A Weekend in Panama City

Panama, Panama City Guide (B): A Weekend in Panama City

Panama City is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Panama and the most cosmopolitan capital in Central America. Its skyline screams urban chaos while cobblestones link boutique hotels with underground bars and crumbled ruins in the peninsula of Casco Viejo When visiting Panama City, I highly suggest taking an hour flight to Bocas del Toro. It’s extremely rare in this world that you find an atmosphere so seductive, primitive and unforgettable…think Costa Rica 20 years ago. The islands are surrounded by the beautiful Caribbean ocean, packed with lush and unique tropical vegetation and immersed in numerous cultures including the indigenous Westin Caribe people, latinos and extraneros. 

The best time to visit Panama is during the summer dry season from mid-December to mid-April but this also means that its high season and higher rates at hotels and resorts. The Caribbean destinations such as Bocas del Toro has a shorter dry season, usually September/October and February/March. Humidity is always high in Panama and some areas in the Caribbean receive almost twice the yearly rainfall of Panama City. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Weekend in Panama City
Guide Location: Panama » Panama City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melody Hsu
Read it on author's website: http://www.thepaleopanda.com/panama-city-and-bocas-del-toro/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Las Clementinas
  • Panama Canal at the Miraflores Locks
  • Madrigal
  • Fish Market