What a perfect way to start off the New Year is by exploring the beautiful country of Panama! Whether you want to escape to paradise and unwind or party until the sun comes up… you can enjoy both pleasures in Panama. Panama’s natural beauty is breathtaking! The rainforest is filled with all sorts of exotic animals and plant life. Panama’s rainforests house about 934 bird species, which is more than those in Canada and US combined. Also, you need not travel far and wide from the hustle and bustle of Panama City life. Some of these ecotourism sites are located just half an hour drive away from the city. If you are in the mood for romance, then you don’t want to miss the sunset on the breezy beautiful white sandy beaches of Panama. Speaking of beaches Panama has some of the world’s best Caribbean beaches; including the beaches on the beautiful resort of Riu Playa Blanca.
This beach offers great views and you can just sit back and relax and feel the cool breeze from the ocean waves caressing the white sands while soaking up the sun! If you are the type of person that likes to try various beaches, then you will have a fantastic time exploring Panama because Panama has several hundred islands where you can visit and have the best vacation of your life!
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Panama is an upscale modern city filled with glass skyscrapers, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, and lots of fireworks on NYE.
Visit Panama Viejo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first location of Panama City. It was abandoned in the mid-17th century and relocated to where Casco Viejo is located today.
Walk down Avenida Central; see where the real locals do shopping in Panama City’s only pedestrian district, Avenida Central.