COVID-19 Panama Update

Ancon Expeditions of Panama is getting ready for welcoming you on your next visit!

The country has been slowly preparing for a gradual re-opening in order to make sure that your travel experience will be a memorable one and especially to give you the peace of mind that your entire trip will be arranged taking into consideration all recommended health and safety protocols by the local Health Ministry and Panamanian government.

We are also proud to be awarded with the Safe Travels stamp by the World Travel & Tourism Council. Our mission is to make you feel safe and welcome during your stay!


Current updates on COVID-19 for reactivating Panama's economical and tourism activities:

  • January 14, 2021 until further notice (depending on the development of COVID-19)
    • Night curfew from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. from Mondays through Fridays
    • Total weekend quarantine from Fridays 9:00 p.m. to Mondays, 4:00 a.m.
    • Beaches and rivers remain closed
    • No events or social gatherings allowed
    • Commerce opens until 7:30 p.m. 
    • Shopping based on gender: Ladies on Mon/Wed/Fr and Gentlemen on Tue/Thur
    • Hairdressers, beauty salons scheduled to reopen on February 1, 2021
    • Spa, Massage, and marinas scheduled to reopen on March 1, 2021
    • Beaches and rivers scheduled to reopen on March 15, 2021

  • December 18, 2020, through January 14, 2021:
    • Night curfew from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. 
    • Total quarantine from Dec 25, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. through Dec 28, 2020, at 5:00 a.m. 
    • Total quarantine from Jan 1, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. through Jan 14, 2021, at 5:00 a.m. 
    • No events or social gatherings allowed 
    • Supermarkets only permit 1 person per family 
    • Airports, ports, and borders continue operating as usual according to biosecurity protocols
    • Food delivery available until 10:00 p.m.
    • Masks obligatory in inside and outside spaces
  • October 25, 2020
    • Beaches reopen from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily
    • The weekend curfew will be lifted in the entire country 

  • October 12, 2020:
    • International and domestic flights resume operations
    • Tourist activities, national parks, museums
    • Restaurants, cafes 
    • Hotels (many of them are scheduled to reopen by mid-November / mid-December)
    • Curfew on Sundays is still in place until further notice (24hrs quarantine)


SAVE US$25 per person when booking the San Blas & The Guna Indians 90+ days prior to arrival

BOOK 3 NIGHTS at our Bocas Inn and stay the 4TH NIGHT FOR FREE!

RESERVE BY DECEMBER 15, 2020 and receive special hotel discounts for the Bristol Panama City, the Santa Maria Golf Resort Panama City, the Wyndham by Albrook Panama City and Villa Marina Lodge in Playa Venao.