Central America holiday highlights

Fringed by the Caribbean to the east and the Pacific to the west, and with an interior of dense rain and cloud forests scattered with volcanoes, Costa Rica is a taste of paradise. The country boasts incredible biodiversity throughout its varied tropical landscapes, including over 800 bird species. The sun-drenched northern Pacific coastline of Costa Rica is renowned for its beautiful untouched beaches, hidden coves, tropical forest and abundance of marine life including giant leatherback turtles.

Belize is a small country with amazing natural and cultural diversity, featuring a lush jungle interior and a picture-perfect Caribbean coast. One of the final frontiers for entirely unspoilt natural beauty, Belize prides itself on its laid-back way of life and numerous pristine beaches. Discover the country's network of caves and beautiful offshore cayes, scattered along the longest barrier reef in the Americas.