Costa Rica remains the most popular destination of among Germans. The South America travel portal feels confirmed in its target selection: as the latest tourism figures show the international entry numbers increased in 2012 in the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. In the last year, 8.87 million international tourists traveled to Central America, representing an increase of 6.6%. The European arrivals has even increased by 16% to more than 832.000. Germany was with a plus of 9.7% of by far the most growing market.
Central America has much to offer for tourists. The region is a global biodiversity hotspot and fascinated by his continental mosaic bio zones. The most popular nature include the Belize Barrier Reef and the blue hole in Belize, the National Park of Masaya in Nicaragua, as well as the Arenal Vulkan and the National Park Tortuguero in Costa Rica. There are especially the relics of Maya of great importance from a cultural perspective. The most important Mayan sites are the Maya ruins of Altun HA and Xunantunich in Belize, Tikal in Guatemala and Copan in Honduras. Including Panama City, Panama, Antigua in Guatemala, San Jose and Tamarindo in Costa Rica, as well as Granada and San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua are among the most popular cities.
The most popular destination for German tourists continues to be Costa Rica. Trips that can be found in the South America travel portal, lead to the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, as Arenal and Irazu, numerous national parks and a variety of waterfalls, in the rain forests and on mountain slopes are the volcanoes. Popular destinations include the cloud forest of Monteverde, which has a fascinating tropical flora and fauna with its majestic trees, mosses, ferns, and beautiful orchids. Another popular destination is the Tortuguero National Park. He offers a unique channel and lagoon, which is lined by dense rain forest. Sure the lava eruptions are among the most spectacular holiday impressions of the most active volcano in the world, the Arenal, which impress especially at night. In addition to tours to Central America with different focuses, the portal has also special trips in the programme: trekking tours, cycling trips, language or train travel are examples of how the customer can set priorities in his trip to Central America holiday design. But even cruises or family travel can be found in the selection. The South America travel portal offers a variety of trips to Central America. Many offers can be found at.