Central America is a fascinating region caught between the two giant landmasses of North and South America. Consisting of countries such as Mexico, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, it shares many aspects of both its neighbours mixed with its own characteristics.
Costa Rica occupies a unique position, lying between two oceans and two continents. On both coasts, tropical rainforests rise to the mountains of the interior, many of which soar over 13,000 feet above sea level. In the west, a seemingly endless succession of brown-sand beaches forms the nation's Pacific coast.
Mexico offers fascinating culture, delicious food and gorgeous sandy beaches. The coastline is a popular retreat for sun-seekers, whilst the interior will enthrall anyone interesting in historic civilisations artistic wonder. Mexico's cuisine is also iconic and the culinary delights here are part of one of the fastest-growing current food trends.
Nicaragua is the largest Central American nation and has stunning landscapes, vast cultural treasures, and an intriguing history. Located on the Pacific coast of Southern Nicaragua is a scenic fishing village named San Juan del Sur. Its bay possesses beautiful white-sand beaches and ecological richness. The nearby city of Granada is the oldest city in Central America.