Cheap Eco Holidays in
Central America: Stay on a Ranch, Farm or Estate
A cheap eco holiday in Central America
will introduce you to many wonderful ranches, estates and farms
throughout the region that offer top accommodation. Staying on a ranch
is a far cheaper option than staying in a hotel, and with what you will
save you can spend on the many eco-adventures that each region offers.
With the Caribbean Islands and the 7 countries making up this region,
you will be overwhelmed by the diversity of cultures and landscapes
that exist here and there is just so much to see and do. Each country
is unique in what they have to offer, and one could spend a lifetime
traveling here, and still not see everything.
An eco farm holiday in
Belize will take
you to archaeological and national parks. You can visit nature reserves
and wildlife sanctuaries to see the local fauna. Mayan temples tower
above green, rain forest canopies hidden in jungle-like surroundings,
Lamanai, is one such Mayan site that should not be missed. And for
those of you who like marine like, an incredibly colorful display of
marine wildlife finds protection in Belize's barrier reef, which is
second longest to Australia's. It is a great destination to do some
island hopping too.
A Honduras Sunset - Have you ever seen
something so spectacular?
Rica is another firm favorite with international
tourists visiting Central America. It is a slice of paradise that is
your original Garden of Eden and is a top-spot for those of you are are
serious about taking a true eco holiday. From pristine beaches to
rumbling volcanoes this is a country that has it all and the abundant
wildlife will not disappoint you.
Salvador is largely volcanic and has not been as lucky as
some of its other neighbors in attracting a strong tourism trade.
However, that is not to say that one should overlook this country. It
has much to offer especially with regards to the Cerro Verde National
Park, beaches, tropical nature reserves and some interesting
archaeological sites from the Maya civilization.
is the place to visit for those Mayan temples and architecture.
Although the Mayans dominated much of Central America during their
prime, it is in Guatemala that their legacy is still very much evident
in their architecture and even within some of the local population in
the highlands who still wear traditional weaving traced back to the
Mayans. Beautiful orchids, birds and wildlife can be found in this land
of volcanoes, lakes and subtropical forests and so an eco holiday here
would not disappoint.
is more than just a country growing bananas. Its rich, fertile soil and
valleys are testimony to this. The beaches go on forever, and the
sunsets are spectacular. Bay Islands is a diver's paradise with a
plethora a sea-life from whale sharks to seahorses. For birding you
cannot beat Lago de Yojoa where bird life abounds. And finally,
discover Central America's last pocket of untamed wilderness; Reserva
de la Biosfera del Rio Platano.
is a place for eco-tourist to have an off-the-beaten- track travel
experience. The travel industry is still in its infancy which gives the
global traveler an opportunity to still travel cheaply and to visit
sites without having to elbow one's way to the front with the hordes.
With outstanding scenery and colonial architecture this is a
destination that is well worth the effort.
should not just be visited for its canal. It is a land of canopied
jungles and palm-lined beaches and some of the finest birding for
Tropical birds, snorkeling and hiking in the Americas can be found
here. And while you are thinking about visiting this country, make sure
you find out when one of their many colorful festivals are taking
place. You don't want to miss one of those! With Panama's 5 UNESCO
sites you will be enthralled by its storied past, teeming wildlife and
Come and explore Central America and
spend some time on ranches, estates and farms for your next eco
holiday. By staying on a ranch you will have nature on your doorstep.
Look through our farm accommodation that we have to offer, as I am sure
you will find something of interest.
If you have a farm in Central America that you would like to
showcase visit our Farm Forum. You can upload a picture and
brag a little. We don't mind! There are other individual farming
discussion boards to contribute to through this forum, as well as a
Craft & Recipes Forum where you can share
your favorite recipes and also get some crafting ideas for various
arts & crafts.