Reviewed on 4 Jul. 2022
Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2022
While Panama is perhaps best known for its mighty canal, there’s so much more to this Central American country. Visitors will also be wowed by lush rainforests, idyllic beaches, rich indigenous culture and a unique colonial history.
Expedia has 1735 hotels available here starting at AU$170 a night. But if you want to save some serious money, combine your hotel and flights into a Panama Holiday Package. You can also add car rental and activities to your booking to create an unforgettable getaway. With the dollars you save, why not book a tour and visit island paradises or taste famous local flavours like ceviche?
Day 1-2: Start your adventure in the national capital, Panama City, and head straight to Casco Viejo (the Old Quarter). Wander narrow cobblestone streets and discover colourful Spanish colonial houses, beautiful churches and an impressive gastronomic scene. Plan a day trip to the Panama Canal to watch mammoth ships slip through the Miraflores Locks.
Day 3-5: Stay on some of the world’s most spectacular islands in San Blas. Owned and operated by the Kuna people, this untouched paradise on the Caribbean side of Panama is the perfect place to live out your Robinson Crusoe fantasies.
Day 6-8: Head back to Panama City and fly to the mountain town of Boquete. A top destination for outdoor lovers, it offers jungle hikes, whitewater rafting, canopy tours, zip lining and more.
Party with the locals at Carnival, Panama’s largest annual celebration. You’ll find the biggest events in Panama City and Las Tablas.
If you’ll be spending most of your time in the nation’s capital, check out ourPanama City Holiday Packages.
Want to really experience the carefree vibe of this Latin American gem? Book one of ourPanama All Inclusive Resortsand say adios to holiday planning stress.