If you’re looking to keep the fun in the sun going despite the onset of Fall, Central America has all you seek and more. This natural wonder in the world is brimming with diversity, culture, beauty, and fascinating history.
Central America is home to lava-gurgling volcanoes, the rich history of the Mayan civilization, the adorable two-toed sloth, and miles of white sandy beaches. Check out a brief overview, highlighting a few of the hottest spots to visit in Central America, and start planning your next adventure today.
Cancun has been on many traveler’s itineraries since tourism hit a high in the early 1980’s. A popular spring break destination for college students, the area has much more to offer than a great place to party.
The charm of Cancun exists within the rich history, stellar aquatic arena, and once in a lifetime fishing opportunities. You’ll have trouble fighting the urge to move to Mexico once you spend more than a moment immersed in the culture and beauty of the area.
Semuc Champey, Guatemala
You’ve never seen natural glory until you’ve laid eyes on the breathtaking display of Semuc Champey in Guatemala. This location sits atop a naturally carved limestone bridge. Pools of sapphire blue water litter the landscape with countless opportunities to literally immerse yourself in the scene.
Book your stay at the Utopia Eco-Hotel, where you can also take part in an exploratory guided tour through the nearby Kanba Caves. Pack your waterproof camera, and get ready for a beautiful tropical experience.
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Monteverde is located on the peak of Costa Rica’s continental divide, and the Cloud Forest Reserve is home to more than a few jaw-dropping sights to see.
The forest is at such a high elevation that the clouds keep the jungle supplied with lots of moisture, creating a perfect environment for life to flourish. You can plan to visit the bat jungle, the butterfly garden, and the biological reserve to forge unforgettable memories for you and your travel party.
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
White sandy beaches with crystal blue waters rushing ashore rush life into the surfing town of Santa Teresa. The perfect place to go if you’re seeking a sleepy, relaxing getaway, Santa Teresa will melt your worries away.
Plan your days full of surfing (or spectating), paddleboarding, scuba diving, kite-surfing, fishing, and yoga. End your adventures with a refreshing day at the spa, and enjoy live music next to beach bonfires at night.
Copan is the heart of Mayan culture in the mountains of Honduras. If history is your cup of tea, Copan is the sweet, sweet flavor of honey. Visit the Copan Ruinas, the Mayan Ball Court, and the Hieroglyphic Staircase to get a taste of the past in Central America.