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Booked your Belize trip? Now what? This FAQ article answers some of the most commonly asked traveler questions. From packing suggestions to what the food is like, learn more details about the country. Hopefully, this is helpful in better preparing you for the adventure that awaits!
Diving in Ambergris Caye
Travelers can arrange dive and snorkel trips when booking our Ambergris extension or you can sign up each evening for one of their daily diving and snorkeling trips. Learn more about each tour's details and inclusions.
Belize Inland Adventures
Depending on the length of your stay at Hamanasi, you can choose from the following excursions listed below.
8-day includes 5 optional excursions
7-day includes 4 optional excursions
6-day includes 3 optional excursions
5-day includes 2 optional excursions
Belize's marine activities are so extensive and varied you could easily occupy your …
Diving at Hamanasi
Beneath the turquoise sea of Belize is an underwater world that exceeds every other Caribbean dive destination in diversity, size and scope. The total diving area is absolutely immense. More than 185 miles North to South, the Belize Barrier reef system is the greatest stretch of coral in the Western Hemisphere and encompasses a huge variety of …
Belize Travel Info
Belize may be small in size, but it has a LOT of amazing things to experience! The country boasts ancient Mayan ruins, the second largest coral reef system in the world, diverse wildlife, and unique culture. From the jungle to the beach, Belize provides experiences for all styles of traveler!
Tourism in Belize
Why should you visit Belize? There are so many different aspects of this nation - conservation, wildlife, beauty, adventure opportunities, infrastructure, kind people - that make it a fantastic trip destination.
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 by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Parliament of Belize. The party system is dominated by the …
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, large swaths of impenetrable jungle, and an underwater world of twisted corals, neon fish, and gentle manatees, Belize is a tropical treasure.
Mayan Ruins at Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge
Belize tours to Pook's Hill Lodge provide for a real jungle experience. Pook's Hill is located in the Mayan foothills, and is the site of an ancient Mayan homestead with a temple, feasting hall, burial grounds, and much more.
Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge: Discovering Secrets of the Maya Heartland
Pook's Hill Lodge is a favorite destination for many of our Belize tours. Set in the foothills of the Maya Mountains the lodge is home to an ancient Maya sweat bath, and is an excellent starting point for other archaeological excursions in the region.
Belize City Zoo has gained international recognition for its efforts to teach future generations an attitude of respect and responsibility for the diverse natural habitats and species in Belize. Tours in Belize City Zoo take you to the rainforest, savanna
Authentic Garifuna Music
The history, style, and cultural relevance of Garifuna music in Belize
Garcia Sisters Art Center
The Garcia Sisters' Art Center in Belize
Herbal Remedies of Belize
Herbal remedies of the rain forest and the traditional practices of the Tanah villagers of Belize.
Mayan Experience with the Garcia Sisters
The Mayan Experience with the Garcia Sisters in the heart of the rainforest.
Belize is considered a year-round destination. However, there are different things to expect during different seasons. You may want to plan the time you travel according to your interests and desires. This guide will help you determine the best time of year for your adventure to Belize!
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 with gravy from stewed meat. The Belizean cuisine is based on some precise ingredients such as beans, rice, tomatoes, chilies and exotic fruits. The …
Spending the Holidays on Holiday
Oh the hustle & bustle of the holidays! Wouldn't you rather feel refreshed & recharged upon returning to work in January? Wouldn't true quality time with family be so much better than cleaning, running errands, & trying to avoid chaos? We have a resolution to these issues, and it might just come with the bonus of a suntan... Spend your holidays on holiday!
Double the Adventure
Before embarking on a journey, you put a lot of effort into deciding where to go, preparing, and researching. While takingthe time to organize a trip, why not plan to see TWO destinations? There are so many possible combinations of places that are easy to see during one adventure, and we love customizing these fusion trips for our travelers! …
Get Inspired Video Series
If you haven't been inspired by them yet, let us introduce Nik & Dusty Green. Let's just say that they are two of our favorite Adventure Lifers of all time. As a result, we have asked them to take their video cameras with them in order to show all of you fine folks what our incredible trips are truly like. Follow this fun-loving couple …
Belize Barrier Reef
Located in the Yucatan Peninsula, tiny Belize is bordered by Mexico in the north and Guatemala to the west. But don't let its size fool you. Only 14,270 square miles wide, Belize is home to the largest barrier reef in the Western hemisphere offering some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. Traveler, Christa Visperas, elaborates below …
Maya Ruins of Belize
The following post is written by Belize traveler, Gail Gross. Thanks for the contribution, Gail!
Travel to breathtakingly beautiful Belize must include excursions to the awe-inspiring stone temples and palaces of the ancient Maya civilization. The architecture of this highly advanced civilization remains stunning, adding another spectacular facet …
Belize Travel: Sunscreen and Coral Reef Bleaching
We just received an email from one of our travelers, Mike Jarosick, who returned from a trip to Belize. Sharing our sentiments for responsible travel he wanted to share with fellow Adventure Lifers information he learned regarding the effects sunscreen has on coral-bleaching. This subject is particularly relevant to Belize, which is home to the …
Cavern Holds Mayan Secrets
Read one traveler's description of his experiences in the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave in Belize. The cave is believed to have been used by the Maya for spiritual rituals and human sacrifices.
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