Premier Location among Colon Hotels
Numerous exciting Panama attractions are available to you while lodging in Colon, and the Radisson offers close proximity to them all. Our Colon hotel's location near the Panama Canal - Gatun Locks provides easy access to the Free Zone and Colon 2,000 cruise terminal, making it simple to enjoy duty-free shopping and dining. Other nearby attractions include the historic forts and ruins of Portobelo City, the Black Christ Church and Museum and the wild, exotic Panamanian rain forest.
Our Colon hotel's convenient location offers access to these exciting nearby attractions:
- Black Christ Church and Museum (25 miles)
This museum is dedicated to Portobelo's patron saint. 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 honored in a great festival on October 21st.
- Colon 2,000 Cruise Port (0.2 miles)
Colon 2,000 is a state-of-the-art 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.
- Fort San Lorenzo (2 miles)
This well-preserved fort ruin is perched high on a stunning promontory above the Chagres River as it meets the sea. This site 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 give an excellent view 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 visitors snorkeling, diving, surfing, jet-skiing, boat rides, banana boats and much more.
- Colon Beaches (walking distance)
The water is calm and the bay sheltered. Water-skiing can also be arranged while lodging in Colon, Panama. The Atlantic coast of Panama has no tides, so the beaches are peaceful, with white sand. The best beaches in the whole country are in Colon.
- Portobelo City (25 miles)
A picturesque bayside town of with the ruins of 5 Spanish forts and a Spanish Colonial treasure house (the Aduana Real) which was restored by the Spanish Government in 1998 a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Map of Colon
View a map of the local area.