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Central America

Holidays in Central America provide the perfect opportunity to discover varied natural treasures, impressive Mayan ruins, busy city markets, and thriving ranches and farms, ideal for learning a little about the local culture. A region of tropical coasts and many volcanoes, Central America appeals to adventurous vacationers looking for extraordinary and sometimes challenging experiences. Make beaches the focus of your vacation in Central America, or split your time between archaeological sites and lush forests, home to many different species of animals you won't see anywhere else in the world.
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