Panama, Central America
The seas south of the Caribbean are frequented by fleets from every nation, and while they are busier during the winter months, they are used all year round. Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, the northern region of Colombia, offer a series of ports of call with a unique charm, varied cultures and fabulous seas. The passage through the Panama Canal is another must-visit trip for every cruiser. Many companies offer this during two-week cruises or when sailing from the Caribbean, Western United States and Alaska.