Quickly becoming one of the hottest destinations in Latin America, Panama offers pristine rainforests, the buzz and sophistication of Panama City, secluded coral atolls, volcanoes, coffee estates, indigenous communities and one of the greatest engineering feats in the world; the Panama Canal.
Located at the crossroads of North and South America and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Panama is full of fascinating places to visit and explore. This truly magical, diverse country is a nature lover’s dream, offering adventure and excitement at every turn including white-water rafting, scuba diving, bird watching and jungle hiking.
Scott Dunn’s highlights for Panama:
- Explore the Parqu Nacional Volcán Barú to trek along Panama’s only volcano, with impressive scenic views, and several charming colonial towns embedded in its boarders.
Stay in Panama City for a chance to see brilliant live Latin jazz bands in this cultural and architecturally diverse city.
Head to Santa Catalina for un-touristy, remote beaches such as Playa Santa Catalina, that has been described to offer some of the best surf in Central America.