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The Westin Playa Bonita Panama is a beachfront oasis, with golden sands and the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean just steps away.
The natural splendor of the area & rainforest is not to be missed. Take a drive, cycle, or jog down the scenic Amador Causeway, a one-lane road that connects three islands. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Punta Bruja Nature Reserve, fish off the islands of Las Perlas, or watch whales out in the Pacific.
Guests can visit famous sites like the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Locks. Once there, they can visit the museum, dine out at the restaurant, take in a movie, or step out onto a large terrace to watch ships cross the canal.
The Westin Playa Bonita Panama boasts four breathtaking beachfront pools providing a sun-baked escape overlooking the Pacific Ocean and a private white sand beach. Every day,a host of activities ranging from salsa lessons to kayaking to beach volleyball, are available as well as a fitness studio, spa & kids club.

From exotic Asian fusion to fresh seafood from the Pacific Rim to international crowd pleasers, there is something to tempt every palate at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama. Six restaurants and three bars offer virtually any type of cuisine you can imagine, in a variety of settings. Stop by Pacifica for special themed dinners, watch chefs prepare your meal before your eyes at Oceanica’s live cooking stations, or enjoy an evening of cocktails and karaoke at Soleo. For an upscale dinner, Tierra y Fuego is sure to please with USDA certified angus beef. The expansive terrace connects Tierra y Fuego, Soleo, and Asiana providing panoramic ocean views.Two pool bars—including a swim-up bar, let you order food and drinks straight to your chair, while indoor and outdoor seating, provide captivating views of the ocean by day, and spectacular sunsets and starry skies at night.

Resort Ratings: Panama is not as developed as some countries as a tourist destination, so resorts/services in this country that are termed luxury or 5 star, may be considered 4 to 4.5 star by Canadian/US standards.

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Travel Inquiries? CE Inquiries?

Dear Kennedy Friends and Family;

We have all felt the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our world has changed dramatically.  Almost all infectious disease experts and the World Health Organization predict the strong possibility that we may experience a second and third wave of the spread of COVID-19 later in the year.

As a result of these forecasts, and to help protect the health and safety of all KPES travellers we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Italy & Greek Isles Celebrity cruise, the 7-day Sicily trip and corresponding CE seminars planned for October 2020.

You will note on our website, that there are three trips still being advertised.   Sandals St. Lucia from January 16-23, 2021; South America Cruise from February 13-28, 2021; and Beaches Turks and Caicos from March 13- 20, 2021.  We are continuing to monitor events worldwide, and are hopeful that life will return to some relative degree of normal in the travel industry, allowing us to proceed with these trips as planned.  That being said, the health and safety of our customers is of paramount importance, and if there are even the most remote concerns about our customers health and safety, these trips will be cancelled as well.

We want to take this time to applaud and thank our front line healthcare and essential workers, who have risked their health and well being  to keep us safe, healthy and nourished during the last few months.  Our thoughts go out to all the people who have taken ill from Covid 19,  and their health care workers and families who looked after them and helped them return to a state of health and wellness. Our sincere condolences go out to all families who have lost a loved one during this pandemic.  We cannot imagine what you have gone through, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

We thank you for your support and understanding in these unprecedented times and look forward to traveling with you again.

Sincerely,

Dr. Marshall Hoffer and Dr. Jack Lipkin

Current Destinations

BEACHES Turks & Caicos 2021
LAST OF THE EXOTICS….on a 12-mile beach

March 13-20, 2021

On a 12-mile ribbon of Caribbean sand —renowned as one of the world’s best beaches  surrounded  by clear turquoise waters—everything is included and unlimited. MORE >

SOUTH AMERICA
aboard the Celebrity Silhouette

February 13 - 28, 2021

Revel along the beaches. Tango down the grand avenues of Buenos Aires. Gaze in awe at the soaring Chilean fjords. Sail around MORE >

SANDALS St Lucia
Captivating & Luxurious 5 Star Paradise

JANUARY 16-23, 2021

Located on its very own peninsula at the northern tip of St. Lucia, Sandals Grande St. Lucian is an idyllic all-inclusive resort. This adult’s only resort showcases awe-inspiring panoramic views over Rodney Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. MORE >