Colombia is more famous for mountains than beaches, but the country is blessed with sun-toasted stretches of sand on both its Caribbean and Pacific coasts.
Playa Taroa Slide down a towering sand dune onto Colombia’s most beautiful – and emptiest – beach in Punta Gallinas.
Playa Morromico Waterfalls crash from jungle-covered mountains at this secluded private beach, one of Chocó’s most romantic destinations.
PNN Tayrona Preserved and very popular, this national park has serene, golden-sand bays and cerulean waters.
Providencia This tiny and remote Caribbean island has several stretches of gorgeous golden sand backed by thick jungle and towering palms.
Playa Guachalito A Pacific-coast, grey-sand paradise, flush with orchids, heliconias and wild jungle.
Playa Blanca A novel 3015m-high white-sand lakeside beach deep in the Andes.