The travel deep into Panama’s history to a time of pirates, buccaneers, treasure and gold. The Colon Province offers it’s visitors a chance to travel back in time, take the first Transcontinental Train that was used during the Gold Rush, weaving through tropical rainforest with awe-inspiring views of the Panama Canal. Visit the colonial town of Portobelo, with colorful traditions and festivals or the former Fort San Lorenzo for a glimpse of pirate history or superb birdwatching. The tropical beaches along the coast are amongst the best of Panama with white sand, palm trees and a rich marine wildlife.
Pirate History & Coral Reefs:
Dream Islands & Indigenous Communities
San Blas Archipelago
Being part of the Guna Yala autonomous region, the picturesque San Blas Archipelago are dominated by indigenous communities living their traditional and cultural lifestyle. The Archipelago consists of 360 tiny palm-fringed islands with white-sanded dream beaches, crystal blue waters and spectacular coral reefs.
Excursions in the Caribbean Coast
Birding Achiote Road: Atlantic Side of Panama
Birdwatching on the Atlantic slope.
Historic Portobelo & Aguaclara Locks
Visit a Spanish Fortress and the new locks of the Panama Canal.
Historic Portobelo & Caribbean Beach and Boat
Visit a Spanish Fortress and enjoy a relaxing time in the Caribbean.
San Blas Day Expedition
Paradise-like dream islands inhabited by indigenous communities.
Snorkeling in the Caribbean
Snorkel the colorful coral reefs of the Caribbean Sea.
The Pirate Trail: Aguaclara Locks & San Lorenzo
Learn about the fascinating history of pirates and conquistadors.