With a population of over a million, Panama City is the largest of the Republica de Panama as well as its capital. In the past ten years, Panama has become a popular tourism destination. The city has developed into a financial, commerce and tourism center.
Panama City was founded in 1519. Its main attraction is the "Canal de Panama" which meant the progress of the city's infraestructure and economy.
"La Posta", "Peperoncini", "Tre Scalini" and "Ginza Teppanyaqui" are among the best restaurants in town. The cosmopolitan vibe that surrounds the city widens the amount of options available.
Panama City is recognized for having a vibrant nightlife. The city is divided in three major sectors: the business district, the historic Spanish Colonial and Amador Causeway. Due to its "north american" vibe, the nightlife is composed by a wide variety of sports bars, pubs, casinos and nightclubs, but also mixing it with a latin american style. The "Wine Bar" and "El Pavo Real" are great places to visit while being in the business district. "K'OS" has a miami style vibe and it's a popular club in town. "Greenhouse" and "Prive" (just like Pive-Miami) are great for meeting people. Finally "GURU" which is one of the most popular nightclubs in Panama.
Hard Rock Cafe is always an option, although the offers don't stop here. "Indigo", "Platea" or "Las Bovedas" are among the choices availables. If Casinos are your thing, "Crown Casino", "Vanetto Casino" or "Fiesta Casino" are the best ones in town.
Five, four, three stars, whatever your preferences are, lodging won't be an issue. From boutique hotels to afordable inns, Panama City has it all. Luxurious choices such as "Bristol Hotel", "Canal House", "Decapolis Radisson Hotel" or the beautiful "DeVille Hotel" (Boutique style) are among the options.
Another great choice would be staying out of town in islands such as "Bastimientos" where "Al Natural" resort is located. "Bocas Best Trpical Suites", "Boutique Hotel Cala Mia", "Casa Selva del Mar", "Hacienda del Mar" or "Costa Blanca Royal Decameron Resort" are also amazing options.