Come and Visit Panama, and Taboga Island.


Friendly people, bustling city, birds singing, the rainforest, fragrant night blooming orchids, quiet sunny beaches and cool hillsides, these are among the memories you will take home with you along with many more…


Panama has much to offer for visitors of many age groups, and with diverse interests. Experience Panama City, the most modern city in Central America and the country of Panama which offers a wealth of history and nature. Taboga Island is unique in Panama. Just minutes from Panama City, stay with us at B&B Hotel Cerrito Tropical and experience the local culture on Taboga (see Pirates, Facts and Stories, as well as What to Do, on this website for more Isla Taboga information). Click the links below for more information in PDF. Download the free PDF reader program here.

The first European to discover Panama was
Christopher Columbus in 1494.


Panama is at the center of the Americas and is made up of various cultures and traditions that have created a unique and exotic environment. Indigenous, American, Asian and European cultures combine to create an interesting and wonderful country.

Panama City is the only cosmopolitan city in the world where you can find skyscrapers as well as protected tropical rainforest within the city limits. The city offers historical sites, museums, quaint streets, shopping, and beautiful parks. Within an hour you can visit Taboga Island, breathtaking beaches, the Pacific Coastline, and the Panama Canal.

Panama is a natural land bridge that links North and Central America with South America and its nature is spectacular. Thousands of varieties of flora and fauna flourish in the country’s rainforests and it is host to the largest number of animal species in the world.

On Taboga Island you can watch a large number of bird species, iguanas, the tiny green dart frog (dendrobates auratus taboga), diverse marine life and much more.

Taboga Island, Panama Calender

A general guide and descriptive calendar to Festivals, Religious Celebrations and other Events on Taboga Island, Panama. Come and enjoy the year with us! [Read More]

Taboga Trivia

Interesting facts about Taboga Island. Our special little Pacific island has such an interesting past and present. [Read More]

Republic of Panama facts

A Brief Introduction and Facts About the Country of Panama.
Panama is at the center of the Americas and is comprised of various cultures and traditions that have created a unique and exotic environment. Indigenous, American, Asian and European cultures combine to create an interesting and wonderful part of the world. [Read More]

Panama Links

Helpful, comprehensive lists of links and numbers including links for up-to date News from sites such as:

Panama Guide with Thousands of Articles in English; Beaches in Panama and around the world including Taboga: The Best Beaches in the World

and Stories from Destination Panama, A Lively Informative English Blog on Panama, and Life in Panama for Expats and Visitors, as well as Isla Taboga´s newest page Taboga Island Hotel. Click for many more links below:


Panama Links | Important Numbers and Embassies.