Companies in the Americas no longer have to travel to the other side of the world to experience the thrill of a jungle safari. A number of resorts in the heart of Central American rainforests make incredible jungle adventures an accessible and affordable option for expressing appreciation to top performers and top-tier clients.
Gamboa Rainforest Resort (Panama)
Set on the Chagres River in Panama's Soberanía National Park’s Rainforest, this jungle resort is just 30 minutes from Panama City. With 159 guest rooms and 10 meeting rooms, it's perfect for small to medium corporate teams seeking and adventure off the beaten track. Guest can enjoy views of the river of the rainforest from private patios with large hammocks.
Off-site adventures include an aerial tram tour of the rainforest, riverboat tours and a night safari to explore the jungle. Embera Indigenous Village provides a glimpse into the lifestyle of the indigenous people.
Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort (Belize)
This stunning resort is set on a 1,300-foot beach in the midst of lush tropical gardens that create the ambiance of being in the middle of the jungle. Each of the 25 air conditioned guest cabanas has a thatched roof, handmade furniture and a large deck. Activities include jungle trekking, river canoeing and scuba diving. Offsite attractions near the resort include Xunantunich Mayan Ruin and Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve.
The Springs Resort and Spa (Costa Rica)
If you watch The Bachelor regularly, you'll recognize The Springs Resort and Spa which was featured on Season 15 with Brad Womack. This absolutely breathtaking rainforest resort, set on a 165-acre preserve, offers panoramic mountaintop views and a close-up of one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world. This boutique hotel has 59 luxurious guest rooms and 5 meeting rooms.
Ziplining, waterfall rappelling, horse riding and kayaking are just a few of the adventures that guests can enjoy. At the end of the day, there are 8 natural hot springs in which guests can soak their cares away.
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