60 days in Central America Itinerary

60 days in Central America Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly + Shuttle:  18 h 15 min
1
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  10 h
9
Roatan, Honduras
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
10
San Pedro, Belize
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Caye Caulker, Belize
— 4 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Drive:  4 h 45 min
12
Cayo, Belize
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

5
nights
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shark Diving and Prieta Beach. Get in touch with nature at Playa Hermosa and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore Playas del Coco's surroundings by going to Playa Dantita (in Las Catalinas) and Playa Iguanita (in Iguanita). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the galleries of Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts, and stop by Lis Umana Beachwear.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Playas del Coco trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Playas del Coco is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Playas del Coco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Hermosa, Playa Nacascolo, Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Playa Dantita, Playa Iguanita
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
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Shark Diving
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Conchal and Playa Avellana. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Playa Mina. Venture out of the city with trips to San Juanillo Beach (in San Juanillo) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Playa Flamingo). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamarindo Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stop by Organic Products by Coco Beauty Spa.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tamarindo trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Playas del Coco to Tamarindo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Teresa.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo, San Juanillo Beach
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Playa Avellana ©
Playa Avellana
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal

3
nights
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Santa Teresa ©
A coastal getaway popular with surfers and young travelers, Santa Teresa spreads out from the beach and the main coastal road to a ring of newer developments on the surrounding hills.
Visit Playa Santa Teresa and Playa Hermosa for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Bri'ah Art Gallery. Explore Santa Teresa's surroundings by going to Wild Sun Rescue Center (in Cabuya) and Montezuma (Montezuma Falls, Costa Rica Color, &more). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Santa Teresa attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tamarindo to Santa Teresa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Santa Teresa

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Montezuma, Kayaking & Canoeing
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
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Playa Santa Teresa ©
Playa Santa Teresa
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Playa Samara, Costa Rica

Playa Samara ©
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Playa Garza. Relax by the water at Playa Guiones and Puerto Carrillo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Playa Samara: Playa Corozalito (in Bejuco), Macaw Recovery Network - Formerly The Ara Project (in Punta Islita) and Jungle Butterfly Farm (in Nandayure). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Playa Buena Vista, enjoy the sand and surf at Samara Beach, and admire the sheer force of Belen Waterfall.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Playa Samara travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Teresa to Playa Samara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Corozalito, Puerto Carrillo, Playa Guiones, Macaw Recovery Network - Formerly The Ara Project, Jungle Butterfly Farm
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Playa Guiones ©
Playa Guiones
Horseback Riding Tours

6
nights
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Get outdoors at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and Piedra de Fuego. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chorotega Arts & Crafts and Sarah's Gallery. Step out of Monteverde to go to Guacimal and see Sustainability Demonstration Center, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserva Bosque Nuboso Santa Elena, delve into the lush surroundings at Curi Cancha Reserve, get a dose of the wild on Monteverde Wild Hikes, and look for gifts at Souvenir Rosewood-Info Center.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Monteverde trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Playa Samara to Monteverde takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sustainability Demonstration Center, Piedra de Fuego
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Reserva Bosque Nuboso Santa Elena ©
Reserva Bosque Nuboso Santa Elena
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Visiting Playa Biesanz and Uvita Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and The Captain's Booty. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll around Parque Nahomi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manuel Antonio trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Quepos, Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, Uvita Beach
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
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Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz
Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Uvita Beach ©
Uvita Beach

6
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Onirica Art Gallery and Wood & Art Gallery. Visiting Bogarin Trail and Arenal Natura Ecological Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Rio Celeste (in Tenorio Volcano National Park) and Butterfly Conservatory (in El Castillo). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Proyecto Asis, and explore the striking landscape of Arenal Volcano.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the La Fortuna de San Carlos online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Arenal Volcano, Rio Celeste, Butterfly Conservatory
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 4:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ©
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel.
Visit Punta Uva Beach and Playa Cocles for some beach relaxation. Visiting Tarantulas Way and La Feria Legendaria de Playa Chiquita will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Yesland Mini Golf, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll through Redfrogteam Biological Station.

Discover how to plan a Puerto Viejo de Talamanca trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Roatan.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cahuita, Redfrogteam Biological Station
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
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Playa Cocles ©
Playa Cocles
Punta Uva Beach ©
Punta Uva Beach

5
nights
Roatan, Honduras

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Little French Key. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tabyana Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, get to know the resident critters at Manawakie Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Diamonds International, and enjoy the sand and surf at West Bay Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Roatan holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Roatan takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 13:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tabyana Beach ©
Tabyana Beach

6
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Get some cultural insight at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. Explore hidden gems such as Mexico Rocks and Belize Chocolate Company. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Secret Beach Belize, see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Pedro online travel route planner.

You can fly from Roatan to San Pedro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 19:
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker ©
At just under 8 km (5 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the limestone coral island of Caye Caulker offers a small but perfectly formed getaway 32 km (20 mi) offshore from Belize City.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aria Kat Art and Red Flower Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shark Ray Alley and Turneffe Reef. Step out of Caye Caulker with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Belize City--about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Caye Caulker trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from San Pedro to Caye Caulker takes an hour. November in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cayo.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Shark Ray Alley
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Cayo, Belize

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Caracol and Big Rock Falls. Visiting Green Iguana Conservation Project and Rio Frio Cave will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Cayo to La Democracia to see The Belize Zoo about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, stroll through Belize Raptor Center, and see the top attractions with MayaWalk Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cayo itinerary maker site.

Getting from Caye Caulker to Cayo by combination of ferry, bus, and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, shuttle, flight, and car. In November, daily temperatures in Cayo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:
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Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours
Caracol ©
Caracol

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