The Pristine Mopan River in Belize

Photo credit: Brian Ernst The Mopan River is one of the best rivers to take a swim, go canoeing, or inner tubing in western Belize. It originates in Guatemala and merges with the Macal River in Branch Mouth (which is approximately 20 minutes away from San Ignacio Town) to form the Belize River. Not far […]

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Around San Ignacio Belize in 10 incredible Photos

Cahal Pech Village Resort is pleased to present the 10 most spectacular photos of things to do in San Ignacio. Rated as the ecotourism town in western Belize, San Ignacio offers a plethora of tours and activities for the adventure traveler. Canoeing, bird watching, cave exploration, hiking, zip lining, river tubing, Maya Temples, cascading waterfalls, […]

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The Mighty Sibun River in Belize

Photo credit: Astrum Helicopters The mighty Sibun River in Belize drains a large central portion of the country and starts in the Maya Mountains at approximately 800 meters above sea level. The river travels a little over 50 miles from source to mouth, and the many twists and turns translates into over 100 miles of […]

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The Best Instagram Photos on Belize

In today’s Information Age almost anyone who travels to Belize for vacation brings a camera or mobile device to snap photos. If you visit www.instagram.com and search for #Belize, you will find over 100,000 stunning photos on Belize that have been published from people all over the world. The photos range from the beautiful Caribbean […]

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World’s Quirkiest Place To Retire

By Kathleen Peddicord Quirkiest retirement haven in the world? That'd have to be Belize. Belize City's roadways are built around a system of roundabouts (thanks to her British colonizers), but shops alongside them sell rice, beans, and tortillas still ground by hand. Everyone you meet speaks English (it's the country's official language), but this belies […]

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10 Things to Do in Belize in 2015

Here are ten things to do in Belize in 2015: Dive the Great Blue Hole of Belize The world famous Blue Hole is an incomparable natural wonder in Belize. It is located at the center of Lighthouse Reef and measures 1000 feet across and 412 feet deep. Giant stalactites, dripstone sheets and columns, and fascinating […]

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San Ignacio Belize Weather

Belize’s climate is classified as subtropical, with a cool continuous air stream flowing over from the Caribbean Sea. The annual mean temperature reads 79 degrees Fahrenheit, with highest summer temperatures rarely exceeding 96 degrees Fahrenheit and lowest winters hardly ever below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Coastal towns and communities in the higher elevated regions of the […]

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Explore the Rio Frio Cave

The Rio Frio Cave is one of the most remarkable attractions in the Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve. Everything is gigantic in this cave! When you enter, you will see huge stalactites hanging from the massive cathedral-like vault which was part of a cave system that the Maya used to bury their dead. See also: […]

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Tikal Maya Ruins – A top tour to do from Belize

Photo by Gil Cohen Even though Tikal is in Guatemala, it is a popular tour that many people who are vacationing in Belize do since it is only 2 hours away from the Belizean border. Tikal is the largest archaeological site in Guatemala and consists of over 3,000 structures that extend over six square miles. […]

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Why Belize Is A Great Place To Retire

By Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher Mayan ruins, spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforests, exotic wildlife, miles of unspoiled coastline, and the Western Hemisphere's longest barrier reef -- a paradise for diving, snorkeling and fishing. Belize is a Caribbean playground that is truly blessed by time, nature and culture. See: Belize Vacation Packages For many people, Belize […]

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