W hen it comes to vacations, there are key components that most travellers look for when they decide where to go. How’s the beach? Are there neat attractions and different opportunities for adventure? Are there lots of ways to experience the local culture? For key components such as these, Panama definitely checks all the boxes. Plus, travellers can easily experience Panama’s highlights and attractions through numerous Sunwing Experiences that are led by local destination experts.  

Neat attractions: The Panama Canal

Recognized as one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World, the Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and it’s been in operation since 1914. For a perfect day of exploring the canal and learning about its rich history, travellers can check out the Panama Canal and City Tour, while staying at Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis to remain central to Panama City’s main attractions. This resort offers premium amenities to vacation like a VIP such as a modern float pool, fine restaurants, and an ultra-chic nightclub.

Endless Adventure

From under the water to what’s on land and above, Panama features tons of ways for vacationers to get their fill of adventure. Under water, scuba divers and snorkellers can encounter lots of colourful marine life along the protected reefs. For those seeking some thrills, maybe by hanging ten, Panama has some of the best surfing in Central America; but for the ultimate rush they’ll want to consider visiting Anton Valley where they can zipline over an extinct volcano crater.

Soak up the local culture

Panama is a melting pot full of cultural influences from indigenous tribes, Spain, France, the Caribbean and the United States. This cross-section of cultures can be found in the arts, music, and food of the country. For a truly immersive experience with one of Panama’s indigenous tribes, the Embera Indigenous Tour will take travellers deep into the Panama Jungle, and this tour can be easily enjoyed while staying at Gamboa Rainforest Resort. It’s located within Soberania National park, so it offers guests the chance to truly enjoy eco-excursions like ziplining, kayaking and tours such as the Embera Indigenous Tour.

Relax on the beach

In Panama, Playa Blanca is home to famed sugary white-sand beaches that are often frequented by sunbathers. These beaches are also very popular for sports enthusiasts looking to ride some waves can take advantage of numerous activities such as sailing, kayaking, jet skiing and much more. Plus, travellers can easily enjoy all this while staying at Riu Playa Blanca resort, a top-rated family resort set on a golden sand beach and offers exclusive RIU-topia perks like unlimited reservation-free dining, discounts on spa treatments and select excursions and much more.

Sunwing makes planning any visit to Panama a snap, even arranging airport transfers and handpicked experiences to suit every possible preference.


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