Accommodations in Panama range from the most economic hostels favored by backpackers to boutique hotels.


In Panama there are seven ethnic groups, and five comarcas, or indigenous districts, have been legally created.

On August 15, 1914, the first ship sailed from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal. Exactly one hundred years later, this canal is one of the major shipping lanes in the world, and also for the cruise line Star Clippers.

Any time of the year is suitable to visit Panama, since the climate is no hindrance and there is always plenty to do. The climate in the city is hot and temperatures can range from 26° C to 35° C.

All of the activities, from going to the beaches, bird watching, shopping, hiking around the mountains or spending a few days with the indigenous communities, can be done throughout the year.

 

The New York Yankees visited Panama and played the Miami Marlins twice at Rod Carew Stadium. More than 40,000 people attended these Major League games, which also honored the superstar Mariano Rivera.


With the Spaniard Pere Riba's triumph last night, the ATP Challenger Visit Panama Cup came to a close on the Fred Maduro tennis complexes in Curundú.

A budding professional career did not stop the Mexican Carlos Ortiz from becoming the youngest winner of the Panama Claro Championship. After graduating from the University of North Texas last year, the mere 22-year old is already playing his first season as a professional golfer.

A remote site located in the town of El Caño, west of Panama City, is home to what might be the most important archaeological treasure of America, of equal or greater value than the discovery of the splendid tomb of the Lord of Sipán in northern Peru in 1987.

On the same day the Brazilian Rogeri Dutra Silva, the first champion of the ATP Challenger Visit Panama Cup, had to say goodbye, the Australian Gerald Melzer and Slovenian Blaz Rola went on to the quarterfinals.

The 2014 Web.com Tour season began last month with Pacific Rubiales, held in Colombia and championed by the German Alex Cejka.