Experience the best of Central America’s beaches

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Experience the best of Central America’s beaches

For its geographical position, the Central American territory is full of beaches with beautiful sunsets that make its coasts perfect places to travel and visit. 

The Caribbean coast has white sandy coasts and crystal clear waters, while the Pacific coast has perfect waves for surf lovers. 


Panamá

In the southeast of the central region we find Panama, a destination that has all the characteristics to break the barriers of tourists. A country with beauties that make it a jewel with a huge culture, a friendly population and an extensive amount of beaches that are among the most beautiful in the world. A great place to relocate with many incentives for Expats

Here are some of the names of the best beaches where you can enjoy different attractions on your next vacation. 


Piña Bay

Pina Bay Panama

Situated in the province of Darien is Piña Bay, an ideal place for fishing or just to enjoy nature. It has a great diversity of marine species such as dolphins, humpback whales and sharks. It also has resorts and cabins in front of the sea, such as Bahia Peña Darien.  


Coral Cay

Coral Cay

Located in the province of Bocas del Toro is Coral Cay. A perfect place for diving lovers due to its large number of coral reefs, crystal clear waters and quite deep. If you want to disconnect from the usual and monotonous rhythm this is the ideal place because it has no electricity.


Venao Beach

Playa Venao Panama Surf Paradise

South of the Azuero Peninsula, Venao Beach is one of the most popular beaches for surfers. In addition to this, you can visit nearby islands that have restaurants, trails leading to waterfalls and fishing sites. 


Belize

In the northeast corner of Central America we find the least populated country in Central America, but without a doubt, it has magical places to visit just like the rest of the countries in the region. Belize is a country that borders the Caribbean Sea and is recognized worldwide for the majestic coastline that surrounds it. 

Below you will find a top 3 beaches that are recognized as natural monuments and are ideal if you are looking for beautiful beaches to enjoy with your family, partner or friends on your next vacation. 


Caulker Caye

Caye Caulker Belize

Caulker Caye is a small bay in Belize ideal for all those fun-loving people, as it is perfect for snorkeling, windsurfing and diving, as well as being excellent for the nightlife that identifies it. 

It is also recognized as one of the main tourist attractions in Belize thanks to its extensive marine reserve. 

This cay is considered the second largest in the country, so in its great extension, you can find a variety of hotels and restaurants at prices to suit any budget.


Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye Belize

Ambergris Caye is the largest cay of the country where the largest marine reserves are sheltered and are characterized by a quiet and secret environment. So if you are looking for a place to relax, Ambergris Caye is the ideal destination. 

Apart from being discreet and quiet, it is considered one of the most visited in Belize because it has a great diversity of hotels and restaurants that make it the main gastronomic option in the country. Here you will also find bars, stores and tour operators that will help you have an excellent time. 



Half Moon Caye

Halfmoon Bay

Half Moon Caye is considered a natural monument of Belize. The cay is filled with a variety of marine species such as corals, garden eels and sponge formations. You will also find eagle rays, sea turtles and groupers.

Also, this bay is known because you can witness endangered turtles such as loggerhead, hawksbill and green turtles. 

Therefore, if you are a fan of marine fauna and species, Half Moon is the right place to visit and have a closer contact with them. 


Nicaragua

Located in the Central American isthmus, this is the largest country in Central America, also known as "the land of lakes and volcanoes". Nicaragua, also known for its tropical climate, is host to beautiful beaches that are the destination of a large number of tourists throughout the year. 

Here is a short list of the best and most renowned beaches in the country, where you can enjoy the gastronomy, climate, activities and best landscapes of the region. 


San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur Nicaragua Luxury vacation

133 km from the capital, in the department of Rivas, we find one of the most famous and visited beach destinations in Nicaragua. A town full of life nestled in a bay on the Pacific coast. It has 3 kilometers of beaches surrounded by green mountains, with fine sands and a sea of gentle waves that is ideal for swimming or water sports. 

The sunsets from the boardwalk are as well known as the vibrant nightlife, concentrated in seaside restaurants, discos open until dawn and dozens of bars. 

It is definitely an ideal destination for people who want to enjoy and have fun. 


Las Peñitas Beach

Las Penitas Nicaragua

Located on the Pacific Coast in the vicinity of the department of Leon, we find this extensive beach of fine sand and strong waves, especially visited by the surfer community. 

Its small population is also part of the charm of this site, where a traditional spirit of artisanal fishermen is mixed with a lively atmosphere during the weekends.

Las Peñitas is the ideal beach for those who are looking for a quiet place to vacation, learn about the people and culture of the region. 


Popoyo Beach

Popoyo Beach Luxury Vacation Nicaragua

Considered a hidden gem in the surroundings of Tola on the Pacific coast. Also known for being one of the best beaches in Nicaragua for surfing, with waves for different levels, wide white sandy beaches, cliff landscapes and a surprising tranquility as it is not as crowded as others. 

Near the beach you can find a lot of simple hotels specially designed for the surfing community, while a little further away you will find landscapes of similar beauty but with luxury tourist services. 

 Written by: Alejandra Gonzales

 

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