Party Like a Local in Panama

You’re probably heading to Panama and thinking, “Where can I party that’s not surrounded by tourists? Let’s party like a local and hit the local joints?” Just like any other city, Panama is full of nightclubs and venues. You can find places playing a wide range of music from the cultural tipico, to the latest pop/hip-hop hits. With this list, I will try to help you with deciding which one is the best to go for your vibe. Of course, you don’t want to cross the tracks to the part of town and end up in a situation that your gringo Spanish will not get you out of.

Best Nightlife in Panama

Casa Casco


Casa Casco is a perfect mix of antiquity divided into 5 floors, where you can enjoy 3 fabulous restaurants, a night club and a rooftop terrace with a panoramic view of the city. A new concept that brings together the best of the culinary world with the best of entertainment to offer, in one place, multiple options to enjoy evenings and special nights in Panama. This spot is located right in the heart of Casco Viejo neighborhood on Plaza Herrera.


Casa Casco Panama

Terraza Rooftop

A fantastic panoramic view awaits you to enjoy the high end cocktail bar to the rhythm of the best DJs in the city. Stylish design is met with the backdrop of the sea, the mountain and the city skyline to enjoy relaxing moments and fun. The music here is mostly chill but can sometimes get fast-paced. This setting is more for the relaxed night or the pre-game. But don’t be fooled, this spot can easily become the main party location. Why not relax and drink some cocktails before deciding where to culminate your night?

Club/Disco

When the night increases in volume, they open the doors of the club on the level beneath the rooftop terrace where the forc