Central America & the Caribbean Travel Guides
The Rough Guide to Belize is the ultimate travel guide to this unique country, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions, from the sun-washed cayes to soaring Mayan pyramids. You can discover Belize's highlights with stunning photography and in-depth information on everything from the country's magnificent Barrier Reef - the longest in the Western Hemisphere - to its mist-shrouded jungles. You can find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Belize, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best resorts, hotels, spas, restaurants and activities for all budgets. You can explore every corner of Belize with clear, user-friendly maps. You can make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Belize.
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The new, full-colour Rough Guide to Costa Rica is the definitive travel guide to this incredible country, with expert information on everything from magnificent national parks to lively cultural festivals and wild beaches. An in-depth field guide with stunning colour photography explores Costa Rica's incomparable wildlife, and easy-to-use maps, reliable advice on how to get around, and up-to-date reviews of the best hotels, eco-lodges, restaurants, bars, clubs and shops - for all budgets - ensure that you won't miss a thing. Discover Costa Rica's highlights, with detailed practical advice on what to see and do throughout the country, from turtle-watching in Tortuguero to surfing in Santa Teresa, hiking and ziplining through the Monteverde cloudforests to exploring the breathtaking biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Costa Rica.
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The Central America isthmus is home to exuberant swathes of rainforest and a tapestry of cultures. Footprint's 20th edition Central America Handbook will guide you from jungle-shrouded Mayan ruins, through ethereal cloud forests, to pristine, sun-soaked islands. - Great coverage of the activities and sights in Southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama - Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from bohemian towns to stunning volcanoes - Includes comprehensive information on everything from transport & practicalities to history, culture & landscape - Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget - Full-colour planning section to inspire and help you find the best experiences - Personal recommendations from the author on everything from festivals and national parks, to kayaking and caving From kicking back on the tranquil shores of Lake Atitlan to marvelling at the Panama Canal, Footprint's fully updated 20th edition will help you navigate this intoxicating destination..
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This brand new title in the Berlitz Pocket Guide series is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that Antigua and Barbuda have to offer. The Where To Go chapter details all the key sights, from the Georgian-era marina of Nelson's Dockyard to stunning RendezVous Bay, reached after a 90mn walk through the rainforest but well worth the effort. Handy maps on the cover help you get around with ease. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the Top 10 Attractions in Antigua and Barbuda, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Tour of the islands. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from snorkelling and windsurfing in HalfMoon Bay to zip-lining in the rainforest.
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Berlitz Pocket Guide St Lucia is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that this beautiful country has to offer. Easy-to-read sections cover everything from the island's rich, and at times turbulent, history and vibrant culture, to entertainment, food and drink. There are easy-to-follow routes provided within this guide, or you can simply pick the sights that interest you; in either case all main sights, including those particularly good for watersports, are cross-referenced on detailed full-colour maps throughout, providing instant orientation. Full-colour photographs provide a visual introduction to this alluring destination and also make this guide a great souvenir after your trip. Practical travel information covers transport, accommodation, restaurants and more so you have all the information you need at your fingertips, including essential contact details. Small in size but big on detail, this guide is both durable and ultra portable, so it can go, wherever you go.
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"Insight Guide Guatemala, Belize & the Yucatan" is a comprehensive, full-colour travel guide to this fascinating region and the legacy of the Maya people who once inhabited it. The countries and their people are brought to life with hundreds of evocative photographs. Our Best Of Guatemala, Belize & the Yucatan section highlights the Mayan world's unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information necessary to plan your trip. Our independent listings are selected by local writers to bring you the region's best hotels and restaurants. Lavish magazine-style features offer a unique insight into contemporary life of this part of Central America, from Guatemelan clothing and eco-tourism in Belize to the Tikal ruins in the Peten jungle and a new feature on nature in the Yucatan. A detailed Places section, with full-colour maps cross-referenced to the lively narrative written by multiple experts, guides you around the region, from the Yucatan's ancient Mayan city Chichen Itza and Belize's world-renowned dive sites to Guatemala's Lake Atitlan in a collapsed volcano.
