Newsletter February, 2024

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The tour to the Emberá Quera indigenous community is a must-see

Exploring the Emberá Quera indigenous community is an adventure that no traveler should miss. You will have the opportunity to learn about the culture and lifestyle of this ancestral Panamanian group.

This six-hour tour takes place every day, starting in the morning with a 30-minute transfer in a motorized canoe, navigating between the Gatun River and the lush vegetation of the region. Accompanied by our guide, who will provide insights into the customs and traditions of the Emberá.

Once in the community, a tribe member will guide you through the details of their culture, language, and food, answering any questions about their daily life. For a little over two hours, you will enjoy a cultural presentation with traditional music and dances, as well as engaging with the community’s traditions.

During the excursion, indulge your palate with a light indigenous lunch prepared with fresh daily products, and you’ll have the opportunity to purchase handmade crafts from the community residents.

It is advisable to wear comfortable and light clothing, a hat or cap, sunglasses, a camera, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

Live a unique and unforgettable experience in the Emberá Quera community!

The Company, a luxury hotel in the heart of the Old Town that tells you a story

In the heart of Panama’s Old Town, a historical treasure awaits your visit: The Company Hotel.

This gem of the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is the first boutique hotel in Central America and stands out as an admired living museum. The Jesuit Convent, built in 1673, has been revitalized with a splendid modern design that preserves its original opulence.

The hotel spans three restored wings, each with its history and style. The French colonial wing was built by the Jesuits in 1739, the Spanish colonial wing from 1688, and the American wing from 1904. Each part of the hotel offers a unique blend of contemporary luxury and historical grandeur.

The hotel is not just a place to stay but a world-class culinary destination with five restaurants and two bars. The rooms are a sanctuary of tranquility, each with a private balcony and spectacular views of the historic Old Town.

Don’t miss the opportunity to have a unique experience in Panama and visit this iconic hotel.

Much more history at the Miraflores Visitors Center

For those curious about the history of the Panama Canal, the Miraflores Visitors Center is a must-visit destination. It currently features seven renovated rooms adorned with state-of-the-art technology that provides a unique interactive and educational experience, transporting visitors through the time of the canal’s construction and history.

Among the most notable attractions is the appreciation of water as a source of life and as a driving force for Panama’s socio-economic development. In this center, visitors can enjoy interactive games, video wall screens, and other attractions that combine fun and knowledge.

The Interactive Center, on the other hand, showcases a three-dimensional model of the watershed that supports the Panama Canal. Additionally, there is a theater room offering an animated audiovisual experience about the history of the Canal. But the experience doesn’t end there: visitors can simulate the journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic in a ship or recreate what a day in the Panama Canal would be like.

Come and discover El Faro Restaurant

In Panama City, there is a magical place that captivates everyone seeking an unforgettable gastronomic experience: El Faro del Casco Antiguo. This sanctuary of fine dining, where the traditional and the modern merge in a dance of flavors that awaken all the senses, offers tapas that are an oasis of exquisite taste. Moreover, its drink menu is a symphony of choices, with the stellar mojito rising as a promise of pleasure.

El Faro is not just a place to satisfy your appetite; it is a refuge where life and human connections are celebrated. This venue provides a cozy and versatile atmosphere for gatherings with friends, family, and special events.

As if that weren’t enough, the panoramic 360-degree view of Panama City is a breathtaking spectacle for those who behold it, making El Faro one of the most charming tourist destinations in the capital.

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