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Crowne Plaza Panama Airport

Explore Panama

Hotel is located near the Tocumen International Airport.

Things To Do

Things To Do


The Panama Canal is 50 miles wide. It was cut through one of the lowest and narrowest saddles of the long, mountainous Isthmus that joins the North and South Americans continents. The Canal runs form northwest to southeast with the Atlantic entrance 33.5 north and 27 miles west of the Pacific entrance. The air distance between the two entrances is 43 miles. It requires about 8 to 10 hours of an average ship to transit the Canal. The Panama Canal principal physical features are Gatun Lake a cent


The Bridge of the Americas crosses the Pacific approach to the Panama Canal at Balboa, near Panama City. It was built between 1959 and 1962 by the United States. the bridge is an impressive sight, and a good view can be obtained from the Balboa Yacht Club, where many small boats tie up before or after transiting the canal. Throughout the day and night numerous vessels pass under the bridge, either entering or departing from the Panama Canal.




OLD TOWN OR OLD QUARTER is the historic district of Panama City.

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

Stroll along Las Bovedas wall, once a colonial dungeon, for a great view of Panama City, Panama. Travel from our property to browse through the art gallery and enjoy dinner at a French restaurant, both of which are now housed in this old Spanish fort. Visit the new Museum of Biodiversity by Frank Gehry.

What's New

Even if you've visited us before, Gamboa Tours can show you a new side of Panama City. Panama travel is made easy when you explore with Gamboa Tours. You can go snorkeling and diving or take a day trip into the Gamboa Rainforest Resort or visit the visitors’ center at the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal or the Museum of Biodiversity by Frank Gehry.


If you have a free afternoon, take a trip down to the Miraflores Locks Visitors Center in Panama City. Our hotel's facility is less only 30 minutes away, so go watch the ships entering the Canal or catch an educational movie about the famous waterway.

Must Do

Just 35 minutes from our hotel's location is the Museum of Biodiversity designed by Frank Gehry, which has eight galleries telling us about the origin of the Panamanian isthmus and its gigantic impact on the planet’s biodiversity.

Don't Go Home Without

To learn more about one of the most important engineering endeavors ever attempted, visit the Panama Canal Museum. Guests can wander through the 10 permanent exhibits to read about the history and impact of the Canal while looking at artifacts and photos.