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American Trade Hotel

A beautifully restored house in colonial Casco Viejo area of Panama City

The American Trade Hotel dates to 1917 and is a beautifully restored house, seamlessly blending colonial charm with contemporary convenience and modern luxury.

Situated in the heart of both the historic Old Quarter and the new Panama City, our hotel serves as a meeting place for influencers, creatives, and international visionaries from around the world. Steeped in local heritage and culture, the property offers luxurious rooms and suites, fine dining, Danilo's Jazz Club, and the stylish Unido Cafe.

Their elegantly furnished rooms combine a harmonious blend of contemporary design and colonial charm. Whether you choose to relax by the rooftop pool, indulge in delicious fusion cuisine at the hotel's restaurant, or sip cocktails in the trendy lobby bar, the American Trade Hotel sets itself a notch above the rest. Experience the perfect fusion of history and luxury at the American Trade Hotel, where every moment is crafted for your comfort and enjoyment.

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January

January is part of the dry season, offering pleasant temperatures and ideal beach weather on both coasts. Go snorkelling and diving in Bocas del Toro or explore Panama City's festivals and vibrant nightlife.

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February

Dry season continues, perfect for wildlife spotting in national parks like Soberania. Participate in Carnaval celebrations four days before Ash Wednesday, with colourful parades, music, and “mojaderos” that will spray the crowds with water.

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March

Dry season persists, making it a great time for hiking and exploring volcanic landscapes. Head to Azuero Peninsula for Semana Santa celebrations.

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April

Dry season nears its end, but pleasant weather lingers. Witness sea turtles nesting in Bocas del Toro and Coiba National Park.

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May

Transition to the rainy season begins, with lush landscapes and fewer tourists. For a unique cultural experience try the Foundation Day celebrations in the province of Chiriquí.

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June

Rainy season intensifies, but showers are often short-lived. Visit the San Blas Islands for clear waters and fascinating indigenous culture in a land that entirely governed and managed by the Kuna people.

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July

Rainy season in full swing, ideal for river rafting adventures in Chiriquí. Explore the Embera villages in the Darien Gap and learn about one of Panama’s incredible indigenous cultures.

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August

Rainy season continues, but there’s plenty of adventure to be had. Discover the Panama Canal's engineering marvel and learn about its history. Explore the lush rainforests, teeming with unique wildlife.

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September

Rainy season persists, offering excellent surf conditions on the Pacific coast. Head to Guararé for the Festival de la Mejorana, dedicated to preserving and celebrating all the diverse forms of Panamanian folklore.

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October

Rainy season begins to ease up but not entirely, making it a good time to take in the stunning natural beauty of the country by exploring rainforests and national parks like Soberania and Darien. Experience eco-tours and birdwatching amidst lush landscapes.

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November

Transition to the dry season begins, with less rain and more sun. Enjoy the splendour of magnificent whales breaching the ocean in the Gulf of Chiriquí.

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December

Dry season officially starts, perfect for beach vacations and exploring the Pearl Islands. Visit Bocas Del Toro, San Blas or Santa Catalina. Embrace the festive spirit during Christmas and New Year celebrations.

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