What’s it like to live in the 300 year-old colonial district of a city that is best described as “Hong Kong meets Costa Rica”? Find out all about life in the Casco in these pages: for daily happenings check our BLOG. In the HISTORY section, learn about Casco`s roots and why it’s a World Heritage Site. ARCO RECOMMENDS will give you a brief idea of what we like about each one of Casco Viejo`s restaurants, hotels, art galleries and bars. SCHOOLS and CASCO FUTURE are a “must read” for those thinking about investing or moving permanently to Panama with their families. All members of Arco Properties live permanently in Casco Viejo and are thrilled to help you with information about our favorite neighborhood.