8 days in Central America Itinerary

8 days in Central America Itinerary

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8 days in Central America Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City, United States
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 1 night
+4
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  16​h 30​min
4
Placencia, Belize
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
5
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Oklahoma City, United States

1
night
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Hermosa, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Playas del Coco trip planner.

Oklahoma City, USA to Playas del Coco is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Playa Conchal.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Playa Hermosa
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Shark Diving
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts ©
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts

1
night
Playa Conchal, Costa Rica

Playa Conchal ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then stroll through Playa Conchal.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Playa Conchal attractions planning website .

Getting from Playas del Coco to Playa Conchal by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Playa Conchal

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Manuel Antonio.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Manuel Antonio fast, fun, and easy.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Playa Conchal to Manuel Antonio in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Placencia.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
day
Placencia, Belize

Once a humble fishing village, Placencia has been transformed into a leading tourist destination, with its focus primarily on outdoor activity and natural exploration.
On the 7th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Placencia vacation planning website .

Drive from Manuel Antonio to Placencia in 27 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Placencia, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Placencia

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Ray Alley and Secret Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, shop like a local with Belizean Arts, cast your line with a fishing tour, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Pedro trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Placencia to San Pedro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in San Pedro sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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