Thinking of including some beach time in your Central America trip? We outline the best beaches in each country and why we’re especially drawn to them — whether it’s for their sand, their snorkeling, or their ambiance.
Central America travel guides
With attractions that range from ancient temples to colonial churches, verdant rainforests to powder-white beaches, and indigenous markets to historic homes, it can be hard to know just where to begin when planning a trip to Central America. To make things easier, our travel guides are written by our regional specialists who return regularly to keep up to date on new developments, so their tips and advice are based on personal experience.
Whether you want to discover the temples of Tikal, dive the coral reefs of Belize or wake up to the call of howler monkeys on the Osa Peninsula, our specialists will help you to the make the most out of your time.
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Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Central America. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.
Visit the fascinating remains and ruins of ancient civilisations, including the Aztec and Maya empires in Central America and Mexico.
Discover the culture and history of a country on a tailor-made trip, with visits to explore famous sites and others not quite so well known but equally impressive.
Explore Panama, Costa Rica, Belize or Mexico on a relaxing and fascinating cruise and see some amazing sights.
Tiny in comparison to its sister regions to the north and south, Central America covers just 0.1% of the world's surface, yet it contains an unparalleled level of biodiversity.
Explore the beautiful colonial highlights and colonial history in many of the cities in Mexico, Central America & Cuba.