Central America

At a glance

  • Beautiful Colonial cities
  • Intriguing Mayan ruins
  • Incredible natural landscapes

Central America holidays

Explore diverse and vibrant histories and cultures and unrivalled natural landscapes

Exotic Central America offers contrasting landscapes of natural beauty, wildlife and bustling city centres. Boasting ancient curiosities, natural phenomena and modern feats of engineering this narrow stretch of land, linking its two larger and more well-known neighbours of North and South America, certainly doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the extent of incredible sights and activities on offer.

  • Enchanting Maya ruins. Witness these fascinating sites such as the lost temples of Tikal in Guatemala
  • Glorious beaches – choose from the Caribbean or the Pacific coasts and perhaps try your hand at scuba diving, snorkelling or simply relaxing on the warm, golden sands
  • Enthralling wildlife in dense rainforests. Spot exotic colourful birds and howler monkeys in the captivating cloud forests or head to the water, where you might spot whale and sea turtles in the Pacific
  • The cosmopolitan city of Panama, offering a vibrant atmosphere that’s not to be missed as well the world-famous Panama Canal – a must see
  • Indigenous cultures – over 20 Maya languages are spoken in Central America with strong African and Spanish influences. Explore colonial architecture and great traditions amongst 4000 years of history.