Just 30 minutes from Panama City on 340 acres overlooking the Panama Canal, you can commune with nature in a pristine environment that explorers and pirates once tread.
Each of our well-appointed, eco- lodge-style rooms and suites offers an authentic and relaxing escape from the bustle and distractions of everyday life.
Tucked deep in the mystical Soberania National Park at the meeting place of the Chagres River and the Panama Canal, Gamboa Rainforest Resort is an exceptional destination.
It’s where contemporary comfort and warm, fascinating adventures come together to offer the best accommodation for experiencing the unspoiled beauty of the Panamanian rainforest.
From exhilarating aerial tram rides, night safaris on the Chagres River and Panama Canal kayaking adventures to guided boat tours, fishing expeditions and much more, Gamboa Rainforest Resort is an exotic vacation sanctuary, where individuals, groups and families enjoy memories to last a lifetime.
The resort has created several exhibits to showcase the vast diversity of the rainforest's flora and fauna.
You can visit the freshwater aquarium, orchid and botanical gardens, butterfly nursery, turtle and iguana nesting areas, a reptile exhibit, historical and cultural displays, or sign up for various nature and observation tours.
For a bird's eye view of the Soberania National Park and Panama Canal, climb aboard the specially designed aerial tram and glide quietly through the rainforest canopy where you'll encounter plants and animals rarely seen by visitors on the ground.
The accommodations at the resort consist of 38 one and two-bedroom air-conditioned, renovated villas and a new, 107-room luxury hotel.
The villas, originally built in the 1930's and 40's, are the former residences of Panama Canal administrators and their families and have been completely refurbished to capture the ambiance of the original buildings.
The main hotel facility is comprised of 107 deluxe, air-conditioned river front rooms, each offering spectacular views of the Chagres River and the surrounding Soberania National Park. Daily breakfast is included.
Deluxe River View Room
The River view rooms include a large comfortable hammock and patio furniture on the private balcony with the lovely view of the Chagres River and the amazing Panamanian Rainforest.
Deluxe Garden View Room
Nestled among our lush gardens, Deluxe Garden view rooms are perfect for travelers seeking comfort but not requiring the added space of a large balcony. It offers views of our tropical garden and the pool.
The perfect escape for couples who seek to unplug. Our one-bedroom Suite features a master bedroom with a King size bed, a separate living room, a private balcony with a spectacular view of the Chagres River, and a full-size bathroom.
On the first floor, the main room with a king size bed, a living area, and bathroom. Ascending from this floor is a beautiful spiral staircase connecting it to the loft, where there are two twin beds and a second bathroom.