9 days / 8 nights

DESCRIPTION This is a perfect opportunity to experience Panama’s beauty and positive energy while making your well-being the utmost priority on our brandnew yoga retreats. Come and unplug, connect to nature, meet nice people, and deepen your yoga practice with the guidance of your skilled and intuitive teacher Yasmin. You will have a chance to do yoga, meditate, appreciate nature, daily tours and excursions, and as a bonus, you will get a certificate in yoga and Ayurveda healing! Whether you come solo, as a couple or with a friend, you will immediately be made to feel at home and at ease in our beautiful settings and wonderful community. We do all the extra touches to make your experience truly memorable.

The yoga offered is a slow but steady, vinyasa flow practice that will be workshop style and therapeutic focused. All levels of yoga students are welcome as practices are tailored to suit the individual needs and interests of each student.

Your host, Yasmin, is a Guinness World Record holder for the longest yoga marathon and has taught yoga internationally for over 16 years. Originally from Montreal, she is known for her soulful, yet practical style of teaching. Yasmin offers unique experiences enriched by ayurveda, poetry, music, dance and nature.

RETREAT DATES 2017 + 2018

  • Mountain Retreat (Chiriqui Highlands) – MOUNT TOTUMAS
    2017: April 29 – May 7
    2018: April 14 – 22
    US$2,750 per person plus 7% tax (double occupancy) 
    Single supplement: US$600 plus 7% tax
  • Ocean Retreat in Boca Chica (Pacific Ocean) – BOCAS DEL MAR
    2017: September 2 – 10
    2018: June 23 – July 1
    US$3,100 per person plus 7% tax (double occupancy)
    Single supplement: US$620 plus 7% tax
  • Ocean Retreat in Bocas del Toro (Caribbean) – TRANQUILO BAY
    2017: October 21 – 29
    2018: October 28 – November 4
    US$3,100 per person plus 7% tax (double occupancy) 
    Single supplement: US$900 plus 7% tax

**For Panamanians & Expats living in Panama we have special rates if you prefer making your own way to/from the final retreat location including the 6-night yoga package. Contact Ancon Expeditions!

INCLUDED Accommodation, meals as specified in the itinerary (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner), all land, air and water transportation within Panama, all airport/hotel transfers on scheduled arrival and departure dates, bilingual Yoga Instructor’s services and expenses, daily Yoga practices and Ayurvedic workshops, take home Yoga video, completion certificate, services of an in-bound land operator for airline re-confirmations and tour operations, park, museum and related entrance fees, kayaks, snorkeling equipment.

NOT INCLUDED International airfare, gratuities and extras in hotels (telephone calls, laundry, room service), meals not specified in the itinerary, optional tours and Ayurvedic consultations, alcoholic beverages and personal equipment, souvenirs, gifts.

April

PANAMA YOGA RETREAT
+ CERTIFICATE IN YOGA + AYURVEDA HEALING I
APR. 29 – MAY 7, 2017

Mountain Retreat (Chiriqui Highlands) – MOUNT TOTUMAS
2017: April 29 – May 7
2018: April 14 – 22
US$2,750 per person plus 7% tax (double occupancy) 
Single supplement: US$600 plus 7% tax

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Description:

Day 1, Saturday, April 29, 2017 –  Arrive to Panama
On arrival to Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, you will be met by an Ancon Expeditions of Panama driver and transferred to your hotel in Casco Viejo, the historical district in Panama City. Tonight, you will meet your host and Yoga teacher Yasmin for a welcome briefing. You may join her for a night walking tour in Casco Viejo and optional dinner at Ochoymedio.
1 night at the CENTRAL HOTEL

