Lighthouse Reef is one of four atolls in the Caribbean Sea. This remote atoll is located 55 miles offshore from the mainland of Belize. Lighthouse Reef includes Half Moon Caye Natural Monument, which is Belize's first marine protected area and the famous Blue Hole Natural Monument.
Tobacco Caye is a tiny five-acre island, located within the Southwater Caye Marine Reserve in Southern Belize. Home to Tobacco Caye Paradise , this picture perfect tropical island is a favourite destination for kayakers, snorkelers, paddle-boarders, divers and backpackers.
A New Look for the Over-the-Water Cabanas
The Belize Barrier Reef stretches from Bacalar Chico to the Bay of Honduras. It is home to hundreds of small islands (cayes) and is known for its spectacular corals and abundant marine life. The Belize Barrier Reef is the ultimate destination for a tropical snorkeling adventure.
Check out our Belize Snorkeling Adventure video.
Garifuna Settlement Day is a public holiday, commemorated each year on November 19th. On this day and the week leading up to it, Belize celebrates one of its most vibrant cultural groups, the Garifuna.
November 19th marks the day the first Garifuna people arrived on the coast of Belize in 1802.
We are delighted to announce a new experience on our popular Glover's Reef and Mayan Caves trip. Guests will now have the opportunity to go to a private and seldom visited archaeological Mayan cave and explore the ancient ruins of Xunantunich.
Belize is well known as a world-class fishing destination. Visitors to this beautiful country can experience fishing for the “Big 3” which are the prized Bonefish, Tarpon and the elusive Permit (all these fish are catch and release only).
Belize has some of the best snorkeling in the world. The world’s second largest barrier reef straddles the coast of Belize, providing unrivalled snorkeling with an abundance of coral and tropical fish to discover. Belize is also blessed with clear turquoise waters, hundreds of cayes (small islands) and three atolls that offer exceptional Belize snorkeling adventures.
There are numerous spots for snorkeling in Belize, but here is our pick of the best.
Whether you're a novice kayaker, experienced paddleboarder or trying snorkeling for this first time, these tips are for you especially if you are planning on a paddling adventure in Belize or another tropical destination.
Clothing for Paddling & Snorkeling in the Tropics
Paddling and snorkeling in the tropics can be an experience of a lifetime but it’s critical to have the right gear.