60 days in Central America Itinerary

60 days in Central America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central America attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in Central America Itinerary

Start: Milan, Italy
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Roatan, Honduras
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
San Pedro, Belize
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Belize City, Belize
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + bus:  2​h
4
San Ignacio, Belize
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
5
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Uvita, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Jaco, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
ferry + bus:  2​h 15​min
10
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Milan, Italy

6
nights
Roatan, Honduras

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Step out of the city life by going to Tabyana Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visit West Bay Beach and Little French Key for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, walk around Gumbalimba Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and view the masterpieces at Shawn Jackson Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Roatan trip planning app .

Milan, Italy to Roatan is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. In February, Roatan is much warmer than Milan - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shark Ray Alley and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Secret Beach Belize will get you outdoors. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the gorgeous colors at Mexico Rocks, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro road trip site .

Fly from Roatan to San Pedro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Belize City.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley

4
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and Altun Ha. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum. When in Belize City, make a side trip to see The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the striking features of Supreme Court of Belize, see the vivid underwater world at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), and stop by Caribbean Spice Belize.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Belize City road trip website .

Getting from San Pedro to Belize City by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Belize City

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Belize District, The Belize Zoo, Fishing Charters & Tours, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
San Ignacio, Belize

San Ignacio ©
The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
Visit Xunantunich Mayan Ruins and Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Green Iguana Conservation Project and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Belmopan (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the natural beauty at Belize Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Ignacio trip planner.

Getting from Belize City to San Ignacio by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cayo, River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wood & Art Gallery and Onirica Art Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Paradise Hot Springs and Arenal Natura Ecological Park. When in La Fortuna de San Carlos, make a side trip to see Butterfly Conservatory in El Castillo, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at Tabacon Hot Springs, Head underground at Venado Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Fortuna Waterfall, and get impressive views of Arenal Volcano.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from San Ignacio to La Fortuna de San Carlos with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arenal Volcano National Park, Butterfly Conservatory
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Arenal Natura Ecological Park ©
Arenal Natura Ecological Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Punta Uva Beach and Playa Cocles. Step out of the city life by going to Veragua Rainforest Park and Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cahuita National Park, get your game on at Yesland Mini Golf, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Viejo de Talamanca trip maker website .

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 your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Uvita.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cahuita, Veragua Rainforest Park
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Punta Uva Beach ©
Punta Uva Beach
Playa Cocles ©
Playa Cocles

3
nights
Uvita, Costa Rica

Uvita ©
Ideal for visitors looking to escape Costa Rica's busy beaches, Uvita offers a serene atmosphere and plenty of uncrowded sand for a leisurely vacation.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Uvita Beach and Playa Ventanas. Step out of the city life by going to Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and Nauyaca Waterfalls. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore by horseback at Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire the sheer force of Uvita Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Uvita trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Uvita takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Uvita

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dominical, Playa Ventanas
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary
Uvita Beach ©
Uvita Beach

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa Manuel Antonio and Playa Biesanz. Step off the beaten path and head to Off-Road Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Change things up with a short trip to Rainmaker Park in Parrita (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and walk around Parque Nahomi.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Manuel Antonio trip planning site .

Getting from Uvita to Manuel Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jaco.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Quepos, Rainmaker Park
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

5
nights
Jaco, Costa Rica

A seaside resort town with plenty of entertaining distractions along its attractive coastline, Jaco has long been a major tourist destination on the central Pacific coast.
Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Palo Seco Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Carara National Park and Vista Los Suenos Horseback Riding. There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Jaco, get interesting insight from Tours, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaco trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to Jaco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Teresa.

Things to do in Jaco

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palo Seco Beach, Vista Los Suenos Horseback Riding, Carara National Park
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Carara National Park ©
Carara National Park

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), kick back and relax at Playa Santa Teresa, admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Wild Sun Rescue Center, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then stroll through Playa Hermosa.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Teresa online travel planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Jaco to Santa Teresa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Santa Teresa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Montezuma
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Santa Teresa ©
Playa Santa Teresa
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

5
nights
Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Tamarindo ©
Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Conchal and Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones). Step out of the city life by going to Playa Avellana and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of Tamarindo to go to Playa Samara and see Horseback Riding Tours, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tamarindo itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Santa Teresa to Tamarindo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa Flamingo, Horseback Riding Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, Playa Conchal, Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Avellana ©
Playa Avellana
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Immaculate Church of Concepcion de Maria and Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Hermosa and Shark Diving. Get out of town with these interesting Playas del Coco side-trips: Sensoria Land of Senses (in Rincon de La Vieja), Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (Llanos de Cortez Waterfall & Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands) and Liberia (Costa Rica'n Art Craft, Nahua, & more). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Palo Verde National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, get impressive views of Rincon de La Vieja National Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Playas del Coco trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Tamarindo to Playas del Coco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Liberia, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Province of Guanacaste, Playa Hermosa, Rio Perdido
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands ©
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands

Similar Plans

29 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 58 days in South America, Caribbean & Central America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in Central America BY A USER FROM GREECE October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 44 days in Central America BY A USER FROM IRELAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Central America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Central America BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA March, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Central America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans