Bonnie Tsui

Snorkeling Thatch Key


Track jaguars and whales from a Caribbean eco-lodge in English-speaking Belize.

Clockwise: a beach in Roatán; swimming with dolphins; archaeological artifacts; life underwater


Honduras has plenty of land-based offerings. But it's real draw is underwater.

Lake Atitlán, Guatemala


Learn Spanish—and set up base camp—in Antigua, Guatemala.


King Kauai

Lush greenery, volcanoes and an endless supply of hidden beaches.


Get Lost: Honduras

Following the military coup in Honduras this past summer, the hyper-wary U.S. State Department did what you might expect: It issued a travel alert for the country. Adventure-travel outfitters also...

Villas Carrizalillo

Get Lost: Surf Oaxaca

Though it's no longer a secret, Puerto Escondido, located on the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, still delivers exactly what you need on a Mexican vacation: relaxation and solitude. (Even now, there's only...

Get Lost: Bird-Dog Costa Rica

Little-known fact about Costa Rica: The country—known for being, in essence, one big West Virginia–size eco-resort—experi­ences one of the highest deforestation rates in Central America, thanks to...

La Libertad, El Salvador

Get Lost: Surf El Salvador

Surfers have a knack for scoping out adventure hot spots, and El Salvador is a great place to look: Along the La Libertad coast, just 35 minutes from the capital, San Salvador, small lodges are...

Finca Esperanza Verde ecolodge

Get Lost: Catch a Buzz in Nicaragua

Travel agents like to paint Nicaragua as the next Costa Rica, a volcano-studded landscape full of cloudforests and glassy lakes. Sadly, word has gotten out, and Vegas-size developments are coming to...

Glover’s Reef Atoll, Belize

Get Lost: Paddle Belize

Yes, it's easy to get around English-speaking, dollar-accepting Belize. But the good stuff can be harder to find than you think, and sometimes it pays to turn to the experts. Take Island Expeditions...

St. Barts

Warming Trends

Fight back! Don't succumb to the cold-weather blues this winter—head south to the Caribbean and Central America, where the sun comes up early and the ice comes shaved. Presenting the six...


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