Beat the heat at these Top 5 Secret swimming spots in Belize

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The dry season in Belize runs from approximately the end of November through the end of May, and it is one of the most popular times of the year for travelers to visit the country. The weather is stunning and temperatures get warm and tourists are compelled to look for scenic locations to beat the heat. Below are the top five secret swimming spots in Belize where you can enjoy a refreshing dip while taking in the natural beauty of the area.

The Macal River

Macal_River,_BelizeThe Macal River runs approximately 1,492 kilometers and this includes through the Cayo District, along the quaint town of San Ignacio which is close to a myriad of attractions. This means that you can enjoy a refreshing dip at any number of locations along the river while touring some of the famous tourist destinations in the area.

Rio on Pools

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Rio on Pools is a picturesque location that is found nestled amidst a forested area in the Mountain Pine Ridge. It boasts numerous cascading waterfalls and rock formations coupled with naturally-formed pools of cool, crisp water. You can lose yourself in the relaxing sounds of the waterfalls, but you also want to spend time refreshing yourself in the clear, clean water in the beautiful pools.

Big Rock Waterfalls

Hiking_CentralAmerica_Rock_01-bigSituated in the midst of the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest, the Big Rock Waterfalls is appropriately named. This waterfall is huge in size compared to several others that are located close by, and it feeds into a crystal clear stream that is ideal for swimming and playing in. With the green trees and giant rocks nearby and the sound of the waterfall in the background, the scene is perfect for a relaxing swim to beat the heat.

Mopan River

mopan river belizeAnother popular swimming destination is the Mopan River. This is a lovely and pristine river located in the Cayo district and surrounded by lush greenery and within close proximity to attractions such as Xunantunich and El Pilar Mayan Ruins. This is the perfect place to cool off when touring these sites.

Cahal Pech Swimming Pools

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When you stay at Cahal Pech Village Resort, you will have access to the beautiful Cahal Pech swimming pools. These pools are well-maintained year-round, and they are located just steps away from your guest room for your convenience. They are the ideal place to rest and relax after a fun-filled day exploring all that Belize has to offer.

If you are looking for a beautiful place to stay on your upcoming trip to Belize, look no further than Cahal Pech Village Resort.

Cahal Pech is an elegant resort that has thoughtful amenities, well-appointed guest rooms and friendly staff members that can help you arrange tours to any of the above mentioned swimming spots or other beautiful attractions in Belize.

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