Boutique Hotel in Casco, Panama

Amarla Boutique Hotel in Casco, Panama is your dream home away from home. You’ll discover what that means the moment you step inside. Our warm and attentive service, and attention to detail are the foundations of everything we do. That’s why we are considered one of the best boutique hotels in Panama.


Prepare to be delighted when you stay at Panama’s first adult-only boutique hotel, Amarla Boutique Hotel in Casco. Steeped in history and full of charm, Amarla Boutique Hotel is located right in the heart of historic Panama. We offer an oasis of calm within easy walking distance of many of Panama’s most memorable sights. Let us share our manifesto with you and the story of how we turned this historic colonial home into a beautiful boutique hotel.

Our Rooms

Amarla has just eight en-suite guest rooms, each beautifully decorated with select pieces from local craftsmen and artisans. Amarla is perfectly sized for our team to become acquainted with every one of our guests. We love the opportunity this gives us to share our local knowledge and passion for Panama.

Each room is decorated to the highest standard. Antiques and local artisan crafts are expertly interwoven with the original art and photography, showcasing the diverse wonders of Panama.

Our Hotel

Located in historic Casco Viejo, known locally as San Felipe barrio, Amarla Boutique Hotel Casco, Panama lies in the heart of the old city. It is remarkably peaceful despite its central location. Famous attractions such as Canal Museum, Cathedral Basilica Metropolitana and Molas Museum are just a short walk away. But you don’t have to travel even that far. Our rooftop jacuzzi provides the ultimate in relaxation with a backdrop of stunning views across Casco Viejo and Panama Bay. While our hotel’s signature restaurant Kaandela, offers some of the finest cuisine in the city. Stay with us to experience true Panamanian hospitality.


Embrace your inner Latin spirit and ignite your passion with our hand-picked collection of in-house activities and experiences. We want to share with you the opportunity to discover more about our country and our culture. You can join us to explore the spectacular natural wonders and stunning wildlife around Panama. Or why not let us help you create your own personal unforgettable made-to-measure experiences. The choice is yours.


Our signature restaurant, Kaandela features recipes based around raw, cold and open-fire cooking. We experiment with local and global flavors, injecting our inner fire into everything we do. Kaandela restaurant, along with Kaandela Bar, offer an unmissable experience to taste and hear the stories behind our dishes accompanied by perfect drink-pairings designed by our expert mixologist and sommelier. This is a tasting experience that will stay with you long after the meal is done.


Host your next event at the Amarla Boutique Hotel in Panama’s historic Casco Viejo. Located in a peaceful but central area of the old quarter, our beautiful hotel is the perfect venue in Panama for your next private event, retreat or wedding. The Amarla Boutique Hotel is in the heart of the vibrant old town. It’s fully equipped to handle everything your special event needs. We offer live music, areas for private events, room for micro-weddings, space for social networking and ‘petits’ corporate events.


Imagine saying, ‘I do’ against the unforgettable backdrop of the stunning city of Panama. It’s a unique setting for a joyous union. Whatever your micro-wedding requirements we’ll ensure your special day goes smoothly. From a cocktail reception on our rooftop, to a seated dinner in the middle of our tropical patio, bring us your micro-wedding dreams and watch as we make them come true.


Stories by AMARLA


CALL +507 2022999 OR BOOK HERE

Instagram post 17965160213448089 #ToloveherAmarla  Panamá 🇵🇦 se encuentra entre los 25 primeros países con mayor diversidad del planeta. Cuenta con 10.444 especies de plantas. Solo en él, se han identificado un total de 220 especies de peces de agua dulce y 1,157 especies de peces marinos y el 9% de especies aves conocidas. Una historia que sientes en cada una de las fotografías que se exponen en nuestras habitaciones. 

Recuerda, el lujo simple es una joya 💎 

📍Panamá is among the top 25 countries with the greatest diversity on the planet. It has 10,444 species of plants. Only in it, a total of 220 species of freshwater fish and 1,157 species of marine fish and 9% of known bird species, have been identified. A story that you feel in each of the photographs that are displayed in our rooms. Book your stay. 

Remember, simple luxury is a gem🌴 Book your stay!
Instagram post 18006080191688998 #ToloveherAmarla La experiencia Amarla Casco va mucho más allá de nuestras habitaciones. Nuestra misión de impulsar la raíz de esta cultura se evidencia en todo tipo de actividades. Este es el abreboca del hotel con la etnia indígena Guna, de la comarca Guna Yala (Islas de San Blas), internacionalmente conocida por sus molas. Disfruta del #AmarlaWorld 

Nuestro Embajador de Experiencias @jorgeledezmas fue el ojo responsable de esta pieza
Instagram post 17966815265415652 #TolveherAmarla Feel it, live it, enjoy it, this is an experience of details. What if they escape within the same city? 🍸🌴❤️ 📸 @soulfocus_media Ask about the honeymoon plans.

Instagram post 17954875313551457 #ToloverherAmarla Vivirlo, sentirlo, disfrutar cada segundo mientras te paseas por todo el hotel. Amarla Casco es ese lugar en donde te escapas por completo del mundo y te sumerges en medio de la historia mientras descansas. Mira el reel y disfrútalo igual que nuestra invitada de lujo @mar.aguiilar 
Remember, simple luxury will always be a jewel. 🌴🗺
Instagram post 18213883603238273 #ToloveherArmarla (From our oficial Page) Panamá Soul: 🇵🇦
Join us in a life-enhancing journey through breathwork. Our certified wellness instructor will lead you through a carefully designed program which will connect your energy to the soul of Panama. It’s an experience you can enjoy in your room or on our rooftop with healing sounds and the stunning backdrop of the city. Afterwards why not try a special cleansing drink from the Kaandela Bar? They’re packed with natural flavors and local herbs.
Instagram post 18008368666565049 #AmarlaFacts: The story tells that the site where @amarla.casco occupies today was assigned in the year 1673. The map of Panamá in 1688 shows the site occupied by the typical residences of the upper classes of the colony at that time. 

To be part of Amarla is to travel in time. Every corner of the hotel is designed for you to live a unique experience. 🧠🌴 #ToloveherAmarla