Things to Do

Explore the best of city

Hotel Ciudad de David is located in the capital of the Chiriquí Province, the third-largest city in Panama. We are within easy walking distance of the downtown business district, which also serves as the region's chief financial center for both national and international banks, such as Banco General, Metro Bank, Multibank, Banvivienda, BICSA, St. Georges Bank, Scotia Bank, and BCT Bank. The city of David enjoys a two-season climate, with the dry season lasting from December to April and a humid season the remainder of the year. With an average temperature of 86 degrees Fahrenheit, Chiriquí has become a well-known destination for travelers from across the globe. 

When planning what to do during your stay in Chiriquí, our hotel puts you at the epicenter of it all. As your guest, you will enjoy easy access to the nearby Pacific coast, the beautiful Panamanian highlands, an active cityscape, and more. Whether you are interested in some shopping, trying out new flavors, exploring the area’s nightlife, or heading out on a daytime excursion, David City offers something for everyone. 

Check out some of the most popular attractions that David Chiriquí has to offer below, and ask our bi-lingual hotel staff for more information. We enjoy helping our guests explore exciting and memorable things to do in Panama. 

Golfo de Chiriquí

Plan an excursion through the National Gulf of Chiriquí Marine Park, a 147 km² marine park containing 19 coral reefs and 25 islands, some featuring sandy beaches, kayaking, snorkeling and hiking trails. 

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Parque Nacional La Amistad

Established in 1988 by Panama and Costa Rica, International Friendship Park is a 4070-sq-kilometer World Heritage Site which covers portions of the Chiriquí Province and neighboring areas and is home to many endangered plants and animals. 

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Volcan Baru

View both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans from the 3,475-meter summit of the Baru Volcano when you climb to the top of Panama’s highest point!

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Park

At this downtown park in the center of the city, visitors will find a fountain sculpture that lights up at night along with benches, shade trees and grassy areas.

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Catedral San José de David

Attend a mass or simply admire the 120+ year-old colonial architecture of the landmark Cathedral of Saint Joseph in David’s small historic district. 

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Boquete is a small town surrounded by beautiful nature. Boquete is home to coffee plantations and the Barú Volcano, the highest point of the country. 

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Tierras Altas

From the impressive Barú Volcano, La Amistad International Park, its coffee-producing farms, its incredible agricultural production, its hard-working people and its floral landscapes: Tierras Altas will impress you.

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In the province of Chiriquí, there are Las Lajas, an extensive beach 15 kilometers long, and kilometers of mangroves that are home to various species of fauna, plants, and tree ties.

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Enrique Malek International Airport

Located in the province of Chiriquí, 5 km from Hotel  Ciudad de David. It is the third airport in Panama in air traffic of transported passengers and the only one in the Province of Chiriquí.

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Federal Mall

Federal Mall is a first-world shopping center, part of Grupo Los Pueblos, one of the most successful consortiums in Panama.

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Chiriqui Shopping Mall

Browse the collection of shops and stores for everything from souvenirs to clothing at Chiriquí Mall!

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