10 good reasons to visit Panama


Panama is an emerging destination on the international scene. In this article I will try to summarize the 10 reasons that should inspire you to consider it for an upcoming trip.

1.The Pacific beaches

The Pacific beaches of Panama follow one another along the coast through six provinces: Panama, West Panama, Chiriqui, Veraguas, Herrera, Los Santos and Cocle. A long stretch of white sand and turquoise waters ideal to satisfy a dream vacation to experience adventure, beautiful resorts or go surfing, snorkeling, diving, birdwatching, kayaking and ecotourism tours thanks to the wide diversity of animal species and a lush vegetation.

 2.The Caribbean beaches

Caribbean is an adjective that arouses positive emotions in travelers, therefore these beaches attract tourists who appreciate the pristine turquoise waters that lap this stretch of coast, divided between some provinces: Bocas del Toro, Colon, Veraguas and the Guna Yala region.  In addition to boasting spectacular landscapes, the Panamanian Caribbean also fascinates with its ancient stories of pirates who found  a comfortable refuge from their raids here.

3. Cultural mix

Panama is a multicultural destination, a real melting pot and this is already visible on arrival. In its history 7 cultures have contributed to building the identity of the country; Aborigines, Africans, Spaniards, Chinese, Afroantillans, French, North Americans. Immigrants, foreigners and local people have gradually forged the Panamanian lifestyle. A mix of ethnicities, languages ​​and religions coexists and enriches the country.

4. The population

Panamanians are known to be bewitching and welcoming to tourists to make them feel at home. Always accustomed to interacting and living with different ethnic groups, the inhabitants of Panama are comfortable with the many tourists who come to visit the country or those attracted by the business  opportunities, thanks to its growing econo5. The Panama Canal

5. The Panama Canal

An average of 2000 people a day go to the Miraflores visitor center to discover this architectural wonder of the world which constitutes not only the country's main economic resource, but also the most famous tourist attraction. At Miraflores there is a theater showing a film featuring Mr. Canales, a character starred  by American actor Morgan Freeman, who accompanies the visitor to learn about the history of the Panama Canal from its origins to the present days.


6. Ecotourism

This type of tourism melts naturalistic and socio-cultural interests. The ecotourist favors a combination of different experiences: cultural, environmental, gastronomic, even sporting. Panama offers a variety of habitats (it houses 10,444 types of plants, 255 of mammals and 972 indigenous species of birds), landscapes and customs, which make the stay in the country very interesting for those who embrace this travel philosophy.

7. Gastronomy

Panama's multiculturalism expresses itself above all through its typical dishes. The passage of so many populations has certainly also characterized the gastronomic culture, enriching it with many culinary styles. Panama has thus become a country with a rich gastronomy to be explored and enjoyed.

8. History

The Isthmus of Panama emerged from the ocean to change the world forever: in the same time it caused the division between the oceans (later reunited again  thanks to the work of engineering and the creation of a connecting channel) and the unification of the continents. An earth bridge that today connects peoples, cultures and fauna.

9. The climate

Panama has a tropical climate, where temperatures are more or less stable, between 29 and 32 degrees, allowing travel at any time of the year. There are two seasons, a wetter one, which generally starts in April and ends in December, and a drier one from December to April. This makes the country one of the best climates in the world and in fact in 2018 it was ranked as the second country with the best climate in the world.

10) Business services

Applying also to this market segment for Panama has meant having excellent infrastructures and logistics services that have generally raised the quality of the hospitality system.