Belize HOLIDAYS

A holiday in Belize means one foot planted in the Caribbean and the other deep in the jungle. It is a tropical paradise that offers; pristine rainforest, mysterious Mayan temples, white beaches, turquoise seas and the second largest reef system in the world. Formerly British Honduras, this small country (the size of Wales) has long been a sleepy backwater, attracting few visitors a year and as such, is the jewel in Central America’s crown and ideal place for a honeymoon in Belize.

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OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN Belize

WILDLIFE

Belize is teeming in wildlife and one of our favourite location is Lamanai, a remote lodge, accessible only by airboat.  You pass Mennonite settlements to reach a lodge located on the edge of a lake, where howler monkeys wake you up and colourful birds fly around the impressive Maya site of Lamanai

SNORKELLING

The second longest barrier reef in the world runs Belize’s coastline. In places it is so close to the islands you can kayak to it and with varying depths of water along it, makes it ideal for families. For those more advanced the outer atolls of Turneffe and Lighthouse are simply incredible.

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

To get off the beaten track in Belize can be both time consuming and expensive. The most accessible is the Mountain Pine Ridge area – a 4 hour dive across rough roads and where you will find a stunning landscape. Chan Chich in the north is only accessible by private plane and offers excellent wildlife opportunities

BEACHES

Both Belize’s mainland and its islands (known as Cayes) off the coast offer a beach experience. The mainland generally has a better beach, but the waters can be murky, whilst the Cayes offer crystal clear waters, but often little or no beach due to the hurricanes that take it away.

MAYAN RUINS

Belize has a number of Mayan ruins, none to the extent of those found in Guatemala or Mexico, but their locations make them unique. Caracol, deep in the Mountain Pine Ridge region is incredible, whilst Xunantunich and Cahal Pech are also worth exploring.

ADVENTURE

Inland is the Cayo district a low lying mountainous region covered in jungle. There are caves with hidden Mayan artefacts waiting to be discovered along with horse riding, river tubing, impressive Mayan ruins, waterfalls and if you are lucky, jaguars too.

MAP OF Belize

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when to go to Belize

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Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

From January to May expect good weather and if it does rain it is generally at night leaving you with clear skies and temperatures 25 C or higher during the day

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

From January to May expect good weather and if it does rain it is generally at night leaving you with clear skies and temperatures 25 C or higher during the day

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

From January to May expect good weather and if it does rain it is generally at night leaving you with clear skies and temperatures 25 C or higher during the day

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

From January to May expect good weather and if it does rain it is generally at night leaving you with clear skies and temperatures 25 C or higher during the day

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

From January to May expect good weather and if it does rain it is generally at night leaving you with clear skies and temperatures 25 C or higher during the day

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

Belize has two distinct seasons; January to May is the dry season and June to December is the wet season and also the hurricane season.

 

The rains can sometimes continue into the beginning of January, although the Cayes (islands) off the coast do not often receive as much rain as the mainland during this month.  August can also, sometimes, bring a small break in the rain, but this is not guaranteed. This is also the hurricane season and a time to avoid.

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AN OVERVIEW OF Belize

The Belizean Cayes (small sandy islands) are sheltered by the second longest barrier reef in the world, offering world class snorkelling, diving and fishing.  Ambergris Caye, the largest of the Cayes, has white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, making it an ideal base from which to explore the nearby reefs and atolls.

Placencia is located at the end of a palm-fringed sandy spit on the southern coast.  This laidback town that lines the beach is a good base to explore the coral-fringed desert islands just a short boat ride away.

San Ignacio contrasts nicely with the coast.  Situated on the Guatemalan border it has jungle clad hills, limestone caves and ancient Mayan temples.  Discovering these remote sites by jeep, boat and foot is both fascinating and adventurous, offering an insight into the sacred underworld of the Mayan people.

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