Get to Know our New Intern

Hello!  I’m Raffaele Capomolla and I’m the new Communication & Social Media Intern at EcoCircuitos Panama.   While I be here until November of 2017  I’m looking forward to working with you, share my skills and knowledge and learn more about Panama’s amazing biodiversity, history and culture. I was born in Switzerland and I’m studying…

Gastronomy experience in Panama

By Juliette Darmon There is no culture without gastronomy! But too often and unfortunately, people tend to think that a gastronomy tour vulgarly means eating all day… But here is the mistake! Gastronomy fully takes part of a cultural journey! It’s a real rich and unmissable experience for a complete trip! Of course the main…

Escape to Veracruz Beach

At only 30 minutes away from Panama city, this little hidden beach named Playa Venado at Veracruz is a really nice place to relax a Saturday or Sunday. Located in an area known for its several bars and restaurants, you will be immersed in a reggae, relaxed and casual atmosphere.  Fried fish and ceviche is…

Escape the winter to Panama

There are many reasons to visit Panama. You have probably already thought of the Panama Canal, which is one of the world’s most famous feats of modern engineering. Maybe you have considered the exotic jungles or the weather, which is warm year round. But there is much more to discover in Panama! Cultural Diversity – The…

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…

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…

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…

CSR: Educational Project in Panama

ASSISTING IN THE RENOVATION OF A LOCAL SCHOOL BUILDING There are schools in Panama, Bocas del Toro that are in need of renovation. EcoCircuitos together with APTSO.org are donating needed funds to schools, but there is still a lot to do. An EcoCircuitos volunteer vacation activity would be very welcome to finish ongoing school renovation projects….

EcoCircuitos new Video

Dear friends and colleagues, check this beautiful video that promotes Panama, conservation and education.  

Paradise Getaway: Tavida Lodge

Going up the road on the edge of the volcanic crater of El Valle de Anton offers spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the coast line of Panama province. Following the windy steep mountain road surrounded by beautiful nature will eventually take you into the region of Posada La Vieja, with conic peaks…

Las Perlas off the beaten track

by Carina Forster A weekend-visit to the picturesque archipelago of Las Perlas astonished me in several ways. While Panama is lush with occasional rain showers during the green season, the islands of Las Perlas hardly see any rain throughout the whole year. Just after a 1,5 hour boat ride from Panama City, you find yourself…