A country proud of its cultural and natural heritage, Belize occupies a sliver of land between Central American jungles and the Caribbean.
Belize's Barrier Reef has some of the best snorkelling and diving anywhere on the planet. Where the reef peeps out of the water you will find sandy Cays, perfect for kayaking, paddleboarding or just lazing about.
The jungles of the interior, where tubing, canoeing and caving are but some of the activities offered are a haven for myriad wildlife, flora and birds. Lost within are Mayan archaeological sites with numerous temples and tombs.
Beautiful Belize is an adventure playground, a nature lovers' dream come true and a beach paradise all rolled into one.
best time to travel
The best time to travel to Belize is from January to April when you can expect sunny skies and warm days. Avoid the wet season from June to mid-November when heavy rainfall occurs.
places to go
Whether you wish to explore the nearby reefs and mangroves, or just laze about in a hammock looking at white sand, blue waters and palm trees, Caye Caulker is a popular place for travellers. Go snorkeling or diving on the world's second largest barrier reef home to some of the world's most colourful fish, or explore the mangroves by kayak. Caye Caulker is the place to come to have an essential Belizean experience.
Glover's Reef Atoll
Lying on top of a submerged mountain range, Glover's Reef Atoll is heaven for sea kayakers. Paddle around the lagoon or from island to island end enjoy the stunning marine life beneath your boat.
Crooked Tree Wildlife Reserve
Crooked Tree is aan important wildlife sanctuary riddled with lagoons and creeks and one of the country's best places to spot birds, including the rare jabiru stork.
The undisputed adventure capital of Belize, San Ignacio is the gateway to explorations of nearby Mayan sites, caves and jungles.
Caracol Mayan ruins
Belize's largest and most important Mayan ruins lie deep in the jungle near the Guatemalan border. Once one of the most important cities of the Mayan civilization, the five plazas, astronomical observatory and thousands of buildings now form a mysterious site ready to be explored.
Actun Tunichil Muknal caves
One of the most unforgettable tours we have done leads to and through the Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) caves. Wade through cool underground streams, scramble up limestone ridges and discover a hidden world sacred to the Mayans.
Snorkel or dive the reef
Belize is home to the world's second largest barrier reef and has some incredible snorkel and dive sites. An amazing diversity of fish and colourful corals form an underwater world you need to see to believe.
Discover a ruin
Deep within the rainforests of Belize lie forgotten Mayan ruins, many still overgrown by trees and plants. Visit massive temples and discover half-hidden tombs, and feel like an explorer of days gone by.
Into the underworld
Hidden chambers and crystalline waters await you in the underground of Belize's caves. Climb, crawl, swim and wade through underground passages and discover a world where a millennium ago only Mayan priests and shamans dared to venture.
Kayak the reef
Sea kayaking the reefs of Belize allows you to go where other boats don't. Discover crystal clear seas inhabited by colourful fish, picnic on a hidden caye or perhaps camp out enjoying a balmy night under the stars.
Adventures in the jungle
Stunning waterfalls, cool mountain streams and miles of trails are yours to discover in the rainforests of Belize's interior. Hike up to a mountain viewpoint, zipline through the canopy or rappel down a waterfall.
Laze on a beach
If your idea of a tropical paradise is endless white-sand beaches fringed by a cobalt-blue seas and palm trees, Belize is for you. Laze the hot hours of the day away in a hammock, drink in one hand, book in the other. The most challenging part will be to get up!
Almost 600 species of bird call Belize home, 80 percent of which are local. Belize is a birdwatcher's paradise.