Top 10 Things To Do In Belize
Located in the heart of Central America, Belize truly has it all covered for an unforgettable vacation; tropical beaches with turquoise water, jungles, mountains, coral reefs, cave formations, exotic wildlife and a fascinating mix of culture and people in a laid back Caribbean atmosphere.
Come and experience nature at its finest. Dive with whale sharks, explore the ancient Mayan ruins and travel to some of the most extensive cave systems in the world.
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Enjoy our list of Top 10 Things To Do In Belize.
1. Xunantunich – While there are many Mayan ruins across Belize, one of the most impressive archeological sites is at Xunantunich, located across the river from the village of San Jose Succotz in Western Belize. The core of Xunantunich occupies about 2.6 km² (1 square mile), consisting of a series of six plazas surrounded by more than 26 temples and palaces. One of its structures, the pyramid known as “El Castillo,” the second tallest structure in Belize (after the temple at Caracol), at some 40 meter (130 ft)) tall. This site is less than 1.5 km (1 mile) from some lovely rapids of the Mopan River and provides an impressive view of the entire river valley.