It really depends on what you’re looking for on your wellness retreat. The region as a whole is a delight on the senses, offering first-class wellness treatments, outdoor adventures and fascinating culture experiences.
Costa Rica’s infrastructure is more advanced than Guatemala. You’ll find it easier to get around there, and public transport is more reliable and organized. Here you can see a Central American nation without going too far off the beaten track. The beaches here are also glorious, with many traveling there purely to experience the coastline.
However, Guatemala’s ruggedness is part of its appeal. It also has a number of ancient Mayan sites set in jungle clearings, the likes of which are difficult to find elsewhere in the world! Guatemala also boasts Antigua, one of the most picturesque cities.
Mexico combines white sandy beaches, mountains, volcanoes and ancient heritage sites. Here you can find well-preserved ruins from the countries colonial and pre-colonial past amid jungle and forest lands. The Mayan wellness influence is still strong in Mexico, with a strong leaning towards plant-based medicines and a super-healthy diet.