Barton Creek Cave

A Visit to Belize’s Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek Cave is not only the largest river cave in Belize but also a popular tourist destination in the Cayo District of Belize. Join videographer Ben Mathes for a quick look at Barton Creek Cave, a Belizean cave known both as an archaeological site and tourist destination in the Cayo District. The short, but…

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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…

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Belize Shuttles and Transfers

Book your Belize shuttles and transfers with Cahal Pech Village Resort. We offer the most reliable and affordable shuttle and tour service in Belize. Is anything more frustrating than arriving on foreign soil, holding reservations at an accommodation that may be five minutes or five miles away, yet you haven’t a clue which shuttle has…

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10 Incredible Photos of Caracol Maya Ruins in Belize

Caracol is the largest known Maya Ruin in Belize The largest Maya city ever excavated in Belize, Caracol is a huge site that features majestic temples that modern visitors can climb to enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding Chiquibul forest reserve. Still an active archeological site, Caracol has revealed many of its treasures but…

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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…

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The Big Cats of Belize

Of the five native species of big cats prowling the Belizean jungle, it is the elusive and magnificent jaguar that everyone touring Belize wants to see. It is only a very lucky few who have actually seen any of these beautiful feline predators in the wild. Jaguar – - – Felis onca coati One of…

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Must-Have Experiences in San Ignacio Belize

San Ignacio Belize Tours San Ignacio is the second-largest town in Belize and the gateway to some of the most beautiful and fascinating areas of the country. San Ignacio, along with its twin town Santa Elena, has lots to offer for visitors. If you're visiting San Ignacio, here are some must-have experiences: Discover the Cave…

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Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

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…

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El Pilar, a Great Maya Site to Visit in Belize

The ancient Maya ruins of El Pilar are some of the most magnificent in the country. Spread out across 120 acres (48 hectares), El Pilar lies just east of the border with Guatemala, situated some seven miles (12 km) north of San Ignacio. The original name of El Pilar is unknown and the current name…

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7 Interesting Facts That You Need to Know About Belize

Fascinating Facts About Belize There are many interesting facts that have not been revealed about Belize to the world. In this blog post, we will share our top 7 interesting facts about our beautiful country: 1.) The largest city of Belize is located at the mouth of the river Belize River and is known as…

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The Best Mayan Ruins to Visit in Belize

Top Ten Maya Sites To Visit In Belize The Most Exotic Mayan Ruins to visit in Belize Making a pilgrimage to Belize to visit the top Mayan ruins isn’t just a great idea but a promise you make to yourself if this society fascinates you. Stay at Cahal Pech Village Resort to be in close…

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The Rainforest of Belize

Nearly half of Belize's mainland is covered by rainforest, a highly dense ecosystem that serves as the "lungs" of the planet. Much of Belize's rainforest is under government protection in the form of a national park, animal sanctuary, or wilderness area. The rainforest is home to an astounding diversity of plants, animals, and birds, allowing…

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7 Places to Visit in Western Belize

While new experiences abound, the people of the Cayo District make you feel right at home. As host to the capital city of Belmopan, you will find an astonishing variety of eco tourism adventures at every turn. With a majestic 880,000 acres of protected land in the form of nature reserves and national parks, this…

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The 7 Most Beautiful Birds of Belize

The Audubon Society has a very active presence in Belize, and more than 590 different avian species have been recorded in the country. Approximately 20% of the birds in Belize are migratory species that overwinter in the country before returning to North America. The Audobon Society has delineated seven Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the…

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