With the Caribbean and Pacific coasts to choose from, Colombia's beaches are a paradise for anyone looking to catch a few rays without queuing for a spot on the beach.
As breathtaking as the beaches may be, Colombia's mountains compete fiercely for attention.
Visit Medellín to gaze over stunning vistas of the valleys below, or head to Cali and judge for yourself if its claims of producing the country's most beautiful women are justified!
Colombians like their desserts, so there's plenty to choose from after dinner.
There is very little change in temperatures throughout the year, but the higher the altitude, the bigger the difference between night and daytime temperatures.
The rainy and dry seasons vary across different parts of the country, but for most regions, it is dry between December and March as well as from July to August.
Speaking to Colombian news site Publimetro, her mother Sofia, 35, said: 'Magali wants to be 15.
She told me she wants her party; that even though she doesn't dance, she wants us to dance.Easter, Christmas, and the summer holidays from June to July are peak travel periods for Colombians so avoid these if you don't want to pay peak rates at hotels.The country has numerous festivals and carnivals, most of which involve alcohol and general merrymaking.Magali, from Colombia, is one of a few young people around the world to suffer from Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, a fatal genetic condition characterized by an appearance of accelerated ageing in children.It means her parents live in fear that one day she won't wake up.She wrote with a video: 'Jesus Christ was visiting our Colombian town, he calmed down the sky and was listened to.'God blesses us and glory to Lord and Universe King.'On the video seen by Mail Online, a man can be heard in the background saying: 'Oh, my God, my blessed God, come here to see the misery. The landslide in Manizales, capital of coffee-growing Caldas province west of Bogota, followed a similar disaster in Mocoa, Putumayo earlier this month that killed more than 320 people and displaced thousands from their homes.'We are helping to find the disappeared and unfortunately the number will rise,' President Juan Manuel Santos said of the death toll after arriving in Manizales.