Belize is a small country approximately 8,867 square miles in size. It is bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. Considered the Caribbean and Central American is like a destination like no other.
Belize is categorised by different regions, all offering something unique !
The commercial hub of the country is Belize City; it is also one of the most historically rich locations in Belize, making it a fascinating place to visit. Even though it isn’t the capital, it was once the Capital. When you arrive into Belize you land at the Phillip Goldson International Airport which is 10 miles away from downtown.
The Barrier Reef and Northern Islands
The Belize Barrier Reef is the second largest coral reef in the world and a 180-mile protector of the Belizean coast. The Northern Islands are the most frequented and populated islands in the country. Caye Caulker and San Pedro are not just water sport havens but also bustling towns where socializing is a favorite pastime. Enjoy the island life on the main cayes or caye hop and explore the dozens of white sand beaches like Goff’s Caye, Sargent’s Caye and other smaller most often unpopulated islands.
Charming small towns, lush tropical forests and the Macal and Mopan rivers await you here. Take some time for there is much to see: lush tropical rainforest, the Mountain Pine Ridge, which is rich with waterfalls, pools, and limestone cave systems, that lead you into the Maya underworld.
The South and Southeast Coast
The districts of Stann Creek and Toledo are both rustic and authentic. Here lies the heart of the Afro-Caribbean and Maya cultures. Because they are relatively remote from cities and larger towns, they are also the most untouched and pristine districts. For many, their way of life has changed little. They still live off the land and the bounty of the sea. Dangriga, Hopkins, and Placencia are the main hubs of the Stann Creek district, while Punta Gorda is the capital of Toledo.