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First time in Panama City. Need advice.

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Toronto, Canada
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First time in Panama City. Need advice.

We are planning to go first time to Panama City from Canada. Could you please tell us what is the best part of Panama city to rent oceanfron condo on nice beach for family with kids. We are not interested in restorant too much, but like shopping. Thank you for advice.

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1. Re: First time in Panama City. Need advice.

Panama City does not have beaches tp speak of - it is really rock and mud.

If you want beaches, look elsewhere.

I understand that the better beaches are an hours drive west.

Panama City has lots of shopping.

Edited: 1:14 am, January 10, 2013
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2. Re: First time in Panama City. Need advice.

The closest beaches on the Pacific are about 1-1/2 - 2 hours from the city depending on the traffic flow. Coronado is a beach community - restaurants malls too.

Beaches are pretty much empty except for weekends when the Panamanians

come to their weekend homes, condos. Ocean is murky all along the Pacific side, but still lovely beach, we think. Black and white sand. We love the area,

and it is still developing.

The Solariam Coronado Bay is now condos (newer place) and are rented out by owners. IT is right on the beach ! You can check here on T/A for some rentals:

tripadvisor.com/VacationRentals-g1022784-Rev…

Other rental sites here are: You could check out www.flipkey.com, www.panamapremierrentals.com

and www.panamastays.com, www.panamarentalsolutions.com, http://4rentpanama.com/

as well as VRBO.com

Hope this helps, and happy travels !

Edited: 8:51 am, January 10, 2013
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3. Re: First time in Panama City. Need advice.

Curious if the poster is talking about Panama City Florida ,

PC in Panama - not a good beach destination

Looking at his other posts - think he has the wrong country

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