Central America – Vacation Destinations

Belize, formerly the British Honduras is the only country in Central America that does not have a coast line on the Pacific Ocean. Belize is home …

Central America - Vacation Destinations
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Belize, formerly the British Honduras is the only country in Central America that does not have a coast line on the Pacific Ocean. Belize is home to the native Mayan people found in the north and northwest of the country and where you will find many Mayan ruins to visit and beautiful lush jungles with exotic plants and animals. On their Caribbean coast you will find worldclass diving, swimming, snorkelling and deep-sea fishing.

Guatemala has a deep Mayan culture evident in many cities as well as ruins and archaeological sites throughout the country. There is evidence of human settlers in Guatemala dating back to at least 15,000 BC. There are beautiful lakes in the mountains, volcanoes and picturesque villages throughout the country. Guatemala is a perfect destination for a true traveller who has a love for history but keep in mind that you will not be able to see all of the treasures this country has to offer in one trip.

Honduras is the second largest country in Central America with a coastline on the Caribbean and the Pacific. Honduras has a predominantly mountainous area on the interior and a rather long coastal plains along the Caribbean coast where you will find great beaches, coral reefs and snorkelling. Travelling through the country you will find many colonial villages and Mayan ruins.

El Salvador is less travelled than other countries in Central America but that is not to say it’s not worth a visit. El Salvador has wonderful museums, galleries and vibrant bars in the beautiful city of San Salvador. You will also find amazing forests, sparkling clear lakes, active volcanoes and a fabulous surfing destination in Punta Roca. El Salvador is definitely a destination to consider if you are looking for a destination off the beaten path.

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America with coasts on the Caribbean and the north Pacific. Nicaragua is home to the largest fresh water lake in Central America, Lago de Nicaragua (Lake Nicaragua). Tourists travel to this country for the beauty and richness it has to offer from eco-tourism, beaches and a great nightlife.

Costa Rica has a coastline on the Caribbean and the Pacific with a diverse landscape from rainforests, temperate forests, volcanoes, mountains, and marshland to beautiful beaches. Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations for eco-tourism and home to some of the most diverse plant and animal species in the world. This is definitely a fantastic destination for the adventurer.

Panama is the most southerly country in Central America with a coastline on both the Pacific and the Caribbean and is home to the Panama Canal, which links the Pacific and Atlantic oceans via the Caribbean Sea, the most important shipping route in the world. Panama is a great destination and visitors can travel to both the coasts, see rainforests and mountains as well as wonderful people all in one week.

Central America is a wonderful vacation destination for everyone!

Belize, formerly the British Honduras is the only country in Central America that does not have a coast line on the Pacific Ocean. Belize is home to the native Mayan people found in the north and northwest of the country and where you will find many Mayan ruins to visit and beautiful lush jungles with exotic plants and animals. On their Caribbean coast you will find worldclass diving, swimming, snorkelling and deep-sea fishing.

Guatemala has a deep Mayan culture evident in many cities as well as ruins and archaeological sites throughout the country. There is evidence of human settlers in Guatemala dating back to at least 15,000 BC. There are beautiful lakes in the mountains, volcanoes and picturesque villages throughout the country. Guatemala is a perfect destination for a true traveller who has a love for history but keep in mind that you will not be able to see all of the treasures this country has to offer in one trip.

Honduras is the second largest country in Central America with a coastline on the Caribbean and the Pacific. Honduras has a predominantly mountainous area on the interior and a rather long coastal plains along the Caribbean coast where you will find great beaches, coral reefs and snorkelling. Travelling through the country you will find many colonial villages and Mayan ruins.

El Salvador is less travelled than other countries in Central America but that is not to say it’s not worth a visit. El Salvador has wonderful museums, galleries and vibrant bars in the beautiful city of San Salvador. You will also find amazing forests, sparkling clear lakes, active volcanoes and a fabulous surfing destination in Punta Roca. El Salvador is definitely a destination to consider if you are looking for a destination off the beaten path.

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America with coasts on the Caribbean and the north Pacific. Nicaragua is home to the largest fresh water lake in Central America, Lago de Nicaragua (Lake Nicaragua). Tourists travel to this country for the beauty and richness it has to offer from eco-tourism, beaches and a great nightlife.

Costa Rica has a coastline on the Caribbean and the Pacific with a diverse landscape from rainforests, temperate forests, volcanoes, mountains, and marshland to beautiful beaches. Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations for eco-tourism and home to some of the most diverse plant and animal species in the world. This is definitely a fantastic destination for the adventurer.

Panama is the most southerly country in Central America with a coastline on both the Pacific and the Caribbean and is home to the Panama Canal, which links the Pacific and Atlantic oceans via the Caribbean Sea, the most important shipping route in the world. Panama is a great destination and visitors can travel to both the coasts, see rainforests and mountains as well as wonderful people all in one week.

Central America is a wonderful vacation destination for everyone!

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