Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Crystal blue waters, the biggest coral reef in the Northern Hemisphere, and jungle-covered Mayan ruins. What are you waiting for?
Marvel at the fiery power of Volcan Arenal, enjoy the daily rainbows in Monte Verde, surf some killer waves, or check out the turtles and caymen in Tortuguero National Park. This little country packs a huge diversity of things to check out.
Despite being the tiniest contry in Central America, El Salvador gets some of the biggest surf. Enjoy some tranquil time in a mountain town before hitting the beaches.
From the amazing market in Chichicastenango, numerous active volcanoes, an amazing thriving Mayan culture, and dirt-cheap Spanish classes, Guatemala has something for everyone.
While Honduras may have the dubious distinction of the worst border crossing in all of Latin America, don't miss the fantastic Caribbean coast with world-class scuba diving and pristine beaches.
Fantastic surfing is a general theme in Central America, and Nicaragua doesn't disappoint. From deserted beaches in Northern Nicaragua to packed and pumping San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua has plenty of sand for everyone.
Tour a coffee finca in Boquette, buy some molas in El Valle, party in Panama City, surf deserted breaks, and bask in the amazing Caribbean paradise of the San Blas Islands. Treat yourself right - you're about to cross the hardest border in all of Latin America - the Darien Gap.