Why Immersion in Panama?
Why was Panama picked as the #1 place to travel to in 2012 by the New York Times?
Although Panama is a small country, it has a great variety of world-class attractions. In panama you can find exotic tropical rainforests, beautiful mountain refuges, and more than a 1000 islands waiting for you to visit. The culture itself is interesting since there are still seven living Indian cultures in their own reservations. As for the capital city it is considered to be sophisticated and provides a vivacious nightlife, full service resorts, exotic tentative getaways, and scads of Spanish colonial historical sites. In regard to sports in this country: how about playing some world class golfing, diving, sport fishing, and surfing. Not to mention that Panama has been ranked as 8th wonder of the world, engineers marvel, and not to forget the impressive Panama Canal. It seems incredible that this country is a world destination thanks to the variety of attractions it offers, being all of them so close to each other and easy reachable. And due to the fact that Panama has just begun to promote itself as a tourist destination, prices are still low.
Panama Canal Tour
Panama is Safe and Tourist Friendly
Panama is ought to be one of the safest countries in Latin America for tourists. Crimes especially in regard to tourism are relatively low. Panamanians are known to be some of the friendliest people in the world. Since Panamanian history has been an international crossroads, locals appreciate and enjoy foreigners. Furthermore, Panama uses the U.S. dollar as its main currency.
Panama is the best place for nature travel
Panama’s position as a narrow land bridge connecting two continents makes its exotic nature highly accessible. It has some of the world's most perfect and bio-diverse rainforests, with national parks covering 5 million acres and more recorded bird species than the U.S. and Canada combined.
Panama is modern and diverse
Panama has a first-world infrastructure, is the second largest Free Trade Zone in the world, and its banking sector has over 90 banks. Water is potable; hotels and restaurants are first-rated and is considered to be the best country for shopping in Latin America. Furthermore, Panama has 7 colorful Indian tribes living in sovereign territories where they preserve their own fascinating culture and way of living. Many of them live in approachable locations and are happy to share their life and culture with visitors.
Why Universal de Idiomas?
The quality of our professors is unmatched. Our professors have years of teaching experience and take part in an ongoing training program. We provide an outstanding curriculum developed just for you, the student. We offer a variety of learning options from 4 hours individually, group + individual, group classes or an all-day executive program.
We have custom made instruction for professionals of various backgrounds. Our most popular programs are for teachers who need to communicate with Spanish speaking students and/or their parents, medical doctors or assistants, dentists, lawyers, language therapists, psychologists, business people, military officers, diplomats, USCG, social workers and nurses.
Universal de Idiomas has an ideal location, bordering the vibrant district of El Cangrejo, a modern part of town with a great variety of cultural activities and culinary offers. The school is a modern and comfortable place to study.