Panama holidays 2020 & 2021
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Elsewhere, as part of a Panama itinerary, you can embrace the cafe culture and tropical forests of El Valle, and wander among coffee plantations in highland Boquete. Or, escape into another world entirely on the isolated San Blas Islands, home to crystalline waters swimming with eagle rays and nurse sharks.
Suggested tours for Panama
These tours give you a starting point for what your trip to Panama could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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Best time to visit
Our specialists advise on the best months to visit Panama, including information about climate, events and festivals.
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Useful information for planning your holiday in Panama
10 hours upwards dependent on airline (Dublin to Panama City)
American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, United Airlines
The official language is Spanish, although English is widely spoken.
The standard of food across Panama is good however menus are simple and basic with few choices. White rice is a staple part of restaurant menus and it is usually accompanied by meat, chicken and fish. Vegetarian dishes are hard to come by.
The national currency in Panama is the balboa. Panama is one of the few countries in the world that doesn't issue paper money therefore US dollar banknotes are used exclusively and US dollar notes and coins are legal tender.
Panama in pictures
Our expert guides to travelling in Panama
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Panama. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Panama at its best.
Thinking of including some beach time in your Central America trip? We outline the best beaches in each country and why we’re especially drawn to them — whether it’s for their sand, their snorkeling, or their ambiance.
Tiny in comparison to its sister regions to the north and south, Central America covers just 0.1% of the world's surface, yet it contains an unparalleled level of biodiversity.
Explore Panama, Costa Rica, Belize or Mexico on a relaxing and fascinating cruise and see some amazing sights.
A Panama family holiday is ideal if your children are aged 10 and over. Considered an off-the-beaten-track destination it offers something a little more adventurous than the typical family trip.