Top 25 Things to Do in Belize
Will you soon be traveling to Belize? There are many wonderful things you can see and do when you get there, and 25 of them are listed below.
1. Maya City of Caracol
The largest site in Belize at over 30 square miles is still growing due to new discoveries.
Here is a location where you can tour ancient pyramids and marvel at the architecture.
3. Belize Zoo
The Belize Zoo can be a treat for all ages.
4. The Great Blue Hole
This treasure of the sea is more than 450 feet deep and approximately 1000 feet across.
5. Ambergris Caye
If you enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving, put this 36-mile-long island on the itinerary.
6. Belize City
Belize City is the country’s business district, separated into North and South by the Swing Bridge.
7. Toledo District
Encounter wildlife and a dense rainforest.
8. Hol Chan Marine Reserve
The oldest reserve in the country, Hol Chan is three square miles heavily populated by every type of aquatic life. Snorkeling and swimming are great pastimes here.
9. Jungle Cave Tubing
The jungles outside of Belize City bring the opportunity to walk through the area and/or ride inner tubes through the jungle caves.
10. Lamanai Mayan Site
Experience nature and ancient temples at this location.
11. River Kayaking
Water lovers will want to go kayaking through the Belize rainforest and experience the best of the country’s wildlife.
12. Mountain Pine Ridge
This spot may not be as well known but is definitely worth seeing. Waterfalls and swimming holes are located here, and you can also have a picnic lunch.
Located in Caye Caulker, this restaurant has a great assortment of food.
14. Belize Tourism Village
Here you can locate many wonderful souvenirs and craft items.
15. Black Orchid Resort
The beautiful lodge is a 15-minute drive from the international airport.
16. Belize Museum
This locale depicts prison life in colonial times.
17. The Big Islands
There are over 200 islands that can be explored.
18. ATM Cave
This is a one-day river run that travels underground for miles.
19. Belize Barrier Reef
Here is another location that is perfect for water buffs. It is the second largest reef in the world.
20. Xunantunich Maya Temples
A number of temples and royal residences can be found at this fascinating location.
The Cayes present the perfect opportunity for windsurfing with flat and peaceful waters protected by the reef.
In Belize, you will find your share of many beautiful species of birds.
23. Healing Touch Day Spa
This spot is ideal for a relaxing day of manicures, pedicures and aromatherapy.
24. Baymen’s Tavern
The cocktail bar has a distinctly colonial feel.
25. Cucumber Beach
A man-made area that is located five miles outside of the city.
There is so much to do in Belize that you may want to take a second trip there to finish what you could not do during your first vacation!
Charlotte Fletcher writes on behalf of www.monkey.co.uk, a site that compares travel insurance quotes for visitors planning a vacation to Belize and other countries.