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Accommodation in Central America

Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize and Guatemala have a diverse range of backpacker and budget accommodation options, including hostels, low cost hotels, lodges and camping. At the other end of the scale are upmarket hotels and resorts, and everything in between, so you need to check out the companies on this page to find the best option for you.

Whether you're spending your gap year as a backpacker wandering from country to country, or working and concentrating your time in one of two locations, you will need accommodation to live in on your gap year out. The type of accommodation you choose will depend on your budget, and the environment you're travelling in. You may well end up under a tipi in the Himalayas, or in a luxury yurt in the states but there are plenty of options to choose from that offer a bit more home-from-home comforts too.

Staying in a campsite when the weather is fine will save you enough cash to shelter from the elements in style in another country. Or simply choose the backpackers hostels option They are cheap, clean and you'll potentially meet friends for life from all over the world.