Explore the Area near This Hotel in Colón, Panama
Perfect for your vacation or business trip, the Radisson Hotel Colón 2,000 offers proximity to exciting Panama attractions and the thriving Colón Free Zone. Located in the state-of-the-art Colón 2,000 Cruise Port, this hotel is convenient to duty-free shopping and dining, as well as attractions like the Panama Canal - Gatun Locks, the historic forts and ruins of Portobelo City, the Black Christ Church and Museum and the wild, exotic Panamanian rain forest. This hotel in Colón, Panama offers access to the following exciting attractions:
- Black Christ Church and Museum (25 miles)
This museum is dedicated to Portobelo's patron saint, known as the Black Christ. It displays a plethora of robes and religious paraphernalia belonging to the statue of the Black Christ, which is surrounded by many myths. It resides in Portobelo's San Felipe Church and is honored annually in a great festival on October 21st.
- Colón 2,000 Cruise Port (0.2 miles)
Colón 2,000 is a modern cruise port with a duty-free shopping complex. It is becoming one of the most popular cruise-ship destinations in the Caribbean and is home port of Royal Caribbean's "Enchantment of the Seas" ocean liner.
- Colón Beaches (walking distance)
The Atlantic coast of Panama has no tides, so the white-sand beaches are peaceful and relaxing. Colón beaches benefit from a sheltered bay, where you can enjoy water skiing and other sports.
- Fort San Lorenzo (2 miles)
This fascinating fort ruin is perched high on a stunning promontory above the Chagres River as it meets the sea. Fort San Lorenzo must be seen with a tour operator.
- Gatun Locks (3 miles)
The biggest locks in the Panama Canal, the Gatun Locks (on the Atlantic side of the canal) do the work of two sets of locks on the Pacific side. Observation platforms provide excellent views of the locks, the Caribbean entrance to the canal and Lago Gatún Panama Canal Authority Guide Service at Miraflores.
- Isla Grande (30 miles)
A lush, verdant landscape, crystal-clear waters and a laid-back Caribbean atmosphere make Isla Grande Panama's most popular island vacation spot. Isla Grande offers snorkeling, diving, surfing, jet-skiing, boat rides, banana boats and much more.
- Portobelo City (25 miles)
This picturesque, bayside town is home to the ruins of five Spanish forts and a Spanish Colonial treasure house (the Aduana Real), which was restored by the Spanish Government in 1998. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Map of Colón
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