19 Best Panama Hotels & Resorts
Explore the history and luxuries of Panama alongside your Costa Rica vacation!

Known as the “Bridge of the Americas,” Panama is a beautiful vacation spot, where culture, nature, history, and adventure are all easily at your fingertips. With nearly 25% of the country set aside as national parks, there is no shortage of tours and activities for visitors! Take a historical tour of the Panama Canal, explore the vibrant nightlife of Panama City, spend an entire day laying out on a private island, or retreat into the mountains for pristine, untouched surroundings. Panama has so much more than just the canal, and it’s the perfect time to explore.

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American Trade Hotel Panama

American Trade Hotel

American Trade Hotel is divine for a cultural experience. Sitting in Panama City’s historic district, it features amazing cuisine and an iconic jazz club.

The Bristol Hotel, Panama

Bristol Hotel Panama

Dramatic views, luxury comforts, and inspiring architecture define The Bristol Hotel set in Panama City’s financial district.

Panamonte Inn, Panama

Panamonte Inn & Spa

With nearly a century of experience, the Panamonte Inn offers a charming rustic ambiance and one of Central America’s best restaurants.

Finca Lerida Ecolodge, Panama

Finca Lerida Ecolodge

Amazing beauty and diversity and incomparable birdwatching can be found at this coffee plantation! Finca Lerida has its own trail network, allowing adventurers to explore on their own.

Punta Caracol Aqua Lodge, Panama

Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge

Nine cabins built along a mile-long reef coast, Punta Caracoal is dedicated to protecting the natural environment, where the only interruption to the crystal-clear waters is the occasional curious dolphin!

Laguna Azul Eco Lodge

Laguna Azul Eco Lodge

Built right on the sea and nestled amid a mangrove, the views and beautiful surroundings make Laguna Azul Eco-Lodge a place of both relaxation and inspiration.

Canopy Lodge, Panama

Canopy Lodge Panama

An ecotourism destination at its finest, at Canopy Lodge discover untouched nature and some of the world’s best tropical birdwatching!

InterContinental Miramar Panama

InterContinental Miramar Panama

InterContinental Miramar is a contemporary hotel with stunning Pacific Ocean views and a scenic walkway to the Panama Canal where you can watch the boats pass by!

Le Meridien Panama Deluxe King Ocean View

Le Meridien Hotel Panama

About 30 minutes from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Le Meridien Hotel Panama is a modern, stylish hotel located on the Bay of Panama in Panama City overlooking the old and new quarters and minutes from the financial center, restaurants, galleries, and nightlife. Le Meridien Amenities Hotel amenities include a year-round outdoor pool with […]

Hacienda del Mar, Panama

Hacienda del Mar Panama

Explore the white sand beaches of the Pearl Islands while staying in one of 17 amazing cabanas – each with stunning panoramic views of beach, sea, and forest!

El Otro Lado Private Retreat, Panama

El Otro Lado Private Retreat

El Otro Lado Private Retreat is a stylish Panama boutique hotel on Portobelo Bay incorporating local and contemporary art design elements while highlighting the surrounding rainforest, mangroves, and coral reefs.

Waldorf Astoria Panama City

Waldorf Astoria Panama City

The Waldorf Astoria Panama City is a luxurious 35-floor hotel minutes from shopping and steps from the Calle Uruguay’s Financial and Entertainment district which showcases an incredible view of the Panama City skyline.

Isla Palenque Private Island Resort

Isla Palenque Private Island Resort

Situated in the Gulf of Chiriqui on the Pacific Coast of Panama, Isla Palenque is an intimate eco-lodge accessible by boat. This private island is made up of over 395 acres of jungle surrounded by seven pristine beaches – just waiting to be discovered! How to Get to Isla Palenque Once you arrive at Tocumen International Airport in […]

Hotel Central Panama City

Central Hotel Panama City

About 30 minutes drive from Tocumen International Airport, Central Hotel Panama City is located in the charming historic district of Casco Viejo. Panamanian decor with rooms overlooking the streets of the Plaza de la Independencia and cathedral or Old Town create an ambiance of comfort amid colonial-era glamour. The Central Hotel was the first hotel […]

Westin Playa Bonita, Panama

Westin Playa Bonita Resort

Situated alongside the Pacific Ocean, the Westin Playa Bonita Resort is a 20-minute drive from Panama City, the vibrant capital city of Panama. Amenities Westin Playa Bonita amenities include beachfront swimming pools, kayak rentals, concierge, spa, fitness center, steam room, free in-room internet, beauty salon, gift shop, business center, and a complimentary parking facility. The hotel […]

RIU Playa Blanca All Resort

RIU Playa Blanca All-Inclusive Resort

About 2 hours from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Panama RIU Playa Blanca is a beachfront resort with all-inclusive amenities. The RIU provides a worry-free resort experience with a multitude of options for everyone. RIU Amenities Enjoy the warm peaceful waters and white sand beaches of this beachfront resort. Resort amenities include two swimming […]

Panama accommodations vary widely by location. In Panama City, hotels can be found suiting any taste. Just outside the city is the luxurious JW Panama Resort, which has stunning views and is set among gardens. Gamboa Rainforest Resort is near to the city, but with amazing Panama Canal views. For a more ‘rustic’ experience, Laguna Azul Ecolodge is amazing, built right on the sea and surrounded by mangroves. Birdwatchers shouldn’t miss the Canopy Lodge Panama, and the purity of nature is on display at Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge, where nine cabins are built on a mile-long coral reef coast.

Panama City, Panama

The 500 year old capital city of Panama, Panama City is a burgeoning metropolis set among vibrant tropical rainforests and the blue-green waters of the Pacific Ocean. No matter what you venture to the country for, a visit to Panama isn’t complete without at least a day spent in the city. Between the historical attractions, shopping, delectable international restaurants, and a great nightlife, it’ll be hard to leave! It’s next to impossible to explore all the variety of activities available for visitors in Costa Rica – world class bird watching, hiking, coffee plantation tours, whitewater rafting, canopy zip lines, a day at an indigenous village – there’s all that and more to experience when you head to Panama!