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Central America Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Panama

Known as the gateway to the Americas, Panama is a hidden gem in Central America, making it an ideal destination for couples seeking a unique and unforgettable wedding experience. Within this stunning haven, nature enthusiasts will fall in love with the untouched beaches to the great eco-diversity around the city. Explore the iconic Panama Canal or spend your day wandering through the streets of Casco Viejo indulging in cuisine or treating yourself to a shopping spree. Both couples and guests will be enchanted by the beauty and allure of this vibrant country.

Top Highlights

  • Shopping
  • Beaches
  • Rainforests
  • Historic sites
  • Snorkeling

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Panama Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

For a US and CA citizen to get married in Panama, they need a valid passport, birth certificate, and a "Certificate of No Impediment" from their embassy or consulate. The couple must also provide a notarized affidavit of single status and be at least 18 years old. Please contact your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information. 

Panama Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Panama

Panama's resorts and hotels offer enticing wedding packages that cater to every couple's desires. These packages typically include ceremony setup, floral arrangements, wedding cake, photography, and more. The resort's dedicated wedding specialists work closely with couples to create personalized experiences that make their special day magical.

Travel Tips

Panama Travel Tips

Travel Documents

US and CA citizens traveling to Panama require a valid passport with at least six months of validity. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on important travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.

Language

The official language of Panama is Spanish, but English is widely spoken, especially in tourist areas and major cities.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency of Panama is the Balboa, but the US Dollar is widely accepted, particularly in tourist regions. Tipping in Panama is similar to the US, with 10-15% gratuity customary in restaurants. At all-inclusive resorts, gratuities are often included in the package price.

Things To Do In Panama

Panama Activities

Attractions & Activities

  • Panama Canal
  • Surfing
  • San Blas Islands
  • Casco Viejo 
  • Volcan Baru
  • Contadora Island
  • Snorkeling
  • Cloud Forests

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Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

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Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

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Panama Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Panama?
Panama destination wedding costs vary based on package inclusions, guest count, and location. However, couples can find options to fit various budgets, with all-inclusive packages offering excellent value. However, across the board, Panama weddings cost much less than more expensive destinations.
When is the best time of year to get married in Panama?
The dry season, from December to April, is the best time for a wedding in Panama, offering pleasant weather and fewer chances of rain. However, for those on a tighter budget, getting married in Panama in winter months and off-season is a popular choice, with costs much lower during this time.
What does a wedding package in Panama come with?
Wedding packages in Panama typically include ceremony setup, floral arrangements, photography, a wedding cake, and the services of a dedicated wedding coordinator.
How do I plan a wedding in Panama?
It is essentially to start planning your dream wedding in Panama as soon as possible. Couples can start by choosing a resort or hotel that offers wedding packages, choosing a wedding date, brainstorming the overall wedding vision and making a budget. Speak with one of our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists to help guide you through the wedding planning process!

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