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Traveling to Belize? Here are 7 great things to do on a Belize Vacation

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What to do in Belize

This year is the perfect time to take advantage of low airfare and great weather to visit the lovely Central American nation of Belize. With a myriad of exciting activities, Belize has plenty to offer adventure travelers, families, honeymooners and anyone who enjoys nature and wildlife. Bird watching, beach combing, exploring ancient Mayan cities, and canoeing jungle rivers are some of the most popular activities along with snorkeling, fishing, and scuba diving.

If you are traveling to Belize soon, here are 7 great things to do:

Snorkel and Scuba Dive Belize’s Barrier Reef

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With a bright sandy seafloor, crystal clear waters, and the world’s second largest barrier reef, Belize is one of the premiere global destinations for snorkeling and scuba diving.

The Placencia Peninsula

Placencia

This lovely peninsula fronts the turquoise Caribbean Sea and features miles of beautiful beaches. Popular activities include fishing, snorkeling, beach combing and diving.

Tikal Mayan Ruins

Tikal Mayan Ruins

Located just over the border in Guatemala, the ruins of TIkal are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best places to see the architectural splendor of the ancient Mayan Empire.

Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

ATM Cave in Belize

Known as Actun Tunichil Muknal to many travelers, the ATM cave is one of the largest caves in Belize and was once the site for important Mayan religious ceremonies.

Barton Creek Cave

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Both a popular tourist attraction as well as an active archeological site, Barton Creek Cave in Belize’s western Cayo District has more than 6 kilometers (4 miles) of passages and features many spectacular large caverns.

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

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Probably the most visited Maya ruin in Belize, Xunantunich is an ancient metropolis in the western Cayo District and is home to six enormous plazas containing over 26 temples and palaces including the famous El Castillo pyramid.

Ambergris Caye

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The largest island in Belize, Ambergris Caye is a popular vacationing spot thanks to its lovely beaches, fantastic waters for snorkeling, and proximity to some of the best scuba diving and fishing locations in the country.

Cahal Pech Village Resort

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If you’re traveling to San Ignacio Town and points of interest in Cayo District, the beautiful Cahal Pech Village Resort is a great place to stay. The experienced reservations staff can arrange for trips to Ambergris Caye, Placencia, overnight trips to see Tikal in Guatemala and so much more.

Questions about traveling to Belize? Send us an email or call 239- 494- 3281. We will love to help you plan your Belize vacation.

 

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