Have you visited the paradisiac beaches in Central America?
7 amazing countries with a full menu of wonderfull beaches, where you can practice snorkerl, surf, dive, look stunning sunsents, and more. You can join a multy country tour, from north to south visiting the most amazing of Central America, or choose one or two of your preference and own pace.
Tela is the second most important city of the Department of Atlántida. Thanks to Tela, Honduras is famous for its beaches, one of the main destinations for tourists during Holy Week; A destination full of history and beauty. The protected natural areas are the favorite ones for those who wants to visit Honduras in the holidays. In addition, the enormous cultural wealth represented by the Garifuna people, intangible heritage of humanity, and living in various villages such as Triunfo de La Cruz, San Juan and Tornabé.
Within its protected areas should be mentioned Jeannette Kawas and Punta Izopo, the Lancetilla Botanical Garden and the Texíguat Wildlife Refuge. Of course the beaches of Tela Bay are the main attraction for thousands of tourists who come to enjoy the delights of the sea.
Although Tela, does not have many old buildings to speak of, there are different very iconic sites, and you can easily take a walking tour of the area, visiting both old and new Tela.
2. COSTA RICA
His name is his best presentation: Costa Rica. (Rich coast in its literal translation) , And it is that this small Central American country is a true paradise of beaches, of coasts rich in natural beauty, tropical climate, warm people and adventures. Not in vain, Costa Rica is an unmissable destination on the map of tourists who love exotic beaches. In fact, 8 of the 10 best beaches in Central America are in Costa Rica, according to the list prepared by the site specialized in world tourism, trip advisor. But not only that, since that same website pointed out last year that Costa Rica has one of the 25 most beautiful beaches in the world, it is the famous Manuel Antonio beach, in the Costa Rican Pacific. For the warm weather, there is no better time to visit Costa Rica, during the Easter season many Ticos head for the beaches to enjoy some sun and relaxation. If they are not at the beach, they are relaxing at home, making traditional food to share with loved ones. Since many religious followers fast during this week (or at least on Good Friday), they make wonderful homemade tamales and enjoy more seafood than usual.
Easter is the single longest public and Bank Holiday in Belize – from Good Friday through to Easter Monday. Locals and visitors trying to escape the heat either take to the local beaches, river or nearest swimming pool. With more than 80 per cent of Belizeans professing Christianity the sale of alcohol is prohibited throughout the country on Good Friday, a day when solemn religious activities are held including all-day church services and processions re-enacting of the Passion of Christ.
Holy Week in Benque Viejo The most colourful and traditional re-enactment of the Via Crucifix is held in the sleepy border town of Benque Viejo del Carmen in western Belize. There, after an evening mass, the Good Friday procession winds through the streets of the little town where the central streets are decorated with beautiful Alfombras De Acerrin (sawdust carpets).
Holy Saturday Cross Country Classic This is an annual one-day cycling race that is held on Holy Saturday in Belize. It is the biggest cycling event in the country with an estimated distance of some 140 miles. The race has been going since 1928 and its origin has roots in the colonial era when Belizeans had to cycle from village to village to watch sporting events. Nothing says Easter in Belize like spending time at the beach. Whether it’s taking a boat ride out to the islands of Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker, or driving down to the village of Placencia; your Easter break isn’t complete unless you’ve soaked up some sun and sea!
The beautiful village of Placencia in Southern Belize While Placencia is known for its wild Easter parties over the Easter weekend (Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday), you can still find a place in paradise to just relax on the beach and enjoy the cool Caribbean breeze under the shade of a coconut tree.
Goff’s Caye Approximately 20 minutes off the coast of Belize City, Goff’s Caye is a favourite Easter spot for locals and as well a popular destination for cruise ship tourists. It’s powdery white sand beaches and shallow aquamarine waters makes it a perfect getaway on a long Easter weekend.
Caye Caulker The island is about 4 miles long, but the village only occupies about a mile of the island. Caye Caulker is a popular destination for scuba divers, snorkelers, anglers, and tourists who just want beach-oriented relaxation at budget prices. Although in the past it was a sleepy fishing community, this fun-loving isle is today known more for its party and night life than diving or fishing. This is clearly visible at the famous “Split” during the Easter break.
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