Money and Foreign Currency Advice for Travelers in Belize

The local currency in Belize is known as the Belize Dollar. Often abbreviated as either BZD or BZ$, the currency is permanently pegged to the US dollar at 2:1. This means that two Belizean dollars will always equal one American dollar, so you'll never need to worry about calculating exchange rates. Just like the American […]

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Travel in Belize: The Top 30 Things to See & Do

Top Things to See & Do In Belize Although Belize is a small country, it is packed full of exciting adventure destinations. Visitors can swim across a pool to enter the ATM Cave where ancient Maya priests once performed human sacrifices, explore the ruins of Cahal Pech, once home to an elite royal Maya family […]

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Belize in the fall

5 Reasons to Head to Belize This Fall

With fabulous weather all year-round and stunningly beautiful landscapes, it's always a good time to visit Belize. But fall in this part of the world is one of the best times to pack a bag and head down to this enchanting gem of a nation to relax in the sun or climb a mist-shrouded Maya […]

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Vacation in Belize This Summer or Fall

Yes, You Can Afford to Vacation in Belize This Summer or Fall

You’re aching for a vacation, but your bank balance reads: “Maybe next year.” Did you know that you can afford a holiday that’s exotic and close? Make this the season you discover Belize! If you’re a frequent traveler, you know that seasonal rates can mean the difference between a nice vacation and a lavish one. […]

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9 Interesting Things about San Ignacio Belize

“Together with neighboring Santa Elena, on the east bank of the river, San Ignacio forms the chief population center of Cayo District. Staying here is generally the more economical option for travel in Cayo; furthermore, there is no shortage of tour operators who are willing to show you the attractions and activities in the surrounding […]

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5 Belize Excursions You Should Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

Cayo District in western Belize is home to many hidden gems, offering everything from exciting adventures in the jungle to tours of mysterious hilltop ruins abandoned by the Ancient Maya more than a thousand years ago. Below are five exciting Belize excursions that you should definitely add to your bucket list on your vacation: Cave […]

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Belize: Rainforest, Reef and Maya Ruins Vacations

Belize Reef and Rainforest Come on down to Belize for an unforgettable time of enjoying both – the famous Barrier Reef and spectacular rainforest. Belize has stunning beaches and an amazing wildlife, filled with plenty of adventure! The best thing about Belize is that you can experience both in one vacation. The Belize Reef Belize’s […]

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Christmas Traditions in Belize

Christmas in Belize Lasts Longer than Two Days You can shop, cook and wrap like crazy and enjoy two days of festivities at the end of December, or come to Belize where the entire month of December is one long holiday. We suggest finding one place to lodge during your visit—a festive destination like Cahal […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about vacations in Belize

Here's a Q&A; with Eric Wechter, the editor of Fodor's Belize, 4th edition, and Lan Sluder, the author. Wechter is also the Belize expert for Fodor's 80 degrees initiative, an interactive planner for finding a warm-weather escape best suited for your personality. Why are airfares to Belize so high, and how can we find cheaper […]

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16 Reasons Every North American Should Winter in Belize

Spend a Warm Beautiful Winter in Belize Your friends do it. Family members, too. Leaving North America for more hospitable weather during the winter--when minds, limbs and spirits need a respite--isn’t just a smart move; it could add years to your life. It matters not which winter months you choose for your vacation. Plan it […]

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Why You Should Visit Belize in June and July

Why visit Belize in June and July? Because you can! With plenty of sunny weather, gorgeous beaches, and some of the most fabulous food in the world, there's no better time to enjoy a vacation in Belize than June and July. Whether you're looking for exciting activities for the whole family or want to enjoy […]

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Escape to Belize with this Belize All Inclusive Vacation

Belize All Inclusive Vacations at Cahal Pech Village Resort Belize is a country in Central America just a few short hours' flying time from the United States. Despite its small size (about the same as the state of Vermont), Belize is blessed with an incredibly diverse landscape with verdant mountains and pristine rainforests in the […]

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It’s Time to Book a Belize All Inclusive Vacation

Cahal Pech Village Resort, located in San Ignacio in the heart of Belize's Cayo District, is now offering a limited time Belize all-inclusive vacation deal priced at just $120 U.S. dollars per person. This amazing Belize travel deal includes: Accommodations at the Cahal Pech Village Resort in your choice of a thatched roof cabana or […]

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Ever Wonder what you’ll Discover Beyond the Beaches of Belize?

  Another Side of Belize—Look Beyond the Beaches to the Cayo District The face that Belize shows the world is most often a tropical beach edging a turquoise sea, which is why the nation has become the western hemisphere’s most prominent go-to destination for those who can’t get enough scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and sailing. […]

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