Going to see Xunantunich? Check out Benque Viejo del Carmen while you’re there. With the motto "Where History and Nature Meet," this Spanish-influenced town is located just a mile from the Guatemala border and offers a peaceful, riverfront setting, with little shops and restaurants. It makes for a great place to discover something new, which is really what a vacation is all about.
Don't just see the wonder of Belize, Experience it.
Dive right in
Divers from all over the world come to Belize for a diving experience unlike anywhere else. We’re home to the largest barrier reef in the Northern Hemisphere and three of four coral atolls in the...
Take to the seas, solo or with friends.
Look down on the clear waters to see the reefs, fish, rays and sea turtles. Overhead there are migratory birds and sunshine for days. By the way, pack some sun screen.
Coastal and island resorts...
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.
George Price Center
Want to learn about our founding father? Head to the George Price Center for Peace and Development to explore how Belize became Belize. It has a museum, library and cultural center.
Monkey River Village
Located at the mouth of the Monkey River, the village is bordered on the west by riverine forests and is a great place for experiencing the Belizean jungle.
There are many river tours to choose from...
Take the hand-cranked ferry over the river to Xunantunich, which sits atop a hill overlooking the Mopan River and the Cayo District. The area was a major ceremonial site built on a natural limestone...
Your curated guide to Belize
Sweet Tooth, anyone? Chocolate Festival of Belize 2019
Chocolate aficionados’ favorite time of the year has come: the annual Chocolate Festival of Belize! The agenda of this lively event, coupled with the beatific scenery of Southern Belize, is the mold...
Dos and Don’ts: Everything you need to know about the ATM Cave Experience
So, you’ve decided to see one of the most famous caves in the world for yourself. Whether it was your friend’s experience, the mystery surrounding the sacred site, or National Geographic’s praises, yo...
Putting the B in Bleisure | Why Belize is perfect for bleisure travel
By now the established – albeit cringe-y – portmanteau “bleisure” has made its rounds in the travel industry for a couple of years now. “Bleisure,” a hybrid of business and leisure travel, has been on...
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...