Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Where to stay in Panama City as a solo traveller on NYE?

Jump to last reply

Hey everyone!

Wondering what your take on the various parts of Panama City is?

I will be there from December 28th - January 2nd
I'm so far staying in Perejil with a tour group until the 30th.
Then I'm on my own!

I was looking to stay in Casco Viejo for the 30th - 2nd. It just seems lovely and picturesque, however upon doing some research I was finding this may not be the safest of places to stay. Particularly for a young solo female traveller. Even in the day?
The comments on forums that talk about safety in this area are from around 2009 - so I'm wondering if this info could be a little dated?

I'm not sure what I'll get to do over the few days on my own - given its new years.
I was looking to stay at the Tantalo Hotel (so I can still enjoy the new years festivities, but feel safe in my own hotel?)
http://www.tantalohotel.com/casco-viejo.php

Any tips?

Cheers :)

1 Reply |

Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Driving from Florida to Belize
  2. 2 Nicaragua trip on 5/22...Need help, pls
  3. 3 Costa Rica for a lone female?
  4. 4 Playa del Carmen - El Faro or Corto Maltes?
  5. 5 Puerto Vallarta for honeymoon... Ideas??
  6. 6 Guanajuato or San Cristobal de las Casas Mexico
  7. 7 Trip Report 5 Weeks in Chocolate Paradise
  8. 8 Costa Rica - Dominical/Uvita in September with 2 yr old
  9. 9 Trip Report Spring in Oaxaca - a perfect getaway for our 15th wedding anniversary!
  10. 10 1 month itinerary US/Mexico
  11. 11 August weather in Cabo San Lucas?
  12. 12 Looking for inexpensive villas/bungalows with a private/secluded beach.
  13. 13 Trip Report Photos from Panama (Chiriqui, Canal Zone) February 2014
  14. 14 Meditation and/or yoga retreat
  15. 15 NY Times article about Osa Peninsula
  16. 16 Suggestions for a Unique, Non-Touristy quick trip to the CANCUN area??
  17. 17 Petit Laffite hotel, Playa del Carmen
  18. 18 Advice for lazy *budget* beach vacation with 1 year old
  19. 19 Costa Rica - Family of 6 - July
  20. 20 Looking for Belize itinerary planning suggestions
  21. 21 Trip Report Family Vacation, Caribbean Costa Rica and Panama
  22. 22 Trip Report Hopefulist in Belize, 2014
  23. 23 International connectons through San Pedro Sula or Panama City
  24. 24 Looking for a resort similar to excellence playa Mujeres
  25. 25 Trip Report Mi tocaya y yo en Panama
View next 25 » Back to the top