Limon Bay, Panama
Limon Bay (Bahía Limón in the original Spanish) is a natural harbor located at the north end of the Panama Canal, west of the cities of Cristóbal and Colón. Ships waiting to enter the canal stay here, protected from storms by breakwaters.
Visitors can access the attractions of Panama City and the Panama canal, as well as the Gatun Locks and the Amador Causeway.
Things to See and Do
* Panama City
* Panama Canal
* Americas Bridge
* Gatun Locks
* Amador Causeway
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Balboa, U.S. dollar (PAB, USD)
Language – Spanish
Population – 820,000 approx
Land Area - 275 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – +507
Port Location – Cruise ships dock at the Flamenco Island Marina.
Travel Links – International flights to Panama arrive at Tocumen International Airport (PTY), which lies about 20 miles east of Panama City (from all countries) or David Airport (from Costa Rica in AirPanama).
The Limon Municipal Airport has a 4,700 foot paved runway (lighted for 24-hour operation) which aids as a stopover to cross-country aircraft travelers.