Discover Central America with TradeWinds

If you're looking for an unforgettable trip of a lifetime, with adventure, excitement and culture, then only a few vacation destinations will leave you wanting more. Welcome to the cultural melting pot of Central America.

Bordered by Mexico to the north, Colombia to the south east, the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, it's easy to see why Central America is a hidden gem. Consisting of seven countries: Belize, Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, Central America offer its visitors an amazing mix of cultural and historical delights.

If you're looking for culture, then Central America is home to sixteen UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the perfect place to start exploring for the ancient ruins of Mayan Civilization. Nature lovers will enjoy treks into rainforests and island hopping to find an amazing array of wildlife in its natural habitat. Whilst adventure-seekers will love the many on land and at sea experiences, such as hiking and scuba diving that bring this fascinating region to life.

TradeWinds is pleased to offer two of Central America's most diverse countries as thrilling vacation destinations.

For the uninitiated, Panama offers so much more than just its famous canal. Transport yourself to over five thousand miles of coastline and more than 1500 islands. The Bocas del Toro (meaning "Mouth of the Bull") and its islands offer unspoilt nature, a sanctuary for a variety of wildlife and the perfect location to relax and unwind.

Beautiful Belize is home to endless beaches, rainforests, exotic flora and fauna and ancient Mayan ruins. Not to mention the second largest barrier reef on the planet - an ideal snorkeling playground! Charter the stunning Caribbean Sea and relax on a luxury catamaran to get the best views of Belize.

Only a handful of vacation destinations such as Panama and Belize offer amazing adventure, wildlife and culture. So whether you decide to visit Panama or Belize first, one thing's for sure, you'll definitely be back to explore the rest of what these amazing vacation destinations have to offer!

Looking to charter a yacht in Central America?

With 45 luxury catamaran yachts across the Caribbean, Central America, the Mediterranean and in the South Pacific regions, it’s easy to see why over 60 thousand people have chosen to take their dream vacation with TradeWinds.

Where is Central America?

Facts about Panama and Belize

  • The Panama Hat is really made in Ecuador.
  • Panama City is the only capital in the world with a rainforest in its city limits.
  • Panama is the only place on earth where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific Ocean and set on the Atlantic Ocean - making it one of the world’s truly unique vacation destinations!
  • If you’re in the mood for junk food, you’ll be out of luck as you won’t find popular fast food chains such as McDonalds, Burger King, Starbucks or KFC in Belize.
  • Belize is home to over 900 ancient Mayan sites, which are scattered around the country.
  • Keep an eye out for Belize’s version of Big Foot - El Sisimito, a large creature with no knees that feeds on humans.

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