Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Colon

The lake, wildlife and jungle display a scene truly unique to Colon. This relaxing city allures visitors with its shopping and fishing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Colon

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Colon has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Galeta Island Marine Education Center (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Safarick's Zoo (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Colon is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Limon Bay (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Barro Colorado (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Soberania National Park (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Portobelo National Park (25.9 mi / 41.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Colon

Fly into Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.), the closest airport, located 35.4 mi (57 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.), which is 36.7 mi (59.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Colon Atlantic Passenger Station.

Where to stay around Colón, PA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 6 vacation rentals near Colón. From 4 Condos/Apartments to 2 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Colón for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Colón?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Colón. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gamboa Rainforest Resort: 167 vacation rentals
  • Panama City Passenger Station: 173 vacation rentals
  • Safarick's Zoo: 20 vacation rentals
  • Gaillard Cut: 170 vacation rentals
  • Blanca Beach: 20 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Colón listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Colón?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4 Condos/Apartments in Colón. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colón include:

  • Studios: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Colón?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Colón. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.