Gamboa Rainforest Resort , Panama

Gamboa Rainforest Resort is a luxury destination resort located on the Panama Canal, in the heart of the lush Panamanian rainforest, just 30 minutes from Panama City on 340 acres overlooking the Panama Canal.

The resort has been carefully designed to provide a variety of educational and adventure experiences. Exploring the rainforest has never been easier, since many attractions and most of the tours are found right on the property, or only minutes away from your doorstep.

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort - Gamboa, Panama

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Panama

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Aerial Tram

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Aerial Tram Tower

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Rooms:

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Rooms

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Rooms

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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Rooms


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.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Rooms

Family Loft

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.


Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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