Belize Travel Articles

Adventure Life
Kayak the clear blue waters of Belize
Nik & Dusty Green
Adventures in Belize! Xunantunich
Kayak and snorkel in clear blue waters
Kim Clark
Camping on the beach!
Julia Kocubinski
Sea urchin!
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Mayan Ruins at Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge
In the Mayan mountain foothills of western Belize, there lies a 300-acre private nature reserve of prime broad leaf forest that serves as home for the Pook’s Hill nature lodge. The Pook's …
Tourism in Belize
For many reasons, Belize is a wonderful place to visit. In fact, the list of positive reasons to do so is a good deal longer for this small Central American nation than for most other, comparable …
Belize Weather
A Belize trip offers a subtropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. Temperatures annually range from 50-95°F, with a mean annual temperature of 79°F. November through May is the …
Sample Local Cuisine on a Belize Tour
Belizean cuisine is extremely varied and it combines Caribbean, Mexican, Spanish and Mayan cuisines. The basis of Belizean cuisine is provided by rice and beans cooked with coconut milk and bathed …
Belize Cultural Discovery
English-speaking and Creole dominated, Belize has more in common with its Caribbean island neighbors than its bordering Spanish-speaking countries. With a laid-back ambiance of swinging hammocks, …
Turneffe Atoll Adventures
Snorkeling Tours: In addition to the special snorkeling adventures described in more detail below, you will have the opportunity to experience World Class snorkeling around the Turneffe Atoll. Our …
Belize Zoo
Nestled in a 29 acre sanctuary located only 30 miles west of Belize City, over 125 native Belize animals are helping to educate an audience of the necessity of preserving the natural habitat that has …
Authentic Garifuna Music
¡Babinaha numa! (Garifuna for “Dance with me!”) This spirited phrase seems to call out from the depths of the rhythmic drums. As dancers twirl in brightly decorated dresses, as …
Mayan Experience with the Garcia Sisters
He whosoever forgets his past in his present has no future. Broaden your horizons. Discover the enrichment that comes from seeing another way of life. Feel the wonder of being with people who …
Belize Politics
Belize's political framework is a parliamentary representative democratic monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised …
Ambergris Cayes
Imagine a small, palm-shaded island, its sugar-white sands awash in some of the warmest, clearest water to be found anywhere. Offshore, is world-class snorkeling, diving, sailing, kayaking, and …
The Belize Zoo
The Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center were started in 1983, as a last ditch effort to provide a home for a collection of wild animals which had been used in making documentary films about …
The Story of Hamanasi
Have you had the dream about owning and running your own little hotel on a secluded beach, someday, somewhere? We always had that dream and we knew that the hotel had to be near reefs. It took a …
Hamanasi for Diving and Adventure
Travel World News, June 2003 For divers, location is everything, especially when they can look forward to shorter boat rides to some of Belize's hottest dive sites. Forty miles south of Belize …
Diving in Ambergris Caye
Travelers can arrange dive and snorkel trips when booking a visit to Ambergris. Plans can be made for multiple excursions or you can sign up for a diving or snorkeling day trip. Dive trips visit …
History and Culture of Belize
History The first inhabitants in what is now Belize who developed a succinct culture were the Maya. Belize was an important part in the great Mayan Empire. The Maya Empire was possibly the most …
Spending the Holidays on Holiday
Thinking about all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season could stress you out...even in July. Wouldn't it be nice to feel like you actually had a break during your time off? How great would …
Belize Travel: Sunscreen and Coral Reef Bleaching
Belize travel: Choose a reef-safe sunscreen to help prevent coral bleaching. We just received an email from one of our travelers, Mike Jarosick, who returned from a trip to Belize. Sharing our …
Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge: Discovering Secrets of the Maya Heartland
Pook's Hill, a nature lodge located in the foothills of the Maya Mountains in the Cayo District of Belize, is an ideal setting for jungle hiking, horseback riding, swimming, birding, spelunking, …
Garcia Sisters Art Center
The Garcia Sisters discovered "art" after they began carving slate years ago. They came to realize that something moved from within the depth of their souls which expressed itself through …
Herbal Remedies of Belize
People travel from all over the world to be treated by the herbal remedies of the rain forest and the traditional practices of the Tanah villagers. The knowledge of how to use hundreds of varieties …
Cavern Holds Mayan Secrets
We set out from our lodge in the early morning and, after a two-hour trek through the jungle, we arrived at the entrance to a beautiful, hourglass-shaped cave with a small stream flowing from its …
Camping on the Reefs and Cayes
We distinguish ourselves as the best of the best when it comes to Belize sea kayaking. Our staff and camp set up makes your trip more comfortable and enjoyable than any other operator. Our camp …
Barton Creek Cave
Glide through a remote underground water cave system in a canoe equipped with powerful spotlights. It is believed that the Maya once used this cave for ritual ceremonies.While canoeing through the …

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