Central & South America Vacations
Central America seems to have it all, from Nicaragua’s stunning Land of Lakes and Volcanoes, to spellbinding Belize, Costa Rica and Panama. The region’s vibrant countries offer friendly inhabitants, a melting pot of cultures and cuisine, breathtaking landscapes with lush jungles, towering mountains, verdant rainforests and spectacular azure seas, and some of the planet’s most unique wildlife, plus the historic engineering marvel, the Panama Canal.
Pleasant Holidays now offers South America vacation packages, beginning with Colombia. Explore this beautiful destination, from the sunny beaches of Cartagena to the cultural heart of Bogota.
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Straddling two mighty waterways, the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, Central America extends from Belize in the north to Panama in the south. No location in Central America is more than 125 miles from the sea.
The region’s diverse scenery encompasses lush tropical rainforests and enchanting cloud forests, as well as relics of the ancient Mayan civilization, vibrant towns and multi-colored tropical seascapes.
This vibrant isthmus holds sixteen UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with at least one per country, including ancient archaeological sites, Spanish colonial cities, national parks and stunning islands, such as Costa Rica’s impressive Cocos Island National Park and the diving mecca, the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System.
What To Do
Dive, sail, kayak and canoe amid the brilliant, clear-blue waters of Belize.
Discover Costa Rica’s awesome Arenal Volcano or Poás Volcano with its 2,500 foot-high crater, and deep green Botos Lagoon, just a short drive from the capital city of San José. Bask in the sunshine on some of Central America’s best beaches bordering the Pacific coastline around Guanacaste.
Tour Nicaragua’s renowned coffee route in the north.
Explore Panama City’s impressive old quarter of Casco Viejo, founded in 1673, before heading to Panama’s iconic manmade creation, the Panama Canal.