Central America

From plunging gorges, tropical jungle and blissful beaches in Mexico, to towering volcanoes, abundant wildlife, bustling cities, Mayan ruins and temples stretching from Guatemala to Panama, there are a thousand spectacles to encounter in Central America. Rich and diverse cultures await, both ancient and modern, with fascinating history adding another dimension to your holiday.

Mexico, with its colonial towns, plunging gorges, tropical jungle and blissful beaches, possesses a wealth of alluring treats for travellers, and its location on the migration corridor for whales and monarch butterflies ensures plenty for wildlife enthusiasts too. Add to this the stunning scenery and colourful cultures of Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, and you’d be hard-pushed to know where to start in Central America. There is so much to see here, stretching from the Pacific coast to the Caribbean coast, ensuring a richness and variety that makes this vibrant region so enchanting.

Adventurous travellers will be spoiled for choice, with a playground of dense jungle, towering volcanoes, huge reefs, wild river rapids and shimmering lakes playing home to magnificent wildlife, as well as fascinating colonial cities, ancient Mayan ruins, temples and steep pyramids; this region is rich with life and spectacle.

 

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Classic Yucatan

Chichen Itza, Merida, Xpu-Ha

Perfect for a first-time visit to Mexico and for those who are short on time, this classic itinerary takes in the highlights of the Yucatan Peninsula, combining fascinating Mayan sites including Chichen Itza, colonial Merida and natural wonders such as cenotes, all the while staying in a mix of luxury haciendas and beach hotels.

Best for: Beach, Couples, Culture, Spa & health

Honeymoon to Guatemala & Belize

Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal & Placencia

This romantic honeymoon itinerary will take you on a cultural journey into the heart of the ancient Mayan world, through the breathtaking landscapes and rainforests of Guatemala to the Caribbean coast of Belize, home to a unique underwater world of coral reefs and exotic marine life. Explore the highlights of each country before some barefoot beach...

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Culture, Honeymoon

Mexico's Mayan Ruins

Mexico City, Campeche, Merida & Riviera Maya

Explore the colonial splendour of high-octane Mexico City, discover off-the-beaten track Mexico at hidden haciendas and tour ancient Mayan ruins, before heading to the Caribbean coast for ocean adventures and some serious relaxation and pampering. A perfect itinerary for couples wishing to get more under the skin of Mexican history and culture at a...

Best for: Beach, Couples, Culture, History

Romantic Costa Rica

Central Valley, Turrialba District, Arenal and Santa Teresa

Experience Costa Rica at its wildest and most beautiful on this thrilling adventure that includes white water rafting at the wonderful Pacuare Lodge, lush jungles, the dramatic Arenal volcano and picturesque beaches, with superb accommodation throughout.

Best for: Adventure, Sailing & surfing, Eco/ethical tourism, Honeymoon

Peru & Mexico Honeymoon

Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco & Riviera Maya

Discover the fascinating cultures of two of Latin America's most remarkable civilisations, the Incas and the Mayas, on this incredible journey through Peru and Mexico, taking in Peru's absolute highlights before flying over to Mexico's Caribbean coast for some relaxation on its powdery white beaches.

Best for: Culture, Beach, Honeymoon, Adventure

Authentic Mexico

Mexico City, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palenque & Campeche

A fabulous journey into the living cultural heartland of the Mayas which takes you from Mexico City to Chiapas, visiting historic San Cristobal de las Casas and jungle-clad Palenque before finishing in the old pirate haunt of Campeche on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. An authentic introduction to Mexico's rich cultures.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Culture, Off the beaten track

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