Things to do in Belize


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Turneffe Island

Things to do in Belize

Turneffe Island  Located 30 miles (48 km) east of Belize City, there is a large group of mangroves and tropical atolls, where there is nothing more than a handful of private resorts and a small population of resident fishermen. The waters surrounding the Turneffe Islands are home to the largest coral reef atoll in all of Belize and were set aside as a protected marine reserve in 2012. &nb... More info

Altun ha

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  Altun ha  Like many ancient ruin sites, the Maya City of Altun Ha is filled with mystery and wonder. Known as Rockstone Pond in Mayan, it is located close to the coast, approximately 31 miles north of Belize City. It was once an ideal place for commerce in the ancient Maya world. Nowadays, the proximity to Belize City makes Altun Ha a popular destination for both locals and inte... More info

Lime Caye Toledo

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Lime Caye Toledo  To get to Lime Caye you have all-inclusive tourist packages   If you want to inject your vacations with unforgettable adventures you have to visit Lime Caye in Belize. It is specifically located in the Sapodilla Caye marine reserve considered a protected area since 1996. On this coast, snorkeling is the ideal sport because of the barrier reef that characterizes it,... More info

Silk Cayes Marine Reserve

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Silk Cayes Marine Reserve  Declared a protected area in 2001, the Silk Cayes Marine Reserve offers protection for a significant portion of the Belize Barrier Reef. The reserve covers about 26 thousand acres of marine habitat just off the coast of Placencia, and has several areas open for public exploration.   Within these protected waters lies the most continuous and best developed ... More info

Cayo Ambergris

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Cayo Ambergris Ambergris Caye is the largest island in Belize and the best-known destination in the country. Located at the northern end of the waters of Belize, a small canal carved by the Maya separates Ambergris Caye from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. This narrow, 25-mile (40 km) long island is surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and consists of mangroves, lagoons and ... More info

Sailing and Boating Near Belize

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Sailing and Boating Near Belize  Sailing into Belize offers vacationers a chance to weigh their options and choose any of the country's major ports. Each year, many people travel to the Caribbean via yacht to take part in annual races or simply enjoy the winter sailing season.   Boat Trips and Day Sailing Party boats are a popular way for Belize's visitors to get out on the water f... More info

Hiking and Camping

Things to do in Belize

Hiking and camping  Hiking to Aguacaliente Southern Belize is criss crossed by trails connecting Maya villages, family farms (milpas), waterfalls and caves. The trails wind through second growth forest, past recently planted milpas and along the banks of tropical rivers. Monkeys will howl from high in the canopy, trogons will chatter 'krr-rr-rah-ah', and lizards will scurry through the de... More info

River Tours

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River tours  Exploring Joe Taylor Creek The nature of rivers is the flow of water, carrying rain, nutrients and life from highlands to the sea. During the journey from altitude to sea level, tropical rivers support an astonishing array of life.   The headwaters of most rivers lie deep within the Maya Mountains. Here the forest is dense, tall and mostly untouched. The water is cold,... More info

Fishing Near Belize

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Fishing Near Belize  Belize offers a wide variety of fishing opportunities for vacationers   With hundreds of miles of fishing areas, Belize is an angler's paradise. Fish fans are attracted to the waters of Belize because of the varied types of fishing only the Caribbean Sea has to offer. Belize's aquatic ecosystem is rich with a diverse number of fish and excellent fishing grounds th... More info

Chac Balam

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Chac Balam   Chac Balam is a small Maya community that existed in the area from around the year 600 AD to 900. However, it consists of all the major facets of a Maya city, including the main plaza and sacrificial alters.   Offerings Visitors can come and explore the site, and take in the island Maya community. You will be able to explore the area and ask guides questions to gai... More info

Museum of Belize

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Museum of Belize   Built more than 150 years ago by the British colonial government to house prisoners, the facility in central Belize City was closed down by the newly-independent government of Belize in 1992. Ten years later, the government of Belize renovated the building, converting it to the Belize Museum, now dedicated to exhibiting and documenting more than 3,000 years of h... More info