Colombia Beaches surfing

Surfing in Colombia

Surfing in Colombia

Colombia’s best surfing spots are along the Pacific Coast, where currents are stronger, waves higher and the sea less busy than on the Caribbean side. They are however, generally less easy to access and with significantly more limited infrastructure than...

Colombia Cartagena Beaches

Cartagena: A Caribbean Jewel?

Cartagena: A Caribbean Jewel?

The tropical city of Cartagena de Indias, on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, is Colombia’s flagship tourist destination. Boasting colonial era buildings, historic forts and easy access to miles of beaches, Cartagena attracts large numbers of international...

Panama San Blas Beaches

Visiting the San Blas Islands

Visiting the San Blas Islands

If you’ve not already heard of it, San Blas is an archipelago of about 365 islands off the southeast coast of Panama. Few places in Latin America can match it in terms of the quantity and quality of deserted beaches.

The archipelago forms part of...

Colombia Beaches La Guajira

The Charms of La Guajira

The Charms of La Guajira

The sparsely populated province of La Guajira lies in Colombia’s most north-eastern point, along the country’s border with Venezuela. This arid province is a superb option for the more intrepid traveler. Travel can be tricky and facilities basic, but those...

Colombia Beaches Islands

San Andres & Providencia

San Andres & Providencia

The small Caribbean islands of San Andres and Providencia are laid back retreats, boasting white sand beaches, turquoise waters and dramatic corral formations. San Andres is the larger of the two islands, has a wider range of accommodation and receives a...

Mexico Beaches Islands

Lose Yourself on Holbox Island

Lose Yourself on Holbox Island

Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is jam-packed with tourist destinations. The bottom right hand corner of this enormous country attracts thousands of visitors, drawn by the white sand beaches, turquoise waters and the proximity of a wealth of Mayan...

Colombia Beaches Capurgana & Sapzurro

Capurgana & Sapzurro

Capurgana & Sapzurro

Capurgana and Sapzurro are two settlements in the far north of Colombia, nestled in the far reaches of the Choco region on the Panamanian border. Both offer a variety of excellent beaches, great diving spots and delicious seafood, and are charming...