Suriname is a country that never ceases to amaze. It is a true hidden gem in South America. And we don’t mean it figuratively. It is common for people to associate Suriname with Africa or Oceania. And in a way they are right, not regarding its geographical location of course, but what the country looks like when you are already in it. Suriname is one of the smallest countries in South America and is located on the northern coast. Suriname is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, by French Guiana to the east, by Brazil to the south, and by Guyana to the west. If you want to know more about the country, you can visit Suriname | History, Geography, Facts, & Points of Interest | Britannica.

Several ethnic groups coexist in Suriname, among which the Hindustans (27% of the population), the Maroons (21%), the Afro-Surinamese (16%) and Javanese (14%) stand out.

The country is very diverse and there is a lot of peace. All cultures, religions and ways of thinking are respected. The theme of diversity is so important here, that the most important celebrations of each group are holidays for the whole country, such as Chinese New Year, Holi Phagwa, Diwali, end of Ramadan, Maroons Day, Christmas, Emancipation Day among others. They even have a mosque next to a synagogue!

The official language is Dutch, but with English you can go everywhere.

The country has a wealth of natural resources and important oil discoveries have recently been made, which can lead to unprecedented economic growth in this country. Here you can see what we have known so far and find out about our experiences. Find out which sites we have given our Place to Return certificate.