This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Panama City reviews
"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, 2014View listing
"My wife and I were there for the month of Jan. 2014. Excellent location with great service from the owner, John. As for transportation, Erick was always punctual and ready to take us wherever we needed to go. The staff at Tucan County Club were always friendly and professional. A quiet place excellent for golfing or just relaxing at the pool, condo or just watching the ships go through the canal. The condo is well furnished and equipped with everything you need to make this a memorable vacation. Excellent sightseeing, nightlife (at Casco Viejo and Amador Causeway) and shopping (Albrook Mall; a huge mall, even by US standards) are all close by. Thank you John and Erick!. We will definitely consider a second trip to beautiful Panama."Guest: A guest from San Antonio, TX Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 3, 2014View listing
"First and foremost, I have to talk about the exemplary service received from the hosts. They are truly welcoming and go out of their way, to be a resource for your visit to Panama. They are dedicated to their clients and are available to answer any question or request. Second... The location is PERFECT! Did I mention PERFECT!! Great coffee shop 1/2 block away, easy walk to cool bars, bistros, jazz club, micro-brew and to the causeway for a longer walk along the water. Third... the condo itself is very lovely and has everything you need for a stay... from kitchen gear, to great bathrooms and bedding, and wifi and satellite TV. It really was like a mini-retreat. I will definitely go back. Wish it was tomorrow! P.S. Check out Rudy's tours which are also available for purchase through the condo. Very personalized and amazing adventures in Panama"Guest: Mary Anne H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 2014View listing
"We really enjoyed our vacation stay at this apartment on the ocean. We loved watching/hearing the ocean splash up on the seawall, and enjoyed the pool and quiet surroundings while being within a short drive to tourist areas, the beach restaurants and PC nightlife"Guest: Karen Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 17, 2014View listing
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.