Central America

5 Charming beach resorts in Costa Rica

Costa Rica ("Rica" meaning "rich") is not named like that because of being the guarding ground of hidden treasures or natural mineral riches. It's named like that because of its beautiful beaches, which are the country's precious source of tourism-based income.What's so good and suitable about Costa Rica beaches and seaside borderlines, is that they're not far from the capital, San Jose, and so there is no need for long travel journeys to get from the city to the sea. For example, taking an auto...

Experience the beauty of the Maya Riviera

When you hear the word 'beach', the first thing you think of are the sunny beaches of America. However, the less well known Mayan Rivera in Mexico, known as the Paradise that God created for man, is no less breathtaking than the popular beaches of the rest of the world. The flowers, wildlife, the constellations with the moon as its centre add to the already boundless natural beauty of the place. You can go swimming at Tulum, which is the only archeological site near the sea. Or you could go snor...

Pink sands and pale sunsets

Harbour Island in the Bahamas is known throughout the world for it's light pink sandy beach. This uniquely colored holiday hideaway stretches for a distance of three miles and is approximately 100 feet wide. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful beach in all of the Bahamas. The sand, created by surf beaten pieces of coral, shells and tiny rocks has a soft fine grandular texture similar to that usually labeled as sugar sand. The addition of ground bright pink and red shells from Foram...

The last small island town

If one has grown tired of overly commercial Caribbean island resorts such as Trinidad and Aruba, it is time to plan your next trip to warmer waters around the exciting country of Belize and beautiful Ambergris Caye. Belize, which until 1981 was known as British Honduras is an economically developed nation with it's primary income based on agriculture. Since the 1970's, Belize has developed as a wonderful tourist location, owing to the magnificent beaches surrounding it's 127 offshore islands. Th...