Expats are often surprised by just how much Panama City has to offer when it comes to raising a family. While choosing a neighborhood, finding a school, getting used to local customs, and growing a network of friends might take a little work on the front end, families are often surprised by how quickly they assimilate and pick up their normal routines and habits after they relocate to Panama.
One of the most important factors to ensure you feel comfortable here in Panama is to find a house that will become your home. After all, you’re likely to spend more time in your home than anywhere else in the city, so it’s important to find something that works for you and your family.
Whether or not you decide to rent or purchase, there are plenty of great options to choose from in the search for a family home. The one rule of thumb, though, is that once you’ve found what you are looking for, you will want to act fast! Just like anywhere, the best deals on the market move quickly. Take a look at some of the family-friendly properties in Panama City, that might be the perfect home for you and yours.
Spacious Apartment Overlooking the Ocean and the City
A final option for families looking to rent in Panama City is this spacious three-bedroom unit with views you’ll have to see to believe. Your rent includes plenty of space in this well-maintained building. Including a balcony, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet, laundry, maid’s quarters, and two parking spots. Additionally, the building is chock full of perks. These include a party room, tennis court, soccer field, gym, spa with sauna, swimming pools, and even mini-golf! This is the perfect home if you’re looking for a serene and safe place to enjoy with your family with plenty of activities right outside your front door.
From the Cinta Costera to Casco Viejo
What’s not to love about this modern three-bedroom apartment on a quiet street of Bella Vista? Ample living spaces, an up-to-date kitchen, walk-in closets, and plenty of stunning views all make this apartment a winner. And all of the perks that come with the building make this a perfect home to rent for a family. With a beautiful rooftop pool, social area, and a children’s playground, this rental really has it all.
Spacious and Modern in Coco del Mar
If you’re looking for a sleek, modern apartment with attention to detail, then this is the unit for you. This fantastic two-bedroom apartment features tons of natural light, an open floor plan and a kitchen perfect for whipping up a family dinner or entertaining a larger group. This unit comes with all appliances (including a washer/dryer) and is ready for you to move in today. Located in the Coco del Mar neighborhood, this property offers plenty to see and do within a short walk/drive.
Cerro Bonito: Surrounded by Nature in The Middle of the City
The lush views afforded by this beautiful apartment will have you thinking you live in a jungle. Located in the Cerro Bonito building just behind Parque Omar. This apartment is a great option for a family who loves the outdoors. A spacious living and dining room, high ceilings, and a kitchen with breakfast area and panoramic views all add to this apartment’s charm. And, with only one apartment per floor and direct elevator access, you can be certain you and your family will have plenty of privacy.
Bellagio Furnished Rental: Exquisite Design, Ideal Location
This lovely apartment located in the Bellagio Tower is fully furnished and ready for you to move in today. The four bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and spacious living areas feature panoramic views at every turn. The apartment is stocked with high-end finishes that set this property apart from the rest. What’s more, the Bellagio Tower offers everything you could want from a residential building. An oceanfront pool, landscaped grounds, gazebo, children’s play area, and private walkway along the waterfront all make this the perfect home for a family.
The Ideal Home for Music Lovers
Located in the heart of La Vista, this modern and elegant family apartment is the perfect mix of luxury and comfort. Stunningly decorated with a unique style. A modern kitchen with high-tech touches opens into a living space with both a living and dining room. The large balcony with barbeque area and a built-in cooler is the perfect place to take in the panoramic views. And, for the musically inclined, the den has been converted to a music studio. With soundproof curtains and special panels to improve acoustics.
Portanova City Center
We can’t get enough of this beautiful apartment located in the heart of El Cangrejo. The Portanova building is known for spacious apartments with thoughtful floor plans. With three bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, this is the perfect home for a family. There are also plenty of perks with the apartment. Such as the pool, soccer square, party room, and communal terrace. All of which provide added entertainment and recreation space for kids and adults alike.
An Apartment That Feels More Like a House!
Nestled in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Marina Park, this three-bedroom property comes with all the perks of apartment living, but with none of the cramped living quarters or cookie-cutter design. A large terrace and tons of windows mean you can enjoy panoramic ocean and city views from both inside and outdoors. The open floor plan, three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, ample closet space, and private lobby all add to the appeal of this stunning unit. And on top of that, the Cinta Costera, Urraca Park, and plenty of grocery stores and other amenities are all just outside your front door.
Family Apartment in San Francisco
You would be hard-pressed to find a better deal than this lovely three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom apartment in San Francisco. Located at the entrance of Corredor Sur, this apartment is close to Multiplaza Mall as well as several restaurants, grocery stores, and banks. Sophisticated textures and pops of color make this apartment unique. While the sensible floor plan and good-sized bedrooms make it practical. The unit comes with two covered parking spots, plenty of visitor parking, and 24-hour security. In addition, there is also a pool and playground that your kids are bound to love. Did we mention the view? You’ll need to see it to believe it.
River Valley: A Perfect Family Home in a Unique Community
If it is a house that you are after, consider this beautiful family home in Panama Pacifico. This three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath home has plenty of space to spend with your family. The first floor features an open floor plan with a living-dining area and open kitchen. The space becomes even larger when you open the sliding doors which connect to the lovely covered terrace and backyard –a perfect place for kids to play. Lots of windows ensure this home is full of natural light at all hours of the day. Located in the River Valley community, this unit has an ideal location across from the community’s sports park. In addition, there are soon-to-be three new private schools nearby. You’ll love the serenity and safety of Panama Pacifico, and yet downtown Panama City is only 20 minutes away. This home really does offer the best of everything.
Opportunity In One of Panama’s Most Respected Buildings
Last but not least, take a look at this luxurious three-bedroom home in one of Panama City’s most sought-after buildings. Punta Arenas Panama is conveniently located in Coco del Mar. Located an easy 10-minute drive from downtown and only 20 minutes from the airport. Apart from the perfect location, there is lots more to love about this stunning apartment. Living spaces seamlessly flow from one room to the next, making it easy for your family to spend time together. The home has enough space and privacy to ensure that you don’t feel like you are living on top of one another. Whether it’s relaxing in the airy living room, cooking in the professional kitchen, or just taking in the stunning views, you and your family will feel utterly at peace in this home that is priced to sell.
Regardless of your taste, family size, or budget, there are plenty of great options to choose from in Panama. Just remember, if you see something you like, it’s best to be ready to make a move on it. With a little searching, you’re bound to find the perfect family-friendly property in Panama City to call home.