Stay within walking distance of Colón Free Zone
In addition to gorgeous views of Manzanillo Bay, our hotel’s location in the Colón 2,000 Cruise Port and Shopping Centre offers easy access to the Colón Free Zone and some of Panama’s most popular attractions. Whether you head south to the Panama Canal or north to the ruins of Portobelo City, you can visit some of country’s most historic destinations just minutes from the Radisson. For a glimpse of the region’s natural beauty, spend the day relaxing on nearby beaches or hike through the splendour of the Panamanian rainforest.
Nearby attractions include:
- Colón Beaches
With white-sand shores and placid waters, nearby beaches are the perfect place for water skiing, fishing and relaxing.
- Colón 2,000 Cruise Port and Shopping Centre (0.2 miles)
This cutting-edge cruise port draws cruise passengers and area vacationers with a duty-free shopping complex and a charming array of craft boutiques.
- Colón Free Zone (0.2 miles)
As the world's largest free zone outside of Hong Kong, the Colón Free Zone is home to 1,751 companies and receives over 250,000 visitors a year from all over the world. During your visit, you can find goods and services that include electrical appliances, pharmaceutical products, liquor, cigarettes, office and home furniture, clothing, shoes, jewellery and toys.
- Portobelo San Lorenzo (20 miles)
A tour of these ancient fortifications high above the Chagres River offers a glimpse into Panama’s past.
- Gatun Locks (8 miles)
The biggest locks in the Panama Canal, the Gatun Locks do the work of two sets of locks on the Pacific side. Stand on an observation platform for outstanding views of the locks, the Caribbean entrance to the canal and Lago Gatún Panama Canal Authority Guide Service at Miraflores.
- Black Christ Church and Museum (25 miles)
Learn about Portobelo’s patron saint when you visit this religious museum. If your visit falls on October 21, be sure to attend the annual festival and parade held in his honour.
- Portobelo (25 miles)
Recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, this town beside the bay is home to the Aduana Real, a restored Spanish Colonial treasure house, as well as the ruins of five Spanish forts.
- Isla Grande (63 miles)
Providing a lush, tropical backdrop for activities like snorkelling, diving, surfing, jet-skiing and boat rides, this quiet island community off the shores of Portobelo is an ideal location for a fun-filled excursion.