Why Panama

A beautiful, dynamic city that provides a one-of-a-kind cultural experience, spectacular natural surroundings, and great tourism infrastructure.

A safe city

A Safe City

One of the most significant advantages of visiting Panama City is its excellent security reputation. Panama has made considerable advances in upgrading its security measures in recent years, making it one of the safest countries in Central America. The city has a low crime rate, and the government has taken many precautions to protect its residents and visitors.

A melting pot of races and cultures

Furthermore, Panama City has a diversified and inviting populace. Locals are polite and eager to assist guests, making the city a welcome and warm location to visit. Visitors are also drawn to the city’s rich history and culture, which includes numerous museums, galleries, cultural events and of course, the Panama Canal.

No visit to Panama City is complete without seeing the engineering marvel of the Panama Canal.  Admire the huge locks through which huge ships connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Learn more about the history and significance of this legendary waterway through interactive exhibits and museums. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the wonders of the canals up close by taking a boat tour. A testament to human ingenuity, the Panama Canal is a must-see attraction that will amaze you. 

Melting Culture
Gastronomy

Gastronomy

Prepare your taste buds for a special gastronomic journey in Panama City. Our city is known for its diverse gastronomic scene with a mix of Indigenous, Spanish, Afro-Caribbean and international influences. Enjoy traditional Panamanian dishes such as sancocho (hearty chicken soup), ceviche (marinated seafood) and arroz con pollo (chicken and rice), or indulge in international cuisine at world-class restaurants. Whether you’re a foodie or an inquisitive explorer, Panama City’s gastronomy will leave you craving for more.

Zona Libre de Colon

For the ultimate retail therapy experience, head to the Zona Libre de Colón. As one of the largest duty-free zones in the world, it offers an extensive array of products at unbeatable prices. From high-end fashion brands to electronics, jewelry, and more, you’ll find everything you desire in this shopper’s paradise. Take advantage of tax-free shopping and explore the countless shops and boutiques. The Zona Libre de Colón promises a memorable retail adventure that will satisfy even the most discerning shoppers.

Zona Libre de Colon
Transportation

Transportation

In terms of infrastructure, Panama City has excellent transportation options, including the Panama Metro, a rapid transit system, the first subway system in Central America, a modern international airport, well-developed highways, and a friendly public transportation system. The city also offers a wide range of accommodation options, from budget hostels to luxury hotels.

A tropical paradise

A tropical paradise

Panama City also has some of the world’s most spectacular natural settings, including lovely beaches, tropical jungles, and national parks. Hiking, surfing, and fishing are among the many outdoor activities available to visitors, making it a perfect destination for thrill seekers.