Day 2, Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Chiriqui Highlands – Finca Ceriana – Mount Totumas 
This morning you will be transferred to Panama City’s domestic airport at to catch a 50-minute flight to David, capital of the Chiriqui province, in western Panama. Chiriqui is the country´s “breadbasket” contains some of the most breathtaking highland scenery in Central America. After arrival to David Airport, you continue for approx. 90 min. to the Western side of the Volcano. Strategically located between the highlands and lowlands of Chiriqui, Finca Ceriana forms part of a privately protected area for the conservation of flora and fauna in the region. One of its unique characteristics is the number of bird species and other animals from the upper and lower mountain areas. The property is part of the biological corridor that hosts the famous volcano lagoons and a large variety of animal and plant species. The total area counts 10 hectares of protected land and nearly 2 kilometers of nature trails, in addition to one of the most beautiful views to Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce, or sweet golf, and Osa pensinsula as well as to Punta Burica in Panama.

Once at Finca Ceriana, you will enjoy a nature hike through 3 km of beautiful trails and then you descend to the lower part of the farm, where we will be expecting you for a gourmet picnic under beautiful Cedar trees.From Finca Ceriana you continue for another 20 kilometers West, and for most part of the journey you will be on a very irregular and rough mountain road which can only be maneuvered by a good 4×4 car until you reach Mount Totumas, the highest eco lodge in Panama at 6,300 feet (1,900 meters). Its mission is to protect and preserve the 400 acres of Mount Totumas Cloud Forest that represent an important buffer zone for the wilderness of La Amistad National Park.  Get settled and enjoy a welcome dinner and orientation with Yasmin.

6 nights at MOUNT TOTUMAS LODGE (BLD)

DAILY RETREAT PROGRAM

Day 3 – Mon, May 1 Day 4 – Tue, May 2 Day 5 – Wed, May 3 Day 6 – Thur, May 4 Day 7 – Fri, May 5
Tea & coffee

  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: Ayurveda healing principles
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda breathing and meditation
  • Hummingbird happy hour
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: movie night
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Nature Walk and hot springs
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Yoga and Ayurveda for better digestion
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: free time
  • Sleep in
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Partner yoga & Thai yoga massage techniques
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: Spa night
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Yoga & Ayurveda for health and longevity
  • Hummingbird happy hour
  • Closing dinner
  • Evening at leisure

Day 8, Saturday, May 6, 2017 – Kayaking, Jansons Coffee Farm, Panama City

After a Yoga Ayurveda flow light morning practice and reviewing highlights from the week you will enjoy a hearty breakfast at Mount Totumas and then descend with Yasmin in 4×4 vehicles back to the town of Volcan. Experience the Volcano Lakes via sit-on top kayak. Kayaking on Las Lagunas is a special experience because the Lakes are the highest natural lakes and wetlands in Panama and the fifth highest aquatic ecosystem in Central America. While kayaking enjoys breathtaking views, the beautiful surrounding tropical forest, world-class birding, and amazing wildlife.

After a healthy lunch at the Janson’s beautiful family farm, you will learn more about the estate’s award-winning coffee through a brief tour and introduction followed by a coffee and tea tasting. The Janson’s saw that Geisha had proven its excellence and acceptance worldwide. Thus, they decided to increase the production of the Geisha on the Family Farm. Today, the Farm is a ‘Geisha Estate’ with over 50% planted in the Geisha Arabica variety of coffee.

Janson Geisha is known for its excellence and micro-roasted on the farm in Volcan. The Janson Coffee Farm is at the perfect altitude, has rich volcanic soil, and hosts a special micro-climate that the Geisha Coffee thrives in. Late afternoon you will be transferred to David Airport to catch the domestic flight back to Panama City. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Casco Viejo and Yasmin may join you for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the old own before you say goodbye.
1 night at the CENTRAL HOTEL
(BL)

Day 9, Sunday, May 7, 2017 – Depart Panama
Today you will be transferred to Tocumen Airport 2.5 – 3 hours prior to yours scheduled departure flight. Pre- and post-experiences to the beach or other regions of Panama can be added upon request.


Optional pre- and post tours available.

