Panama City: The Causeway Islands in 28 Stunning Photos

A Photo Essay of the Causeway Islands, by Hepcat HannahThe Causeway Islands are a group of small islands (Naos, Culebra, Perico and Flamenco) located at the mouth of the Panama Canal.  The islands are united with the City via the Amador Causeway, a two-mile stretch of breakwater, often referred to as Panama City’s Playground.  And, believe me, it’s a real happenin’ place, particularly on the weekends.  The ambiance is totally chill & relaxing, with lots of happy people enjoying the stunning views of the City laced with salty sea breezes.  I especially loved watching families riding their bikes along the Causeway, and indulging in yummy Raspados at the shaved ice stands.

 

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The Fuerte Amador Resort & Marina

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A pelican.  😀

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Curious about the brightly colored structure in the upper left-hand corner of this collage?  That is the Biomuseo, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry.

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Alberto’s Cafe, one of several restaurants on Flamenco, features a first-rate view of the marina, and the Panama City skyline.

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And here, in the photo on the right, we have a shark mounted on the deck of Restaurante El Muelle.  And, I have to say, the only good shark is a stuffed shark.  And even then, I don’t much care for it. lol

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The Flamenco Marina.

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Another pelican.  🙂

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This pick & mix candy buffet (sweet Day!) is located within the Fuerte Amador Resort & Marina, and right next to the Amphora Duty Free store.

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El Peñón de San Jose (translation: The Rock of San Jose).  I think it looks like a mini Rock of Gibraltar.

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Raspados are a sweet escape from the heat of Panama City, and something you cannot do without on your visit to the Causeway Islands.  The “snow cone” is shaved by hand from a big block of ice, then flavored with whatever syrup you fancy most (strawberry for me!), and topped with sweetened condensed milk.


I hope you enjoyed this photo tour of the Causeway Islands!  Have you been to Panama City before?  What did you like best?  What did you not like?

 

About Hannah

Hannah is a vintage girl with two things always on her mind: Traveling & Books. When she’s not out exploring the world, she is at home on her parent’s farm in the Ozarks, planning her next adventure or writing romantic fiction. The travel bug hit her at an early age, and she skipped the college scene in favor of a career in travel blogging. Hannah loves jazz music, is slightly obsessed about her INFJ personality type, and is a lot quieter in person than she is in the blogosphere. Until you get to know her, that is.

6 thoughts on “Panama City: The Causeway Islands in 28 Stunning Photos

  1. Hannah, you have a real eye for design and photography. I especially liked the pictures of the pelicans, but then I’m fascinated with all of the woodland and water creatures God has put on this planet for our enjoyment. All of the pictures were excellent–makes me want to go to Panama.

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