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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 […]

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 […]

Caracol Mayan Ruins – A Unique Mayan City to Visit in Belize

The Amazing Ruins of Caracol in Belize Known by the Maya as Uxwitza, a term meaning “Three Water Hill,” the city fell into ruins many centuries ago but was discovered by a Belizean logger in 1937. Renamed by the British to Caracol, the Spanish word for “snail” due to the spiraling ascent to the site, […]

The Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve Is Belize’s Oldest Natural Park

Discover The Amazing Sights and Sounds of The Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve on your Belize Vacation Located deep within the western Cayo District of Belize is the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. First established in 1944 as Belize’s first national park, today the reserve measures more than 300 square miles and is home to […]

Explore Belize’s Mayan Ruins, Pyramids & Palaces

  Belize, located between the Central American nations of Guatemala and Mexico, has a long coastline fronting the Caribbean Sea. More than half of Belize is composed of natural parks and nature preserves. Inside these beautifully pristine areas lie the ancient ruins of the once-mighty Mayan Empire, with cities, temples, and plazas dating back thousands […]