Accommodation

Central Hotel Casco Viejo

The historic hotel is located in the Casco Antiguo of Panama City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, next to the Panama Interoce¬anic Canal Museum and facing the Plaza de Independencia. Located opposite the Cathedral, the hotel is just steps away from the Municipal Palace, and is close to the Presidential Palace, along with other attractions in the area. The Central Hotel opened its doors for the first time in 1874. It hosted guests such as Theodore Roosevelt and Count Ferdinand de Lesseps among other public figures of the time.

The Central Hotel was the first hotel in Panama, serving as a “rendezvous” for all of the passengers who traveled to the American continent, and becoming famous throughout the western hemisphere for offering high-style European and American services at reasonable prices. Construction work on the building has been completed. This work consisted of totally restructuring the building while maintaining the façade and respecting the original structure. The hotel is unique given its location, modern appearance, history, and institutional connections. The hotel features 135 rooms, a pool, restaurant, bar and Spa.
Address: Plaza de la Independencia, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panamá
Website: centralhotelpanama.com

Mount Totuma Cloud Forest Lodge
Mount Totumas´ cabins were built from sustainable timber harvested from the reserve´s 2nd growth forests and, where possible, dead or dying trees were harvested. Mount Totumas supports the local cottage industries and all the furniture in the cabins was made by local craftsman using the lodge´s own timber. The Bellbird Lodge has offers five rooms: Bambito Suite (1 King and 2 Twin beds), Calandria (1 Queen and 1 Twin bed), Colibri (1 Queen and 1 Twin bed), Geisha (2 Twin beds) and Mamacillo Suite (1 King and space to add 1 Twin bed). All rooms come with a private bathroom and the upper suites even come with a private balcony offering stunning views over the cloud forest. Mount Totumas is powered with renewable energy from micro hydro power station and guests can enjoy free Wifi Internet. Chef Alma brings her expertise in Asian and European cuisine and creates dishes that have the power to pull guests away from the views out the window.
Address: Mount Totumas Cloud Forest Resort, La Amistad International Park, Chiriqui
Website: mounttotumas.com

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June/Sept

PANAMA YOGA RETREAT
+ CERTIFICATE IN YOGA + AYURVEDA HEALING I

Ocean Retreat in Boca Chica (Pacific Ocean) – BOCAS DEL MAR
2017: September 2 – 10
2018: June 23 – July 1
US$3,100 per person plus 7% tax (double occupancy)
Single supplement: US$620 plus 7% tax

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Description:

Day 1, Saturday, October 21, 2017 –  Arrive to Panama
On arrival to Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, you will be met by an Ancon Expeditions of Panama driver and transferred to your hotel in Casco Viejo, the city’s historical district and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, you will meet your host and Yoga teacher Yasmin for a welcome briefing. You may join her for an optional dinner at Ochoymedio and Jazz concert at the Danilo Perez Jazz Club (meal costs & cover not included).
1 night at the CENTRAL HOTEL

Day 2, Sunday, October 22, 2017 – Casco Viejo – Panama Canal –Bocas del Toro 

10:00 hrs – Depart the Central hotel for a walking tour in Casco Antiguo. In 1673, after the devastating pirate attack, Panama City was moved some 7.5 km west, to a small peninsula at the foot of Ancon hill, closer to the islands that were used as the port and near the mouth of a river that eventually became the entrance of the Panama Canal. The relocated town, known today as Casco Antiguo or the Historic District of Panama, not only had better access to fresh water but could be fortified. Most outstanding are the various churches as well as the Presidential Palace, originally built in the late 17th century and partially reconstructed in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, revealing example of the transformations that characterize the Historic District as a whole. Today Casco Antiguo is home to a lot of artists, galleries, handcraft markets, restaurants, vibrant night life and a wonderful mix of colors, people and flavors.
chocolatepanama
Join Yasmin for an exquisite sensory Panamanian chocolate journey that begins with the discovery of the cocoa tree to a lifetime of unforgettable chocolate tasting experience in the historical district. You will have the chance to taste a variety of types, feel aromas, and flavors of cocoa followed by a healthy lunch.

