Central America

Smack dab in the middle of everything

A skinny belt of countries and islands connecting two much larger continents, Central America and the Caribbean don’t look like much on the map. But looks have never been more deceiving: enveloping rainforests teeming with all manner of wildlife; cloud-shrouded volcanoes; charming colonial towns; mysterious Mayan ruins; and mile upon glorious mile of white-sand beaches await travellers curious enough to come looking for them. And as much fun as they are to explore by day, these lands truly come alive at night – often to the beat of salsa, calypso or reggae. These places may be unfamiliar, but now’s the best time to get introduced.

Popular countries in Central America & the Caribbean

  • Costa Rica

    An eco-tourist's dream, Costa Rica has become synonymous with all an unspoiled tropical paradise can be. Rarely does reality measure up to hype

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  • Guatemala

    Smoking volcanoes spin by as a sea of Mayan weaving lurches from one side of the chicken bus to the other. With the Mayan majority on constant display

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  • Mexico

    Beyond the stereotypes of mariachi bands and tacos, Mexico is a cultural giant of the Americas. A diverse country, with history that stretches thousands of years

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  • Belize

    Belize is an anomaly. Peaceful, democratic, English-speaking, it seems in many ways not to belong in Central America at all.

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