Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), Panama City

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Designed to calm the Pacific waves at the entrance into the Panama Canal, Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) extends for just over 6 km (3.7 mi) and links the mainland with three small islands. Built using soil excavated during the construction of the canal, the causeway serves as a popular weekend getaway for swimmers, walkers, rollerbladers, joggers, and cyclists. The northern section features a number of bars, restaurants, and hotels, making this area a favorite nightlife destination for both residents and foreign visitors. Don't miss a small museum dedicated to the area's natural and social history, a good place to learn about the little country's capital city. Put Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) into our Panama City travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This manmade causeway is a nice getaway that is close to the busy city. You can see all of the ships that are waiting their turn through the canal and there are several nice restaurants on the pier at...  more »
  • We had a beautiful day on the causeway. Took an Uber from the city for around $6 and walked from the museum to the final island. We picked one of the many restaurants and had a delicious margarita to ...  more »
  • We rented a 2 person bike and rode along the very user friendly Causeway to the marinas. It was a great way to mingle with local people and their children.  more »