The new upcoming destination for adventure travel in Central America is called “Atlantida” (Spanish for Atlantis!). With three main hubs to choose from, Atlantida offers a variety of adventure travel options that will fit into the most experienced travelers demands. The three main tourism hubs in Atlantida are the cities of Tela, La Ceiba and the Cangrejal River Valley. Now you are probably asking yourself, where on earth is this so called Atlantida? Well you already know it is in Central America, but where exactly? Atlantida is located right in the heart of Central America: in the beautiful country of Honduras. It is also the gateway to the World famous Bay Islands of Honduras, three lovely, unspoiled Caribbean Islands that are close to the mainland, yet retain a unique heritage.
So what kind of adventure is available in this new destination? With a total of 7 national parks or protected areas, Atlantida offers unique opportunities to hike in the different national parks. There are a network of trails available throughout the area, and you can choose the difficulty of them, that can go from easy to very demanding. With a total of over 400 bird species accounted for in Honduras, you can find a very large variety within these protected areas. One of the most important birding hot spots in Honduras can be found precisely in Atlantida.
The City of Tela is famous throughout the region for its spectacular white sand beaches. All inclusive resorts as well as smaller boutique hotels and hostels. La Ceiba is famous for its great night life, as well as for the adventure activities within the Cangrejal River Area.
The Cangrejal River offers a unique setting, where you can enjoy white water rafting, zip line canopy tours, rappelling down waterfalls and horseback riding tours into the tropical rain forests.
A 400 foot long “Indiana Jones” swing bridge offers access to a trail that will take you to the lovely “El Bejuco Waterfall” a spectacular waterfall with a drop of over 300 feet!
Best of all, there are several different lodges and hostels within the Cangrejal River Valley where you can choose to stay in. Some of these properties are actually award winning lodges, offering outstanding accommodations and a truly unique setting.The Cangrejal River is truly the heart of this unique destination for adventure travel in Central America!
Nearby are the Cayos Cochinos Marine Monument, a unique set of two small islands and 13 tiny cays that are the epitome of the Caribbean paradise. Natural hot springs are also available close by!
If you are looking for the perfect adventure travel in Central America, look no more, come and discover Atlantida and have the adventure of your lifetime! Hurry, come and experience this unique destination before it becomes a hot destination overrun by tourists!