Don't get to excited about the details. You are unique and so are your requirements and preferences.
When planning to invest or to live abroad, be clear on your priorities.
First, list them, sorted by importance.
Then check out the rankings and their meaning for your package.
Assign points or pluses to your list until completed.
Think about the outcome. Does it really reflect your choices? If not re-adjust.
By the end of the process, you'll have found your favorites. No reason to hesitate anymore.
How would Panama in your list rank for a vacation home investment?