Destination Highlights


Las Olas Beach

Please note: All visitors to Panama must possess a passport valid for at least three months from the date of arrival.

Time zone
GMT -5 hours
Eastern Standard Time

Language(s) spoken
Spanish is the official language, while English is widely spoken throughout the country.

Electrical system
Local voltage is 110 to 120 volts AC.

Working hours
Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Time and distance to city centre
David: 25 minutes/26 kilometers/16 miles

Time and distance to financial district
David: 25 minutes/26 kilometers/16 miles

Public holidays
New Year’s Day Thursday January 1, 2009
Flowers Boquete Fair Thursday January 9-18, 2009
Martyr’s Day Friday January 9, 2009
Carnival’s Tuesday February 24, 2009
Good Friday Friday April 10, 2009
Labor Day Friday May 1, 2009
Flag’s Day Wednesday November 4, 2009
Colon’s Day Thursday November 5, 2009
Mother’s Day Tuesday December 8, 2009
Christmas December 25, 2009