Located at the heart of the Americas, Panama City is the most cosmopolitan of the Central American capitals; overflowing with trendy new clubs, cool boutique hotels and gay friendly neighborhoods and attractions. As a long established hub for international business, trade and transportation the City has developed into a modern, busy metropolis attracting visitors from around the world.
It is also beginning to attract LGBT travelers who are looking for a non-traditional LGBT travel destination. This can be observed through the growing number of hotels throughout the country who are marketing themselves as gay friendly and the use of the TAG Approved accommodation branding, which include the American Trade Hotel and the Trump Ocean Club Panama.
Tour operators such as Sublime Journeys by EcoCircuitos, a lesbian owned and operated, is a member of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA). This company that focus on adventure travel, offers unique tailor made itineraries and programs that put conservation and sustainability at the forefront of its products.
Activities include but are not limited to: hiking, biking, kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, birding, cultural exchanges, incentives and educational programs. Sublime Journeys and Ecocircuitos Panama has been working with the LGBT international community, assisting with families, couples and solo traveler itineraries.
Panama is a friendly country and welcomes all its visitors. LGBT travelers may find Panama City more gay friendly than the countryside; however, many of the main destinations throughout the country are friendly to all visitors and will make LGBT families and travelers feel at home.
Panama is a safe, stable and friendly country of almost three million inhabitants and 75.517 square kilometers. It is among the most biologically diverse countries on the planet and features a variety of unique ecosystems. With a total of over 2,500 km of coastline on two oceans, 15 national Parks and seven distinct indigenous cultures there is much to explore. Five UNESCO World Heritage sites wait to be discovered.
Let yourself be surprised by Panama. Encounter traditional indigenous settlements less than two hours from the city’s international banking district, watch the incredible wildlife along the Panama Canal while huge cargo ships cross from ocean to ocean in the background, spend the morning in a state-of-the-art convention center and the afternoon on a perfect beach. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it here.
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***Since 2008 same-sex activity has been legal when the Presidential Decree No. 332 came into force.
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