#01 CAYE CAULKER

Snorkel the Barrier Reef just offshore from this relaxed little island.

Things not to miss: Sea turtle, caribbean sea, Caye Caulker, Belize.© Diego Grandi/Shutterstock 

#02 SAN IGNACIO

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

Things not to miss: Xunantunich, Mayan Ruins, Belize.© milosk50/Shutterstock

#03 THE BLUE HOLE

Dive deep into the inky waters of this coral-encrusted cavern.

#03 THE BLUE HOLE

#04 COCKSCOMB BASIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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

Things not to miss: Cockscomb Basin, Belize.© Kevin Wells Photography/Shutterstock 

#05 PLACENCIA

Relax on Belize’s most beautiful, white-sand beaches or head out to sea for snorkelling and diving.

Things not to miss: Beach, Placencia, Belize.© Simon Dannhauer/Shutterstock 

#06 CARACOL

Climb to the top of a 1200-year-old temple complex and admire Belize's greatest Maya city.

#06 CARACOL

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