Most frequent questions and answers
The official language of Panama is Spanish. Castilian Spanish is spoken by almost 90% of the population. Additionally, certain ethnic groups in Panama speak English, French, and Nahuatl. There is also a very large number of other indigenous languages spoken in different parts of the country. If you want to make the most of your Panama experience, we recommend learning some basic Spanish.
Yes. English is also widely spoken in the country, especially by the younger generation and workers in tourism and other industries. Around 14% of the population has basic fluency in the English language.
Tocumen International Airport (PTY) is the largest and most essential airport in Panama and all of Central America, offering flights to more than 65 cities across Europe, North America, South America, and the Caribbean.
The Pacific coast is more appealing to most tourist and expats in Panama. And for very good reasons as the Pacific Coasts receives half of the raainfall of the Caribbean coast, it boasts better infrastructure, better healthcare, better roads, more reliable power and water supply and is generally more developed. also attracts the wealthiest and most affluent locals and expats.