Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Panama City

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Panama City. This city's camping, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Panama City Mall and Panama City Marina. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Panama City

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Panama City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulf World Marine Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Bay Dunes Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Fox Run Country Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Meadows Course at Bay Point Resort (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Water Planet (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Panama City

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Panama City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Panama City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Andrews State Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Truesdell Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Shell Island (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Mexico Beach (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Conservation Park (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Carillon Beach (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Panama City

Fly into Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 55.7 mi (89.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Panama City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,457 holiday rentals around Panama City. From 686 holiday houses to 6,175 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Panama City is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Panama City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Panama City:

  • Biltmore Beach: 2,962 holiday homes
  • Gulf Lagoon Beach: 3,001 holiday homes
  • Silver Sands Beach: 3,323 holiday homes
  • Lagoon Estates: 607 holiday homes
  • Crescent Beach: 811 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Panama City?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Panama City. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center: 10,741 holiday rentals
  • St. Andrews State Park: 8,661 holiday rentals
  • Meadows Course at Bay Point Resort: 8,832 holiday rentals
  • Capt. Anderson's Marina: 9,977 holiday rentals
  • Bon Temps Bingo: 8,138 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Panama City listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Panama City?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 686 Houses in Panama City. Our other popular types of Panama City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6,175 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 288 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 47 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Panama City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,649 holiday homes with pool available in Panama City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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