The countries in Central America often get overlooked by people who instead prefer to look to the more popular destinations in the north or south. But you would be making a mistake to think that there is nothing to enjoy in this part of the world. In this blog post, we are going to give you just a few of the reasons why you should consider Central America as your next holiday destination. Let’s begin!
Archaeological Sites for History Buffs
For people who want to learn about the local culture and history when they visit another part of the world, Central America certainly ticks the right boxes. In particular, there are plenty of remnants of the ancient Mayan society that used to inhabit this land. You can see archaeological sites in Belize, Guatemala and El Salvador, but the best-preserved are in Honduras, where you can see the incredible Tikal ruins. You are probably going to want to give yourself a couple of days to see it fully. If you are coming to this country, the Tegucigalpa Marriott Hotel is a nice choice in the capital.
Beautiful Scenery for Nature Lovers
Anyone who loves the Great Outdoors will love their time in Central America. Just some of the landscapes which you can enjoy here include cloud forest, jungles, volcanoes, and beaches. Thanks to this vast array of natural environments, so much wildlife is able to thrive here. No matter which of the countries you visit in this region, you are bound to be able to enjoy some stunning scenery.
A Stunning Coastline for Beach Bums
Every single one of the countries in this region have beaches, so for people whose idea of a holiday is kicking back with a cocktail in hand, there are plenty of options. If you are looking for relaxed waters and white sands, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, and Nicaragua are all good options. Many also have ample snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. If you are a surfer looking to catch some great waves, Guatemala and El Salvador are the best options for you.
Adventures for Thrill-Seekers
We have already talked about the diverse range of landscapes and environments in the region, and you also have plenty of adventurous activities to enjoy including kayaking, surfing, diving, zip-lining and hiking. There are plenty of guided tours which allow you to take in the scenery while a local explains the landscape to you.
Affordability for Budget Travellers
While some of the more developed areas are brimming with luxury resorts, you can also seek out plenty of budget accommodation, food, and tours. And if you go to the lesser-visited countries such as Honduras, you are even more likely to bag yourself some great deals.
So, there you have five types of traveller who will certainly enjoy their time in Central America. It is the kind of place that you need to visit in person to overcome the stereotypes and you can share with others just how great a part of the world it is.