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.
Get to know our feathered friends.
Over 500 species of feathered friends call Belize home from time to time. Some of the best places to see migrant and resident water birds are Crooked Tree and the seashores of Belize.
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...
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.
Community Baboon Sanctuary
The Community Baboon Sanctuary spans 20 miles and is home to over a thousand howler monkeys, birds and other mammals. The sanctuary was started by a group of local farmers in 1985 to protect the...
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.
Emerald Forest Reef
Emerald Forest Reef is a novice diver’s paradise, well known for its somewhat shallow attractions and spectacular Elkhorn coral formation, which is one of the best in the world!
Snorkeling and diving...
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Places in Belize to Get Away From it All
Spring break looms in the near horizon, and what better way to re-energize yourself than a low-key tropical getaway? Recently, Belize has become more focused on wellness, or what we like to...
A Rum Tour You Can't Miss
Is there ever such a thing as a perfect tour? Travellers Rum thinks so, transporting guests through time to discover the story of one of Belize’s most historic distilleries, while also tasting some...
Orange Walk Town Opens New Trail
The taco capital of Belize, Orange Walk Town boasts rich Maya & Mestizo culture and a history worth telling about. The latter is precisely what the town will showcase to visitors as a new Heritage...
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...
La Ruta Maya River Challenge
The weekend of March 8th, 2019, Belizeans in the hundreds will gather at the Hawksworth Bridge in San Ignacio, Cayo district. They’ll peer down as the canoes speed off down the Belize Old River with...