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Belize Reef

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Belize is welcoming travelers again. All public health measures at Belize's land and sea entry points, including proof of purchase for the Belize Travel Health Insurance and proof of vaccination are no longer required. See our Health & Safety page for up-to-date details related to COVID-19 and everything else you need to know in order to have the Belize vacation of your dreams.

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Discover the pristine habitats of the Belize Barrier Reef System

The Belize Barrier Reef spans 185 miles of the country’s coastline and is the largest reef system in the Northern Hemisphere.

 

Belize Barrier Reef

As the largest and most intact reef system within the Northern Hemisphere, the Belize Barrier Reef comprises seven (7) key marine reserve zones, over four hundred cayes (islands) and three (3) atolls. The reef’s crystal blue waters are a haven for its marine community and an enticing exploratory region for SCUBA divers and snorkelers. Discover the over five hundred species of fish, seventy hard coral and thirty six soft coral species among the plenty of aesthetic views both above and below water. In 1996, this reef was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant habitats and natural development. Add the cultural appeal of Belize and skilled guides, and you’ve got yourself the dive trip of a lifetime.

Attractions in Belize Reef

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  • Fall in Love & Elope in Belize!

    Have a tropical wedding in the fall when you elope in Belize! While the rustling autumn leaves blow in the...

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  • A Day in the Capital City of Belmopan

    Whether you’re heading out west or traveling down south, stop in at the capital city of Belmopan! The planned city...

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  • 6 Essentials for Belize Celebration Festivities

    So many festivities in September; there is a National Celebrations Calendar of Events for the entire country of Belize! From...

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  • Why the Turneffe Atoll is a Must-Visit Destination

    Belize has the second largest barrier reef in the world and has three of the four atolls in the Western...

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  • 5 Breathtaking Villages to Visit in Belize

    Escape the bustle of life and rejuvenate in tranquility, nestled in some of the beautiful villages of Belize. From picturesque...

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