Melia Panama Canal

Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas, Colon, Panama | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $77.00

Travel Blogs from Colon

An unforgettable 4th of July in Panamá

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion on Jul 04, 2014

5 comments, 253 photos

What an amazing day... I don’t even know where to start.

We left the hotel REALLY early... I had to pack half of Elena’s stuff in her bag because they just couldn’t drag themselves out of bed for our 6:55 departure time. We drove about 15 minutes away to the Panamanian Railway. There were some parrots outside which …

Portobelo: more than a mushroom. :)

A travel blog entry by 1024leigh


... I love snorkeling and scuba diving. There is something magical about being so close to nature, able to breath underwater. The snorkeling was the best I had ever done. There were SO MANY fish, in beautiful colors and shapes and sizes. The coral reefs teemed with life, giving off a sense of movement and color. The different varieties of coral beckoned for exploration and habitation, along with the occasional drop offs and ditches. My favorite was ...

Shooting the Gap with the turtles

A travel blog entry by colin


... s), show your passport to the immigration lady whilst trying to not bump into the soldier with his assault rifle, and board the boat. The boat was a speedboat, and they put 37 people plus bags and other bits and pieces on. We each got a life jacket and we were off. And then we stopped again to pick up some more life jackets, and we were off. And then we stopped again by the navy boat where the paper work was examined, and then we were off. ...

Pedro connecting with the youth

A travel blog entry by spenny_stubbs


... inclination of who I was. My mother was more observant and managed to recognize me. It was a happy reunion not having seen my parents since leaving for Whistler. It probably worked for the best that I missed my flight since at customs in Panama I didn't have to explain that I didn't have a plane ticket to leave the country. The only evidence I had was a flimsy piece of paper from the captain I’m sailing with saying that I was going to leave the country by boat. ...

Last night before the Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by munchkins


... of persons is required by the canal authorities). There are three locks that we have to pass through to get to the lake rising higher with each lock, until we are at the lake level. We then anchor for the night until the next morning when we head off again. There are three more locks, but this time each lock lowers us down until finally we again at sea level on the Pacific side. The whole process takes two days.

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This 3 star hotel, located on Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas, Colon, is near Gatun Locks, Fort San Lorenzo, Isla Grande, and Panama Canal Railway.
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    Melia Panama Canal
    Colon, Panama
    Melia Panama Canal
    Colon, Panama