Located next to the Medio Baluarte Square, with spectacular views of the Panama Bay, lays the Sofitel Legend.
Its name is distinguished by preserving the French colonial architecture on the entire exterior façade of what was previously the Club Unión.
Inside, all the luxuries that distinguish the Sofitel brand, fusing Panamanian culture with the undeniable French savoir-faire. The spectacular lobby décor immediately envelops guests and celebrates the country’s most remarkable engineering achievement and architectural wonder, the Panama Canal, with nautical design elements including handcrafted sculptures, striking artwork, historic photographs in display and maritime navigation instruments.
The impressive central terrace and a pool facing the sea mean that, of the 159 rooms at the Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo, 35 are impressive suites with incredible views.
Tourists staying here will be a few steps away from the National Theater, the Cathedral of Santa María la Antigua, “El Altar de Oro” in the San José Church, the Canal Museum, the Mola Museum and many other emblematic sites.
The Ministry of the Environment of the province of Chiriqui, where the highest point in Panama is located, reported that the refurbishment works of the Los Llanos trail, in the Baru Volcano National Park, will soon be completed, in order to have an infrastructure more in line with the visitor needs.
Among the works that are carried out on the trail are the installation of handrails, stairs, pedestrian bridges, interpretative and orientation signs, safety devices, guide lines, among other facilities.
The Los Llanos trail is 7.4 kilometers long and a tourist in good physical condition takes between 6 or 8 hours to climb.
Leonidas Cueva, tour guide, explained that there are parts that are a little dangerous and extreme, but now with the handrails and steps the route is more attractive and safe for tourists. This is a project of vital importance for the development of ecotourism, and will strengthen the economic growth of the districts of Tierras Altas and Boquete, which are the most directly impacted by this protected area.
An extraordinary hotel located in Bocas del Toro joins the Nayara Resorts portfolio, which is characterized by managing innovative properties and providing high-quality service and experiences in countries such as Costa Rica and Chile.
The property has 16 overwater villas and 2 “tree houses”.
In addition, its latest innovation is Kupu-Kupu Beach, considered the first beach in the world built on water. Kupu-Kupu is a structure over the sea 27 meters long by 6 meters wide, with white sand, palm trees, lounge chairs and the Tipsy Bar.
The hotel, located on Frangipani Island, works intensively on a program to protect coral reefs, is self-sufficient in generating electricity through solar panels and uses purified rainwater.
To get to Nayara in Bocas del Toro from the Tocumen International Airport you must connect to the Albrook airport for a domestic flight to the province of Bocas del Toro. Once there, the transport from Nayara Bocas del Toro receives guests and transfers them directly to the property, in approximately 20 minutes by boat
The Panamanian airline Copa Airlines announced its new flights to Austin, Texas, in the United States. This is the first destination to this state from Panama and will have 4 weekly frequencies as of July 6, 2023.
The new flight to the city of Austin reinforces the operation of Copa Airlines in the United States, joining the 14 cities of the airline in the North American country, such as: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Tampa, Miami, Orlando, New York, Denver, Washington, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale.
Flights will operate on Flight CM 715 Panama – Austin: 09:18 – 14:04 and Flight CM 716 Austin – Panama: 15:34 – 20:17; on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a capacity of 160 and 154 passengers in two classes.