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Villa Palma, Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo I`ts been under construction forever, and just a few months ago they started opening their doors as in a soft opening.  We decided to go try their restaurant, so went for lunch. What a pleasant surprise! Their octopus appetizer was a full meal, and a delicious one.  We tried also their soup, excellent.  We couldn´t visit the rooms as they were still undergoing changes, but the manager said they will try and be open for high season.

Open! Restaurant at American Trade Hotel

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This week, several things are happening around the Panama Jazz Fest. One of them is the opening of the American Trade Restaurant. We were there for the tastings and had a great time. Loved everything, but specially the chayote soup with chile poblano and the tuna.  The ambiance is terrific, your meal will have views to La Merced church and I think eventually they`ll open at Plaza Herrera.  My favorite house cocktail: Nebula . But if you are into vintage drinks, they`ve rescued a couple of recipes from old Colón (Caribbean side of Panama).  If … Continue reading

Casa del Horno Apartments For Sale in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo If you`ve been looking for luxury apartments in Casco Viejo, you might be very interested in what Casa del Horno has to offer. This building, restored a couple of years ago, opened as a high end hotel at B Avenue, gaining wonderful comments and reviews immediately. The building has a beautiful old world feeling, as most of its structure is made of colonial calicanto wall, but blending in a smart way with contemporary interior design. The hotel group has now opened a second hotel (Casa Nuratti) and are offering the apartments in Casa del Horno … Continue reading

New Hotel in Casco Viejo: Tantalo

Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo New kid in town! Tantalo Hotel just opened doors this past week (soft opening).  Although their official debut is on March 16th, they are already hosting fashion events (like this Friday) at their roof terrace. What makes it distinctive is its beautiful green wall inside (love it!) and the fact that each room has been decorated by a Panamanian artist.  It is lovely how each business in Casco Viejo is bringing a totally different angle and energy to our colonial city! Location: B Avenue, between Casa del Horno Hotel and Las Clementinas Hotel. Right in front … Continue reading

New Hotel Casco Viejo: Magnolia Inn

Casco Antiguo, Panama   Located behind Casco Viejo`s Cathedral, Magnolia Inn is a light blue building that combines a very much needed mix of rooms at an affordable price.  They have a nice and quiet hostal, and individual rooms that are almost small apartments going up to $130 per night.  Nice hang out spaces, common kitchen and a ballroom where they offer salsa lessons! Cherie and Reggie Flagg are the owners, and they`ll make sure you have a wonderful time in Casco.    

Conde Nast Features Casco Viejo Panama

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo   Conde Nast Traveler issued an article called ” 5 New Hotels to lure you to Panama”.  The article features Panama`s historic city, Casco Viejo, and its hotel Las Clementinas. See the full article here: ” 5 New Hotels To Lure You To Panama”  

Delta SKY Magazine Features Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo, Panama, Casco Antiguo A Casco Viejo fan just sent me this article from DELTA magazine… featuring our beloved Casco Viejo!   Enjoy!    

Morning jungle hike from Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo – Casco Antiguo Staying at Las Clementinas Hotel in Casco Viejo and love to exercise?  Just let the concierge know that you are interested in hiking to Cerro Ancon!  Join the owners of the hotel for their morning exercise routine and get to learn about Panama`s history while hiking the rainforest of Ancon Hill.  If you like jogging, the “tour” takes about an hour. If you are more of a walking – not running type, then it will be around an hour and a half. How does it work? starting at Clementinas at 6 a.m. , be … Continue reading

Casco Viejo welcomes La Forchetta at Plaza Catedral

Casco Antiguo Restaurants Restaurants Casco Viejo Lifestyle and Real Estate at Panama`s Historic City   New restaurant in Casco Viejo! Italian cuisine, La Forchetta took over former Antigua Restaurant. The re decorated everything and the menu features very good pizzas and risottos. Outdoor seating at the plaza and balconies. La Forcheta is a full building, so you can either have a cocktail at the bar below or seat (inside or balcony) at the first floor. If you are a fan of spicy, try the Bocca di Fuoco pizza. But beware! even those who have had a pride of not “fearing” … Continue reading

Las Clementinas Chambers, Cafe and Bar opens in Casco Viejo

Las Clementinas Hotel opens October 25th! Its restoration has been an amazing process. Here are some photos of “part of the fun” when a film company got in to film El Viaje de Maria back in 2008. Continue reading