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Discover magnificent landscapes, wildlife and ancient civilisations in a tropical climate

Ancient Mayan and Aztec civilisations built fortified cities with massive pyramids, rivaling the largest in the world, visible today in the forests of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Colonial cities have sophisticated hotels, restaurants, cuisine and beautiful architecture for you to enjoy.

Explore dense rainforest and National Parks staying at beautiful lodges in Costa Rica, the fascinating and abundant marine life of the Belize barrier reef; Enjoy in beautiful beaches, resorts and turquoise clear ocean in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Browse the bustling markets of Guatemala where intricate and colourful weavings express the cultural identity of the people.

We invite you to browse our selection of Central America holidays below. These itineraries have been carefully planned by our destination specialists to optimise your time and provide a deeper perspective on Cental America.

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Specialist Knowledge

Need some help with your trip? Our advisors have extensively travelled to Central America and can carefully craft your trip using their firsthand knowledge & experience.

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Mayan Ruins

The Mayan civilisation flourished in parts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras, leaving behind well-preserved ruins and immense pyramids that allow expert guides to paint vivid pictures of life in ancient times.

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Colonial Cities

The colonization of Central America added an extra layer of fascinating history to the continent and left us with some of the most beautiful and atmospheric cities in the Americas.

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Beaches

The idyllic Caribbean and Pacific coast beaches of Central America provide the perfect setting to unwind in style after a memorable holiday spent exploring its Mayan ruins, colonial cities and exotic nature.

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Cuba's colonial, US, revolutionary and socialist history converge in its iconic capital.

 
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San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel is a beautiful city, close to the capital, with classic colonial buildings and a towering cathedral.

 
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Mexico's capital is dynamic and cosmopolitan, with huge Aztec pyramids and hillside colonial towns nearby.

 
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Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio combines tropical rainforest, exotic wildlife, idyllic Pacific coast beaches and luxury resorts.

 
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