Belize Travel Blog

San Ignacio Belize: The Best Places To Go In May 2020

San Ignacio Belize: The Best Places To Go In May 2020

Take advantage of the small crowds and amazing weather in May to visit Belize and explore the town of San...
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5 Incredible Images of Xunantunich Maya Ruins in San Ignacio Belize

5 Incredible Images of Xunantunich Maya Ruins in San Ignacio Belize

Xunantunich in Maya means “Stone Woman” or “Maiden of the Rock” and is an impressive and magnificent archaeological site that...
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The Ancient Maya Civilization

The Ancient Maya Civilization

The Maya Of Belize 15 Amazing Facts about the Mayan Civilization in Belize With fabulous pyramids and amazing stone cities...
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Belize’s National Bird – The Keel- Billed Toucan

Belize’s National Bird – The Keel- Billed Toucan

The Keel-billed Toucan, known as the "bill bird"locally, is the national bird of Belize. The most obvious characteristic of the...
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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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belize-honeymoon

Why a Belize Honeymoon Rocks!

Lovely boutique resorts surrounded by nature? Check. Gorgeous tropical islands complete with palm trees and hammocks? Check. Delicious food and amazing cocktails? Check. Thrilling activities like snorkeling and scuba diving? Check. Gorgeous pristine rainforests bursting with colorful birds and exotic wildlife? Check. No matter what your idea of a perfect honeymoon, there's no doubt that…

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Lamanai Maya Ruins in Belize

One of Belize’s most popular Maya site to visit is Lamanai Maya Ruins. This site is one of Belize’s oldest ruins which date back to 1500 BC when maize was grown there until approximately 1680 AD. It’s located on 950 acres and is one of Belize’s largest archaeological centers. The name, Lamanai, means submerged insect.…

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Where is Belize Located?

Where is Belize -- Location and Geography When you’re surrounded by larger countries, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. But for Belize, the small nation tucked into Mexico's and Guatemala's embrace, being small has myriad advantages--especially since it has an overabundance of resources within its borders. Located at 17°15′ north of the Equator…

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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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Belize Languages

The Languages of Belize

Belize has a small population of approximately 360,000 people, but the country is a true melting pot of different cultures, heritages, and languages. Here are the different languages spoken in Belize: English Belize was the only British colony in the region, and today, the official language in the country remains English. All laws, signs, and…

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5 Free Things To Do in Belize

By Marina Kuperman Central America Travel Expert As you might already know, Belize is a tiny Central American country located right next to Guatemala. It is a cute, sunny place where the touristic industry hasn’t made a full invasion yet. This is a fun place where you can still walk along the streets of most…

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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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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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