Best luxurious 5 star hotels in Panama
More than two million visitors head to Panama each year to take in the bustling cities, awe-inspiring natural adventures, and beautiful coastlines of Central America. Panama City is the usual starting point for most travellers, and there are plenty of luxurious hotel options to choose from.
The InterContinental Miramar Panama towers over the stunning view on to the Pacific Ocean, offering 186 luxuriously appointed rooms with five star facilities for all. The rooms are all luxuriously furnished, complete with internet connections, phone lines, TV and electronic safety deposit box. The hotel boasts the fine cuisine at the Bay View Restaurant, relaxation in Las Olas Pool Bar and the new Lobby Bar, and onsite casino. The real selling point of the InterContinental Miramar is the spectacular view over Panama Bay, along with its proximity to the city’s attractions. There is also a private marina for guests to park their yachts, leading directly into the famed Panama Canal.
The Bristol Panama City is the ideal choice for business guests looking for a touch of five-star luxury in their stay in Central America. The hotel is in the heart of the bustling financial centre, and just a short stroll from the shops, cultural attractions and nightlife. It offers luxury accommodation and fine dining, and promising uncompromising quality for every guest. Round the clock services include a business centre equipped with computers, laser and colour printers, and a helpful concierge service. All rooms have complementary internet access, and are decorated with custom-made fabrics and prints by noted Panamanian artists. Reception has a wide range of tourist packages on offer to get the best out of your trip to Panama.
Outside of Panama City, there are luxury retreats that offer relaxation and pleasure in sumptuous surroundings. The JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort is one such oasis of enjoyment, set among sweeping gardens and a lagoon with views of the Pacific Ocean. The onsite golf course was designedby legend Jack Nicklaus, and there is a five-star spa treatment centre, and top of the range restaurant. The resort is a popular romantic getaway, including round-the-clock maid service, an idyllic pool, and even butler service to provide you with fresh towels. The hotel is a great starting point for outdoor adventures, including horseback riding, snorkelling, fishing, and surfing in the Rio Mar. The hotel is on the coast in Cocle and is the picture of five-star luxury, just over an hour’s drive from Panama City.