Panamá Caribbean Coast
The canal of Panama starts at the caribbean coast of Panama- near the city Colón.
There exists a very good, concrete highway linking Panama City with Colón. The city of Colon has little charms, besides a great, world famous Free Trade Area and is not really worth visiting.
The small coastal strip, which is extending from the western shore of the canal iscalled "Costa Abajo" and holds attractions for about a day: Caribbean coast in Panama
The sluices of Gatún, the Fort San Lorenzo and a narrow coastal strip, which leads to Miguel de la Borda.
The easternmost of Colón coastal strip is called "Costa Arriba" and bears the great, also maritime National Park Portobello, as well as some very nice beach areas. The highlight of this beach section is the Isla Grande with several beautiful beaches.