Planning a trip to Central America? With so many beaches to visit, both on the Pacific and the Caribbean, you’ll be hard pushed to see them all. So we’ve come up with a list of must-see beaches:

Caye Caulker, Belize

Head to The Split in Caye Caulker and enjoy a cold beer on a picnic bench in the sea. Don’t miss the snorkelling trips from Raggamuffin Tours – they’re the best on the island!

The Split, Caye Caulker, Belize - Fabulous Travel Guide

Caye Caulker, Belize

Playa El Tunco, El Salvador

The black sand beaches on the coast of El Salvador are a welcome change from the rest of Central America. Make sure you hire a surf board and hit those waves – they attract surfers from all over the world.

Playa El Tunco, El Salvador - Picture of the Week - Fabulous Travel Guide

Playa El Tunco, El Salvador

Tulum, Mexico

The Mayan ruins in Tulum are perched 39ft above sea level on a cliff overlooking the sea. Get there early to catch the sunrise and avoid the tourists.

Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico

Tulum, Mexico

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

There are several beaches in San Juan del Sur – all great for keen surfers. We love the local beach for its spectacular sunsets and chilled out vibe. Check out hostels in San Juan del Sur.

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua - Best beaches in Central America - PICTURE - Fabulous Travel Guide

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Playa Tamarindo stretches as far as the eye can see – making it great for those who like their own space. It’s also a great place to party and meet fellow travellers.

Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica - Best beaches in Central America - Fabulous Travel Guide

Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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