They’re known for their vibrant colors and delicious cultural cuisines. Did-you-know that the Garifuna also contributed a popular hypnotic drumbeat music, known as "Punta"? Experience the elation of these dances and ceremonies that's all available to you in southern Belize!
November 19th commemorates the arrival in 1823 of the Garifuna (descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people) and their contribution to the Belizean landscape. In 2001, UNESCO proclaimed the Garifuna language, music and dance to be among the masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Discover this and other unique cultures of Belize!
Don't just see the wonder of Belize, Experience it.
The mysteries of Maya without the traps of tourism.
With only a small percentage of our ancient Maya temples uncovered, it’s not uncommon to come across ancient pieces of pottery or hear that a distant hill is actually a temple.
Whether you want to...
Travelers, mount up.
In fact, some of our most beautiful places can only be accessed on foot or hoof.
Horseback riding tours can be arranged through many resorts or tour operators. Popular tours travel through the jungles...
The big ones are always biting in Belize.
From spi to fly to trolling, our abundance of game fish guarantees excellent sport fishing all year round. Since many rivers empty into the Caribbean Sea, you’re practically guaranteed a daily catch,...
Put these sites on your list, you won't regret it.
St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park
Not to be confused with the Great Blue Hole, St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park has a natural turquoise pool that’s part of a river system. Great for a nice swim, the area is surrounded by moss and...
Green Iguana Conservation Project
About the Project
The Green Iguana Conservation Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The Project uses interactive...
Elijio Panti National Park
Noj Kaax Meen Elijio Panti National Park, like other renowned nature preserves scattered throughout Belize, is blessed with both natural wonders and ancient mysteries, with the added touch of lush...
Your curated guide to Belize
8 Insane (but true) things about Belize
In a country so small, you’d be surprised of the interesting facts that make up Belize. From the animals we choose as our national symbols to things you won’t find anywhere else, these 8 things about...
4 Travel Rules You Need to Break
The old adage goes rules were meant to be broken, and in the case of traveling to Belize, all general travel rules go out the window. While rules do make things easier and can lead to smoother travel,...
Don’t Swim? | Here are 3 water-based activities you can still enjoy in Belize
Ah, Belize. The country of known beaches and hundreds of cayes, islands and of course, the world-renowned barrier reef. For those fellow travelers who wished they could enjoy the underwater marvels...
Placencia Lobster Fest reels in the masses
For 18 savory years, the not-so-lowly lobster has graced our palates in extravagant ways at every annual Lobster Fest held in Placencia. Spanning three days, this food festival has only grown over the...