Handpicked by a Panama Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Things to do and visit in Panama City'.

Contadora Island

Things to do in Panama Contadora Island is a haven of peace very close to Panama City, just over 1 hour from the Causeway, and you can even go just to spend the day. White sand beaches, clear water, lots of fish, very friendly people and a very relaxed lifestyle ... However we recommend you stay 1 or 2 nights, discover all the beaches that it offers, and spend some day on a boat, take a l...

Templo Baha'i

Things to do in Panama Parallel to the development of the Baha’i community around the world, Baha’i Houses of Worship have been established in each continent. During the 19th and 20th centuries, eight Temples were erected— in Turkmenistan, the United States, Uganda, Australia, Germany, Panama, Western Samoa, and India— pending only the construction of a House of Worship in South America...

Panama Canal

Things to do in Panama There is no more universal claim of Panama than the amazing, magnificent and incredible engineering work that connects two great oceans, Atlantic and Pacific. The Panama Canal is one of the best shortcuts in the world, and extends for 80 kilometers from Panama City, the capital of the country, on the Pacific coast, to Colon, in the Atlantic, crossing the continental divid...

Cafe Coca Cola

Things to do in Panama Cafe Coca-Cola is the oldest cafe in Panama City. It is a Panama City institution; it opened its doors in 1875, making it the oldest cafe in the city. It is also the only cafe in the world to be named 'Coca cola' a namesake by the Coca-Cola Corporation.   In 1906 Panama along with Cuba, became one of the first countries to operate Coca-cola bottling plants outside ...

BioMuseo Panama

Things to do in Panama Designed by the world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Biomuseo is his first work in Latin America and in the tropics. The building was designed to tell the story of how the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the sea, uniting two continents, separating a large ocean in two and changing the biodiversity of the planet forever. The 4000-square-meter museum contains eight perm...

International Brewers

International Brewers Tours Panama Welcome to The Crew Every day, homebrewers around the world create delicious brews, but they can only share them with their closest friends. Today, in order to reach a greater audience, brewers have to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in expensive equipment, locations, licenses, marketing, and distribution. It’s simply something most craft brewers ca...

Casco Viejo

Things to do in Panama It remained the center of Panamanian life for almost 300 years, until 1930, when the Casco Antiguo began to decline in a rather regional trend that included several old neighborhoods in Latin America where its wealthy population began to move to the suburbs.   The reasons for this exodus were typically attributed to the emergence of the automobile, which made life ...

The City of Knowledge

Things to do in Panama Just a few minutes from downtown Panama City, City of Knowledge is strategically located across from the Panama Canal. Some 120 hectares and more than 200 buildings of what was once the Clayton military base are now home to a booming international community established for the purpose of business, academic, scientific, and humanistic collaboration. The objective is human ...

Soberania National Park

Things to do in Panama Soberania National Park is located close to the eastern banks of the Panama Canal and it is only a 25 minutes drive from Panama City. The park area is around 55,000 acres and it extends all the way to Colon Province.   This park has one of the richest diversity of species you can imagine including 105 species of mammals, 79 reptiles, 55 amphibians, 36 freshwater fi...

Whale Watching Panama

Tour Operators in Panama Learn more about our company's founders and expert Biologist guides who are eager to share their knowledge and passion for the whales and dolphins with you. Humpback Whales - Find out more about the fascinating Humpback whales before you take your tour. Dolphins - Learn more about the species of dolphins you are most likely to see on your tour. Boats-The...

Whale Watching Panama

Things to do in Panama Come spend 5 magical days on board the Azuleta, a 90' custom wooden sailboat to explore the incredible natural beauty and biodiversity of Coiba National Park.   Isla Coiba is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a National Marine Preserve.  It is a former prison island, so it has kept its pristine natural state.  On and around the island you can see and maybe...

Rio Mar

Things to do in Panama Rio Mar is the next immediate beach after El Palmar, taking a left from the Panamerican Highway when coming from Panama City. The entrance is very well signaled so you won’t have a problem to find it.   Be aware that when entering Rio Mar, you will see a neighborhood like area with houses around the street. These are all private properties so you should not block...

Playa Malibu

Things to do in Panama Going into Gorgona town, exactly at the end of the road you will find Playa Malibu (Malibu beach). Here you will get one of the best surfing spots in the Panama Bay with long rides and great tubes. The break is located in front of the river, you can't miss it. Normally, the right break is good at low tide and the left is good at medium tide.   The beach is also sui...

Recreational Park Omar

Things to do in Panama Park Omar, or Parque Omar as is called in Spanish, is an oasis in the heart of Panama City. Park Omar has many recreational activities for locals and tourists to enjoy. It is free to access, there are many parking spaces and it can get quite busy. However, Park Omar is very big so even at it’s busiest it doesn't feel crowded.   Walking, jogging and running around...

Miraflores Visitors Center

Things to do in Panama Miraflores Locks is where all the inbound and outbound traffic from and to the Pacific side of the canal is controlled. Due to its proximity to Panama City, the government implemented this magnificent center for you to witness the engineering marvel.   The visitor center has three observation decks with a front row view of the ships transiting the canal and the Pan...

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