Come take advantage of the entire street on the Coastal Strip on this day for recreation! In addition to offering plenty of space, we will also have various sports and cultural activities and performances by pets, clowns and artists, ensuring entertainment for the whole family! It is your space to go walking, running, biking, roller skating or skateboarding, so come out and bring your kids too! Don't worry about the heat, as we will have drinking water on hand and sprinklers to cool you down!
Activities on Sunday February 24, 2013.
What is the Coastal Strip in Panama?
The Coastal Strip is the new seaside toll-free transit project, with 4 lanes for cars extending from Balboa Avenue by the Seafood Market to Punta Paitilla by the Multímetro Shopping Mall.
There are over 8 soccer courts and playgrounds, 5 gazebos and 1 bike lane for recreational activities. The area is adorned with fountains and ponds, landscaped with tropical trees and plants, and graced by a statue of the discoverer of the South Sea, Vasco Nuñez de Balboa
How do I reach the Coastal Strip?
The Coastal Strip can be accessed from the following streets and avenues:
Central Avenue: begins at the intersection with Avenue A in the Old Town, continues to the Santa Ana Park and ends at 42nd Street in the township of Bella Vista, which is where Spain Road begins.
50th Street: has 4 lanes and runs in one direction towards the city outskirts through the townships of Bella Vista and San Francisco, the famous banking area of Panama. The highest-valued office rental space is found along 50th Street.
Northern Corridor: after the first toll booth by the Brisas del Golf neighborhood, follow the signs to take the exit onto the PanAmerican Highway, and from there take the detour on route 40 Bella Vista that leads to Balboa Avenue.
Southern Corridor: if you are coming from the airport, take the bypass by the Hotel Riande Aeropuerto to access the Southern Corridor freeway. After the first toll booth at Versalles - Costa del Este, continue until reaching the last toll booth at the Atlapa Convention Center, where you will immediately see the tunnel that links to Balboa Avenue.
What can I find nearby the Coastal Strip?
Restaurants, movie theaters, universities, plazas and shopping malls.
In case of an emergency, there is easy access to the following hospitals:
- Children's Hospital and St. Thomas Hospital - public network
- Paitilla Hospital - private network
- If you want to go shopping, these are the biggest malls near the Coastal Strip: