Top Places You'll Want to See in Belize


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Belize City Zoo

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Belize city zoo  The Zoo began in 1983 when Sharon Matola started caring for animals that were left here after a movie and soon unwanted pets and injured animals were also donated to the Zoo.  Many of the residents are endangered species such as the Jaribu Stork, Scarlet Macaw, Jaguar, Margay, and black Howler Monkey. Shortly after the “backyard zoo” began, it was quickly realize... More info

Blue Hole

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Blue Hole  The Blue Hole is a diving attraction in Belize, especially for divers with an appreciation of the geographical phenomenon, this is your chance to explore the famous Blue Hole. Part of the Lighthouse Reef System approximately 62 miles (100 km) from Belize City, the almost perfect blue circle of the Blue Hole has a radius of more than 1000 feet (305mts). This is the most amazin... 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

Cayo Aguas del Sur Marine Reserve

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Cayo Aguas del Sur Marine Reserve  With approximately 118,000 acres (47,750 hectares), Cayo Aguas del Sur is the largest marine reserve in Belize. In fact, it is one of the most accessible from the mainland, the western edge is located just 10 miles (16 km) from the coast. With lagoons, islands surrounded by palm trees and mangroves, the reserve is home to a wide variety of species. Visito... More info

Cayo Caulker

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Cayo Caulker  Caulker Cay is a 5-mile (8 km) island with 1,300 residents. It is located just 21 miles (34 km) northeast of Belize City and is located directly south of Ambergris Caye. Without vehicles or paved roads, the quiet streets of Cayo Caulker are occupied only by golf carts, beach bikes and pedestrians. Travelers come here to relax and enjoy the tranquility of life on the beach, wh... More info

Caracol

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Caracol   Caracol is an archaeological site managed by the University of Central Florida in Orlando. As the largest Maya site in Belize, this dig is one of the most important for modern thought on Maya civilization, culture, and history. Luckily, most of the larger ruins are open to the public.   Visitors to the site will see some of the largest ruins and temples in Belize and ... More info

El Secreto Hotel Ambergris Caye

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Best Boutique Hotels in Belize El Secreto Hotel is a charming 5-star venue with 13 rooms to stay in. Operating in Ambergris Caye since 2012, this property features an Egyptian architecture and modern comforts. This venue provides a safety deposit box, a lift and a gift store and rooms include a comfortable decor. Belizean Melody Art Gallery is 15 km from the accommodation, while Hol Cha... More info

Bacalar Chico

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Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park  A protected area and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park is a wildlife park and habitat that spans a diverse collection of habitats, allowing visitors to learn how varied the landscape of Belize truly is.   Habitats within Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park include swamplands, grasslan... More info

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary  Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary (CTWS) contains a mosaic of wetland and terrestrial habitats, which make it one of the best birding destinations in Belize. From the commonly seen Northern Jacana to the elusive Sungrebe, Crooked Tree offers an enjoyable experience for birders of any skill level. With 16,400 acres of lagoons, creeks, logwood swamps, broadleaf... 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