Suriname is the smallest independent country in South America. The country has a coastline along the North Atlantic Ocean and the shortest coastline in South America. Suriname is one of highly diverse countries in regards to biodiversity. Suriname’s biggest city is the capital city Paramaribo.
Are Surinamese people friendly?
The people in Suriname are really friendly and hospitable. … In addition, the Chinese immigrants brought their own cuisine to Suriname. So there is something for everyone. Another advantage of Suriname is that almost everyone speaks Dutch.
Does Suriname have beaches?
While Suriname has an Atlantic coastline, the country lacks the kind of beaches that lure travelers to the Caribbean. Instead, visitors often head inland for swimming, fishing, hiking and bird-watching, traveling along relatively well-maintained roads equipped with drempels (speed bumps).
Is Suriname safe to visit?
Suriname is generally a very safe country for travel. Though issues relating to political protests, violence, petty crime and governmental corruption persist, there’s nothing overbearingly obvious that should stop your trip to Suriname.
Is Suriname safe to travel now?
Do not travel to Suriname due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Suriname due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.