Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge Review

Two overwater bungalows float over turquoise Caribbean water at the Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge in Boca del Toro, Panama.

Who doesn’t dream of staying in an overwater bungalow in an idyllic tropical location? In much of the world, the cost of this dream is prohibitive, but in the Caribbean region of Bocas del Toro in Panama, staying at Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge, your dream can affordably come true.

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Panama City With Kids

Dan Brewer, owner of FamilyCanTravel.com, and his kids enjoy pedaling a 4-person bike on the Amador Causeway in Panama City, Panama.

To be honest, we didn’t know much about Panama or Panama City when we first kicked around the idea of coming here. We had previously really enjoyed a family trip to Costa Rica, and a separate trip to Colombia with kids, so given Panama is right in the middle of these two amazing countries, we figured we’d love it too!

It didn’t take us very long to figure out we were going to love visiting Panama City with kids! We’re generally not big into cities, but Panama City is one of the few mega-cities on Earth with a thriving national park right next door.

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Panama City Carnival with Kids

A colorful float in the Panama City carnival parade.

We had planned our family trip to Panama City in February to coincide with a week-long break from their school. We chose Panama City as our destination in large part because of all the outdoor adventures we could enjoy. As it turns out, our trip to Panama City with kids coincided with their annual carnival celebration.

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