Best things to do in Belize

written by Andy Turner
updated 7/3/2020
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1. Caye Caulker

Snorkel the Belize Barrier Reef just offshore from the relaxed little island of Caye Caulker


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2. Explore inland Belize from San Ignacio

San Ignacio

is the best place from which to explore inland Belize, including the wonderful Maya site of Xunantunich .

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3. Dive in the Blue Hole

Dive deep into the inky waters in the coral-encrusted cavern of the Blue Hole


Blue Hole in the Caribbean Ocean off the coast of Belize © Tami Freed/Shutterstock

4. See jaguars at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Hike the winding jungle paths of the world’s first jaguar reserve


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5. Enjoy the gorgeous beaches in Placencia

Relax on Belize’s most beautiful, white-sand beaches at Placencia

or head out to sea for snorkelling and diving.

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6. Visit the Maya Ruins at Caracol

Climb to the top of a 1200-year-old temple complex of Caracol

and admire Belize's greatest Maya city.

Caana pyramid at Caracol archeological site of Mayan civilization in Belize © velvetweb/Shutterstock

Travel advice for Belize

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written by Andy Turner
updated 7/3/2020
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