Belize, also has significant areas of undisturbed wetlands, Caribbean pine forests and rainforests, all of which provide ideal habitat for healthy and diverse populations of wildlife. With over 35% of the landmass under some form of conservation protection, Belize surpasses all other countries in Central America for protected lands.
Great archaeological sites to visit include the ruins of ancient Mayan cities such as Lamanai, located to the northwest of Belize City, and Altun Ha, situated 31 miles north of Belize City. Other sites of interest to mark on your Belize map would be the ATM Caves, Chechem Ha caves, Xunantunich and the ruins of Lubaantun in the far south. A visit to a Mayan site should be a part of any Belize vacation