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So Balboa Ave is a wonderful place to walk along with the water on one side and swanky condo's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob B
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Texas
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They spent a lot of money updating and upgrading the city. I lived in Panama in the late 90s, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mabrams158
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So Balboa Ave is a wonderful place to walk along with the water on one side and swanky condo's, hotels and businesses just across the street. A wonderful photo op everywhere you look. Go to the far end away from the city and you will...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Local city tour bus passes the Avenida Balboa from the mall and all the way near the Hilton with views of the ocean. But traffic can be horrible.

Thank C R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They spent a lot of money updating and upgrading the city. I lived in Panama in the late 90s, and Balboa Ave is much nicer now with a park and walkways. A beautiful city to travel to!

Thank mabrams158
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Intercontinental hotel with the view of Balboa ave.. It is so beautiful and nice to take a walk there or to jog. There are very convenient cross bridges available for people to cross the street. The view of the skyline is stunning!

Thank oksana568
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome view! Also the best place to run, walk or just unwind... it feels safe to use your phone and walk alone, police visibility. Perfect even for solo travelers. Also near the seafood market and a 5-minute ride to Casco Viejo.

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Very tranquil. Amazing views of the old city and the new buildings. The fish market is walking distance for great seafood

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I had to walk several block with my mom on a wheel chair. In the zone I was at this place was not the best. Fortunately every time I got stuck... I got friend from a friendly local or a friendoy foreigner.

Thank Andres P
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

is the best place to.exercise yourself. walk, jog, exercise your pet,etc. its a secure place day or noght. lots of guards around in order to watch if any situation.

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

There is always a pleasure to go to this area. Open doors, always calm and very peaceful. The only thing is we could keep this cleaner. The garbage cans seems not to be enough :(. We need to keep an eye on this. Nevertheless I...More

Thank Nidia C
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Good place to walk talk and enjoy with family, nice view so many places to walk sit or play. My son love to ride his cycle here.

Thank rrkindiancuisine
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