Belize is one of the most unique and exciting adventure travel destinations in Central America. If exploring Belize's stunning coral reefs and ancient Mayan ruins isn't enough for you, you can zipline through the rainforest canopy, rappel 250 ft down a waterfall or whitewater kayak on the Moho River.
Here are 5 Belize adventures guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping:
One of the most important tips for visiting Belize for the first time is to plan in advance.
Belize is a beautiful and diverse country. A well-balanced itinerary should include a visit to its tropical rainforests to see the incredible wildlife, discover the ancient Mayan culture and explore the cayes, beaches and the ocean playground of the Belize Barrier Reef. Belize is an easy destination to create an experience that includes adventure, adrenaline-filled activities and plenty of relaxation time.
The kids are back at school and now is the time many families are thinking about where to go on vacation during the school breaks. If you are planning a vacation for Christmas or Spring Break, find out why the beautiful Central American country of Belize is the perfect family destination.
Belize has 240 miles of coastline on the Caribbean Sea and is home to around 450 islands or ‘Cayes’. We look at the best beaches on the mainland and further afield where some of the real gems can be found, on the atolls that stretch along the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. This continuous reef structure runs the length of Belize, parallel to the coast and is one of the most pristine reef ecosystems in the Western Hemisphere.
It's nearing the end of August and many of us are still soaking up summer, but with winter just around the corner, now is the time to start planning your escape from the upcoming cold season and ensure a stress-free warm Belize vacation.
Belize is blessed with fantastic beaches, numerous palm fringed tropical islands and the perfect turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, providing many beautiful swimming spots. However, if you are venturing inland to Belize’s rainforests and mountains, try seeking out one of these five swimming locations, some complete with cascading waterfalls.
Here is a list of our favourite inland Belize swimming spots and what makes them so special:
Belize is synonymous with the coconut palm and this beautiful and useful tree is captured in many images of this Caribbean destination. Coconut plays an important role in everyday life in Belize and coconut production contributes significantly to the national economy.
Located on the southern Belize Barrier Reef is the remote coral atoll of Glover’s Reef. This protected UNESCO World Heritage Site has one of the richest marine environments in the entire Caribbean Sea and provides the ultimate ocean playground for all ages.