Destination guide

Scenic Panama City will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Panama City with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, casino gaming and cafes attract many visitors, as does its scenic and cosmopolitan location. Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama and Bridge of the Americas are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Panama City

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Panama City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Panama Audubon Society (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Marine Exhibition Center Smithsonian Institute Panama (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Panama City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Panama City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cinta Costera (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Metropolitan Nature Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ancon Hill (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Veracruz Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Soberania National Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Taboga Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Panama City

Fly into Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.), which is 6.3 mi (10.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Panama City Passenger Station. It's easy to get around Panama City by jumping on the metro at Iglesia del Carmen Station, Santo Tomas Station or Estación Lotería.

How many holiday rentals are available around Panama City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 183 holiday lettings around Panama City. From 138 flats & apartments to 26 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Panama City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Panama City:

  • Casco Viejo: 17 holiday homes
  • Marbella: 36 holiday homes
  • Obarrio: 37 holiday homes
  • El Cangrejo: 40 holiday homes
  • Campo Alegre: 45 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Panama City? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Panama City. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • El Cangrejo: 40 holiday lettings
  • Interoceanic Canal Museum: 201 holiday lettings
  • Albrook Shopping Mall: 200 holiday lettings
  • Multicentro Panama: 200 holiday lettings
  • Panama Viejo: 200 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Panama City listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Panama City?

Yes, of course. offers 138 Flats in Panama City. Our other popular types of Panama City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Panama City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 126 holiday homes with pool available in Panama City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.