Panama City is a city of rich culture, stunning landscapes and a bustling nightlife. You can spend your day on a sunny beach, perusing the local shops or taking in the sites on a fascinating canal tour. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday or a lively city getaway, Panama City is the holiday destination for you.
First, if you’re dreaming of a sunny, relaxing holiday on the beach, Panama City will deliver. A short drive away from the city centre lies over 80 km of white, sandy beaches. These beaches are the perfect locations for a guided sailing excursion, learning to surf or even embarking on a scuba diving course. Sailing in this region can take you to the surrounding islands, including the Pearl Islands and Taboga. Surfing and scuba lessons are widely available in and around Panama City, giving you the chance to ride the waves off the coast or discover the incredible underworld of this southern portion of the Pacific Ocean. The possibilities for your beach activities are endless in this tropical region.
Next, you can enjoy the surrounding scenery by embarking on a challenging hike outside the city limits or a leisurely walk in one of Panama City’s many stunning parks. Tours are available to transport you to some of the more popular hiking regions or even to a neighbouring island for a day trip, allowing you to hike through some of the most beautiful natural trails in the region. These tours allow you to hike at your leisure, have a picnic lunch and return back to Panama City in time for dinner.
While visiting Panama City, you can get a taste of the local culture in a wide variety of ways. The city centre is full of delicious restaurants that are heavily influenced by their diverse Spanish, American and Afro-Caribbean mix of cultures. At any time of day, the food available to you in Panama City is guaranteed to be a delightful culinary experience. A typical breakfast in Panama includes deep-friend corn tortillas packed with your favourite breakfast toppings, or fresh fruit and eggs are also readily available. Lunch and dinner in this Central American city often include meat and potatoes, deep fried plantains, fresh and local seafood along with rice or beans. You can also easily find Panama favourites: handmade empanadas and mouth-watering tamales.
Panama City is also surrounded by famous local attractions, including numerous museums and art galleries displaying the dynamic flavour of the region’s art scene and rich history. You can also take a trip to the famous Panama Canal or join a guided canal tour of the vast and bustling city.
Thus, a holiday in Panama City is sure to have everything you’re looking for to make up the perfect tropical getaway. The countless city centre attractions, including museums, galleries and shopping centres will satisfy your need for urban adventure, while the beautiful beaches and surrounding islands will offer the ideal beach getaway. The diverse and incredibly delicious food will give you a taste of Panama’s rich culture, yet again proving that Panama City the ideal holiday destination.
Fiona Roy writes for a digital marketing agency. This article has been commissioned by a client of said agency who specialises in Panama City hotels. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.