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Panama, San Blas islands, beach
San Blas is a group of 365 islands on the Caribbean coast of Panama. Native Kuna Indians live only on few dozen of islands, that usually have basic hotels as well. Most of the islands are uninhabited with beautiful tropical landscapes, where you can imagine yourself to be Robinson Crusoe. / read more » /
Rating: 9.1 (111 votes)

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Nicaragua, Little Corn Island
Little Corn Island (Isla Pequena del Maiz) is an island with the best beaches in Nicaragua. It's rather wild place, though every year there are more and more tourists. / read more » /
Rating: 8.9 (318 votes)
Panama, Bocas Del Toro, Colon island, Starfish beach, chairs
Bocas Del Toro - popular beach islands in Panama. It is possible to live here on a private island for reasonable money. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (124 votes)
Honduras, Roatan island, beach
Roatan is a popular tourist island in Honduras. It has excellent beaches, as well as a world-class diving and snorkelling. Two cruise terminals opened recent years, helping to develope the tourism, but on the other hand the Roatan is becoming more similar to other Caribbean islands. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (541 votes)
Belize, Caye Caulker island, palm beach
Caye Caulker - is the cult island in Belize popular among backpackers. There are no really good beaches, but it doesn't matter. The main thing here is a special positive atmosphere comparable to Phi Phi island in Thailand. / read more » /
Rating: 8.4 (20 votes)
Nicaragua, Big Corn Island, Sally Peachie beach
Big Corn Island (Isla del Maiz) is a Caribbean island in Nicaragua. There are good beaches here, but Small Island is more beautiful. / read more » /
Rating: 8.4 (153 votes)
Belize, Ambergris Caye island, Ramon's Village Resort
Ambergris Caye - is a popular tourist island in the Caribbean Sea in the north of Belize. Local beaches are probably not the best in the Caribbean, but very nice. The main problem here is seagrass in the water. / read more » /
Rating: 8.3 (190 votes)
Belize, Lighthouse Reef atoll
Lighthouse Reef - is a remote group of islands in the east of Belize. It is a part of the Great Barrier Reef. Most tourists come here to visit the famous Great Blue Hole. Though few islands of the atoll have good beaches, in general they are not very interesting. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (106 votes)
Belize, Palencia, Laughing Bird Caye island, white sand
Laughing Bird Caye - is a tiny island near the city of Palencia in Belize. There is a great snorkeling and diving. The Great Barrier Reef is also located nearby. / read more » /
Rating: 8.1 (60 votes)
Honduras, Cayos Cochinos islands
Cayos Cochinos is an archipelago in Honduras, - also known as Hog Islands. These islands are a National park, and don't suffer from destructive human activities. Almost everywhere there are nice beaches, and most of them are completely secluded due to the bad transport accessibility. / read more » /
Rating: 8.1 (191 votes)
Honduras, Guanaja island, Dunbar Rock
Guanaja is an island on the Caribbean coast of Honduras. There are not many good beaches, but diving and mountain trekking are great. Bonacca is the largest settlement. It's located on a small islet notable for its canals slightly similiar to the Italian Venice. / read more » /
Rating: 8.0 (94 votes)
Honduras, Utila island, Bandu beach
Utila is an island in the Caribbean Sea, not far from the mainland of Honduras. It makes interest mainly for divers, as a good entry point to the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. However, there are also few good beaches, - both on the main island, as well as in the tiny neighbouring islets. / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (331 votes)
Costa Rica, Isla Tortuga island, boat
Isla Tortuga - the most popular island in Costa Rica. The official name is Isla Tolinga. There is an excellent beach, which is very popular among tourists. Most of the island has no any pathways, and is not interesting. / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (250 votes)
Belize, Turneffe islands, T. Flats aerial view
Turneffe - is an atoll in the Caribbean Sea near the Belize City. There are no many beaches suitable for swimming. The main attraction here is diving and snorkelling. / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (42 votes)
Mexico, Isla Mujeres island, aerial view
Isla Mujeres - island with good beaches in the Caribbean Sea near the Yucatan peninsula. Popylar as a day-trip destination from Cancun. / read more » /
Rating: 7.7 (92 votes)
Mexico, Cozumel island, Faro Celerain Eco Park, lighthouse
Cozumel - popular tourist island located to the east of the Yucatan peninsula. There is good diving on the island, but beaches are quite mediocre (except for the Passion Island beach). / read more » /
Rating: 7.5 (80 votes)
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