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Recent Panama City reviews

  • “Patty's Casitas Amador location nearest Amador Causeway expansion.”

    "Patty's Casitas Amador location nearest Amador Causeway expansion. Panama is even more interesting and enjoyable this time in Nov. 2014.  Our stay at  Patty's Casitas on the Amador Causeway allowed us to see all the extensive work going on to evolve this area near the Canal, into a Tourist Destination.  Frank Gehry's World Famous Biodiversity Museum is finished. A walking excursion, bike ride or short taxi ride out the causeway, bring  major surprises, as new places and things, just completed,  appear.The Yacht Harbor and Beach are still to come. For greater access to the Causeway Islands, the single narrow road, is being widened to 2 lanes going each way, using fill dirt from the New Canal Operation. In addition, the waterway approach to the canal will bring Cruise S  hips tying up directly by the Walkway, in front of Hotels and Casinos soon to be added. Of course, more Restaurants and Shops will be opening.  The ferry boats leave from right in front of the Balboa Yacht Club, only 2 blocks from the Condo and the Albrook Airport is only 10 minutes away by Taxi, so we used the Amador condo as a "base", to take a few side trips to Pedasi, Iguana Island, and Contadora in the Pearl Island Chain.  The artists version can be seen on You Tube by searching "Nuevo Amador" in Panama. Now, Patty and Rudy's Amador Condo is right where all these goings on are happening and it's only going to get better. Please see our 2013 review under Patty's Casitas, about the amenities of the Amador Condo where we have loved to stay for 3 years now. Also see our review under Rudy's Tours about the New Canal Tour."
    Guest: Jack Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 7, 2014
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  • Almost Perfect!

    "Chris the owner and Graciela the point of contact in Panama went out of their way to make the booking and check in process great. Both were professional and helpful. Graciela even suggested I get groceries before I got to the condo as there are no supermarkets close by. The condo worked very well for our needs. My husband and I travel frequently to Panama and enjoyed having a full kitchen, semi-private patio, view of the city and Panama Canal, and a washer/dryer. The condo is located within the beautiful grounds of the Tucan Country Club and Resort which made it a very relaxing place to return to after a busy day in the city. The only reason I did not give the property five stars is that it is time for a bit of sprucing up. The furniture on the patio is very worn, and the umbrella is broken and moldy. The control panel for the oven has come off the stove and is leaning against the wall. It was a bit of a game to figure out which button to push to set the oven. As mentioned in another review, the master bath is very slow to drain. Also, it is time to paint the walls due to wear and some water damage. The bathrooms were very clean, but overall the condo needs a deep cleaning. When we arrived, we swept, dusted, and straightened up to give it a fresh feel. But, for the price and by Panama standards, this was a great place for our ten days in Panama. I would recommend this condo to my friends because overall it provided a great home base while in Panama!"
    Guest: Deb M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 26, 2014
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  • Best spot in Casco Viejo!

    "My two friends and I came to Panama City for a weekend and this apartment in Casco Viejo was absolutely perfect. It was walking distance to all the local bars/clubs, but far enough that we didn't hear the partying all night after the return home. I read on some other hotel/hostel sites about how their place was the 'perfect location', but then after reading the reviews...saw many horrible comments about not being able to sleep at night because the bars were a stone distance away. Not this place! This place was just absolutely perfect. Two bedroom, one bath. Quiet all the time. The manager and the owner were extremely helpful and always responded within a few hours of a query. Suggest this place for anyone coming to Panama!"
    Guest: Giji Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 6, 2014
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  • Large apartment with great ocean view

    "This apartment was perfect for our trip to Panama. It is close to Panama City but conveniently located in the countryside. The pool is wonderful! Our pleasant and helpful hosts provided tips for getting around, ideas of places to visit and information about the area. The apartment is very large and well equipped. We loved the view!"
    Guest: California Couple Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 20, 2014
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Panama City Travel Tips

Getting to Panama City Vacation Rentals

The Tocumen International Airport is located to the east of Panama City. In distance, it is not far from the city center but traffic congestion means that you need to allow additional time to get out to the airport. There are regularly scheduled flights operated by most North American and South American airlines. Weekly flights also connect Panama with Europe, with flights from cities such as Amsterdam and Madrid. If you will be visiting other areas in Panama in addition to Panama City, you will most likely fly out of Marcos A. Gelabert Regional Airport. This airport hosts all major regional flights to the rest of Panama and the Pearl Islands in the Pacific. Buses and taxis provide transport from both the airports into Panama City; however, you can expect traffic jams due to the high level of congestion on the roads.

Panama City Travel Tips

It makes life a lot easier in Panama if you can speak some Spanish. The best way to get around is by taxi or bus and it helps if you can communicate accurately with the drivers. Taxis are relatively inexpensive but make sure that you only use those that are painted yellow and numbered. For first-time visitors, rental cars are not recommended. The road signage is not particularly good and the traffic is chaotic at the best of times. Rather, make use of public transport or hire a local tour operator for private transfers.

Things to See and Do near Panama City Oceanfront Rentals

The Panama Canal is one of the city’s great attractions. The Miaflores Visitors Centre is a 20-minute drive from the city center and well worth a visit. The center houses a museum with interesting interactive exhibits of the history and construction of the canal. A tour includes a movie on the building of the canal. From the terrace outside the center, you can see ships passing through the locks. There is a snack bar and full-service restaurant where you can enjoy a meal. Another way to experience the canal is to go on a half-day or full-day leisure cruise which takes you on a transit through the area.

The Casco-Viejo is the historical heart of Panama City. Built in 1671, the area is a collection of beautiful colonial architecture that displays Panama’s rich and diverse history. Many of the buildings are being restored and restaurants and cafés line the streets. Visit the French Monument which is a tribute to the 22,000 Frenchmen who lost their lives while building the canal. Other sites include the 16th-century convict dungeons, the 17th-century Church of the Golden Altar, as well as the ruins of a 17th-century convent.

The Panama-Viejo or Old City is where the ruins of the first settlement in Panama can be seen. Once a thriving city that was home to more than 10,000 people, it was the base of the Spanish conquests that looted the fortunes of the Inca Empire. The city came under the attack of Henry Morgan, a notorious English pirate in 1671 which resulted in a fire that effectively left the city in ruins. There is an interesting museum here, although most of the exhibits are in Spanish.

Visitors to Panama City

Panama City has a broad range of attractions. It’s warm climate and vibrant personality attract visitors throughout the year. Travelers with an interest in history, architecture and engineering will find the city fascinating. From old colonial buildings through to modern engineering marvels, the city is undoubtedly one of the most interesting places to visit in Central America.

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