Welcome to the InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa Hotel. Our goal is to make your stay an unforgettable experience. It’s our pleasure to assist you and we will do our best to ensure you enjoy Panama, the bridge of the world and heart of the universe.
Start the day with our extensive breakfast buffet; freshly baked pastries, mouthwatering fruits and cheeses. Discover our locally inspired Panamanian breakfast delights. Then take a tour to the 8th wonder of the world, the Panama Canal and watch vessels as they pass through the Miraflores Locks. Next visit Casco Antiguo a World Heritage Site. Here you can take a walk around the oldest city of Panama (1671) and enjoy the colonial style, see monuments such as the Plaza Bolivar, Iglesia de San José (Golden Altar) and the National Theater. “Las Bovedas”, offers one of the most spectacular views of Panama City. You can also buy some souvenirs in the French Square.
Next visit Casco Antiguo a World Heritage Site. Here you can take a walk around the oldest city of Panama (1671) and enjoy the colonial style, see monuments such as the Plaza Bolivar, Iglesia de San José (Golden Altar) and the National Theater. “Las Bovedas”, offers one of the most spectacular views of Panama City. You can also buy some souvenirs in the French Square.
The perfect way to start the evening is pampering yourself with a relaxing massage at the hotels Sensory Spa by Clarins. Enjoy dinner at our signature first classrestaurant, the Lighthouse Bistro, with a view of the Pacific Ocean and the ships aligning at the entrance of the Panama Canal
Panama has two seasons: the dry season from December to April and rainy season from April to December. Our hotel is located on the Pacific Ocean, where we have high tide and low tide.
Since the beginning of our history, we have been a multicultural country represented by a rainbow of races from all around the world.
Tips are not automatically included on the bills. It is customary to tip 10% to 15% depending on the type of service you received.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Beach & City
Playa Bonita is the only beach close to the city - only 20 minutes from downtown.
Panama is one of the first countries in Central America to offer free medical insurance to every tourist.
Panama touches both the Pacific and Atlantic Oeans and you can get to each of them within 45 minutes from Panama City. Panama Canal connects both oceans through around 50 miles Canal. About 25 minutes away from the hotel, you can catch the coast to coast rail service. Have breakfast in the Pacific, and enjoy lunch in the Caribbean.
In our country it is safe to drink the water from the tap.
WHAT TO PACK
Bathing Suits, Suntan lotion
The weather is warm tropical, with an average temperature of 80º F. Bring comfortable clothes, during the day shorts, summer dresses, flip flops, sneakers, don’t forget your sun glasses and sun block. At night Panamanians likes to dress up: Men wear slacks, dress shirts or polos and Women wear dresses, skirts, pants or dressy jeans. If working in an office, appropriate business dress is required. Please note that due to the warm weather in Panama, air conditioners are always set up to very cool tempertaures. A sweater or light jacket may be required while indoors.
Our official currency is the Balboa; however please note that all transactions are in US Dollars. The US dollar is the official currency used in all business transactions. Panamanian coins are of the same value, size and metal as US coins, though both are frequently used. If you don`t want to exchange your currency before your trip (ex. Euros), we have plenty of ATMs and also accept bank cards on most networks (Plus, Cirrus, MasterCard, Visa, Amex).
110 v - 120 v , 60 hz
From the Tocumen International Airport take the highway (Corredor Sur) to Avenida Balboa and Cinta Costera, stay in the left lane; at the end of the Avenida Balboa take the overpass to your left, which will take you to Avenida de Los Martires, (4th of July Avenue), continue straight for about 2 km., then you will cross the Puente de Las Americas (Bridge of the America´s); as you come down from the bridge take the first exit to your right. You will see signs for Veracruz and the InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort. Continue straight for 7 kilometers, approx. 10 mins. You will then see the hotel entrance on the left side of the road (1 kilometer after the Westin Hotel).