Costa Rica offers a dizzying suite of outdoor adventures in every shape and size – from the squeal-inducing rush of a canopy zip line to world class surfing. Glimpse life in both rain forest and cloud forest, simmering volcanoes offer otherworldly vistas, Famed for its “Pura Vida”, meaning “pure life”, Costa Rica is a destination not to be missed.
With steaming jungles, snow capped volcanoes, cactus-strewn deserts and 10,000km of coastline strung with sandy beaches and wildlife-rich lagoons, Mexico is an endless adventure for the senses and a place where life is lived largely in the open air. Strap on a snorkel to explore the beauty beneath the surface of the Caribbean Sea, or go inland for whitewater thrill and while on dry land hike Oaxaca's mountain cloud forests.
Belize's Barrier Reef is the second largest in the world, after Australia's, and with more than 100 types of coral and some 500 species of tropical fish, it's pure paradise for scuba divers and snorkelers. Swimming through translucent seas, you are treated to a kaleidoscope of coral, fish, whale sharks and turtles. For the adventurous diver there are amazing underwater caves and the world-renowned Blue Hole.
From clear turquoise seas to the coffee farms and cloud forests of Chiriquí, Panama can be as chilled out or as thrilling as you wish. With a plethora of deserted islands, to explore, snorkeling amongst the rainbow reefs, sea turtles and bottlenose dolphins off Bocas del Toro, or setting sail to the indigenous territory of Guna Yala, this is the gateway to the Pacific and the world beyond.