Panama Pete Adventures                                    

Connoisseurs

Ensure the personalized attention and sophisticated style you deserve with a luxury vacation. From the moment you make your reservation, to the minute you return home, you can expect the finest service and hospitality.  When you arrive in your destination, you'll be met personally by one of our destination representatives and transferred to your hotel by private vehicle. You'll also enjoy personal assistance throughout your stay and the option to enhance your vacation with customized tours.


Sample Itinerary


Day 1: Arrive in Panama City
Upon arrival in Panama City, you will be met not just at the airport but at the gate for a VIP reception. Don't worry about your bags or customs we take care of all these little inconveniences as soon as you arrive. Accommodations at the Bristol 


Day 2: Tour of Panama City & Canal (Private)

After breakfast you will depart for a tour of the major sights of Panama City including the Panama Canal.  You begin with Panama Viejo founded in 1519 by Spain and later destroyed by the most feared privateer on the Spanish Main Henry Morgan.  After exploring these spectacular ruins on the banks of Bay of Panama you continue to Casco Antiguo, the Colonial City and visit many historical churches and public buildings dating back to 1673.  Much of Casco Antiguo is being restored and many have received awards including the National Theater which contains one of the greatest turn of the 20th century ceiling paintings inspired by Robert Lewis. You will also have the opportunity to walk up to the front door of the Heron Palace and if you're lucky you may get a chance to see the President of the Republic walk by.  Around lunch time you will be taken to the Amador Causeway and enjoy the view of Panama's 3 cities.  After lunch you will be driven to the end of the Amador Causeway and see the pacific entrance of the Panama Canal and the Bridge of the Americas.  You will then explore the former Canal Zone and continue parallel to the Canal to the first set of Locks, Miraflores.  Here you will have the best opportunity to witness ships in the lock chambers as they transit through the Canal.  To better explain how the Panama Canal works this center has several floors of exhibit and a large theater which teaches visitors in just 10 minutes what a ship does as it does a transit form one ocean to the other.  At the end of the day you will realize that Panama Canal is truly an engineering marvel. Accommodations at the Bristol (B L)


Day 3-4: Gamboa Resort At your Leisure

Splendid architecture and elegant coastal design and décor, along with stunning views of the Panama Canal and Chagres River, inspire the senses while soothing the spirit. With warm breezes and tropical fragrances drifting over your room’s private balcony and hammock, it’s easy to lose yourself as you delight in the luxury and tranquility of Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Accommodations Gamboa Rainforest Resort (B)

 

Day 5-6: Transfer to JW Marriott

Today you travel west along the Pacific Ocean coast byway of the Pan-American Highway to the trendy town of Buenaventura, JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort which features a lagoon, swimming pools and hot tubs, a golf course and a private beach. The luxurious colonial-style rooms have air conditioning, an iPod dock and flat-screen cable TV. Each room has a safe, a coffee maker and a stylish bathroom with bathrobes and a hairdryer.  The JW Marriott’s restaurants serve authentic Panamanian food, Japanese cuisine and steak dishes. Guests can request service in the pool areas, on the beach or directly in their room. There are also 2 bars.  Horseback riding, mini golf, surfing and riding along a zip line can be arranged by JW Marriot Panama Golf & Beach Resort. The resort also has an on-site spa, tennis courts and a gym.  Accommodations JW Marriott (B)

 

Day 7-8: Transfer to Boquete

This morning, transfer to the mountain town of Boquete in the Chiriquí Province. Characterized by the scenic beauty of its volcanic highlands, waterfalls, rivers, and rugged mountain peaks it is also one of the most productive provinces in the country, known for its cattle production, thoroughbred horses, orange groves, and strawberry, banana and coffee plantations.  Your mountain resort nestled at the foothills of the dormant Baru Volcano. This mountainous region is home to lush vegetation and more than half the bird species found in Panama. Accommodations Panamonte Inn (B)

 

Day 9-10: Transfer to Bocas del Toro

Early this morning, you will travel to Bocas del Toro. Only a few places in the world have this unique atmosphere: Particularly seductive, primitive and unforgettable. Bocas del Toro enchants all visitors with its unparalleled vegetation, biodiversity and inheritance. It is simply a true biological fantasy.
It has a true natural and indescribable beauty. Accommodations Laguna Azul (B L D)

 

Day 11: Bocas del Toro – Panama City

In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport and flown to Panama City. Upon arrival you will be taken to your hotel.  Accommodations Bristol Panama City (B L)

 

Day 12: Airport Transfer for your flight home (Private)

Your journey comes to an end today as you are met and transferred by private vehicle to the airport to board your international departure flight. Please Note: The pick-up for your transfer is generally three hours prior to your flight’s scheduled departure time. (B)