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In the afternoon, you will visit the Panama Canal Visitors’ Center at Miraflores Locks where ships can be seen transiting the waterway. The 3 floor exhibit halls will provide information about the history, engineering and current events related to the Panama Canal.
Then you will be dropped off at Panama City’s domestic airport at to catch a 60-minute flight to Isla Colon, the main island of the province Bocas del Toro. The islands of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago have been called the Galapagos of the Caribbean. They are located in the extreme western part of the country, only 25 miles from the Republic of Costa Rica. This Archipelago has the perfect combination of historical and cultural traditions, with a charming variety of aquatic species, coral reefs, mangroves, beaches with crystal clear water and undisturbed jungles with all the flora and fauna you can imagine. Without any doubt, the most famous visitor to this piece of paradise was the Admiral Christopher Columbus on October 6, 1502 on his fourth and last trip to the Americas. He entered with two vessels into a wide bay, now called Almirante Bay, took in provisions on the present Bastimentos Island and careened a ship in the vicinity of Carenero Island.tranquilobaydock
After a 25-minute boat ride you will reach your eco lodge located on Bastimentos Island. Enjoy the quiet dock by the water, a wrap-around porch overlooking the bay, a relaxing outside, lush rainforest and tropical weather.
Get settled and enjoy a welcome dinner and orientation with Yasmin.

6 nights at TRANQUILO BAY ECO LODGE
(BLD)

DAILY RETREAT PROGRAM

Day 3 – Mon, Sept. 4 Day 4 – Tue, Sept. 5 Day 5 – Wed, Sept. 6 Day 6 – Thur, Sept. 7 Day 7 – Fri, Sept. 8
Tea & coffee

  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: Ayurveda healing principles
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda breathing and meditation
  • Hummingbird happy hour
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: movie night
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Nature Walk and hot springs
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Yoga and Ayurveda for better digestion
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: free time
  • Sleep in
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Partner yoga & Thai yoga massage techniques
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: Spa night
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Yoga & Ayurveda for health and longevity
  • Hummingbird happy hour
  • Closing dinner
  • Evening at leisure

Day 8, Saturday, September 9, 2017 – Gulf of Chiriqui – Panama City
After breakfast you will be offered a last Yoga Ayurveda flow light mor
ning practice. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure with optional activities or Spa services at Hotel Bocas del Mar before you will be transferred midafternoon to David Airport to catch the domestic flight back to Panama City. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Casco Viejo early evening and Yasmin may join you for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the old own before you say goodbye.
1 night at the CENTRAL HOTEL
(BL)

Day 9, Sunday, September 10, 2017 – Depart Panama 
Today you will be transferred to Tocumen Airport 2.5 – 3 hours prior to yours scheduled departure flight.

Pre- and post-experiences to other regions of Panama can be added upon request. 

Accommodation

Central Hotel Casco Viejo

The historic hotel is located in the Casco Antiguo of Panama City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, next to the Panama Interoce¬anic Canal Museum and facing the Plaza de Independencia. Located opposite the Cathedral, the hotel is just steps away from the Municipal Palace, and is close to the Presidential Palace, along with other attractions in the area. The Central Hotel opened its doors for the first time in 1874. It hosted guests such as Theodore Roosevelt and Count Ferdinand de Lesseps among other public figures of the time.

The Central Hotel was the first hotel in Panama, serving as a “rendezvous” for all of the passengers who traveled to the American continent, and becoming famous throughout the western hemisphere for offering high-style European and American services at reasonable prices. Construction work on the building has been completed. This work consisted of totally restructuring the building while maintaining the façade and respecting the original structure. The hotel is unique given its location, modern appearance, history, and institutional connections. The hotel features 135 rooms, a pool, restaurant, bar and Spa.
Address: Plaza de la Independencia, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panamá
Website: centralhotelpanama.com

