Cheap Flights to Panama City
Home to 1.3 million people, Panama City is a culturally diverse destination that offers much more to tourists than just the obligatory tour of the canal. In addition to white sandy beaches and an impressive 43-kilometre stretch of pristine coastline, the city is bustling with restaurants, bars, retail shops, amusement parks, and more.
Panama Viejo (Old Town), declared an historical monument by UNESCO, is a place to sample local food and drinks in open-air restaurants and bars while the music and entertainment of live shows fill the air. Bella Vista, one of Panama City's oldest neighbourhoods, offers open recreation spaces, stunning neocolonial architecture, and a great nightlife. The 200-metre-high Ancon Hill is the perfect destination for those who want to enjoy the views of Panama City's lush vegetation and diverse wildlife from the top, while Taboga Island (the "Island of Flowers") is the place to go for beautiful beaches with crystalline waters ideal for snorkelling, kayaking, and scuba diving.
Best Time to Fly to Panama City
Panama City enjoys a tropical year-round climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers, making almost anytime the perfect vacation time. There is, however, a wet season, which runs from May to November. The spring and autumn seasons, when temperatures are warm and dry, are optimal times to visit Panama City.
Airlines That Fly to Panama City
Major airlines that fly to Panama City include Air Canada, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, and KLM. For a full list of airlines that fly to Panama City, click here.
What to See and Do in Panama City
Many tourists start their visit with a stroll along the Amador Causeway, the second longest boardwalk in the city. Here, visitors will find a wide selection of local and international restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and a biodiversity museum. The Amador Causeway also has open parks and bike, skateboard, and roller skate rental stations. Another good place to start your tour is at the Canal Visitor Bureau at Miraflores, located 20 minutes from downtown Panama. Here, you'll find a museum with interactive exhibits about the history of the Panama Canal. There's also an outdoor terrace where ships can be observed as they pass through the canal. Want to get an even closer look? Take a "mini cruise," which will allow you to go on a partial or full-day transit. Don't forget to book your accommodation before arriving in Panama City. Our hotel search can help you find the best deals on beachfront, inland, and luxury hotels.
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