Belize Travel Blog

Couples Discover History and Adventure at Belize’s Cahal Pech Village Resort

How would you like to vacation adjacent to one of Belize’s most intriguing Maya ruins? You don’t have to have...
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12 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Tikal Maya Ruins

Tikal is just two hours away from the Belizean border and remains one of the most popular attractions in Guatemala....
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The Best Islands in Belize

Welcome to Belize: Where You'll Find 7 of the Most Stunning Islands Belize is a breathtakingly beautiful Caribbean nation with...
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10 Reasons to Tour Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave in Belize Now

Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave (ATM Cave)  in Cayo District, Belize Every cave in Belize is unique--even among the variety of...
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9 Tips For Visiting Belize

With over a third of the country set aside as a park or nature preserve and hundreds of offshore islands, Belize is a land of stunning natural beauty with lots to do and see. Below are 9 handy tips for making the most of your Belize vacation: 1 - When to Visit Belize Belize has…

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10 Belizean Foods Every Traveler to Belize Must Taste

What’s Cooking? In Belize, Find Delicious Answers to That Question! Visit France and eat fois gras. While in the U.S., order at least one cheeseburger and find out why pasta is Italy’s number one dish. But Belize is both a figurative and literal melting pot when it comes to cuisine, which is why you can…

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Cave Tubing & Zip Lining – Two Popular Belize Adventures

With an impressively wild natural landscape teeming with exotic wildlife and gorgeous flowering plants, Belize is a fantastic place to enjoy outdoor adventures. If you are coming to Belize, here are two activities that you simply can't miss: Cave Tubing Perhaps no activity in Belize is as iconic as cave tubing. Belize is home to…

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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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Must See Mayan Ruins in San Ignacio Belize

5 Must-See Mayan Ruins In San Ignacio Belize

Situated in western Belize, San Ignacio is a popular vacation destination that offers visitors much to explore and enjoy. From its pristine rivers, cascading waterfalls and incredible exotic wildlife to its ancient Mayan ruins and ceremonial caves, you will find that there is something for everyone to enjoy in this area. One of the most…

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Belize: The Best Destination for Nature Lovers

Belize: Where Eco-tourism is Mecca for Nature Lovers! It’s an alarming trend, say scientists at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Almost 2/3rds of the global wildlife population has disappeared in the past 50 years, and “Latin America and the Caribbean were the most affected, with an average decline of 94-percent.” But not every nation is…

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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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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 Vacations – Weather, Places to Visit, Things to Do

What are the ingredients for an unforgettable summer vacation? Going to the beach? Some swimming, perhaps also some snorkeling and some scuba diving? Eating great food? Getting outdoors and enjoying nature? Well, the good news is that Belize has all this and more. Belize enjoys a climate very similar to that in Miami, which means…

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