If thoughts of honeymooning in Central America conjure up visions of exhilarating outdoor adventures such as zip-line canopy tours above rich rainforests teeming with exotic flora and fauna or diving beneath shimmering seas packed with colorful underwater creatures, you wouldn’t be far from wrong.
Take Panama, for instance. The Canal may have first put it on the international map but the country’s excellent weather, combined with natural attractions such as cloud forests, raging rivers, diverse ecosystems and unspoiled beaches are the big draw, making this the ideal vacation spot.
With affordable prices, plenty to do and ideal weather, who could ask for more when searching for the perfect honeymoon spot?
From the Caribbean to the Pacific coasts, it is home to a wide range of regal resorts. Whether you’re in the market for a Caribbean island getaway, a condo along Panama City’s striking skyline, one of Bocas del Toro’s charming gingerbread houses or beachfront homes or one of Chiriqui’s isolated mountain retreats, you’re likely to find a slice of heaven in Panama.
Topnotch all-inclusive Royal Decameron Beach Resort, for instance has typical hotel rooms as well as condo rental accommodations. Onsite facilities include a spa, casino, an 18-course golf course, eight pools and 10 restaurants.
In Colon, the Melia Panama Canal houses elegant accommodations from a hill top perch overlooking Gatun Lake. Set in a secluded tropical landscape, the resort features a multi-layered outdoor pool, with cascading water fashioned after the Canal’s river locks. Recreational activities include a casino, lighted tennis courts, and transportation to a nearby beach.
Tucked inside the rainforest overlooking the Caribbean Sea on the archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Tranquilo Bay Eco-Adventure Lodge is the perfect vantage point from which to explore one Panama’s largest ecosystems. For landlubbers, there’s beach combing, birding and exploring while lovers of the sea can explore the many reefs and lagoons around the resort.