Taking a boat trip along the New River to reach Lamanai is an experience in itself, with plenty of wildlife opportunities. The site itself is now encroached by jungle but was one of the longest inhabited Mayan citadels with over 3200 years of continual settlement.
This grass roots project at Bermudian Landing was started to protect the dwindling local howler monkey population and is a great place to see the primates up close.
The ‘Crooked Trees’ are small cashew nut plantations set around a large lagoon, whose wetlands offer some of the best birding in Belize amid beautiful rural scenery.
Manor Cottage, Papermill Lane, South Moreton, Oxfordshire, OX11 9AH