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San Ignacio Market Tour

One of the top attractions in Belize is the lovely open-air market in San Ignacio Town. Situated right on the banks of the Macal River, the market is a place where artisans, farmers, and craftsmen come from all over the country to sell their goods and trade gossip. Saturday is the most popular time to […]

Top 5 Things to See & Do in San Ignacio Cayo

A list of our 5 favorite things to see and do in San Ignacio Belize Ask any traveler who visits western Belize what are the five most popular tours in the area and they will say The ATM Cave, Cahal Pech Maya Ruins, Xunantunich, the Mountain Pine Ridge and Barton Creek Cave. These five tours […]

1000 Foot Falls in the Mountain Pine Ridge of Belize

The highest waterfall in Central America, the Thousand Foot Falls in western Belize sends water plummeting nearly 1,600 feet into a deep gorge below. Thousand Foot Falls is located in Belize’s enormous Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, a protected nature area teeming with wildlife and unique avian species that measures more than 430 square kilometers […]

Where to Find the Most Spectacular Wildlife in San Ignacio Belize

If your idea of wildlife is closing down Belize bars after consuming enough local rum to land your name in the Guinness World Book of Records, this is not the article you seek! Conversely, if you never met a four-legged, winged, tail-hanging, slithering critter you didn’t adore, stick around. This might not be the longest […]

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Famous for being the first jaguar preserve in the world, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is an enormous trackless wilderness located in southeastern Belize. Measuring more than 150 square miles (400 square km) in size, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary begins on the eastern slopes of the Maya Mountain and descends all the way to […]

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About the Blue Hole of Belize

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About the Blue Hole of Belize The great blue hole remains one of the top attractions in Belize. It is not only a world class destination for diving but also a rich habitat for a variety of marine life like nurse sharks, reef sharks, black tip sharks and even giant […]

10 Amazing Day Trips to Take in San Ignacio Town

Known as the eco-tourism capital of Belize, San Ignacio is one of the top destinations to visit in Belize. Close to all of the major attractions in the country, visitors can choose between a variety of natural and ancient wonders to admire. If you are visiting San Ignacio soon, here are 10 amazing day trips […]

Rio Frio Cave in the Mountain Pine Ridge

One of the most popular natural attractions in Belize is the Rio Frio Caves area. Offering a welcome respite on hot days, the Rio Frio Cave is found inside the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, a park located in Belize’s western Cayo District. The most common way to get to the Rio Frio Cave is […]

Largest Maya Tomb Ever Found in Belize Discovered at Xunantunich

This week, archeologists working at the Maya ruin site of Xunantunich announced the discovery of a tomb, presumably that of a Maya ruler. Work is still ongoing at the site but archeologists have already determined that the tomb, located underneath one of the central buildings, is one of the biggest ever to be found in […]

12 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

Located on the banks of the Mopan River approximately 80 miles west of Belize City, Xunantunich is one of the most interesting Mayan sites in Belize. Abandoned by its original inhabitants approximately a thousand years ago, the city was reclaimed by the jungle until the archeologist Thomas Gann began excavations in 1892. Recent high-tech scans […]