Hotel Bocas Del Mar

Nestling amidst a stunning tropical paradise and away from any city or busy towns, Bocas del Mar Hotel overlooks the Gulf of Chiriqui and is the perfect base for discovering the region being the gateway to the Gulf of Chiriquí Marine National Park with its many luxuriant green islands, palm-tree-fringed white beaches and an incredible variety of wildlife. Located at approximately 1 hour from David Airport, the hotel provides a perfect oasis for relaxation. The hotel consists of sixteen large bungalow-style guest rooms, architect designed with a beautiful contemporary style, modern features, views of nature & ocean plus, above all, plenty of space; perfect for restoring body and soul in. The rooms all come with AC, satellite TV, safe free Wifi, walkin closet, private bathroom with shower and separate bath tub including toiletries and hair dryer. There is an own private dock at the hotel along with a comfortable excursion boat with a daily tour schedule, ideal to go beach-hopping or set off on a sports fishing trip. The hotel´s trip program is varied and you can choose among a variety of excursions and activities (not included) or simply relax in the infinity pool.

Address: Boca Chica, Gulf of Chiriqui, Panama
Website: http://www.bocasdelmar.com/

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October

PANAMA YOGA RETREAT
+ CERTIFICATE IN YOGA + AYURVEDA HEALING I

Ocean Retreat in Bocas del Toro (Caribbean) – TRANQUILO BAY 
2017: October 21 – 29
2018: October 28 – November 4

US$3,100 per person plus 7% tax (double occupancy) 
Single supplement: US$900 plus 7% tax

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Description:

Day 1, Saturday, September 2, 2017 –  Arrive to Panama
On arrival to Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, you will be met by an Ancon Expeditions of Panama driver and transferred to your hotel in Casco Viejo, the city’s historical district and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, you will meet your host and Yoga teacher Yasmin for a welcome briefing. You may join her for an optional dinner at Ochoymedio and Jazz concert at the Danilo Perez Jazz Club (meal costs & cover not included).
1 night at the CENTRAL HOTEL

Day 2, Sunday, September 3, 2017 – Casco Viejo – Panama Canal – Gulf of Chiriqui 

10:00 hrs – Depart the Central hotel for a walking tour in Casco Antiguo. In 1673, after the devastating pirate attack, Panama City was moved some 7.5 km west, to a small peninsula at the foot of Ancon hill, closer to the islands that were used as the port and near the mouth of a river that eventually became the entrance of the Panama Canal. The relocated town, known today as Casco Antiguo or the Historic District of Panama, not only had better access to fresh water but could be fortified. Most outstanding are the various churches as well as the Presidential Palace, originally built in the late 17th century and partially reconstructed in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, revealing example of the transformations that characterize the Historic District as a whole. Today Casco Antiguo is home to a lot of artists, galleries, handcraft markets, restaurants, vibrant night life and a wonderful mix of colors, people and flavors.

Join Yasmin for an exquisite sensory Panamanian chocolate journey that begins with the discovery of the cocoa tree to a lifetime of unforgettable chocolate tasting experience in the historical district. You will have the chance to taste a variety of types, feel aromas, and flavors of cocoa followed by a healthy lunch.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Panama Canal Visitors’ Center at Miraflores Locks where ships can be seen transiting the waterway. The 3 floor exhibit halls will provide information about the history, engineering and current events related to the Panama Canal. Then you will be dropped off at Panama City’s domestic airport at to catch a 50-minute flight to David, capital of the Chiriqui province, in western Panama. Chiriqui is the country´s “breadbasket” contains some of the most breathtaking scenery in Central America.  From the airport, you will be transferred on a 1-hour ride to Boca Chica. Bocas del Mar Hotel is on the mainland and overlooks the Gulf of Chiriqui Marine National Park. The hotel’s own dock is perfect to set off from on trips to visit the islands. Travel in style in the hotel’s own very comfortable 26ft excursion boat or center-console fishing vessel.

