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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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Our Opinion
If you are looking for adventure and wildlife rather than just a beachfront all inclusive vacation, this is a good choice. Located very close to the Panama Canal, there are a number of tours offered at the resort highlight the locate flora, fauna and wildlife. Package this resort together with the Royal Decameron to make a complete Panama vacation experience.

Nestled among the vast Soberania National Park Rainforest, on the banks of the Chagres River and Panama Canal, is the stunningly beautiful luxury hotel and resort, the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Boasting superior facilities and surrounded by lush tropical flora, this beautiful property provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable holiday!

Location: Close to the Panama Canal. Approximately 5 minutes from the town of Gamboa and 60 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • James H : Arlington, Texas, United States
3 night Gamboa Stay

Spent 3 nights at the Gamboa Resort during our recent 10 day Panama vacation. The staff at the resort is excellent, especially Juan and Yohana. The food was very good and the room was spacious including the bathroom. The resort is in good condition but the furniture in the room was old and held together with exposed screw, basically the dresser. There were several old inserts in the bathroom that should have been removed and filled. Overall the resort is nice just a little more attention to detail is needed.

  • hortiq : Navasota, Texas
Wonderful introduction to the beautiful country of Panama

The resort hotel was clean, comfortable and the staff very helpful and friendly. The rooms have a wonderful view over the Chagres River and the resort grounds, air conditioning works well in this humid climate, ensuring a good night's sleep! The restaurants served a good selection of foods, and the pool was spectacular. This resort is mainly geared towards birders and nature-lovers, being somewhat secluded. The area is steeped in history, being in the former "Canal Zone" and the property reached down to the road that runs along the canal. Many nature and cultural excursions and activities are available from the resort by land and by water, and the aerial tram on the property is amazing.

  • Lynda L : Naples, Florida
Quite interesting

We were there for a private tour. It seems like a very nice resort but it is for nature lovers. We ate the little restaurant and the food was good. However, the french fries were so cold they could have been out of the fridge. When we told the server we got brand new ones piping hot.

  • Maikel C :
The best rainforest expierence ever

Wauw i was with my girlfriend to Gamboa rainforest resort and it was really amazing. Im like the typical tourist guy who cant sit still so there was a lot to do. There are many tours..we booked the gamboa rainforest package which included the arial tram and the boat tour and butterfly farm. Next to that we go for kayaking with emillio(super guide)both was really amazing. I recommend book the tours early ore late in the afternoon to have the best change to see animals. The best was the free hiking tour with omayra she is great she knew much about the forest. Also the free night safari was very good adventure.. i saw all kinds of wild life. The next day we step up early like 6 am to see the sunrise and we went for hiking to the pipeline trial. We saw monkeys realy great. You have to get up early to see the animals otherwise maybe you get dissapappointed. The service was great to. Specially from emillio and patricio. They speak good english and helped us a lot. Next to that you have edgar he is like the all doing thing guy who gave good advice what to do. Over all is was really a 9 with the stunning view and the service. The only thing i can say what could be improved is the menu of the lunch on the 4 floor. We like healthy food but there was only hamburger and chickenfingers.. but the buffet on the 3 floor was amazing for diner so after all we eat great. Man gamboah rainforest really got me. I reccomend this place for everybody!!

  • Konohita : Panama City, Panama
Love the rainforest

The location is beautiful, literally in the rainforest, amazing landscape and views. Rooms are comfy and spacious, but there was a moldy odor in ours. The tours were nice. For the walking tour is very important to bring insect repelent, otherwise the mosquitos will eat you alive haha.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 1¬†a la carte dinner/3-night stay and 3 ŗ la carte dinners/7-night stay
  • Unlimited local and selected international drinks (house wine included)
  • Selected non-motorized water sports
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Gym
  • Ping-pong
  • 150 rooms in one 5-storey building and ten 3-storey buildings
  • 1 a la carte restaurant (International)
  • Pool
  • Whirlpools
  • Bars
  • Disco
  • Room service (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Gift shop (fee)
  • Internet (fee)
  • Golf course nearby (fee)
  • Ecological, rainforest and fishing tours (fee)
Hotel Room Garden View includes:
  • Located in the main building
  • 1 queen-size or 2 twin beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bathroom
  • Iron
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults (or 2 adults and 2 children)
Historic Villa Apartment includes:
  • Located a few minutes from the main building
  • Same amenities as above
  • 1 queen-size or 2 twin beds
  • Separate bedroom with queen size bed
  • Kitchenette with living area
  • Full bathroom¬†
  • Mini-Fridge
Kids Deal - Two children under 13 stay and eat free.

For the Kids - Children's pool
Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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Gamboa Rainforest Resort
Goethals Blvd. Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338 Panama

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.