We know you’re interested in seeing what rentals look like in Panama and what they cost. Once in a while, I will search the internet to find houses for rent in Panama City, Coronado, Chitre, Las Tablas, David, Boquete, Volcan, Bocas Del Toro, and other areas then post them on this page. The listings are arranged from Panama City heading west.
During a Panama Relocation Tour, we show 1-2 rentals each day and you get to see the neighborhoods, amenities, and towns nearby. We discuss the pros and cons of each area we visit during the Tour. Plus, you get to meet expats who live in each area we visit. When you go on a Private Tour, your guide can arrange for you to see rentals.
Are you thinking about moving to Panama? Check out our quick guide to living in Panama, learn more about our relocation tours, and consider purchasing our Complete Panama Relocation Guide.
The guide is available online and includes all of the same information we share during our tours about how to make a smooth move to Panama. It even includes all of our trusted contacts for immigration, real estate, insurance, and more.
It also has suggested self-guided tour itineraries as well as contact information for private tour guides in each of the cities we recommend. With this information, you could either explore Panama on your own or hire a local to show you around.
Additional Places to Find Panama Rentals
- Craigslist Panama
- Encuentra 24
- Facebook Marketplace – in the area you are interested in
- Private Tour Guides can always find great rentals during your Private Tour
BEWARE of these three problems:
(1) Some real estate agents do NET listings which means the owner wants $600 a month rent and the real estate agent will advertise the rental at $900 hoping to put $300 a month profit in their pocket. Some agents do the same thing with real estate sales. During a tour, we will introduce you to trustworthy real estate agents and property managers who do not do net listings.
(2) Some forums are frequented by scam artists who will try to get you to send them a deposit via PayPal to hold a property for you – a property that does not exist. During a tour, we will tell you which two forums to avoid and introduce you to trustworthy property managers who will help you find a rental at a good price.
(3) A lot of foreigners (non-Panamanians) are trying to get into selling and renting real estate to make some extra money. Many of them do NOT have a work permit so they cannot legally work in Panama. If they are renting or selling the house they actually own, they do not need a work permit. If an ex-pat is offering to rent or sell a house to you that they do not own, ask to see their work permit. You have absolutely no recourse if there is a problem with someone who rents or sells a property that does not have a work permit. Buyer/Renter beware!
PANAMA CITY RENTALS
$980 One Bedroom Amador Causeway
ONE bedroom loft-style apartment on 1st floor of ALTOS DE AMADOR Building in Amador, Causeway Area. This is one of the MOST desirable areas for foreigners living and working in Panama; ideal for a single person. Also Available with some Furniture. Includes All Appliances, ceiling fans, kitchen cabinets, Air Conditioning, window blinds, etc. Your own private designated parking space – garage automatic door – indoors (garage). Included washer/dryer, air conditioning, ceiling fans, refrigerator, microwave, oven. There is a panoramic residents terrace on the 7th floor (see pictures) – you can reserve for private parties, meetings, etc….beautiful views (360 degrees) of Panama Canal ship entrance, Panama city skyline, etc.. 12 months lease term preferred, 6 months minimum. Americans, Canadians, and other Foreigners LOVE this location, just steps away from the Amador Causeway, restaurants, TGIF Rest, Convention Center, Cruise Ship Terminal, Shopping, Smithsonian Institute, Frank Gehry Museum, Bridges of the Americas, and lots more. APARTMENT AVAILABLE RIGHT AWAY…!
$900 Two Bedroom Condo in Gorgona
Enjoy the beaches in our beautiful condo in the popular ex-pat area of New Gorgona, which is 10 minutes from busy Coronado, and its excellent shopping, restaurants, medical, etc. New Gorgona is a relaxed, natural, laid-back town with a few local restaurants with excellent food and wonderful, flat beaches that are amazing. We are 30 minutes from Nitro City if you are into extreme sports. Golf is 15 minutes by car. Our condo is a 3-minute walk to the beach and another 5 – 10 minutes down the beach, if you are an early riser, you can catch the fishing boats coming in with their fresh catch of the day. For an extra $1.00 they will fillet the fish for you. Our building enjoys total security including secured parking. If you wish to use the bus service it is approx. two blocks to the stop. El Valle is about 45 minutes away and you can take in the beautiful mountains, natural springs, farmers market, nature trails, wonderful restaurants.
Join us for a 6-day 7-night all-inclusive Panama Relocation Tour to see rentals in Panama, have lunch on the beach, and meet ex-pats who live there.
Or get INSTANT ACCESS to our ONLINE Complete Panama Relocation Guide which has the same information as a Panama Relocation Tour.
LAS TABLAS/CHITRE/EL ROMPIO
We visit Las Tablas and Chitre during a Panama Relocation Tour! We’ll also visit several rentals and meet with ex-pats who live in the area.
PLAYA EL ROMPIO (about 15 minutes away from Chitre in the Azuero)
$650 Furnished two bedroom two bath across the street from the Ocean. Price includes all utilities and free eggs! Contact Bill at +507-6470-8549
Minimum 6-month rental.
Just down the road, you can buy fresh fish when the fishermen come in with their catch and a few restaurants.
$1650 a month Furnished – Easy Walk to the Beach!
