Named the “reef rock” by the Spanish, Fuerte Santiago is a strong fortification welcoming tourists approaching Portobelo. Wander around the ruins of artillery sheds, watchtowers, and officers’ headquarters and explore conquistadores and pirates’ history.
The gorgeous Playa Blanca is a protected white sand beach encircled by thick wild vegetation. Featured with some of the most stunning and colorful reefs between the San Blas archipelago and Colón, Playa Blanca is an ideal destination for snorkeling and relaxing.
Isla Grande is a lovely Caribbean island accessed by a wooden motorboat. It’s encompassed by crystal clear waters and lush greeneries and is a perfect surfing destination.
Portobelo Bay is a stunning paradise and the perfect spot for snorkeling and diving lovers. Blessed with clear Caribbean waters and coral reefs, the bay provides a chance to explore exotic underwater life. Make sure to try a delicious meal at the beach restaurant.
El Otro Lado
The most stunning hotel in El Otro Lado is a charming fusion of design and culture in a luxurious natural atmosphere with unique villas and suites.
Casa de la Cultura Congo
A public outdoor space hosting arts and crafts workshops, Casa de la Cultura Congo, highlights Congo art and expresses the significance of African legacy and the colonial Latin in Portobelo by combining the traditions with life in various creative expressions.
Festival of the Black Christ
The Black Christ, also famous as the Nazareno, is a well-revered religious statue in Portobelo. The Black Christ festival is annually held in October to celebrate the figure displayed by a life-size wooden statue located in the Iglesia de San Felipe.
Iglesia San Felipe
Iglesia San Felipe is a Catholic church dating back to 1814, where you’ll find the Black Christ figure. The Spanish constructed the church before leaving Panama. Now, the church is filled with pilgrims coming every October 21st to celebrate the Black Christ Festival.
Fuerte San Jeronimo
The largest fort in Portobelo, the Fuerte San Jeronimo, was constructed with 18 cannons embrasures facing the bay to protect and save the harbor city from pirate attack. You can still see officers’ quarters and watchtowers in this Spanish-built fort.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.