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Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure. This new edition of Insight Guide Belize is a comprehensive, full-colour travel guide packed with inspiration and information. It includes engrossing features on everything from Buccaneers and Baymen and the Creole language to Birdwatching and Ecotourism. Inside Insight Guide Belize: includes a detailed history section covers the ancient Maya people, the arrival of the Spanish, British colonialism and the battle for independence; features a brand new Best of Belize section lists the country's must-see attractions, from ancient monuments to wildlife reserves and adventure sports to jungle lodges; The Places section covers the entire country from the Northern Cayes to Punta Gorda and the forests of the south. Specially commissioned photographs vividly capture Belize's beautiful landscape, exotic wildlife and diverse people; it includes a detailed full-colour maps help you get around, while the travel tips section is packed with useful information on transport, climate, festivals and outdoor activities, and provides answers to such questions as when to go and what to budget for your trip, and includes a selection of the best restaurants. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers' needs. Insight Guides unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. "Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type." (Wanderlust Magazine).
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The new-look Rough Guide to Panama - now in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to this vibrant and fascinating country. Discover Panama's highlights with stunning photography, colour-coded maps and more listings and information than ever before. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do - from a boat trip up the Panama Canal to a jungle trek in the Darien, from sightseeing in Panama City to beach-lazing in Guna Yala - as well as up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants, across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and reliable, first-hand opinions. Whether you have time to browse detailed chapters, or need fast-fix itineraries and cherry-picked highlights, The Rough Guide to Panama won't let you down. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Panama.
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These two southernmost islands in the Caribbean are packed with attractions catering to all kinds of visitor, whether an ecotourist, a history buff, a partygoer, an activity seeker or a beach lover. The carnival in Port of Spain, Trinidad, is an explosion of music, fun and dance to which everyone is invited but the town also has its Magnificent Seven buildings - colonial-style houses built during Spanish and British rule in the 17th and 18th centuries. Tobago's history can be viewed at Fort King George, an impressively preserved British outpost. Both islands are a birdwatcher's dream with rainforests, mangrove swamps and nature reserves giving shelter to a wide range of species. For the adventurous visitor, there are hiking and cycling trails throughout the islands taking in spectacular waterfalls and deserted bays and for divers, there are world-class sites and abundant marine life. Added to this the delicious street food and a laid-back lifestyle make both islands an unbeatable holiday destination. Enchanting Trinidad & Tobago provides a colourful introduction in words and photographs to these exciting islands.
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Puerto Rico will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. You can rely on dozens of top 10 lists - from the top 10 museums to the top 10 unspoiled nature trails - there's even a list of the top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Puerto Rico. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Puerto Rico - showing you what others only tell you.
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Berlitz Pocket Guide Cuba is a concise full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that this fascinating country has to offer. The Where to Go chapter details all the key sights: Old Havana, Pinar del Rio, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad and Camaguey. Handy maps on the cover help you get around Cuba and Havana with ease. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the country's Top 10 Attractions, followed by an itinerary for A Perfect Day in Havana. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from live music and salsa to watersports and festivals. You'll also be armed with background information, including a brief history of this fascinating country and an Eating Out chapter covering where to eat, criollo cuisine and Cuban cocktails and beer. There are carefully chosen listings featuring Cuba's best hotels and restaurants, plus an A-Z to equip you with all the practical information you will need.
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Blessed with a tropical climate, abundant wildlife and a varied landscape, it's easy to understand the appeal of this beguiling region. Footprint's Belize, Guatemala & Southern Mexico Handbook will guide you from monumental Mayan ruins, through hypnotic fiestas, to sparkling submarine adventures. * Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the region, including jungle-shrouded ruins, basking in crystal clear cayes, historic churches, delicious cuisine, and exploring volcanic cones * Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from birding spots in Belize to forgotten cities of ancient civilizations * Includes comprehensive information on everything from transport and practicalities to history, culture & landscape * Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget * Full-colour planning section to inspire you and help you find the best experiences From idyllic Caribbean waters to awe-inspiring caves, Footprint's fully updated 3rd edition will help you navigate this compelling destination.
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