Boca Chica Rental….at long last! . We now have a huge 3+1 bedroom 2 story house here in Istana for short term (1 month minimum) or long term 3 months or longer. Istana is the finest community this side of Panama City. Great community, rather active, and the El Regal Resort right here as well. Things are dry in the pics right now. First few rains and all is brilliant green again. If you want to live right at the edge of the rain forest, with all types of animals and birds, and have access to one of Panama’s finest beaches (safe and beautiful). You will have to walk a whole minute maybe 2 to this beach. Short term rentals are $1800 a month flat. Long Term rentals will be $1650 per month of which $250 of water/power electric bill is included. All other utilities and internet already included. Anything over $250 you would pay as well. 3 full bedrooms each with it’s own bathroom, and a maid’s guest quarters with outside access only. There is no TV is the only missing amenity. Bring your own. Pets would be considered, deposit may be required. It is an hour into David for all major shopping so not for those who need a store real close. Great place, beautiful homes and community. It really is a slice of heaven.
Contact DENNIS at +507-6630-2336
$650 Fully Furnished Condo
Nice 2 bed 2 bath condo fully furnished in David. All major appliances. Air-conditioned and ceiling fan. Swimming pool. Secure quiet and convenient. Minutes walk from downtown shopping and one block to a new supermarket. Short drive to Pacific beaches and mountain towns. English-speaking neighbors. Small secure gated complex, AC, pool, Hot water, stove, refrigerator/ freezer, washer, dryer, pots/pans, lines. Nice central location in Chiriqui close to Boquete, Volcan, Cerro Punta, Las lajas, Boca Chicas and other great places. Relax and talk poolside with several Canadian and American expats that have years of experience living in David Panama.
LOS ALGARROBOS (half way between David and Boquete)
$650 Three Bedroom Two Bath UNfurnished
1,614 ft2 | Lot Area: 4,843 ft2 |The property has 3 bedrooms and walk-in closet in master bedroom, 2 bathrooms, 2 terraces, garage door, spaces for living / dining room and 3 parking spaces under roof. no pets allowed. The kitchen of this house is equipped with a refrigerator and stove. The house has security gates, perimeter fence, water reserve tank, hot water, deposit and gazette.
$800 Two Bedroom Two Bath Furnished
Location, Location, Location! This turn-key fully furnished rental is on Volcancito Road and only 2km to downtown Boquete. All utilities are included. A small, well-behaved pet will be considered but there is not a fenced yard. See it now Available for mid-June move in. $800/month for a one-year lease.
$875 Three Bedroom Furnished
This a great neighborhood just south of downtown Boquete. There are amazing views. This furnished three-bedroom, 2 bath has a great kitchen. It comes fully equipped with big refrigerator, tv, big burner gas stove, and two patios.
Contact Renny at +507+6592-6601
$718 Two Bedroom One Bath Furnished.
Cozy 2-br apt on a small, quiet, working farm with a few head of cattle, avocado orchard, bananas and plantains, a reforested area, ideal for family with a couple of kids or four adults. Abundant, pure water (hot and cold) from our own well, working fireplace. A quiet retreat outside a small agricultural community in Western Panamá. Full kitchen with all utensils, modern bathroom.
A self-contained apartment: 2 b/r, l/r with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen with dining area, bathroom with tiled shower and the usual conveniences (no tub). Abundant hot and cold water from our deep well.
Front porch with rockers and settees, facing our beautiful front yard. Hammock in the garden. We have ADSL Internet service, available in the rental unit via Wi-Fi signal.
BUGABA (halfway between David & Costa Rica border)
$300 Two Bedroom Two Bath Unfurnished
2 brm 2 bath unfurnished house , fenced-in , large yard with fruit trees.
Fast internet available .
Bugaba is about 15 minutes west of David and 15 minutes to the Costa Rica border. They are grocery stores, hardware stores, hospitals, affordable restaurants, clothes stores and more. Super affordable town. The weather is hot in Bugaba.
$650 Furnished Three bedroom Two Bath
Beautiful house of 100m², property of 1000 meters. Beatiful place located in urb. Doña Fela varital de Boqueron, near Bugaba. Fully Furnished, is divided into a living room, kitchen, laundry area, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house has ceiling fan in every room, air conditioning, private parking. In the beautiful tropical garden there are plants of oranges, tangerines, lemons, avocado, soursop, bananas and mamon.
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Living room
- Air conditioning
- Laundry area inside
- Fenced on doors and windows
- Fenced garden
- Kitchen furnished
- Big beautiful garden
- Water tank
- Covered parking
- Area quiet and safe
You really can live better for less in Panama!
BOCAS DEL TORO
$1200 Three Bedroom Over the Water
Beautiful, newly renovated house overlooking the water on Matumbal Eco-Reserve available for rent starting July 1st. This quiet, private property is located just a couple of miles outside of Bocas Town and is accessible via car or boat. House has 3 bedrooms each with A/C and a full private bathroom, plus a huge outdoor living area and kitchen. Amazing, peaceful setting with acres of natural jungle, walking paths, and beautiful views of the mangroves and ocean. New reduced rate of $1,200 per month when renting for a minimum of 6 months. Includes water & trash. Good WiFi available. Boat slip also available.