Explore the land where north and south collide, where you'll be just as close to a rainforest as a café, and where the sun rises over one ocean and sets upon another. Welcome to Panama: the only place where the food's even better than the weather.
U.S. dollars & Panamanian balboa
5h30 from Toronto, 6h from Montreal
Good to know
Visit a local market to buy mola, handmade Indigenous textiles
Nature lovers, cruises & cuisine
Food for thought
As a UNESCO City of Gastronomy, there's no shortage of sumptuous suppers or luxuriant lunches to enjoy. Find your flavour in any one of Panama's five-star dining experiences.
Spend the day snorkelling with schools of fish, or go windsurfing through azure waters. With over 200 islands to explore, there's never a dull moment in the Pearl Islands.
Take a walk on the wild side in the Metropolitan Park, a 573-acre rainforest in the heart of the city, and get to know some of the 322 animal species that call the park their home.
Old Town Vibes
See the work of local artists at the venerable Casa Góngora, and watch a show at the gorgeously restored Teatro Nacional. End the day with a sunset view of the bay and city skyline.