The Inn at Palo Alto

On a recent visit to Boquete my family and I stayed at the Inn at Palo Alto.  The rooms were super comfortable and very cozy.  A delicious breakfast was included and is served on an outside terrace complete with a fireplace. The breakfast was excellent and the terrace overlooks the river which runs through the […]

The Riverside Inn

The Riverside Inn is a lovely small hotel in Boquete.  It sits right on the river as its name suggests and is surrounded by lovely lush mountains.  The rooms are spacious and very tastefully decorated.  There is a cozy living room with a fireplace and a small bar and TV room.  Breakfast is included and […]

Hacienda Los Molinos

Hacienda Los Molinos is located in El Frances, Chiriqui.  It is about 10 minutes outside the town of Boquete.  Los Molinos is a gated community that has a small hotel.  The hotel has lovely rooms and a great restaurant, Raices.  There is a pool and a spectacular canyon view.  Small villas are also available for […]

Sheraton Bijao Beach Resort Review

We arrived after a 2 hour drive from Panama City. The hotel grounds are nice and the beach is pretty. We arrived right at check-in time so there was a line of about 5 people ahead of us. The line moved very slowly! We were in line for at least 30 or 40 minutes. Our […]

Isla Verde: A Highland Beauty

Isla Verde is a boutique hotel in Boquete, Chiriqui which consists of cabins, cottages and guesthouses. This lovely hotel is surrounded by lovely zen like gardens filled with flowers and fruit trees.  It is only a short walk from the main street. Although it is right in the center of town, it is quiet and […]

Another Art Deco Beauty

This amazing Art Deco beauty is the Main Hall of The American Trade Hotel.This lovely building was originally built as a branch of the National City Bank of New York. It is now used to host events and can hold up to 350 guests.

PTY from the Sky

These beautiful views of the city’s skyline were taken from the 66th floor of the Trump Ocean Tower.  If you would like to experience this in person, visit the the Trump’s casino which is found on the 66th floor.  There is a lovely little bar at the entrance to the casino with a small infinity […]

American Trade Hotel

The American Trade Hotel can be found right dab  in the heart of historical Casco Viejo, across from La Merced Church.   It was built in 1917 and designed by Leonardo Villanueva Meyer.  This neo-classical building housed the American Trade Developing Company, from which it derives its name. I am looking forward to checking out the […]

Man’s Best Friend

I was walking around the Casco and saw this cute little guy standing very obediently outside the door of a local hotel.  His owner  told him to wait for him, dropped the dog’s leash and  then went inside. I stood and watched him for a few minutes and he never once budged from his spot. […]

Las Clementinas

Las Clementinas is a beautiful, upscale cafe in Casco Viejo.  It is elegantly furnished and offers a wide variety of national and international dishes.  The food is wonderful and the service is top notch and personal.  You can choose to dine inside with all the comforts of climate control or you may dine out on […]

Hotel Riu: On the Inside

Hotel Riu’s convenient location on Calle 50 makes it a prime choice for conventions and other events, such as wedding receptions.  Here you can appreciate the interior of one of the rooms used for these occasions.  Its modern decor and friendly staff create an excellent ambiance. http://www.riuplaza.com/en/hotel-riu-panama/

Rustic Comfort

At Sierra Llorona Lodge you will find a rustic comfort accompanied with personalized attention. This is a great place for families to stay. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g298428-d614398-Reviews-Sierra_Llorona_Panama_Lodge-Colon_Colon_Province.html

Sierra Llorona Lodge

If you are looking for a quiet, out of the way place to spend your vacation, then Sierra Llorona Lodge may be what you have been searching for. It is a quiet little eco-lodge wedged in the rainforest in the province of Colon. You can go hiking, bird watching, or just relax in a nice […]

Hotel Riu

If you are coming to Panama on business and need a hotel right dab in the center of the financial center, then  you might want to consider Hotel Riu on Calle 50.  Most banks and many important businesses are within walking distance.  The hotel is spacious and modern.  I have never stayed there, but I […]

Finisterre

If you plan on visiting Panama and need something more than a hotel room, I recommend that you check out Finisterre Marriot Executive Apartments.  It is centrally located and offers spacious luxury apartments that are fully equipped.   http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ptyer-marriott-executive-apartments-panama-city-finisterre/ http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g294480-d2707660-Reviews-Marriott_Executive_Apartments_Panama_City_Finisterre-Panama_City_Panama_Province.htm

Las Monjas

This beautifully renovated building in Casco Antiguo houses several luxury apartments that can be rented on a daily or weekly basis. Who wouldn’t want to stay in a place like this? It’s pricey but breathtaking!  http://www.loscuatrotulipanes.com/index.php/casco-viejo-apartments/1-bdrm/monjas-2b/

A Full View of the Hard Rock Hotel

This is what the Hard Rock Hotel looks like from the ground.  This 66 story building houses 1,500 rooms and suites.http://www.hrhpanamamegapolis.com/

Hard Rock Hotel

One of the latest additions to the hotel industry here in Panama is the Hard Rock.  It’s neon sign can be seen flashing it’s changing colors over the city, beckoning tourists to lodge there.http://www.hrhpanamamegapolis.com/