Welcome to Belize
Located on Central America’s Caribbean coast, Belize is home to gorgeous beaches, lush jungles, and the largest barrier reef in the Northern Hemisphere, making it an ideal spot for diving enthusiasts. But diving isn’t the only popular activity here! Kayaking is also a great way to explore the crystal waters of Belize while admiring the marine life below. For the history buff, there are Mayan temples and other cultural sites that make for a perfect afternoon of exploration and discovery. And for trail blazers, a variety of national parks are waiting to be traversed. Walk along the area’s most popular paths and immerse yourself in lush, tropical plants and wildlife. Every day is another amazing journey here—you have to see it to Belize it!.
What to Do in Belize
Dive the Blue HoleWorld-famous Blue Hole Natural Monument lies at the center of Lighthouse Reef, and is a unique natural wonder and sought-after diving experience you don’t want to miss. Here, divers can take a thrilling descent into an actual submarine sinkhole, where you could spot a reef shark, hammerhead, and more sea life. Find an operator that adds the Blue Hole to other dive packages or day trips for the full benefit of the area’s natural beauty. Not a diver? You can snorkel the nearby coral!
Explore Ambergris CayeThis “Isla Bonita,” is a true tropical paradise, where you can pass days enjoying the beaches, engaging in spa activities, or getting active and snorkeling, windsurfing, and kayaking. A lively dining scene and vibrant nightlife set the tone in San Pedro after dark, and the southern tip boasts the Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize's prized diving and snorkeling site.
Glover's Reef AtolA string of tiny, unspoiled islands, Glover’s Reef Atoll shines against the sapphire-blue waters. It’s a stunning spot for sea kayaking, and visitors who rent a clear-bottom boat are likely to spot rays, turtles, fish, and other sea life as they paddle the pristine waters.