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Costa del Este

Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #31 of 55 attractions in Panama City
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Luxury new area in Panama city
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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I love this hotel, new, new...modern and clean !!! ... The service is excellent. Is a good place to stay for business. Quiet and residential area. It has a boardwalk nearly 4 kilometers long....excellent for runners.

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Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This is a fairly new residential area outside of the city which has now invited several large companies to build their skyscrapers! So now it is starting to look like a miniature Panama City. From the beautiful gated community to the 60 story condo buildings and now commercial buildings as well. You will find a few restaurants, grocery stores, etc.... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is all relatively new construction, largely more expensive shops like gourmet supermarkets, coffee shops and hair salons, but mostly chains including Arrocha drugstore and Subway. This is not real Panama---but there is ample parking everywhere and traffic is good. I wouldn't waste my time as a tourist there. It is an upscale housing plan built on reclaimed land less... More

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Panama City, Panama
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is one of the few places in Panama city that has been planned property. It mainly an high-end location for leading Panamanian and multinational companies. It also has gated communities for the rich. This is an extension to the modern Panama city.

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Panama City, Panama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Costa del Este is a housing area. There are the usual shops at the entrance such as a supermarket pharmacy and a few other shops. There is nothing special here.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

It is impressive to see the continuous growth of this area. It is a quiet and excellent place to live. Sea views are fabulous.

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Panama City, Panama
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Costa del Este is a quickly growing artificial satellite town of Panama City, carved into what were previously coastal mangrove forests. Apart from the destruction of a unique habitat for the sake of making money, this town seems to have one purpose only: launder the highest amount of money in the smallest possible area. Thousands of new apartments have been... More

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NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This vertical city on the eastern edge of Panama City, right on the Pacific Ocean, engenders ambivalent feelings from me. On the one hand I think it's great if some people want to live vertically and have access to the city and its cosmopolitan restaurants and other charms; but it's really ugly in the sense that the buildings were all... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

My place of choice for living in Panama City. The best planned large development in the capital of the Isthmus, largely self sufficient (Stores, Banks, restaurants), much safer than the already relatively safe Panama City, much quieter and offers jogging and cycling lanes protected from cars and construction, a rarity in Panama! :) Variety of apartment spaces and houses has... More

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PANAMA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Costa del Este is a good neighborhood to live and work with restaurants and modern shops. In a near future they will have hotels.

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