- 7 flights per week
- 481,000 residents
- SRD & USD US dollar & Surinam dollar
Abundance is one of the prime characteristics of the country Suriname. The richness of its natural setting, in the middle of tropical rainforests and mighty rivers, is mirrored in its multi-ethnic population and exquisite, varied cuisine. Suriname is situated just north of the Equator, with French Guyana to its east, Guyana to its west and Brazil to its south while the northern border is formed by its Atlantic coast. This former Dutch colony became independent in 1975 and is currently the only Dutch-speaking region in the Western Hemisphere outside the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In spite of the country’s touristic potential, its economy is still heavily dependent on mining and the export of aluminium oxide. In Suriname there is much to be explored: in terms of its business opportunities as well as the country’s natural beauty and rich cultural and historical heritage.
Capital: Paramaribo is the capital of Surinam
Other towns: Albina, Lelydorp, Nieuw Nickere
Language(s) Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Sranan Tongo, Javanese, Maroon and other ethnic languagues
Population: Approximately 481,000 inhabitants
Political Status: Constitutional democracy
Area: 163,800 km² (101,283 sq. miles)
Currency: Surinamese dollar (SRD) and US Dollar
Climate: Tropical climate with two dry seasons and an average temperature of 27 °C (80.6 °F) and two rainy seasons.
Shopping: Paramaribo for gold and silver, jewelry, electronics, clothing and gifts
Electrical Current: 110 V/60 Hz and 220V/50Hz
*Passengers traveling from Paramaribo to Miami are allowed 2 checked in bags up to 23 kilo’s.
This offer ends June 15th 2015 with blackout dates between March 27th and April 19th 2015.
Our top to do list
- The Suriname Museum, Fort Zeelandia
- Onafhankelijkheidsplein with the Palm garden
- Cola Creek
- Brownsberg nature park
Suriname has countless activities, many of which take place outdoors thanks to the weather that is always warm in Suriname. Activities include swimming or junior plantation tours. There are more than a handful of top tourist attractions in Suriname. Each is unique but together, they reflect three different aspect of Suriname: rich colonial heritage, inborn beauty, and a vibrant culture. No matter where you are in the country, you are bound to bump into more than one of these tourist spots.
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Near Palmentuin Park
With a stay at Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo in Paramaribo, you'll be convenient to Palmentuin Park and Fort Zeelandia. This hotel is within close proximity of Presidential Palace and Independence Square.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 135 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.Dining Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Paramaribo? This hotel has 1561 square feet (140 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.Check availibility from $121
Near St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral
Located in Paramaribo, Ramada Paramaribo Princess Hotel is in a rural location and convenient to St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral and Independence Square. This casino hotel is within close proximity of Presidential Palace and Fort Zeelandia.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and you can also request cribs/infant beds.Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Try your luck at the casino and enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.Dining You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of Ramada Paramaribo Princess Hotel, or find a snack in a coffee shop/café.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. RV/bus/truck parking is available onsite.Check availibility from $72
Near St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral
Located in Paramaribo, Wyndham Garden Paramaribo is convenient to St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral and Independence Square. This casino hotel is within close proximity of Presidential Palace and Palmentuin Park.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Cable television is provided for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers.Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Try your luck at the casino and enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), wedding services, and a television in the lobby.Dining Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours).Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. Free valet parking is available onsite.Check availibility from $121