100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places
Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.
Bocas Del Toro
Dive, snorkel and/or fish in the coral reefs found in this mangrove and pineapple-filled Caribbean archipelago. Located off Panama’s northern coast, this archipelago is popular with backpackers. Off the electrical grid – this helps keep it from being overdeveloped for now – it relies on solar power. Bocas del Toro is an hour’s flight away from Panama City.
This Caribbean archipelago of 365 islands is home to the Kuma Indians who fled here during the Spanish invasion. Property ownership is is restricted to the Kumas, ensuring the lodgings are authentic and locally sustainable.
Pearl-diving tribes flourished here in pre-Columbian times; later the islands were a hideout for pirates looting gold-laden Spanish settlements and ships. Located in the Gulf of Panama.The second largest island, San Jose, has 35 beaches and coves and is a 20 minute plane flight from Panama City.
Casco Viejo, Panama City
Panama City’s old colonial quarter is reminiscent of the faded glory of Old Havana. The UNESCO World Heritage district includes art galleries, coffee houses, street musicians and restaurants.