Meliá Panamá Canal
This hotel located in the lush rainforest just outside the city limits of Colon on the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal was formerly known as the School of the Americas, the US-funded institution that trained some of Latin America’s infamous dictators. Its 285 rooms are spacious and offer guests a nice view over the rainforest and Gatun Lake. Guests can choose between many social attractions in and around the hotel, such as a beautiful and large swimming pool, tennis and basketball court, massage service, Kids Club and nearby excursions on the Gatun Lake, fishing, biking, visit to indigenous communities, rainforest zipline and nature walks. The Miraflores restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the meat-specialized Darien restaurant offers exquisite a la carte dinners.