Driving in Belize

Driving in Belize is an adventure that may test you, depending on where you’re heading.

Driving in Belize is an adventure that may test you, depending on where you’re heading. You can rent a car at the Belize International Airport. Several car rental companies can be found right in the parking lot of the airport. Be sure to get a map of Belize and directions from your hotel to wherever you are going. Know that no matter how good the directions may seem, there will probably be a fair amount of guessing and hoping that you are on the correct road. Just look at it as part of the adventure, because it is. While there are signs directing you from town to town, the signs are few and far between and you may go several miles wondering if you are still on the right track. Again, the journey is part of the destination. If you get lost, one of the locals will be happy to point you in the right direction.

If you’re renting a car, be sure to get a sturdy 4x4 as the roads here are bumpy. We also advise that you only drive during the day...finding yourself on a very dark, very bumpy, very long and twisty road during the night is not a good idea. Besides, wouldn’t you rather be relaxing at night?

Also, you'll notice speed bumps and lots of them. We use speed bumps as opposed to stoplights in many areas. You really have to slow down when approaching them. They're frequent, but it gives you the opportunity to slow down and see a little bit more of the country, and you can probably buy a tasty treat from one of the local vendors.

It’s not all bumps here. There are three paved highways running through Belize that can get you where you need to go. They are: the Phillip Goldson Highway, which runs between the Mexican border and Belize City; the George Price Highway, running between. Belize City to the border of Guatemala; and the Hummingbird Highway which leads to southern Belize.

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Aguacate Homestay

Experience living with a Maya family

Destination

  • Southern Belize Rural

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

$8 - $8 USD
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Aguada Hotel

We're not Expensive, We just look that Way ... Aguada Hotel and Restaurant

Destination

  • San Ignacio

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

$41 - $65 USD
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Ah-Kinchil

Destination

  • Placencia

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

Ak 'bol Yoga Resort

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

Akihito Hotel

Best Budget / Backpacker Hotel

Destination

  • Orange Walk

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

$17 - $32 USD
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Aldy's Guesthouse

Destination

  • Corozal

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

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Aleman's Guest House

Destination

  • Southern Belize Rural

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

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All Seasons Guest House

Destination

  • Placencia

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

Ally's Guest House

Destination

  • Placencia

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

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Almond Beach Resort

"Haven for Romance & Wellness"

Destination

  • Hopkins

Category

- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

$119 - $499 USD
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Angel Tours

Destination

  • Belmopan

Anglers Abroad

Destination

  • Caye Caulker

Annifa's Travel & Tours

Destination

  • Belize City

Anwar Tours Snorkel Shop

Destination

  • Caye Caulker
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Aqua Scuba Center

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye
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Aquavibes

Destination

  • Placencia

Astrum Helicopters

Helicopter Adventures & Transfers

Destination

  • Belize City
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Auxillou Adventures

Destination

  • Caye Caulker

Avadon Divers

Destination

  • Placencia

Bacab Eco-Park

Destination

  • Belize City
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Top Instagrammable + Photography spots in Belize  

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye
  • Caye Caulker
  • Mayan Heartland
  • The Blue Hole
  • Western Belize Rural

La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge 2018

Destination

  • Belize City
  • Central Coast Rural
  • San Ignacio

Planning your Belize Spring Break Vacation

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye
  • Belize Barrier Reef
  • Caye Caulker
  • San Ignacio
  • Western Belize Rural

Batalla de Tambores y Comida Fiesta 2016

Las melodías hipnóticas de la batería de Garifuna son ritmos resonantes del sur.

Destination

  • Hopkins
  • Punta Gorda

Event Date

Bataille des tambours et de la fête de l'alimentation 2016

Les mélodies hypnotiques du tambour Garifuna sont des battements retentissants du sud.

Destination

  • Hopkins
  • Punta Gorda

Event Date

Battle of the Drums & Food Fete 2016

 

Destination

  • Hopkins
  • Punta Gorda

Event Date

Belize International Film Festival 2016

 

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Belize International Film Festival 2016

Film lovers are enthusiastic about the upcoming Belize International Film Festival 2016 happening in Belize City, November 10th to 13th.

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Festival Internacional de Cine de Belice 2016

Los amantes del cine están entusiasmados con el próximo Festival Internacional de Cine de Belice 2016 que tendrá lugar en la ciudad de Belice, del 10 al 13 de noviembre.

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Festival international du film du Belize 2016

Film lovers are enthusiastic about the upcoming Belize International Film Festival 2016 happening in Belize City, November 10th to 13th.

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2016 BTB Conferencia de la industria del turismo

La industria del turismo de Belice continúa en un camino de avances y éxitos sostenibles; visite la Conferencia Anual de la Industria del Turismo de Belice y obtenga las últimas estadísti

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XIV Premios Nacionales de Turismo de Belice

Los XIV Premios Nacionales de Turismo de Belice fueron una elegante celebración de los logros alcanzados durante todo el año por socios y amigos del turismo.

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Conférence BTB Tourism Industry 2016

L'industrie touristique du Belize continue sur la voie des avancées et des réussites durables; visitez la conférence annuelle de l'industrie touristique du Belize et obtenez les dernières statistiq

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Bacalar Chico

Land or sea, it's all happening here.

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye
  • Belize Barrier Reef

Category

  • Birding
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Protected Area
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Bacalar Chico

Terre ou mer, c’est ici que ça se passe!

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye
  • Belize Barrier Reef

Category

  • Birding
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Protected Area
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Barton Creek Cave

Erkunden Sie die antike Maya-Höhle von Barton Creek.

Destination

  • Mayan Heartland
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Birding
  • Caving
  • Hiking
  • Protected Area

Barton Creek Cave

Explore the ancient Maya cave of Barton Creek.

Destination

  • Mayan Heartland
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Birding
  • Caving
  • Hiking
  • Protected Area

Barton Creek Cave

Partez à la découverte de Barton Creek, une ancienne grotte maya.

Destination

  • Mayan Heartland
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Birding
  • Caving
  • Hiking
  • Protected Area

Belize Botanical Gardens

Nette Leute. Erstaunliche Gärten.

Destination

  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Birding
  • Protected Area

Belize Botanical Gardens

Nice people. Amazing gardens.

Destination

  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Birding
  • Protected Area

Belize Botanical Gardens

Gentilles personnes. Des jardins étonnants.

Destination

  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Birding
  • Protected Area

Belize Supreme Court

Ein Gerichtsgebäude, das du besuchen willst.

Destination

  • Belize City

Category

  • Historic Landmark

Belize Supreme Court

A courthouse you’ll want to visit.

Destination

  • Belize City

Category

  • Historic Landmark