Panama is currently having the biggest hotel booms, and there is no sign of it slowing down as it goes for the country’s golden year in Panama tourism. It is forecasted that within the next 3 years, more than 50% of the currently available hotel rooms will be constructed. It should not be a surprise, though, because Panama offers a lot of opportunities for the visitors –wonderful natural scenery, a cultural heritage that is rich with history, one of the world’s best tourism infrastructure, and the world class night life offering in Panama City.
Panama has been selected one of the “Top Ten Countries For 2011”. If you are wondering what a tourist can do in Panama, read on.
See the Panama Canal
It is the world’s 9th wonders and probably Panama’s most famous features. The Panama Canal is famous for its engineering works and it attracts tourists from all over the world. You can go to the Miraflores Visitors’ Center for a look, and to the restaurant overlooking the Canal itself.
Visit the Amador Causeway
It is a roadway, also a walking path, that goes straight into four small islands in the Panama Bay. It is a great place to take a bike ride or walk. You can see lots of tourists’ favorite places including the Panama City Skyline, Panama Canal, Bridge of the Americas, Balboa Yatch Club and Panama Bay. The Amador Causeway overlooks the entrance to the Panama Canal, so you can see as ships enter it and under the Bridge of the Americas.
Go Fishing In Panama Bay
It is one of the most exotic fishing areas around the world. You should start early, board the luxury fishing boat stocked with fishing equipment and bait. Then enjoy your lunch on Taboga Island.
Go Shopping at Mi Pueblito
Mi Pueblito is a replica of several towns in Panama such as a typical Panamania,. Antillian and Indian. It has numerous gift shops, restaurants, courtyards museum and a church.
Panama has almost 500 rivers running throughout its landscape where you can enjoy whitewater rafting adventures.
See the Fortresses
You will be amazed the almost intact walls of the Caribbean fortifications such as Portobello and San Lorenzo. They will all bring you to Panama’s colonial past. While here, you can have a stunning view of the Caribbean Sea.
Panama has over 2857 kilometers of coastline and over 300 days of sun every year. And lots of islands where you can enjoy your sunbathing.
Explore the City
Panama City is the first place to go to when you go to Panama. It offers excellent shopping, famous restaurants and the comfort of luxury hotels. If you walk around the city you can visit many other places that will enrich your knowledge of Panama’s history and culture.
Get Out of the City
All around Panama City are dense tropical jungles offering its residents and tourists a chance to bike, walk or job while enjoying the stunning environment.
There are many things you can do and see in Panama. You and your family will surely enjoy your visit and adventure in this Latin American country.