If you’re planning your next vacation as a couple, and want to go somewhere romantic, then you’ll be interested to know that the very best destinations are just waiting for you in Central America, how about a honeymoon in Costa Rica or on the beaches of Panama? The best things you can enjoy together.
Destinations in Central America
This part of the continent has the best beaches in the world, and great biodiversity, as the culture as well as the entertainment options that characterise the countries in the region. Experience a romantic getaway in these attractive tourist destinations that grab the attention.
What to see in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is the perfect destination for couples who want to be immersed in natural world, lose themselves on local paths way off the beaten track and enjoy an intimate romantic moment. This beautiful country has 8 ecological reserves, 20 national parks and dozens of protected areas ideal for ecotourism, and activities connected with a protected flora and fauna.
If you’re deciding on what to see in Costa Rica, in these places you can observe some unusual animals. For example, in Corcovado National Park you’ll find 140 species of mammals, particularly tapirs and jaguars. Another park that’s well-known is the Tortuguero National Park, which is located in the province of Limón on the Caribbean coast. Here on the park’s beaches you can observe the spawning of leatherback turtles between July and October. In both you can take selfies with the stunning scenery as a backdrop, and take home a unique memory.
If, however, you prefer the warm waters and relaxing for a romantic moment by the tranquil sea with your partner, then visit the beaches of Costa Rica, for example those of Guanacaste, where you’ll find white sands and warm, transparent waters, and you’ll have the feeling that you’ve landed in paradise.
Visit the beaches of Panama
In this beautiful country that connects South and Central America, where you’ll find paradisiacal beaches in perfect, virtually unspoilt surroundings, and where you can leave all your worries behind and chill out with your partner.
Cayo Coral and Cayo Zapatilla in Bocas del Toro
Cayo Coral is located in northern Panama. It’s part of Isla Colon. It’s a very popular destination thanks to its waters filled with coral reefs and surrounded by mangrove swamps. It’s the ideal place for diving and snorkelling – take some classes, and enjoy with your partner!
Cayo Zapatilla is formed by two islets surrounded by reefs, and is located east of Bastimentos, a medium-sized island. Cayo Zapatilla is perfect for exploring on foot, enjoying the natural world, the flora and the incredible beaches that surround it.
The island has a marine park, which is considered one of the best diving destinations in the world because the largest coral reef in the Eastern Pacific is found in the surrounding waters. The marine park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005. There’s nothing more romantic than diving with your partner and observing the wonders of the underwater world hand in hand.
Playa Blanca, located 90 minutes from the capital, offers warm waters and white sands, in a lush natural environment which also has luxury resorts. One of the most popular beaches in Panama for occasional visitors and for city dwellers. Here you can do lots of different activities: horseback riding, boating, golf, snorkelling and beach sports. If you are looking to relax by the pool, here you’ll find the biggest one in the country.
A Taste of typical Guatemalan dishes
This amazing country, rich in culture and archaeological sites, also offers you beaches, huge biodiversity and some wonderful national parks. And we have to give a mention to its incredible gastronomy. Below you have some delicious typical Guatemalan dishes.
Tortillas with meat, cheese, egg, beetroot and sauce. This combination of flavours and textures makes the enchilada a favourite with visitors. Bet you can’t eat one without breaking the crispy tortilla!
Suchos are a bit like sandwiches, and are made with bread, avocado, cabbage and whatever type of sausage you and your partner fancy,for example chorizo or longaniza. Suchos are usually freshly prepared.
Tamales are typical fare for Saturdays and New Year’s Eve parties. They’re made from corn dough, and filled with pork or chicken. Served with french bread and good coffee they’re delicious.
And to end with…
Central America is out there waiting for you. You can choose between beaches, parks with huge biodiversity, ecotourism and tasting the most delicious dishes from this part of the world – or you can do all of these things. Fancy a honeymoon in Costa Rica or in any of the countries we’ve mentioned? If so, then what are you waiting for – go for it, and enjoy that perfect holiday with your partner.