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You don’t have to be a Lycra-clad, drop-bar competitor to enjoy a cycling holiday. It doesn’t have to be all about effort: If you’re after something a little more leisurely… well, Latin America could be for you.
Laid-back cycling holidays in Latin America
These laid-back cycling holidays through Latin America are less about proving yourself than enjoying yourself and seeing some incredible sights along the way. Prepare for volcanoes, pyramids and mojitos on the beach!
Cuba by Bike
Cuba pulses with salsa rhythms and energy, from the cities where the scents of cooking waft past open windows, to white-sand, palm-fringed beaches where ice cubes clink in glasses of rum.
Cycle at a relaxed pace through untouched Cuban countryside, with plenty of stops for swimming and mojitos en route.
Plan your cycling trip to Cuba.
Cycling in Mexico
From the dusty ruins of the pyramids and temples of the ancient Mayans to modern villages awash with colour and music, and beyond that crystalline waters running through steep-sided canyons, Mexico is unparalleled for moderate cycling.
Plan your trip to Mexico.
Cycle Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama
This epic journey passes through three unique Central American countries, past volcanoes and steamy rainforests.
You’ll see lakes and rivers and cities both metropolitan and colonial, tropical island paradises and all manner of rare animals. An unforgettable adventure on two wheels.
Plan your cycling trip through Central America.
Coffee region of Colombia
On the western slopes of the Central Andes sprawls ‘Eje Cafetero’, the coffee region of Colombia. Smooth tarmac roads wind through this vast, picturesque scene, linking the plantations and rural towns where few tourists venture.
It may be the most challenging trip on our list but your efforts will be well rewarded with stunning vistas and warm local hospitality.
Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride
Cover the length and breadth of Costa Rica. Ride the line between the Pacific Ocean and the mainland’s dense forests, passing towering volcanoes and the waterways of Tortuguero before, at last, arriving at La Fortuna.
Plan your cycling trip in Costa Rica.
View our bike rides in Latin America below.