Book cheap hotels in Panama

Panama is a very safe country to visit. Of course, just like in any other countries, tourists should be sensible and take necessary caution. The official language is Spanish. It is possible to find people who can understand and speak English. There are also some indigenous languages like the Kuna and the Ngöbe-Buglé (Guaymí). Tourists should always dress appropriately when in Panama. Dressing down can be misinterpreted as a disrespect to the locals. Bring a lot of crisp, clean clothing.

Do you want to go to Panama? It is a beautiful holiday destination. The country is very popular: a beautiful nature, great restaurants, monumental buildings and a very warm culture. Hotels are available for every budget. The most affordable budget hotels are available from €52,00 per room. Would you like to enjoy a more exclusive hotel room? Then you have to count on an average of €153,00 per room. You can enjoy a sun holiday here. Also in winter you can go here excellent. Book your own hotel room in Panama quickly online. Compare the providers below and book the best offers.

Capital cityPanama City
Average hotel room price€101,00
CurrenciesPanamanian balboa (PAB)
Best time to visitDecember to mid -April
Land area78200 km2
AirlineCopa Airlines
Major Airport Tocumen International Airport (IATA:PTY)
Official government

Useful travel information
Are you planning your trip to Panama? Prepare yourself well! The capital is Panama City. In the hotel you pay with Panamanian balboa (PAB). The Panamanian time zone is UTC−05:00. The most common language(s): Spanish. There are about 4.408.581 inhabitants in the country. Its total land area is 78200 km2. As for power supplies: the mains voltage is 120 V, 60 Hz and the type of plug is A / B. The country code is +507.

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Special regions for your hotel stay in Panama

Panama has beautiful areas to spend a holiday. Choose one of the regions below. We will then share additional data and view the available hotel offer. Also explore hotel accommodations in Papua New Guinea and Guadeloupe.

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Popular locations

  • Bocas del Toro: This is a magnificent island which boasts of a vast variety of flora and fauna as well as amazing beaches with dazzling coral reefs and crystal-clear water. It even houses a national marine park that gives shelter to the natural resources of Panama. Have fun diving, relaxing, and eating the wonderful local cuisine Bocas del Toro offers.
  • Ingenio de Az ú car Santa Rosa: Located 15 kilometers to the west of beautiful Aguadulce, the sugar refinery is a delight to tourists who happen to visit Panama during the grinding season. This starts from the middle of January and lasts until the middle of March. Throughout this season, tourists enjoy the impressive sight of how the refinery transforms a mountain of sugar cane into refined sugar daily.
  • Isla Grande: This secluded beautiful island is situated around 15 kilometers to the east of amazing Portobelo. Tourists have a grand time visiting this exciting place and enjoying the friendliness of the African people who reside in this island.
  • Panama Canal: This is an 82 kilometer long canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This engineering wonder is a breath-taking sight, and has two equally beautiful massive lush virgin jungles on the canal’s opposite sides.

Data about public transportation in Panama

Panama has an excellent public transport system. A major airport in this region is Tocumen International Airport. Good transfers are available. The national airline company is Copa Airlines. They fly to different destinations. With a last-minute deal you can save extra. On more background info is given about: tourism, tax, public transport and visas & passports.

Standard hotel rates

Panamanian hotel prices depend on many factors. You can find the average rates in the next figure.

Accommodation typePrices
Cheap hotel room€52,00
Normal room€101,00
Exclusive lodging€153,00
Weekend vacation€303,00
Supper (per person)€27,00
Expected rates for an hotel stay in Panama

Climate & Weather Forecasts July 2024

Panama is a special country. The country has a Tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate. The normal annual temperature is 25,4 degrees centigrade °C. In the winter months it is slightly colder. During this period it is about 23,7 degrees Celsius °C. It is warmer in the summer period. Like 27,2°C degrees. In the schedule below you will find the weather forecast for the next 7 days.

How can i travel to Panama?

Panama can be reached by plane. There are plenty of flights coming from numerous North, South, and central American countries. The Tocumen International Airport is situated east of the Panama city. The national airline is the COPA. From the airport, travelers can reach the city by riding bus, taxicabs, or rental cars. Tourists should be prepared to pay exorbitant prices though. A taxi ride from the airport to the city will cost around $20 US. Hotels can be found near the airport but prices are more expensive. A one-night stay can cost as much as $60 US. Panama can be reached by private planes because the country has a lot of private airstrips.

What about customs and borders?

Three land borders exist from Rica to Panama, the most famous of which is the Paso Canoas . The border is usually busy and not so organized though. The two other land borders are the Guabito-Sixaola on the Atlantic side and the Rio Sereno on the Pacific side. Tourists coming from Costa Rica can reach Panama through the Paso Canoas, Panaline, and Ticabus. The trip will take about 18 hours. Travelers coming from Colombia can walk across the Darien Gap, but this would be very dangerous.

What is the best way to travel within this country?

Traveling within the country is possible with the two kinds of buses, the city buses, and the buses which can be found along the highway. Tourists who want to ride a bus should stand by the road, and when the bus comes, make pointing gestures to the ground to flag the bus. Shouting “parada” means that the passenger wants to get off the bus. City buses usually do not have air conditioning, and passengers pay a flat rate of 75 cents. It can be very dangerous though. Taxicabs are the best way to get around Panama, normally costing around $4.50 US every ride within most of Panama city. Driving around Panama is possible through the Pan American Highway which extends the entire length of the country. The Panama-Colombia border can be reached by foot, through the sleepy small town of Puerto Obaldia.

What are the food-trends here?

Most food in Panama uses cilantro. There is even spaghetti laced with the herb. There is not much meals with beans here unlike the rest of Central America, and Panamanians are also not fond of spicy food. Chicken is the favorite meat in the country like the rest of Central America. Food in Bocas del Toro uses a lot of coconut because of the heavy Carribean influence. Excellent food is also quite inexpensive here, and a high-profile meal with excellent drinks can go as low as $8 US. Panama produces local good tasting beers such as Balboa, Soberana, Atlas, and Goldbest, with Balboa regarded as the best of the lot. There is also a local rum, the Carta Vieja. The local liquor of Panama, Seco, is a white rum usually served with milk. This is called seco con leche.