Panama City is a sprawling capital of diversity. The culture is largely Spanish with a mix of American, Middle Eastern and African traditions. Often compared to Miami and Hong Kong, due to its uptown malls and pristine beaches, the city has an added advantage of being not as crowded. Lush rainforests, cool Caribbean beaches and a truly modern city, blessed with a friendly cloud cover makes it a popular tourist destination in the Americas.
Best Areas to Book a hotel in Panama City
We understand the importance of finding the perfect Panama City hotel that meets your need, style and budget, so we have listed some of the best neighborhoods to stay in Panama City, based on the area proximity to top attractions and the selection of hotels for different budget.
Avenida Central is where most students and other budget travelers prefer to stay on their Panama City vacation. In and around this area, are a number of hostels and low budget hotels, often a house converted into one.
If you are looking for a place that offers you little more than just the very basic at a price that is not heavy on your pocket, Calle Boquete is one of the areas in Panama City that delivers.
For those of you who want to splurge, the city is rife with options. Av. Balboa is one of the high end neighborhoods that has five star hotels with all the luxuries you could want.
Tips to Save on Panama City Hotel Deals
April through July, is not a favorite time among tourists visiting Panama City due to short sudden afternoon showers. But, it is a great time to save money as hotels are giving out good deals during these months.
The sooner you book, the greater the discount is. Book your stay at least 2-4 weeks before hand to avail the best offers.
Look for package deals (flights + hotels + sightseeing). You can save some neat money while doing so, instead of making separate reservations for hotels.