Synopses & Reviews
'Lose yourself in a gargantuan cloud forest, discover a deserted island, hike up the rim of a volcano\'s crater, navigate white-water rapids past toucans and iguanas or wander among ruins still tangled in jungleFodor\'s Central America, 2nd Edition
offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the area to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor\'s guide to ensure you don\'t miss a thing.
The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best "Fodor\'s guides are saturated with information."
- You won\'t find a more accurate, current guidebook anywhere.
- Unlike other travel books, Fodor\'s guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory bestso you know you\'re seeing the real Central America.
- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.
With Fodors you get much more than a guidebook–we make it easy for you to customize your dream vacation.
Visit www.fodors.com to find up-to-date travel bargains, mini-guides to worldwide destinations, information on local festivals, dazzling drives, maps, vacation planning tips and much more!
And, for more insider secrets, visit “Travel Talk” and “Rants and Raves” online at www.fodors.com/forums to get advice from other travelers like you.'
Travelers are discovering that there's more to Central America than Costa Rica and are expanding their travel plans to include a wider range of countries. This new guide goes in-depth not only on popular Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Belize but also on El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Fodor's balanced coverage of this region, which includes hotel and restaurants in all price ranges, provides this new wave of travelers just the kind of information they need to discover Central America's teeming ecoforests, its evocative ancient ruins, and its spectacular beaches.
No matter what your budget or whether it's your first trip or fifteenth, Fodor's Gold Guides get you where you want to go. In this completely up-to-date guide our experts who live in Central America give you the inside track, showing you all the things to see and do ? from must-see sights to off-the-beaten-path adventures, from shopping to outdoor fun. Fodor's Central America shows you hundreds of hotel and restaurant choices in all price ranges ? from budget-friendly B&Bs to luxury hotels, from casual eateries to the hottest new restaurants, complete with thorough reviews showing what makes each place special. The Smart Travel Tips A to Z section helps you take care of the nitty gritty with essential local contacts and great advice ? from how to take your mountain bike with you to what to do in an emergency. Plus, web links and mix-and-match itineraries make planning a snap.
Written and researched by residents of Central America, this up-to-date guide offers a mix of the cultural and practical, options in all price ranges, up-to-date web addresses and insider information. It covers Costa Rica, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama.