There are many reasons why it is worth it to go to the Caribbean region. The beaches are not crowded, and opportunities for recreation abound. You can surf, browse archaeological sites, and indulge in relaxation. The long coastline covers several countries, which means you have a wide choice of destinations.
1. Boca Del Toro, Panama
If you are looking for a beach that is not teeming with people who fight for every centimeter of sand, this is the right choice. This small archipelago consists of six islands and is an increasingly sought-after destination and is located only 32 km from the border with Costa Rica.
Colon Island is the most populated island of the archipelago and it is situated in Bocas town. When it comes to pristine beaches, Boca del Drago Island is a great place that you can associate with oceanic idyll. Palm trees lie on the beach and touch translucent waters by creating a feeling of relaxation. In recent years the development of tourism has risen, but people have managed to maintain and preserve the unique identity of nature in the area.
2. Puerto Viejo Talamanca, Costa Rica
There is something distinctly Afro-Caribbean in the small town of Puerto Viejo. Just a short distance from the border with Panama, you can stroll along the main streets, intoxicated by the scent of coconut, and explore Creole culture. This city offers opportunities for relaxation in large portions.
Puerto Viejo became famous thanks to the famous surfer’s Salsa Brava, which is not for amateurs in this dangerous water sports. A combination of large and crashing waves coral shoals, Salsa Brava is not a destination for people who are not prepared physically for surfing. You can practice snorkeling or go in the late afternoon or evening on the beach, and spend the evening around the fire while sipping a cocktail with cane alcohol.
3. Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Isla Mujeres is located off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula and the Caribbean coast, just 11 km from Cancun. It is only eight kilometers long and less than a kilometer wide.
The region is relatively remote from the crowds, despite the proximity to the famous resort, which attracts lovers of the hot sunny beaches and ancient Mayan culture. The beaches are secluded and are filled with traditional Mexican exotic charm.
Opportunities that are offered to tourists are so many, like diving, hiking, historical monuments. When you get tired of people watching at the beaches, you can walk to the ancient Mayan ruins and learn about their culture and history. Back at sunset on the beach, to see how the red circle of the sun touches the sea and forms a dazzling night sky.
4. Islas de la Bahia, Honduras
Those who like to dive in the waters of the ocean know very well that this is the second-best dive site in the world after the Great Barrier Reef. The three islands – Roatan, Utila, and Guanaja are preferred by tourists who do not have much money for a vacation or rely on luxury.
On the island salvages held the cheapest rates for diving in the Caribbean. Although most people visit the area because of the dive, there are many other ways of entertainment. If you like the adventurous holidays you can try to live like Robinson Crusoe on a remote sandy reef.
5. Corn Islands, Nicaragua
If the definition of a tropical island isolated place with crystal clear water where you can see a variety of plants and animals, then this definition corresponds fully to the Corn Islands.
Two islands – Big Corn and Little Corn are relatively remote from modern urban life and bustle of the mainland. The small island can be toured on foot within one hour, and on the big island, you can try a variety of water sports or take a walk on the edge of the jungle, where she meets the waters of the ocean.