A day with the Embera

By Juliette Darmon This experience has to be lived during your trip in Panama, so save some time for one day among the Embera community! The driver will pick you up at your hotel early in the morning for around one-hour trip until Corotú pier. There, you will board on a motorized piragua and travel…

PANAMANIAN BUFFET AT THE CANAL

By Juliette Darmon What a pleasant moment to share a brunch-buffet on Sundays with the Canal view at Miraflores Locks! Every Sunday, near the Ciudad del Saber, close to the city, you could have the opportunity to savor a complete buffet, homemade food, natural juices, cocktails and so on at the Miraflores restaurant. NEW OPENING:…

Why should you get married in Panama?

  by Juliette Darmon Panama is known as the perfect getaway for a short vacation and and is the perfect destination for nature lovers. Its tropical climate and warm weather throughout the year, is a magical opportunity to visit Panama at any time. December, January and February, the colder months in the North but still…

Do I Need a Special Vaccination to Enter Panama?

You may need malaria prophylaxis if you are planning on traveling to remote jungle areas such as the Darien. There are several cases of dengue fever reported annually throughout Panama; so we generally recommend avoiding mosquito bites by wearing long clothes and using repellents. Yellow fever also exists in certain parts of Panama, mostly in…

Tips for your trip to Guna Yala / San Blas

By Juliette Darmon Before going to San Blas some precautions have to be taken. The different Caribbean islands and beaches are wonderful but you have to be ready for a rustic experience! An organized tour with a company is almost compulsory and going with a guide is really recommended. A guide will exactly know where…

Keep your eyes open, butterflies are everywhere!

This butterfly house is a site dedicated to the study, the reproduction and the public exhibition of butterflies, directed by Panamanian biologists and entrepreneurs. Mariposario Cerro Lavieja only reproduces native local species of the Coclé province and breed them with the help of biologists. In this huge area of 1200 square meters, besides the flying…

Why should you visit Panama during the rainy season?

By Juliette Darmon Contrary to what you think, visiting Panama during the rainy season has many advantages. And first of all, if the rain is scaring you, then you have to know that it’s also raining in dry season as it’s raining 200 days per year in Panama…! And despite the name “rainy season”, it…

About your Panama Guides

  From Wild Planet Adventures Your guides are your gateway to the world of the tropical rainforest. Even if you don’t see a single animal, you’ll laugh; you’ll cry; and you’ll learn things. Each guide’s personality colors your experience of Panama, and reveals the richness and diversity of its people and culture. Guides provide education,…

New Hotel Opening: Hotel Central

Are you ready to explore and learn about the Panamanian culture? Let’s be immersed in the historic Casco Viejo and experience the new Panama Central Hotel. p Let’s (re)discoverthe historical, glamourous and luxurious Central Hotel Panama and its 135 guestrooms and suites immersed in a colonial-era and modern comfort, located in the middle of the Casco Viejo. Since its opening in 1874 as the first hotel…

Little getaway in a fresh start Eco Lodge, in Cocle Province.

By Juliette Darmon From panama, early on the morning, we set out to discover a fresh start Eco Lodge, in Cocle province: Villa Tavidá After three hours’ drive, we arrived in this little paradise, where the tranquility and calmness overwhelmed us. At once exiting the car, we were immersed in a relaxing universe, so quiet,…

Let yourself be surprised by a fresh new chocolate experience!

By Juliette Darmon In the middle of the authentic and historic quarter of Panama, El Casco Antigo, is hidden a fresh start tropical chocolate coffee. Passionate by chocolate or just thirst for the country discovery, you will be able to taste some 100% artisan and natural chocolates, 100% made in Panama. The team will be…