Belize in February 2024: Where to Go and What to Do

Belize in February: Where to Go and What to Do

Belize in February

Why Visit Belize in February

February is one of the best months to visit Belize. With delightfully warm tropical weather and endless sunny skies, February is a great time to escape the snow and cold up north and come relax on a beach or splash in the warm waters of the Caribbean.

Love is in the Air

Whether you’re looking for the best place to walk hand in hand on the beach with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, a getaway to a tropical paradise for your honeymoon, renew your vows, or tie the knot in an unforgettably beautiful setting, Belize in February is for lovers!

Events and Festivals in February

The country comes alive with a variety of local and national celebrations, including:

San Pedro Carnival

San Pedro, often nicknamed the “party capital of Belize”, outdoes itself in the week prior to Lent, with live concerts, food festivals, and plenty of dancing in the streets.

Placencia Sidewalk Arts and Music Festival

Artists from all over Belize come to Placencia to display their finest creations, making the main sidewalk in town a huge open-air art gallery. Everything from homemade jewelry to handcrafted clothes are on sale, displayed between paintings, photographs and sculptures. With plenty of live music to enliven things, visitors can sample scores of different tasty local foods from sidewalk vendors as they browse the works of art showcased during this popular festival.

Valentine’s Day

Belizeans are romantics at heart, and February 14 is a popular event, where chocolates, roses, and teddy bears are exchanged in celebration of this holiday of love.

Top 10 Things to Do in Belize in February

In no particular order:


  1. Go snorkeling or scuba diving at the Belize Barrier Reef
  2. Renew your wedding vows
  3. Visit the Mayan ruins at Xunantunich and Cahal Pech
  4. Explore the majesty of the ATM cave in Cayo District
  5. Join the fun during Carnaval
  6. Celebrate Valentine’s Day
  7. Explore the magnificent Mayan ruins of Tikal, located just across the border in Guatemala
  8. Get married, or enjoy your honeymoon in a tropical paradise
  9. Celebrate Valentine’s Day
  10. Go birdwatching

What is the Weather Like in February?

Daytime highs average about 80F (27C), with nights rarely chillier than 70F (21C), meaning all you’ll need to pack for your trip to Belize in February is a couple of T-shirts and sandals.

Visit Belize in February

With fantastic weather, and so many festivals and places to explore, Belize is truly magnificent during February. Whether you’re coming to celebrate your love, or simply want a tropical getaway to escape the snow and cold, Belize is fast becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in the world.

Interested in visiting Belize in February? Contact us and we will provide you with the best travel tips and also recommend you the top hotels and resorts to stay in Belize.

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