The 21 Most Instagrammable Places in Belize & Best Photo Spots

The 21 Most Instagrammable Places in Belize & Best Photo Spots

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Belize is a beautiful, tropical country found in Central America. It is full of clear beaches and dense jungles, with classic towns and villages throughout. Fall in love with the area and be sure to get an Instagram-worthy photo by visiting the spots below!

  1. Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye
Ambergris Caye is a lovely island to escape to. There are beach bars and white sandy beaches for you to stroll by and snap the perfect picture at.

  1. Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker
Caye Caulker can offer you outdoor adventures and even nightlife so that you can get that perfect picture at any time. Take a photo while enjoying the sunset on a boat, or find adventure by the Split.

  1. Xunatunich

Xunatunich is one of many Maya ruins that are found throughout Belize. El Castillo is the most popular temple for you to get an Instagram photo in front of with lovely depictions of Maya friezes over it.

  1. Secret Beach

Secret Beach
Secret Beach is not such a secret anymore, but it is found within Ambergris Caye. You will have turquoise waters and sandy-white beaches in your Instagram photos when visiting this location. You can even have an image of the Mangrove islands in the backdrop if you face the right way.

  1. Great Blue Hole

The Great Blue Hole
If you are a scuba-diver, be sure to get an Instagram photo at the popular Great Blue Hole. You can also get an aerial shot by booking a flyover tour of the area!

  1. Butterfly Falls

Butterfly Falls
Butterfly Falls is one of the most stunning waterfalls in Belize, so you have to get a picture in front of it. The waterfall is 80 feet up, and butterflies are attracted to the area.

  1. Placencia

Placencia Belize
Placencia is a tourist destination, but that does not mean that this area is not beautiful. Your photos will have the Caribbean Sea as their backdrop when on the beach. Be sure to experience the jungle which is closeby while you are there.

  1. Lamanai

Lamanai Ruins
Lamanai can be accessible by boat, meaning you have great photo opportunities even on the way there. Make sure to visit the High Temple, the Mask Temple, and the Jaguar Temple while at these stunning Mayan ruins.

  1. Hol Chan

Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Hol Chan is a great location for outdoor activities, especially for scuba-diving and snorkeling. Make sure that your camera has underwater capabilities so that you can have the marine life in your Instagram photo with you to show the world.

  1. Corozal Town

Corozal Belize
Corozal is a town that is very traditionally Belizean, and it does not attract many tourists. If you are looking for a spot that you can get great street photography for your Instagram though then this would be the perfect place for you.

  1. Belize City

Belize City
Belize City is probably where your flight will arrive when you are coming to Belize. Some of the most popular spots for Instagram photos are in this city, including the Belize sign that is bright and colorful.

  1. Big Rock Waterfalls

Big Rock Waterfalls
If you want one of the tallest waterfalls throughout all of Central America to be in your Instagram photo, be sure to come to Big Rock Waterfalls. There is even a pool at the bottom for you to cool off and take a dip in.

  1. Shark Ray Alley

Shark Ray Alley

If you want to impress your followers on Instagram with a picture with a shark, come to Shark Ray Alley. You can snorkel up close and personal with nurse sharks and manta rays, soo be sure to have your underwater camera ready.

  1. Altun Ha

Altun Ha Ruins
Altun Ha is a small set of Maya ruins that is popular on many images from Belize. It is a great location to take a day trip to so that you can get that photo for yourself.

  1. Rio Frio Cave

Rio Frio Cave
Rio Frio Cave is the perfect backdrop for a romantic photo or a photo with your loved ones due to the heart-shaped outline of the cave. You can also cool off quickly when going venturing inside of the cave which comes out at a secluded beach.

  1. Laughingbird Caye

Laughing Bird Caye
Laughingbird Caye is a very small island that you can reach from a boat off of Placencia. Take a photo with the birds or while enjoying the water surrounding the island with sea turtles and manta rays.

  1. Plane Views

Plane Views
When you are flying over Belize to arrive in Belize City, you will have the first moment that is perfect for Instagram. You will receive your first taste of the beauty of the country from up above, as long as you have a window seat.

  1. Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak Belize
Victoria Peak is one of the mountains in Belize, and it is actually one of the tallest in the country. The views at the top of the hike are truly spectacular and perfect for Instagram though.

  1. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary
If you are looking to get a selfie with a wild animal, look no further than this sanctuary. You will find majestic jaguars and even a waterfall that is known as Tiger Fern Waterfall at this location.

  1. Belize Barrier Reef

Belize Barrier Reef
If you are up for snorkeling, be sure to go to a spot that is encompassed by the Belize Barrier Reef. Your underwater camera can capture sea turtles, manatees, crocodiles, and bright corals throughout.


  1. Silk Caye

Silk Cayes Belize
Silk Caye is an island that appears like a desert with palm trees full of coconuts and sand that is a bright golden color. Be sure to escape here for some relaxation and amazing Instagram posts to share with your loved ones.

Final Thoughts

Belize is a beautiful country to visit with plenty of photo opportunities throughout. Be sure to take some photos to remember your trip wherever you go in Belize.

Get a copy of The Ultimate Belize Bucket List! Written by Larry Waight, a local with more than twenty years of experience in the travel industry, the book is packed with tips, information, and recommendations about all of the best things to see and do in Belize.
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