The site was discovered in 1938 by Rosa Mai, a logger looking for mahogany. That same year the Archaeological Commissioner, A.H. Anderson, visited the site and named it ‘Caracol’ (Spanish for ‘snail’).
Barton Creek Cave is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Cayo District. In addition to its natural beauty, the site contains a wide range of cultural remains that were left within the cave by the ancient Maya.
The name of the site means “Place of Ticks” in the Yucatecan Maya language. This name was coined in the 1950′s when the area around the site was used for pasture.
Actun Tunichil Muknal (Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre), also known locally as “Xibalba”, was named after the sacrificial chamber within the cave where the remains of a young woman were found. It is one of Belize’s most impressive Maya sites. … Read more
Belcove Hotel, located in the very center of downtown Belize City, with a view of the Hallover Creek and the famous Swing Bridge, welcomes you to its friendly, comfortable and cozy atmosphere. This family owned and operated business, offers you … Read more
The Lodge sits peacefully infront of the lagoon to greet the breath-taking sunrise and sunset. We are surrounded by beautiful owers, trees and exotic wildlife. We have 20 comfortable, newly rennovated rooms. Equipped with ceiling fans and Air conditioning. We … Read more