are a tropical haven of flora and
fauna. Considered to be one of the best birdwatching spots
in the world, Panama has 950 species of birds. So if you are
a birdwatching enthusiast then you will not be disappointed.
Trips to the famous Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
on Barro Colorado Island (which has a renowned tropical research
laboratory) can be arranged; however appointments should be
made one month prior to a visit.
Water sports: Isla Grande near Portobelo has some good diving
and snorkeling locations, as do Bocas del Toro archipelago;
Taboga Island (20km/12 miles south of Panama City); and the
San Blás Islands (off the northeast coast). You can
try whitewater rafting on the Chiriquí and Chiriquí
Viejo rivers. Good spots for surfing are Santa Catalina, Venado
and Rio Mar in the Pacific and Isla Grande, Bluf and Careneros
in the Atlantic
Fishing: The waters of the Pacific and Caribbean offer some
good game in abundance. Piñas Bay, Coiba Island, Contadora
Island and Taboga on the Pacific side and the San Blas Islands
and the Chiriquí Lagoon off the archipelago of Bocas
del Toro in the Caribbean are other places you can go fishing.
Horse Riding: If you like horse riding, then the mountainous
province of Chiriquí is just the place with its naturally
wild landscapes. These are natural habitats for cattle and
Golf: There are six golf courses spread across the Isthmus.
Panamá Country Club, Summit and Fort Amador’s
courses are open to tourists; however you will require a guest
card to play the 18 holes at Coronado Beach Country Club.
Please review our prices for package tours or contact us at
Panama health for further information on a tour package.
The world is finally discovering that Panama is not just
about the Canal, but about crystalline waters, and an indigenous
race of people and beautiful resorts enveloped in yet another
one of mother nature’s most exotic displays of creativity.
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