The national park, created in 1994, covers 60 square miles (150 square km) of glistening ocean and over twenty magnificent islands dripping in luxuriant green forest and blessed with many palm tree-fringed beaches.When looking out from the hotel, you see Isla Boca Brava opposite to the right (not in the national park) and to the left Isla Linarte, the start of the national park proper. Just around the corner a world of easy and enthralling exploration opens up to you. The islands are a treasure trove of water and nature, where Spanish galleons and pirates once sailed. There are also many inland options to explore near the hotel. Get settled and enjoy a welcome dinner and orientation with Yasmin.

6 nights at HOTEL BOCAS DEL MAR
(BLD)

DAILY RETREAT PROGRAM

Day 3 – Oct. 23 Day 4 – Oct. 24 Day 5 – Oct. 25 Day 6 – Oct. 26 Day 7 – Oct. 27
Tea & coffee

  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: Ayurveda healing principles
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda breathing and meditation
  • Hummingbird happy hour
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: movie night
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Nature Walk and hot springs
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Yoga and Ayurveda for better digestion
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: free time
  • Sleep in
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Partner yoga & Thai yoga massage techniques
  • Dinner
  • Evening session: Spa night
  • Tea & coffee
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow light practice
  • Breakfast
  • Guided nature hike & birding
  • Lunch + free time
  • Yoga Ayurveda flow PM practice
  • Yoga & Ayurveda for health and longevity
  • Hummingbird happy hour
  • Closing dinner
  • Evening at leisure

Day 8, Saturday, October 28, 2017 –Bocas del Toro – Panama City

After a flow light yoga morning practice and a hearty breakfast, you have the rest of the day to enjoy the rainforest, mangroves, or ocean before you will be transferred in the afternoon to Bocas Airport to catch the domestic flight back to Panama City. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Casco Viejo early evening and Yasmin may join you for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the old own before you say goodbye.
1 night at the CENTRAL HOTEL
(BL)

Day 9, Sunday,October 29, 2017 – Depart Panama 
Today you will be transferred to Tocumen Airport 2.5 – 3 hours prior to yours scheduled departure flight.

Pre- and post-experiences to other regions of Panama can be added upon request. 

Accommodation

Central Hotel Casco Viejo

The historic hotel is located in the Casco Antiguo of Panama City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, next to the Panama Interoce¬anic Canal Museum and facing the Plaza de Independencia. Located opposite the Cathedral, the hotel is just steps away from the Municipal Palace, and is close to the Presidential Palace, along with other attractions in the area. The Central Hotel opened its doors for the first time in 1874. It hosted guests such as Theodore Roosevelt and Count Ferdinand de Lesseps among other public figures of the time.

The Central Hotel was the first hotel in Panama, serving as a “rendezvous” for all of the passengers who traveled to the American continent, and becoming famous throughout the western hemisphere for offering high-style European and American services at reasonable prices. Construction work on the building has been completed. This work consisted of totally restructuring the building while maintaining the façade and respecting the original structure. The hotel is unique given its location, modern appearance, history, and institutional connections. The hotel features 135 rooms, a pool, restaurant, bar and Spa.
Address: Plaza de la Independencia, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panamá
Website: centralhotelpanama.com

Tranquilo Bay Eco Lodge

Tranquilo Bay is your home base to explore the islands and highlands of Western Panama. Only 20min boat ride from Colon Islan, the lodge is located on the Bastimentos National Park Island where you can enjoy tranquility and nature right outside your cabin door. So, unpack, settle in, and experience this unique tropical location in the rainforest overlooking the Caribbean Sea! Tranquilo Bay has six deluxe air-conditioned cabanas, beautiful views, adventure activities, personal attention, and fine cuisine. Each cabana features a large bathroom, walk-in shower, own water heater and AC along with a large, covered elevated porch area. Your stay at Tranquilo Bay includes all meals (breakfast, lunch or boxed lunch for your tours, soups, salads and sandwiches, appetizers during cocktail hour preceding dinner and a delicious 3-4 course dinner each night). The activities at Tranquilo Bay range from beach outings, diving, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, jungle hiking, bird watching, and fishing.
Address: Bastimentos Island, Province of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Website: www.tranquilobay.com

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