Central America Luxury Travel Vacation Guide

You have 7 countries to choose from in Central America, with a wide selection of places to visit. The warm climate, the sandy beaches and tropical waters as well as the historic sites and other tourist attractions provide a wealth of things to do and see. The scenery is breathtaking from the mountains down to the small villages. With friendly people and luxurious resorts, Central America will provide you with a vacation to remember.

Central America Travel Tips for Luxury Vacations

Belize

Take an adventure tour of the rainforest and explore the ancient Mayan Temples. Belize City offers a spectacular vacation with luxurious hotels and resorts that will accommodate all of your needs. English is the native language of Belize and it's spoken everywhere. There are caving adventures for the more adventurous tourists as well as hiking, biking and mountain climbing. Visit the many museums and see the breathtaking view of the Maya Mountains and the fertile valleys from the top of the Cahal Pech Mayan Temple. See the pyramids at Xunantunich, with its tall El Castillo and the stucco decoration all around it.
For details see Luxury Travel Guide to Belize.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America's best kept secrets. The cinnamon colored sands of the Jaco Beaches are a surfer's paradise and the mountainous terrain of Quepos with its Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio are a sight to behold. Experience genuine Costa Rica food in San Jose and explore the many museums that this city holds. Stop at the lower slopes of the Arenal Volcano National Park. The beaches of Tamarindo are perfect for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving the Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas is the site of the nesting turtles.
For details see Luxury Travel Guide Guide to Costa Rica

El Salvador

Most of this country is volcanic uplands and active volcanoes. San Salvador is the largest city and has many attractions for visitors of all ages. Visit the many museums, the Cathedral and the amusement park at San Jacinto. Explore the Mayan ruins and with 200 miles of Pacific coastline, there is no shortage of beaches where you can enjoy all kinds of water sports. The food markets are the largest in all of Central America and the restaurants serve all types of food.

The best time to visit is during the dry season, from November to April. The roads are in good condition during this time and there are many cultural festivals. With the many volcanoes there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, as well as excellent surfing off the beaches. Anytime of the year there are many archaeological sites of excavated Mayan ruins for you to visit and beautiful scenery to photograph.

For details see Luxury Travel Guide to Guide to El Salvador

Guatemala

The mountains of Guatemala hide many gems for tourists to discover. Lake Atitlan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in this country. It has an ideal climate and even during the rainy season (May to October), the sun does shine everyday. Take a Mayan adventure to see the ruins of the many temples and you might just find where Survivor- Guatemala was filmed. Experience the culture the food and the sights. Visit the Arches of Santa Catarina in Antiqua, the Shrine of Pascual Abaj in Chichicastenango, the ancient pyramid at Tikal' 10-mile Site, where you can walk through dense jungle paths and trails, and the carved stones at Parque National Tikal.
For details see Luxury Travel Guide to Guatemala.

Honduras

The Copan Ruinas is a quaint town with many attractions for visitors. It is surrounded by many small Indian villages, a rainforest and many nature reserves, such as the Butterfly Park. On the north coast of the country, you will find La Ceiba, with its city parks, exciting nightlife, the Cuero y Salado National Park and the Pico Bonito national Park, where there is an 8000-foot peak from which you can see the spectacular scenery below. Stroll through the markets of San Pedro Sula and visit the old churches and buildings in Tegucigalpa. Visit Santa Rosa for its annual festival during the last two weeks of August, but it is beautiful whenever you decide to visit.
For details see Luxury travel Guide to Honduras

Nicaragua

With its stunning landscape, Nicaragua will leave you breathless. Visit the Laguna de Aroya, just west of Granada City where the beautiful lake is one of the natural wonders of the country. This country has a dry tropical rain forest, fresh water sharks in Lake Nicaragua. Granada is a city of surprises. You never know what you will find here. Cycle around the island of Ometepe, climb the volcano or relax on the beach. Other popular places for tourists in Nicaragua are San Carlos and Solentiname.
More info at Luxury travel Guide to Nicaragua

Panama

Bocas del Toro has exceptional diving along its coast and there are beautiful white sandy beaches where you can relax on the strand in between swims in the warm water. Consider a tour into authentic Indian villages and sail up a river through a steaming jungle. Take a tour of a coffee farm in Boquete and the more adventurous can take a trip to the top of the Baru Volcano. Hiking and horseback riding are very popular activities, in addition to strolling along the streets of the town. The Ambassador Causeway in Panama City will provide you with an awesome view of the Panama skyline. You can take a museum tour of the city to make sure you don't miss anything and the Panama Canal is a must on any itinerary.
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