Central America is the name given to the group of countries on the narrow strip of land between North and South America. Consisting of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama; it is an exciting and diverse area to visit. Each country is unique and has its own distinguishing attractions.
When planning a family holiday to Central America it is worth considering the style of holiday your family enjoy. The region offers wonderful Caribbean beaches, exotic tropical wildlife, colourful local cultures, stunning scenery (including mountains, volcanoes and lakes), fascinating Pre-Columbian and colonial history and exciting adventure sports.
Costa Rica has been a popular choice for family holidays for some time. Its main attractions are the Pacific and Caribbean beaches, easy access to wildlife and well-established adventure activities. It has a family-friendly culture and a transport infrastructure that allows visitors to move reasonably easily around the country.