Tryp Wyndham Albrook Hotel – Centrally Located for Shopping and Regional Travel

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The Tryp Wyndham Hotel located at Albrook Mall is a great lodging opportunity for those in need of catching a flight from the regional airport out to other areas of Panama. Located just across the street from the Albrook Airport, one can wake up early to catch the early flights of Air Panama, with out catching the morning traffic of … [Read more...]

Bocas del Toro Video with Pucha and Baby – Hotel el Limbo on the Sea

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Pucha Garcia - Hotel Limbo on the Sea - Bocas del Toro Panama - Caribbean Paradise from The Panama Portal.com on Vimeo.   Like always Hotel el Limbo on the Sea received us with open arms on our annual surf trip to Panama's premier caribbean paradise Bocas del Toro. I could sing praises endlessly about how uniquely … [Read more...]

Refugio la Brisa del Diablo Unique Hip Gourmet Bed and Breakfast

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Finally! There is a great place to stay along the mountain road between David and Almirante, launching point to caribbean paradise Bocas del Toro. Refugio la Brisa del Diablo is a Bed and Breakfast with a unique location and style. Perched on a hillside with a incredible view of Panama's highest peak Volcan, 50 minutes from David and … [Read more...]

Rio Sereno Panama to San Vito Costa Rica

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For those border crossing travelers entering or exiting either Panama or Costa Rica by land who are looking for a low-key border junction, look no further than Rio Sereno, Panama. Rio Sereno is only a few miles from the beautiful Costa Rican town of San Vito. Rio Sereno is about a 45 minute drive from the mountain town of Volcan in the … [Read more...]

Novetel New Comfortable Classy Hotel in Panama City

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Novetel, Panama City's new stylish hotel  has officially been added to my favorite hotel list amongst the capital cities ever growing hotel crowd. We had to make a quick spur of the moment trip to Panama City and needed a place to stay downtown close to the long list of errands we had to run in a short time frame. I jumped online … [Read more...]

Maisell’s Restaurant, El Valle, Panama

Maisell's Restaurant, El Valle, Panama

Maisell's Restaurant is on the main drag when driving (or walking) through El Valle.  Just down from the Public Market on the opposite side of the street you will find Maisell's in an unassuming, two-story building.  The sign is large so you can't miss it. There are a few places to park directly in front of the restaurant and street … [Read more...]

Valle Escondido Resort Golf and Spa Boquete

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Since arriving in Panama many years ago I had heard about a beautiful resort in Boquete named Valle Escondido. I would see advertisements here in Panama about the development all over print and internet media. I had never looked for Valle Escondido while in Boquete until this trip. Im glad I did! Valle Escondido Resort Golf and Spa … [Read more...]

Pizza in Pedasi Villa Libera

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Pedasi has a new authentic Italian pizza restaurant. Located on the way to popular playa el Toro, Villa Libera is a great local to get pizza or pastas served with beer or wine in a laid back open air dining atmosphere. Villa Libera is owned by a young italian couple. They offer great thin crust home made pizza and a place to stay. They … [Read more...]

Oasis Hotel and Restaurant in Boquete Panama

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El Oasis Hotel and Restaurant in the marvelous mountain town of Boquete is a great place to stay while in this part of the Chiriqui highlands. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and offer wifi. The cool mountain night air makes for great sleeping. A delicious breakfast of a choice of eggs, omelette or french toast served with fresh … [Read more...]

Panama Tacos – Taqueria Jalisco in David

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I have traveled to David and Boquete many different times. Friends of mine from both towns are always talking about the great tacos at Taqueria Jalisco. Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant is located just off the Interamericana on the highway towards Boquete. Every time I have driven by the restaurant it has been closed. Finally on my latest … [Read more...]